The Washington Times is reporting that a study by Princeton and Northwestern Universities has determined that the fundamental transformation of the United States of America has already taken place. We have transitioned from a Republic (as our Framers intended) to an oligarchy: “America is no longer a democracy — never mind the democratic-republic envision by… Read More »
For over two hundred and thirty years the Republic has weathered wars, epidemics, hostile neighbors, worldwide conflicts, economic disasters, internal struggles, and competing ideologies. Its birth was a long and desperate struggle for independence against the strongest and most advanced military in the world. In the War of 1812 its capital was burned to the… Read More »
I ran across an article by Ben Kinchlow in a World Net Daily “Commentary” column a few days ago, and the title caught my attention. The “Exclusive” line hit a nerve with me. The quote in that line, “Founders’ intent has been subverted by new doctrine” must be the largest understatement in the history of… Read More »
Democracy vs. Republic. WHAT ARE WE? In his article titled Too Much of a Good Thing – Why We need less democracy, Economist and the former Director of the office of Budget and Management for President Obama, Peter Orszag stated, “In an 1814 letter to John Taylor, John Adams wrote that “there never was a… Read More »
…..speaking of morons… I am conflicted every time I see coverage of these Occupy schlubs. On one hand, like anyone who has actually earned a paycheck, I would like to see most of the them told that they are too old for the sandbox – time to go get a job. On the other hand, I… Read More »
I found an old paper my father wrote a long time ago – May 1955 to be exact. I knew my father had strong feelings about our country later on in life, but I didn’t really know much about it early on. I am going to share it with all of you – remember this… Read More »
Great rendition of the Batlle Hymn and uses the movie footage as a tribute to our troops past and present. God Bless our troops!
Perhaps this is just one of those “obligatory” be thankful posts as we near Thanksgiving. I’ve not written one before and if I get flamed to heck for this one, may not write another. Being thankful for our families, our health and food on the table is expected. I am certainly thankful for those things… Read More »