Obama Fiddles while World Burns
While there are a few of us who are becoming increasingly alarmed, most Americans do not seem worried about the decline of our country. Only a small percentage of eligible voters turn out in elections, and Americans are more concerned with reality TV than with the invasion of Iraq. Worse, the prevailing attitude seems to be that the United States will always be on top, | Read More »
Guide to the Texas Republican Primary Runoff
Check out candidates’ websites and who is endorsing whom.
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Evolving on Wedge Issues: A Social Conservative’s Perspective
Evolving on Wedge Issues: A Social Conservative’s Perspective The natural person does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are folly to him, and he is not able to understand them because they are spiritually discerned. 1 Corinthians 2:14 Although I am not yet over 55, it seems that I have been tagged as one of the old, antiquated Republicans who | Read More »
Natural Right of Individuals to Grow and Consume Plants
Whereas since the creation of the world, people have grown and consumed plants, which is a natural, God-given right that pre-dates any government or government law, Whereas the 10th Amendment states, “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people,” Whereas the first Principle listed in | Read More »
Legalizing Drugs Now a GOP Issue?
Libertarians, Tea Party, Young Republicans: Legalize Drugs? Religion and morality are the essential pillars of civil society.” - George Washington So evidently the young, hip, Libertarian and Tea Party Republicans favor the legalization of drugs. And it’s not just the Ron Paul folks. In the culture war that is ongoing in America, conservatives tend to focus on issues of life and traditional marriage – integral building | Read More »
How do you Solve a Problem like Obama?
President Obama’s New Years Resolution to bypass Congress and step up his preferred rule-by-fiat form of government seems to be right on track and gaining speed. The definition of fiat: an arbitrary decree or pronouncement, especially by a person or group of persons having absolute authority to enforce it, such as a king. During his first Cabinet meeting of 2014, President Obama declared, “I’ve got | Read More »
The Powers of the Presidency
In 1787 our founders gathered for the Constitutional Convention that determined which form of government would be chosen for the United States. Congregating outside of Independence Hall, interested citizens anxiously awaited the results of the Founders’ deliberations. One Mrs. Powel of Philadelphia asked Benjamin Franklin, “Well, Doctor, what have we got, a republic or a monarchy?” Franklin famously responded, “A republic, if you can keep | Read More »
The Strategy of Surrender, for Now
For some inexplicable reason, Republicans cannot make an effective argument for doing what is right. Clearly, it is not right to continue increasing our unsustainable debt. Yet today Congress did just that. Boehner and McConnell have given Obama a “clean” debt ceiling increase without even attempting to negotiate a compromise. Here are the numbers: As of February 11, 2014 Debt Balance: -$17,324,456,917,866 and counting Bill | Read More »
Boehner Pushing Immigration Reform
According to a January 17 article in The Washington Times, President Obama vows that the Republican-controlled House will pass immigration reform legislation this year. And Speaker John Boehner has hired a new immigration policy director – the same aide who worked for Sen. John McCain – to craft a set of immigration reform measures. In the words of Ronald Reagan, “Here they go again.” Ironically, it | Read More »
It’s Accountability Season
It’s accountability season; do you know how your elected officials have been voting? Every two years it rolls around – as sure as death and taxes – primary season. So how is your State Representative, State Senator, Congressman or U.S. Senator doing? Now is the time to do your homework, check the record, and decide if they have earned your vote. Homework is the key | Read More »