President Biden's Executive Order (EO) forgiving up to $20,000 of student debt for past borrowers is not a solution to a $1.6 Trillion student debt problem. It is the fulfillment of a campaign promise blatantly intended to bring more "grateful" young voters to the mid-term polls this November. Young voters are traditionally not a significant
Recession – what recession? Even before the sun rose in Silicon Valley Thursday morning, the US Department of Commerce announced second quarter 2022 GDP had contracted at an annualized rate of .09%, the second consecutive quarter of negative growth – a traditional signal of the start of an economic downturn – a (dreaded) recession, if
Here are the numbers most relevant to the recent Supreme Court decision overturning of Roe V Wade 59.2 percent of registered voters (nationally) participated in the 2016 Presidential Election. 66.9 percent of registered voters (nationally) participated in the 2020 Presidential Election. A difference of 7.7 percent. If 7.7 percent more registered voters had turned out
Radical is not a synonym for conservative, nor even for reactionary; but the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe V Wade is closer to the former than the latter. Fundamental to conservative thought among liberal democracies are the founding documents of the United States of America – the oldest living democracy. Those documents argue every
Ten years ago – in December 2012 – a mentally unstable 19 year old shot and killed 26 souls at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut – where 20 of those 26 were 6 and 7 year old kindergarteners and first graders. A week and half ago, 10 Americans were shot to death by a
President Trump has called the COVID 19 Pandemic a "war". If this is a war, we are in trouble. Pandemic has exposed the weak underbelly of the largest economy in the world. The United States of America – in 2020 – lacks the manufacturing and distribution capability to sustain itself during the early stages of a widespread emergency.
Congress cannot allow the executive branch to "adopt regulations" intended to insulate itself from the forceful congressional oversight the Founding Fathers enumerated in Article One of the Constitution.
The human tragedy for two families this week underscores the FBI's responsibility to do a more thorough job in a new era. -- #metoo.
My parents were refugees from Hitler. They were well educated, English speaking and able to rapidly assimilate into American life in the late 1930s. Despite their best efforts; government bureaucracy, anti-Semitism and the speed with which Hitler seized most of Central and Western Europe thwarted their efforts to save their families from Nazi concentration camps.
When California entered the Union in 1850 Independence, Missouri, marked the western edge of American civilization. From Independence to Sutter's Fort on the Sacramento River there was no United States -- just a vast and often forbidding wilderness and towering mountains that must be crossed. To get to California across that wilderness, travelers attempted a