Monthly Archives: July 2020

As election nears, Mencken’s socialist looms.

July 26, 2020
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Not a day goes by that I don’t read a letter or column from some poor soul espousing that one President Donald J. Trump is the greatest threat to this nation in the history of said nation. That our “democracy” (sadly they just can’t grasp that we’re actually a Constitutional Republic, but I digress)...

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An ugly past, presents again

July 19, 2020
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“I speak as a Republican. I speak as a woman. I speak as a United States Senator. I speak as an American.” “The United States Senate has long enjoyed worldwide respect as the greatest deliberative body in the world. But recently that deliberative character has too often been debased to the level of a...

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Educated ignorance is doing real and lasting damage

July 5, 2020
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“The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all.” John F. Kennedy That quote comes from a speech delivered at Vanderbilt University on May 18, 1963 commemorating the 90th anniversary of the school’s founding. Quintessential Kennedy, the speech manages to refer to the social tensions of the time while also...

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