Using Current Events to Slander the Second Amendment

by Brad Lacerda “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” That is the Second Amendment. The following is my own interpretation. Students of history remember a nation embroiled in a war with England over taxation…

There are No Heroes in This Society Anymore

I have always admired John McCain for this one reason — for surviving with his dignity and humanity intact after spending so many years in the Hanoi Hilton as a prisoner of war. Because the Vietnam War wasn’t a declared war, McCain wasn’t afforded the rights of the Geneva Convention. He was tortured repeatedly. Beaten…

Israel and the Middle East in the Age of Trump

A new age is upon us in the Middle East with the United States, Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt leading the way. North Korea is helping, too. Unless everything fails with the North Koreans on the peninsula, and the entire Kim Jong -un show is a fraud, his outreach for peace in a place where…

Michael Cohen in the Hot Seat; What’s He Done Wrong?

I am not a lawyer. I am not acting as a lawyer, then having a client (me) as a fool. That’s the wonderful Abraham Lincoln adage assuring us that if we act like lawyers for ourselves we are fools. Yet I am wondering what Attorney Michael Cohen has done that has any plausible effect on…

Two Typical CNN Headlines Tell a Tale about Their Reporting of the News

CNN’s current headlines: Threat to walk out on Kim highlights risks of Trump’s volatile diplomatic approach Comey memos renew questions over Trump’s behavior I am addicted to CNN. Always have been. Always will be… addicted that is. What CNN does is to provide the drug for news addicts like me. The only problem with this addiction is…

What Religion is Your Chicken?

by Stanford D. Horn “Welcome to Chick-fil-A. Before you order your chicken sandwich, have you accepted Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior? No? I’m sorry, no food for you! Next, please.” I’ve visited Chick-fil-A restaurants in easily half a dozen states and have never encountered such a greeting. Folks, you know me, I would…

Syria Too Much a Danger to Kill the Murderer Assad

Right after President Trump said he’d be blowing up Assad’s ability to launch chemical attacks on his own people the echoes of the passivist voices who worry about hurting anyone — let alone a monster of a murderer like Assad — all chimed in. “We could be getting ourselves into something bad.” “It isn’t legal…

(Honest) Science is Hardly at Odds with Faith

Much is made of those of faith — or politics differing from those of MSNBC — and their supposed “war on science.” The phrase “climate change denier” — vile in its veiled, condescending comparison between those it describes and the few deluded racists remaining who deny the Holocaust — is common parlance. In fact, such…

Mueller Being Fired? Who Really Cares?

The investigation by Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller is as big a joke bit of liberal Democratic payback as the Republican sponsored investigation into former President Bill Clinton by Ken Starr was the same. Starr spent about $100 million in order to (not) get Clinton impeached. Mueller is well on his way to doing the same…