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Trump Makes Men More Sexist

Published on April 23, 2017 By sirrahc

To be clear, I don’t believe the titular statement is true, nor would anyone else in their right mind. (Hey, I made a pun!) But, there are certain people on the Left who think it’s true, or at the very least would like you to believe it is. Take Vanity Fair, for instance…. As I […]

Replacing Hamilton on the U.S. $10 Bill

Published on June 21, 2015 By sirrahc

“Our democracy is a work in progress. This decision of putting a woman in the $10 bill reflects our aspirations for the future as much as a reflection of the past.”  — Jack Lew, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury You’ve probably already heard about it, and if you haven’t, you’ll likely hear more about it […]

Don’t Screw It Up!

Published on November 9, 2014 By sirrahc

Though some of you may have already read your fill, I feel obliged to write some commentary on last week’s elections in the U.S. So, I’ll begin with the obligatory summary of election results: o  Not only did Republicans maintain their majority in the U.S. House of Representatives, but they gained at least an additional […]

To Impeach or Not to Impeach, part 4

Published on October 12, 2014 By sirrahc

“Congress must step up and hold him accountable. Impeachment would also pose a credible threat to any future president by sending a clear message that the American people simply will not stand for having a king. If we do nothing, that threat is lost.”  — CapitalismInstitute.org The legal case for impeachment against President Obama is […]

Suicide of a Nation

Published on September 28, 2014 By sirrahc

It happened again. I realized early this week that I was not going to be able to finish “To Impeach or Not to Impeach” in time to publish on Sunday as planned. This time, I am travelling out of state to spend several days with my brother and his family. (I think that’s a pretty […]

The Ten Liberal/Progressive Commandments

Published on September 29, 2013 By sirrahc

I’m not the first to try something like this, so some of these may sound a little familiar. Others, not so much. I limited myself to ten for the obvious biblical parallel, but obviously more could be devised. Hope you like it! The 10 Liberal/Progressive Commandments 1. Do not have any other gods before… Nah, […]

Rants and Reflections on the Election(s) (Part 1 of 2)

Published on November 11, 2012 By sirrahc

“America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.”   — Abraham Lincoln “AAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRRGGGGGHHHHHHHH!!!” That was my response (posted on Facebook), give or take an “R” or two, to the 2012 Election results. Actually, that was my second FB post. My first was, […]

Progress and Progressivism in American Politics

Published on June 6, 2010 By sirrahc

I was reading the other day in Dinesh D’Souza’s book What’s So Great about America?. There is a chapter in which D’Souza discusses how the West became the dominant civilization in the modern era owing to its “invention” of science, democracy, & capitalism. A concept central to the flourishing of these enterprises is “the idea […]

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