Defending the Indefensible

June 15, 2017

By John Steinreich
The false narrative of Operation Trump-Russia is the latest in a long train of episodes wherein Democrats have actively defended the indefensible. Emerging in the 1820s to counter the Whigs in favor of Andrew Jackson in 1828, the Democratic Party has had an age-old tradition of fighting to advance every bad idea in American history. Continue reading “Defending the Indefensible”

The Cost of Historical Amnesia in America

By Richard Winchester  October 28, 2016

(The comments in blue are mine)

When sizable portions of a people forget their history, they risk losing contact with their nation’s essence, what its best qualities are, and where it ought to be headed.  They may soon cease to inhabit an independent political entity. Continue reading “The Cost of Historical Amnesia in America”

More Federal control leads to ineptitude and destruction of the American spirit.

Should we dissolve the Indian reservations?

The New York Times had a long article describing how the town of Whiteclay, Nebraska (population 12) sells millions (yes, millions!) of alcoholic beverages every year because the town is just over the border from the local Indian reservation, where alcohol is banned.  (Forgive me for calling them American Indians, but as nearly all the people reading this are “Native Americans,” it’s a much more descriptive and specific term.)

The situation is so bad that in Whiteclay, you can find dozens of American Indians lying comatose on the streets, drunk out of their minds, like a scene out of The Walking Dead.

Continue reading “More Federal control leads to ineptitude and destruction of the American spirit.”

If you could help to improve the lives of many people, would you consider this advice?

This author says: “conservative policies offer the commonsense solutions my community needs.”

Do you agree with her?

Kay-Coles-James1 I’m an African-American Woman. Here’s My Advice to Conservatives Wooing My Community.
Kay Coles James / August 29, 2016 / comments

Our children grow up sicker, poorer, less well-educated, and at greater risk than other American children… Continue reading “If you could help to improve the lives of many people, would you consider this advice?”

Colin Kaepernick and America haters are wrong.

SSB ImageIt took me a while to wrap my head around this one.

This is similar to someone forming an opinion and then cherry picking the scriptures to find support for that opinion instead of analysing the scriptures in the context of the history and culture of the time it was written.

The Star Spangled Banner… Continue reading “Colin Kaepernick and America haters are wrong.”