In December of 1776, the rebellion in Britain’s American colonies was hanging by a thread. Across the Atlantic, the French had been eagerly monitoring the situation, thrilled to watch their greatest adversary be undermined, but enthusiasm was dwindling and the general consensus was settling on the bleak likelihood that GeorgeContinue Reading

There’s a common misunderstanding about the “general Welfare” phrase in the U.S. Constitution. Frequently the phrase is used to justify the federal government doling out cash and goodies to individuals in favored groups and particular situations. A 2018 letter to the editor titled “The US Constitution favors the liberal left”Continue Reading

I’m going to avoid any puns around backfiring when discussing Alyssa Milano’s recent debacle with buying a Volkswagen and decrying Tesla and Elon Musk. Except for maybe this cheap title. But it was spectacular. As celebrities decide how to publicly announce their distaste with Twitter’s new CEO, Elon Musk, Ms.Continue Reading

How could I deny her that? Between the stars, black sky hid magic. Stealthily I unlatched the cold metal buckle and poked my head over the console to scan the realm beyond the windshield for a sign. The radio on the family Buick was an ember in the dark, itsContinue Reading

I am an atheist who knows what Romans 13 is. Scott Horton helped me understand: “It says in the Bible boy, that ya do whatever the President saysif he’s a Republican. Romans 13.” There are two diametrically opposing interpretations of the Bible’s direction to Christians on government. My summary: ThereContinue Reading

Less than a week before election day, 2020, Time Magazine was one of many publications that ran articles comparing FDR and Joe Biden. In an article titled “How Joe Biden Is Positioning Himself as a Modern FDR,” Charlotte Alter detailed the striking similarity of circumstance the two men faced atContinue Reading