That single phrase, which meant nothing much before 1965, exploded around the world as the iconic greeting of one particular inhabitant from the planet Vulcan on the TV Sci Fi series “Star Trek”.  That “pointed eared hobgoblin” as he was…
Chris Kyle – American Hero

Prior to December, I had never heard the name Chris Kyle. In fact, I can guarantee you that most of America had never heard of Chris Kyle. Then, Clint Eastwood, a fellow Republican, directed a movie which was released in…
“That’s The Way It Is”

For years I’ve been telling anyone who would listen that the way the internet allows most news to be reported almost instantaneously is a mixed blessing at best. Yes we get the information almost as fast as it unfolds but…
Boots on the Ground 2

Last week, President Barack Obama asked Congress under the War Powers Act to continue to allow the air assaults against ISIL. However, he did not request authority to put Boots on the Ground. He stated he believed we could win…
Assault on Free Speech Part 3

Is limiting hate speech, limiting free speech. Tanya Cohen makes a case for this in numerous articles. However, she does not fully define hate speech except to pretty much say that it is all speech she disagrees with.

So it is a new year and a new Congress and Senate.  If one is to believe the rhetoric being tossed around in the news by Mitch McConnell and John Boehner then it is also a new Republican Party.  They…

Yesterday morning I was thinking long and hard about what to write for this post.  I thought of rewriting my article from last year but I’m not a big fan of re gifting.  Then I thought I’d just post a picture…