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A Nation Committing Suicide
Historian Arnold Toynbee observed "an autopsy of history would show that all great nations commit suicide."
It's hard not to think about this reading the results of the latest Wall Street Journal-NORC poll, appearing under the headline "America Pulls Back From Values That Once Defined It."
Only 38% of Americans now say patriotism is "very ...Read more
Biden's Job Is Running US, Not Israel
Widely reported in the press is that President Joe Biden called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to express his concern about judicial reforms that are currently being considered in Israel.
We must wonder why Biden, who demonstrably cannot run our own country, feels behooved to tell others, particularly one as successful as Israel, how...Read more
Silicon Valley Bank -- More Government, Less Reality
"The nine most terrifying words in the English language are 'I'm from the government, and I'm here to help.'" - President Ronald Reagan
Shock waves are rippling through the country after the announcement of the second largest bank failure in the country's history last week -- Silicon Valley Bank.
This just 15 years after the largest ...Read more
Biden Supports Republicans in Blocking D.C. Crime Bill
President Joe Biden announced he will not veto a resolution passed by the Republican-controlled House which overturns a new District of Columbia crime reform law, assuming the resolution passes in the Senate.
The district is under federal jurisdiction, so Congress can overturn D.C. legislation. But this is the first time in 30 years that it has...Read more
We Don't Need Merit Being Defined by Those with Political Power!
The 2024 presidential race gets more exciting each day. Now 37-year-old entrepreneur businessman Vivek Ramaswamy has entered the race as the newest Republican candidate.
Whether this political novice has a chance at winning the highest elective office in the land remains to be seen. But for sure he has something to say and contribute.
And ...Read more
Nikki Haley Brings a New Face to Freedom
The Republican Party's newest presidential candidate, former South Carolina Gov. and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, introduced herself by showcasing her roots as a child of immigrants.
Haley's family, originally from India, immigrated to the United States in 1969 and settled in a small, segregated town, Bamberg, South ...Read more
Social Security Reform About Principles, Not Accounting
Per CNN and other media outlets, when Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis ran his first campaign for Congress in 2012, he expressed support for "privatizing" Social Security.
They predict, with little surprise, that this should provide red meat for attacks from former President Donald Trump and from Democrats, should DeSantis announce a presidential run....Read more
Anti-American, Antisemitic Omar Must Embrace the Values that Define Our Free Country Under God!
The Republican-controlled House has voted to boot Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., off the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
I salute Republicans for leadership, beneficial for the country and beneficial for Black Americans whose interests Omar pretends to represent.
Omar pushed back from the House floor, playing, of course, the race card. She accused...Read more
What Does It Take to Ensure That Policemen Are Human Beings?
Once again, the nation is traumatized by horrible video of police brutally beating to death a Black man. Need I note the victim was Black? Would we be less or more traumatized if the victim were white?
But the rule seems to be the victims are Black.
Everyone sees there is a problem. Everyone wants to fix it. But how?
The first question in the...Read more
National Debt Reflects a Nation That Has Lost Its Way!
As tensions about raising the nation's $31.4 trillion debt ceiling build, the headline that should be flashing in front of every American is that our country is not working.
Nothing is going to get fixed -- really fixed -- until we come clean about this basic, sad and distressing fact.
How can it be that we have national debt equal to size of ...Read more
Our Nation's Problems Begin with Absence of Awe for the Miracle of Life!
Friday, Jan. 20, 2023, pro-life Americans will March for Life in Washington, D.C. Hundreds of thousands will march, as they have marched since 1973. But this year, it is different. This year, the march will take place, for the first time, in an America where Roe v. Wade is no longer the law of the land.
This is what pro-life Americans have been...Read more
Kevin McCarthy, is Really a Republican Leader for Complex Times!
Amid the post-mortems of the four-day, 15-vote marathon to elect Kevin McCarthy House speaker, I remind readers of the headline of my Nov. 30 column, "Kevin McCarthy, a Republican Leader for Complex Times."
I thought then that that captured our reality, and I think the process that followed confirmed it.
It is human nature to want things neat ...Read more
There is No Shame in a Culture Where We Make Everything Up!
By now, just about everyone has heard about the massive campaign of lies that Republican George Santos fabricated that just got him elected to a congressional seat from New York.
In his various appearances and interviews to explain himself, the lack of shame he seems to feel is almost as uncanny as the lies themselves.
Sadly, Santos is a child...Read more