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Trump’s Gas Tax Hike Is a Bad Idea

Published on February 18, 2018 By sirrahc

“I’d hate to see a new tax siphon off 20 percent of the $1,000 tax reform bonuses back to the swamp this year.”  — Adam Brandon, President of FreedomWorks If we needed another reminder that President Trump is, shall we say, inconsistent in his newly-adopted conservatism, we got tariffs imposed on solar panels and washing […]

Reassessing Trump’s Progress in Health Reform

Published on January 28, 2018 By sirrahc

Most of us — well, those of us on the political Right, anyway — are frustrated with the fact that Obamacare (ACA) has not been completely done away with. When the Senate failed to pass the American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA), which would have been at least a partial repeal, the President received […]

More Alaskan and Offshore Drilling? Yesss!

Published on January 7, 2018 By sirrahc

“America’s central position in the global energy system as a leading producer, consumer, and innovator ensures that markets are free and U.S. infrastructure is resilient and secure.”  — NSS Report, Dec. 2017 The idea of U.S. energy independence — or even dominance — and its role in our national security strategy is not new — […]

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

Published on June 4, 2017 By sirrahc

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…. […]

100 Days In

Published on April 30, 2017 By sirrahc

Everyone’s talking about Trump’s first 100 days in office, but I’m going to keep my comments fairly short. Trump himself, as I’m sure you know, is now saying that this “100 Days” marker is arbitrary and doesn’t mean much. And he’s right,… mostly. The media started doing this awhile back, and it makes for a […]

What to Do with the United Nations

Published on February 26, 2017 By sirrahc

“The U.N. was established to promote Western values. Franklin Roosevelt did not set it up to be anti-American or promote dictators and terrorist regimes.”  — Fred Fleitz, a senior VP at the Center for Security Policy There is a lot of grumbling about the United Nations and, lately, some of this has turned to talk […]

And So It Begins…

Published on November 10, 2016 By sirrahc

If anyone had told me a couple years ago that I would be typing the words “President-elect Donald Trump”, I would have said they were crazy. But,… I’ve been trying to figure out how I feel about the 2016 election results. “Giddy” is definitely too strong a word, though I am overall quite pleased. Regarding […]

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