Ethnocentrism

One of the few things I remember from Mrs. Cravens 9th Grade Asian and African studies class was a class on ethnocentrism.  Websters defines ethnocentric as: characterized by or based on the attitude that one’s own group is superior Mrs.…
Say Goodbye Paris Accord

We suffered a far worse failure in world leadership when the Obama administration pulled out of Iraq leaving ISIS to fill the vacuum. The result: ISIS moved across Iraq and Syria. Obama issued a red line for Syria and did…
The Ignition Event

By Plebius Common “On Sunday, 28 June 1914, at about 10:45 am, Franz Ferdinand and his wife were killed in Sarajevo, the capital of the Austro-Hungarian province of Bosnia and Herzegovina, by Gavrilo Princip.  The assassin was 19 at the…
How Radical Is Trump?

There was a time when even Democrats favored tax reform that included reducing marginal tax rates!  In the 1980’s Richard Gephardt and Bill Bradley had their own tax reform that significantly reduce tax rates.  It competed with Reagan’s own proposals.…
Easter in the World Today

It is Easter Sunday and for many Christians, this represent the highlight of their faith.  It is the day when Jesus Christ rose from the dead to conquer death and sin.  By doing this, he opened the gates of heaven…
Canada is Not Happy

Canadian officials are more than a little upset over the results of our 2016 election.  No, not so much about President Trump, but more about what didn’t happen.  Explains Canada Tourism czar Henley Matthews, “We were given assurances from some…