Politics

No Good Reason for D.C.’s Concealed Carry Restriction

Posted by on July 30, 2017 at 9:37 pm

“The point of the Amendment isn’t to ensure that some guns would find their way into D.C., but that guns would be available to each responsible citizen as a rule.”  — Judge Thomas B. Griffith, D.C. Appellate Court Time to mark one in the ‘WIN’ column for defenders of the Second Amendment! Once upon a […]

United States Space Corps?

Posted by on July 23, 2017 at 10:11 pm

“It has been painfully apparent from the briefings that we’ve gotten from our general officers that both Russia and China have nearly caught us in space capabilities and are on the path to surpass us soon.”  — Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL) Pop Quiz: Without googling it, how many branches of the U.S. Armed Services are […]

First Step in Rebuilding U.S. Military?

Posted by on July 16, 2017 at 9:22 pm

“We’ve done deep damage to our military because of the budget cuts, the continuing resolutions, the erratic nature of funding over the last few years.”  — Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) I considered writing about the Russia collusion / Trump Jr. mess, but then I figured you all […]

House Retains Funding for Gender Transitions

Posted by on July 15, 2017 at 9:24 pm

“[Obama’s] transgender decision is costly in dollars and short on common sense.”  — Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO) Prior to voting on the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018, the U.S. House of Representatives voted on several proposed amendments to the core bill. One of those was “H.Amdt. 183 (Hartzler) to H.R. 2810: To […]

The American Idea

Posted by on July 2, 2017 at 6:00 pm

“Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.”  — James Madison Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) aggravates and annoys me as much as he does/says things I like. Just when I really start to appreciate him again, […]

Paglia on Democrats, Journalism, Islamist Terror, and LGBT

Posted by on June 25, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Liberal progressive. Atheist. Member of LGBT community. Pro-choice, feminist icon. Given the above attributes, you wouldn’t think there was much for a politically- and religiously-conservative individual like me to agree on with Camille Paglia (silent ‘g’), writer of Sexual Personae and Free Men, Free Women. For the most part, that’s true. But, Ms. Paglia is […]

Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way

Posted by on June 18, 2017 at 9:05 pm

This blogpost is probably not about what you think it’s about. Based on the title — a phrase variously attributed to Thomas Paine, George S. Patton, Laurence J. Peter, and “Anonymous” –, one would most likely think it is about leadership in general, or maybe with a business/entrepreneurship or military emphasis. It’s not. The title […]

In Other News…

Posted by on June 11, 2017 at 9:26 pm

“Trey Gowdy is the right person for the job. He has a long history of demanding accountability, upholding transparency, and relentlessly pursuing the truth.”  — Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) While we are all alternately fascinated, repulsed, engrossed, and confused by the Comey news and subsequent opinionating of late regarding President Trump and the Russians, a […]

Radical Christians, U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, and the Paris Climate Accord

Posted by on June 4, 2017 at 10:01 pm

It has been a busy weekend, and I wasn’t sure what I’d have time to share with you this week. I knew I wanted a political element to it, though. So, I looked back at several articles from the past few days and came up with a few items of interest to briefly comment on…. […]

We Honor Those Who Died…

Posted by on May 29, 2017 at 7:01 pm

To those who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces: With a heart of gratitude, we honor and thank you for that service and for your sacrifice. Like!0

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