Monthly Archives: July 2018

Trump fixing what Bush, Obama broke -or- Putin has a poodle problem

July 29, 2018
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June 2001: President George W. Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet in northern Slovenia. “I looked the man in the eye. I found him very straightforward and trustworthy – I was able to get a sense of his soul.” According to Condoleezza Rice’s memoir, Putin warned the Bush delegation about Saudi Arabians funding...

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Trust who? Verify what?

July 22, 2018
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Contrary to what the “don’t you dare ask me to give up my gigs on CNN and MSNBC” never Trump Republicans and their allies in the Democrat party are screeching today, history will not record these last two weeks as the time that America became no more. It will not record that NATO collapsed...

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A Republic worth keeping

July 15, 2018
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When the notes of  Dr. James McHenry, a Maryland delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1787 were published in 1906 in The American Historical Review the general public was blessed with another snippet of Ben Franklin’s wisdom. Bartleby.com has the anecdote as: “A lady asked Dr. Franklin Well Doctor what have we got a...

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Celebrations are over, but danger just beginning

July 8, 2018
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The parades have been marched, the hot dogs consumed, and the twinkling of stars is once again the tapestry of the night sky. Another American birthday is now officially in the books. Yet so many of the dangers our founding fathers warned against in their time are as clear and present today than perhaps...

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Jefferson warned, we will listen?

July 1, 2018
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Two hundred and forty two years ago today delegates to the Second Continental Congress met in what was then known as the Pennsylvania State House to take up a resolution introduced by Virginia delegate Richard Henry Lee and seconded by Massachusetts delegate John Adams three weeks earlier on June 7, 1776. Said resolution stating:...

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