Category Archives: Uncategorized

WHIGS MOVE OVER, COMPANY’S COMING

The American Whig party was formed in 1834 in opposition to President Andrew Jackson. They took their name from the British anti-monarchist party because they styled Jackson as “King Andrew the First.” The Whigs were a very powerful party during … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

AND HAST THOU SLAIN THE JABBERWOCK?

We have a contested election in which fully half the country believes the President is a sore loser, needlessly prolonging the inevitable victory of Joe Biden, while the other half is convinced that the election was stolen by an unimaginably … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

A CAUTIONARY TALE

Following is a brief foray into history and a moral for our times. In about the third decade of the current era, in the Middle East, the Jewish Nation was being ruled by the Roman Empire. The Jewish people waited … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments

AMERICA, HAVE YOU NO SHAME?

In the Bible, that book so revered by our founders that they based much of their philosophy upon it, it is written: (Matthew 23:27, RSV) (F)or you are like whitewashed tombs which outwardly appear beautiful, but within are full of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A REPUBLIC, IF YOU CAN KEEP IT

As Ben Franklin departed the constitutional convention he was asked, “what have you given us?” “A republic,” he replied, “if you can keep it.” We have managed to keep the Republic for over 240 years, although many would say that … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

EQUAL JUSTICE FOR… WHOM?

Politicians from both sides of the aisle are fond of shouting, “no one is above the law.” It goes without saying that equal justice is a concept that should be treasured by all citizens in any nation but it is … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

UNCIVIL WAR GAMES

There are war games being played out in our country, very uncivil war games, and there are three sides involved in these games, the Blue Team, the Red Team and the Purple Team, also known as “Permanent Washington.” Since the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

A VIRUS MOST POLITICAL

History will judge us harshly for our response to this pandemic. We are America, the nation on earth possessed of the greatest treasure of resources with which to address the pandemic and yet we are faring worse than most other … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 8 Comments

WHO OWNS THE VIRUS ANYWAY?

There is no reasonable doubt that the novel coronavirus, covid 19, was a gift to the world from the Chinese Communist Party. What remains in dispute is whether this new version of coronavirus is a natural mutation of the covid … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

DEEP STATE 101

President Donald J. Trump has promised to eliminate the so-called “Deep State.” As a political talking point he is in good territory, as a practical matter, it won’t happen. The reason, quite simply, is because the Deep State that he … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment