AND THEN THEY CAME FOR ME

It is almost beyond belief that the Republican establishment is still clueless—even in the face of overwhelming evidence. The Republican establishment (let’s just call them the “Establishment)” knows who they are: Reince, Mitch, Paul, John, et al—or as Ted Cruz likes to call them, the “Washington cartel,” have thrown off the mantle of leadership and have succumbed to the “victim” mentality of the political left.  Continue reading AND THEN THEY CAME FOR ME

THE TRANSGENDER SAGA

I recently read an article in The Weekly Standard authored by Dennis Byrne and captioned “The Locker Room Fight Continues.”  The article is well written and documents the plight of a trans-gender high school student in the Chicago School District, his fight for access to the girls’ locker room, the District’s attempts to accommodate him, and the unbelievable intervention of the federal government in a matter that is clearly none of its business. Continue reading THE TRANSGENDER SAGA

THE FINAL NAILS IN OUR DYSFUNCTIONAL POLITICAL COFFIN

History will not look kindly on the politics and politicians of the past two and a half decades.

We are all aware that the Founding Fathers contemplated a tripartite federal government consisting of a legislative branch, an executive branch, and a judicial branch. Each branch was intended to operate as a check and balance upon the other two. But what happens when the checks and balances fail to work? Continue reading THE FINAL NAILS IN OUR DYSFUNCTIONAL POLITICAL COFFIN

WHO ARE WE?

WHO ARE WE?

Recently Donald Trump suggested that, until we get a grip on the terror thing, we put a hold on letting non-citizen Muslims into the country. And the place went wild! Seldom has there been such a cacophony of condemnation. The press, the media, the Oval Office, the Democrats, and even our erstwhile establishment Republican politicians (Paul Ryan to name just one) took Trump to task for what was apparently perceived to be the verbal gaff of the century. And the almost universal condemnation of Trump’s could be distilled to a single catch phrase: “This is not who we are.” Really? Continue reading WHO ARE WE?