Why Empires Fall
Although the generalization is usually applied to republics, according to Sir John Glubb, a British author and lecturer, most empires don’t last longer than 250 years. The Nation Dates of Rise & Fall Duration in Years Assyria 859 – 612 B.C. 247 Persia | Read More »
Social Security: To Draw or Not to Draw? That is the Question
I have just turned 66. All my friends, family, colloquies, and people in line at Walmart tell me I should apply for benefits since now I can draw “Full” benefits and keep working which is the boomer generations equivalent of having a Winnebago and being a Snowbird. First a word about “Full” benefits; every once in a while, on a seemingly random basis I receive | Read More »
The Wrong War in the Wrong Place at the Wrong Time
Despite what the Neo-con punditry that perpetually crowd the stage on Fox tell us over and over a war with Iran will not be the walk in the park they promised the second act of our war on Iraq would be. And neither will a third act against ISIS. Unfortunately these Neo-con talking heads are either a reflection or a cheer leading squad for the | Read More »
We Are A Conquered Nation
It’s time to take the gloves off. For decades I have been writing that the Progressives who have ruled our nation since 1988 have been using every tactic at their disposal to transform America from the indispensable nation to a disposable dystopia. I have railed against the open border mass immigration importation of Democrat voters that has swamped our culture and warped our electoral process. | Read More »
I’m Standing With Pat
I am proud to say I have been a viewer, reader, and supporter of Pat Buchanan for decades. I have watched all the different shows that he has either participated in or founded. His career as a commentator has stretched from the 1970’s with his radio program the Buchanan – Barden Program and his commentaries for NBC. His work in television has helped shape a | Read More »
Good Bye America It Was Good to Know You
It used to be that as one grew older their experience developed wisdom that could help guide succeeding generations. Today the world moves too fast. In some ways my 10 year old granddaughter knows more intuitively about computers than I do after working online since there was an online. My father grew up plowing with mules as had his father and his grandfather and so | Read More »
Why Does Never Again Keep Happening Again ?
Genocide is the systematic and deliberate attempt to extinguish a race, ethnic group, social group or religion. After the most well documented and systematic act of genocide in recorded History, the so-called Final Solution to the Jewish Problem perpetrated by the death cult known as the Third Reich, the surviving Jewish people adopted the motto, “Never Again.” They had been the target of countless pogroms | Read More »
If It Isn’t America First What Is It?
The very words “America First” have gained a social stigma accorded few things in American History; things such as “McCarthyism,” or “America for Americans,” or “Reverse Discrimination.” These words that have been made politically incorrect by the media wing of the Progressive Republocrat Party. The original America First Committee was painted with the broad brush of anti-Americanism for opposing America’s entrance into WW II. The | Read More »
Is the Culture War Over ?
Knowing that there is no fool like an old fool, the seasoned citizen trying to prove he hasn’t lost his grip on America’s rapidly changing culture quips says to his grandchild, “I’m not exactly your father’s Oldsmobile.” His grandchild looks at him like he is a dithering old codger and says, “What’s an Oldsmobile?” If the latest tech wonders seem more like science fiction to | Read More »
The Politics of Easter
I love my country. I consider myself a patriot. I believe that the United States has provided more people with more freedom and more opportunity than any other nation that has ever existed. I think the United States has been blessed by God. Having said all that I must admit that I am only a citizen of this country in a transitory and momentary way | Read More »