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My Presidents vs Not My Presidents

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Share on Facebook Since people have a hard time understanding honor, let me offer this. Not all men are perfect. We know this. The question is simple: “Did they move America forward, or did they try to take it back?” I honor the men and women who made us a “more perfect union,” not the […]

Great Event With Beto O’Rourke

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Share on Facebook   From the Herald Democrat article “Democracy is participatory,” Melancon said. “We need people to participate and get involved because it is your country. It is for all of us. An assault has been launched on our freedom, our way of life. They launched an assault on our democracy.” O’Rourke’s speech centered […]

America’s Social Contract

Friday, May 12th, 2017

Share on Facebook We, the People of the United States of America, renew our social contract. Liberty and Justice for All Medicare for All Opportunity for All Respect for All We are stronger when we answer the call to service. Yes, I am my brothers’ and sisters’ keeper. I have a moral and civic responsibility […]

Why not Ike?

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Share on Facebook Donald reached way back in history to find a strong President who would have kept the Union together. Why Jackson? Why not Ike? Eisenhower sent the 101st Airborne into Little Rock to enforce federal Civil Rights law. He proposed and passed the Interstate Highway System with bipartisan support. Ike supported Social Security […]

CSA Constitution

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Share on Facebook The CSA Constitution left most of the USA Constitution intact, including the supremacy clause. What did it change? 1) It invoked the favor of Almighty God (I guess He decided He preferred the USA). 2) It eliminated all reference to the “common” good or “general welfare.” 3) It created rights for slave […]

Real Security Requires Real Risk Assessment

Friday, October 14th, 2016

Share on Facebook Conservatives prefer addressing fake threats to real threats.

“no institutional racism”?

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

Share on Facebook Don’t worry folks. Mike Pence told us there is no institutional racism in the American Justice System. These are not the droids you’re looking for. Under Texas law, a jury cannot sentence a defendant to death unless it unanimously concludes he poses a future danger. During the sentencing phase of the trial, […]

Fear and hate makes you stupid

Saturday, May 7th, 2016

Share on Facebook Fear and hate makes you stupid. No really. It does. The curly-haired man laughed. He laughed because those scribbles weren’t Arabic, or some other terrorist code. They were math. Yes, math. A differential equation, to be exact. ,,,He’s Italian, not Middle Eastern, or whatever heritage usually gets ethnically profiled on flights these days. […]

Lincoln won the election of 1860

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Share on Facebook Why did the Slave states rebell? Abraham Lincoln won the election of 1860. What upset them about losing the election? What did Lincoln say? We know he didn’t do anything as President because the slave states seceded BEFORE he was inaugurated? What did they fear? Read Lincoln’s own words from 1859. We […]

Who Should Modern America Honor?

Monday, July 13th, 2015

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