July 2021

The Character We Had; The Character We Need Again

There doesn’t seem to be a lot of character these days; the kind of character where individuals choose principle over expediency; who stand up for what’s right rather than give into fear or worse, silence. What we know of the Greek philosopher Socrates comes from … Read More

It Seems Fitting

“We cannot guarantee that we shall one day be first. We can guarantee that any failure to make this effort will make us last.” – John F. Kennedy

With all the turbulence in the world, it seems fitting that American’s are once again looking to … Read More

…And Justice for All?

Why has Missouri Attorney General Attorney Eric Schmitt declined to release Lamar Johnson despite “overwhelming evidence of innocence”? Why has Kevin Strickland remained behind bars even though “the real killers pleaded guilty, and have already served their time for the murders”? Why has Missouri Governor … Read More

My Wants v. Our Needs

The country and the entire world have suffered from a deadly virus for more than a year and a half, and thanks to the delta variant, the danger is still thriving. But that’s only one of the problems. America is not only an economic powerhouse, … Read More

No QVC?

Hunter Biden has a new career: painting and selling his artwork. While that’s good for him, it’s not so good for dad. Big ethics issue.

“‘The whole thing is a really bad idea,” said Richard Painter, who was chief ethics lawyer to President George W. … Read More

“Festival of Truth”

“Terror is nothing other than prompt, severe, inflexible justice.” – Robespierre While the French revolutionary’s words ignited an uprising that ultimately overturned the despotic empire of Louis XVI and opened France to new age, his words resonate today, but not in the way he originally … Read More

It’s a Dumb Rule

Standing before a judge to fight a traffic ticket was a matter of principle to me. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:’vNUsBhgIRmV3RHVLPCF3iQ’,sig:’F-bGfsd_8dur2egDvo0u5lCW-NXkVVCOmS6_z44mwZk=’,w:’594px’,h:’396px’,items:’1324597956′,caption: true ,tld:’com’,is360: false })}); Back in my college days I was helping a friend move. I had loaded up my car with boxes and was … Read More

Adam Kinzinger is a committed conservative. However, that commitment does not extend to supporting Donald Trump and his Big Lie that the 2020 election was stolen and that Vice-President Mike Pence had the power to throw out votes when the electoral votes were being certified … Read More

An Undiminished Devotion

In 1826, a month before the 50th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson wrote a letter to Washington publisher, and civic leader Robert C. Weightman declining an invitation to attend next month’s celebration due to his “sufferings and sickness.” While the first reading … Read More