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
President Trump declared his determination to end the opioid epidemic --- over the next "7 years" in a New Hampshire speech. The location was not a coincidence. New Hampshire has the third highest rate of death by opioid overdose -- ending the crisis a cornerstone of state politics. Opioid addiction and related deaths have reached
The children of Florida are demanding #NeverAgain. Never may not be possible in a society awash with guns -- but America can do much more to prevent school children from being murdered in their classrooms. The students of Marjory Stoneham Douglas High School are showing us the way. Through articulate arguments and determination, they (and
Early in my son's elementary school career I routinely got notes from his teachers asking me to stop by the following morning. "What happened," I would ask him? I'd listen to his story. The next morning I would talk with the teacher. Only after I'd heard both sides, I'd make up my own mind about
The media frequently mentions the "FISA Courts" while reporting on National Security Agency (NSA), FBI and other intelligence activities that may involve US citizens. Below is a brief description of the court's purpose and how it works.
The NRA collects $350 million a year in member dues by promoting the idea if citizens cannot buy semi-automatic assault weapons, the government is going to come into their homes and take their guns or worse. It is time that the voices of innocent Americans are heard more loudly on Capitol Hill than the voices of lobbyists.