Why We Have Elections


I believe that it is worthwhile to consider why we have elections.     The first reason is the obvious one, we use elections to choose representatives.  That is how a representative government works.  That concept was reinforced by the Christian concept that God made all men and that there is, therefore, no longer Roman or Jew, freeman …

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Democrats are reeling; Actions smack of desperation 

For years, President Joe Biden insisted he had no knowledge of his son’s overseas business affairs. But when it became clear that Hunter Biden’s former business partner and long-time friend Devon Archer would testify before the House Oversight Committee in July that Joe Biden had appeared, either by speakerphone or in person, at Hunter’s meetings …

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One Front: Two Wars

I wrote this piece the week after 9-11 in 2001. I’ve written over 1k pieces since then. This may be the best. Certainly prescient, even if DoD didn’t go for WW-T and went with GWOT (Global War on Terrorism). The first front of the World War against International Terrorism (WW-T), our American Homeland, is remarkably …

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The Iron Law of Oligarchy


The Shakespearean idiom “there is method in madness” refers to the fact that there is a rational purpose in one’s action, even though it may appear crazy to another person. The chaos and apparent insanity of the action masks a reasoned course of action. I am not a lone voice bemoaning the “crazy” state of our society—civility has …

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If you’re indicted, you’re invited! Journalism Is Dead

As with every political party, there exists a broad spectrum in terms of extremity among Democrats, whose members range from the sane, such as Bill Maher and George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley, to the rabid, such as Fox News’ token liberal Juan Williams and the New York Times’ Frank Bruni.  Obviously, I am …

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