Lawyers and Politicians (Government, Law)

With all the perqs politicians get, and the crappy jobs they do, can we really accept that their "service" to the public is "selfless"? Read More

The truth about the Civil War (History)

During the business day, I have my local talk radio station playing in the background. I get my daily dose of Glenn Beck in the morning, and Rush Limbaugh in the afternoon. Glenn has finally started to see the light about the Civil War — it really was about States' Rights — and has talked about the disaffection so many of us are feeling. The federal government has turned into a giant ogre trampling the rights our Founding Fathers detailed in the Constitution and Bill of Rights. Read More

Guns and our moral compass (Guns/Gun Control)

While I'm not one to hobby-horse a specific issue, there are a few that mean a bit more to me than others. One of those is gun rights. There's a reason why our founding fathers wrote the Second Amendment — without our right to keep and bear arms the rest is for naught. Read More

Gun violence is tragic; should we ban guns? (Guns/Gun Control)

You aren’t human if your heart doesn't hurt for the innocent victims of senseless gun violence. Several incidents have made the national news lately, but every metropolitan area across this great land deals with this — usually on a smaller level — on a regular basis. But you can’t let that lead to bans on guns. Read More

The nanny state and personal responsibility (Government, Society)

A recent newspaper article highlighted this issue. An elderly couple — he's 65, she's 70 — haven't made mortgage payments in four months for their three-bedroom home and the wife has started cyberbegging. Read More

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