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The Founding Fathers Would Be Ashamed of Us!

Our complaints against government today dwarf those complaints of our Founding Fathers 240 years ago. American revolutionaries took up arms against the Crown over modest taxes and an unresponsive King. The Founders of our republic sought to protect subsequent generations from oppressive government. They hadn’t a clue to the evils of capitalism or the power…

Thought Of The Day. September 7, 2016

Instead of posting status updates on Facebook, I am now posting each apothegm, thought, observation, and witticism, here, as a Thought Of The Day. Status updates on Facebook disappear into the ether and cannot be relocated by readers. Before you leave, please take a moment to follow this blog by clicking on Follow in the…

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Progressives Have No Influence On Hillary

Among the more ludicrous assertions being made by Berners who have thrown in the towel is that we will be able to hold Hillary’s feet to the fire on progressive issues. The assumption, obviously, is that Hillary can be influenced by those of us on the left. Hello? Have you not been paying attention? Hillary…

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Secretary of the Interior Donald Trump, Jr.

The revolving door between industry and government is common to both Republican and Democratic administrations. Bankers are appointed to Treasury, Big Oil lobbyists go to Energy and Transportation, Big Ag alums and executives get appointed to Interior and Agriculture, Big Pharma controls the FDA and the National Institutes of Health, the military industrial complex gets…