Where’s the Outrage?

The watchword in Washington should be “hypocrisy is us.” Both sides could open a store in one aisle could be quotes and sound bites by the Democrats and another by the Republicans. Then we could have separate aisles from members who consider themselves conservatives,...

Background Checks and Firearms Purchases

Much is made by anti-gun activists about the need for “universal background checks.” This claim shows the speaker’s ignorance of the law and the facts. Let’s start with the basics. Anyone who goes to a sporting goods store or a gun shop and wants to purchase a pistol,...

Meaning of the Words Sole and Chutzpah

According to the on-line Merriam-Webster dictionary, when the word “sole” is used as an adjective, it means “one and only.” The word “sole” occurs only twice in the U.S. Constitution. Both are in reference to legislative powers which suggests how careful the Founding...

Nancy, What’s the Rush?

It appears now that the Democratic leadership of the House of Representatives are in a hurry to send the two articles of impeachment voted out of the Judiciary Committee to the floor for a vote.  Assuming that it passes, it goes on to the Senate for a trial. Rather...

Revisting Pearl Harbor

Seventy-eight years ago, the Japanese attacked U.S. bases on the island of Oahu.  It was one of the biggest military disasters in U.S. history and occurred despite the fact that President Roosevelt and his closest advisors knew the attack was coming, just not when and...