Monthly Archives: February 2018

Simply put: Parkland is on us.

February 25, 2018
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The discussion to lower the voting age in the United States from 21 to 18 began during World War II, re-emerged during the Korean War and came to a head with Vietnam. The idea was simple enough: if you were old enough for the government to draft you into fighting a war, you were old…

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Parkland horrific, establishment press even worse.

February 18, 2018
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Again, the news was horrific.  Again another massacre.  Again innocents went to school in the morning, the morgue at night. Parkland, Florida, a sunny Wednesday afternoon, one man, six minutes, seventeen lives gone. And again, before the families could even be notified, the political spin. The knees jerked, the mouths opened, and as sure as…

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When courage was real

February 11, 2018
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi made history this past Wednesday when she used her leadership position to hold an eight hour talkfest in support of the “Dreamers”.  (Adults lacking legal status today thanks to their parents illegal acts of yesterday.) Supporters hatched the #GoNancyGo twitter hashtag to support her “courageous” stand, and by nightfall media…

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After SOTU, a little Jefferson would do us all good

February 4, 2018
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In the week leading up to President Trump’s first State of the Union address I admit to waxing nostalgic. VERY nostalgic. Like Thomas Jefferson nostalgic. While Article II, Section 3 of the Constitution does require that the President “from time to time give to Congress information of the State of the Union and recommend to…

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