September 2, 2016
It is difficult at times to listen to him. Our super-sensitive ears find anything but the most politically correct Pablum akin to hearing fingernails scraping a chalkboard.
We are not used to calling people who lie, “liars” or politicians who... More ›
August 27, 2016
Marco Rubio is in trouble in Florida. Ted Cruz may be headed for trouble in his bid for re-election to the U.S. Senate from Texas. John McCain is being challenged. We don’t know where Jeb Bush is, nor do we care.
The point is, had the Republican... More ›
March 16, 2016
The question about how to stop Donald Trump in his quest for the Republican nomination for president continues to haunt the GOB (Good Old Boy) Republicans.
And, while we don’t read it in... More ›
February 29, 2016
Many wonder when the political bickering, lies, and the attacks and counterattacks of this bitter campaign season will ever end.
Those who point to numbers and facts are drowned out by... More ›
January 28, 2016
Nothin’s as simple as it used to be.
There was a time when Charles Krauthammer spoke, I listened. Not so much anymore.
In fact, it¹s difficult to know who to listen to these days. There are too many moving targets in this presidential campaign.
With... More ›
October 14, 2015
How I tried listening to the Democrats’ debate last night! I really tried. But after an hour and 40 minutes, I just couldn’t take it.
My head hurt.
It hurt because all those who are running for the Democratic presidential nomination were... More ›
September 17, 2015
The moderators of last night’s debate were more interested in sparking conflicts than in providing information. And the analysts are giving way too much credit to the debates, as though each... More ›
August 25, 2015
Hillary Clinton can’t decide if she’s the smartest woman in the world -- or the dumbest.
In answering questions at a recent press conference, the former First Lady diligently explained... More ›
August 10, 2015
As I watched a recap of the debates, I realized that there was so much more to the debates than Donald Trump -- so much more that the media have not discovered.
The problem is, there were... More ›
August 8, 2015
Did Donald Trump do himself in during this first Republican debate this week. Fox News thinks so. After watching the debate, a Fox News focus group led by Frank Luntz, concluded that Trump, indeed, had crashed and burned.
This, and Megyn Kelly’s... More ›
July 22, 2015
As we live and breathe, there is a rule for every breath we take.
Government regulates the air we breathe, the water we drink, the food we eat, and the noise we make. It tells us when we can fill out tanks with gasoline and what kind of fuel... More ›
July 4, 2015
On the Democratic side, it is a short list.
Hillary Clinton, 67: She does have the full support of the media who are quite willing to carry water for her, as they did for her... More ›
November 11, 2014
Organizing for America sent me an email today that said: “What President Obama did yesterday is a big deal for anyone who uses the internet.”
It is a VERY big deal, but it is not a GOOD deal. Obama is urging the FCC to “protect”... More ›
October 18, 2014
Despite efforts from the White House and the Centers for Disease Control, to tamp down fears of a widespread Ebola outbreak in this country, Americans remain skeptical.
The CDC has issued definitive protocols for handling Ebola patients, but... More ›
October 12, 2014
Before we can change the nation, we must change our community, and by change, I mean citizen participation in government. It starts right here at home.
Just sharing your disagreements on... More ›
June 2, 2014
(Updated) Most people assume that in order to be successful, students need a college degree: “Educating every American student to graduate from high school prepared for college and for a career... More ›
August 26, 2013
Comments posted recently to our Web site are typical of frequent criticism of newspapers, however, many of them miss their mark.
There is a lot of confusion, for instance, about information... More ›
April 25, 2013
The Marketplace Fairness Act, may soon pass the Senate. It would require sellers to collect sales taxes for online purchases.
At first glance, it would appear to be as it says: Fair. But... More ›
December 31, 2012
House Republicans reversed course Tuesday evening (Jan. 1) and charted a path toward a possible late-night vote on the bipartisan agreement struck in the Senate to avoid the worst... More ›
November 7, 2012
What does an Obama win mean?
It means a LOT of things, but that would take volumes to explain.
Suffice it to say that we will have more of the same. Higher unemployment. Increased costs for health insurance and health care. Higher prices... More ›