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Having a common enemy is an effective means to cover over differences between political ideologies and unite the nation against a common foe.
That foresight into the future was a real advantage to me when raising my own children.
The length of an office holder’s term affects his/her approach while in office.
“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.”
Do you know why we have the electoral college to vote for the president?
Nowhere in the world has seen improvement as a result of Trump’s actions. Eventually, Trump’s luck will run out and the chickens will come home to roost.
The National Rifle Association’s rights are being protected at the expense of the majority of voters.
If we don’t take care of our average citizens, we risk turning into a nation of individuals with nothing that binds us together.
There are three major hard truths that our current government has been denying with great vigor: The Mueller Russia-U.S. Presidential election connection investigation, the war in Afghanistan, and the growing national deficit.
There’s Teleprompter Trump, Raw Meat Trump and Twitter Trump.
Democrats and Republicans in Congress, as well as President Trump, have all taken gambles that will shape the November midterms.
Tell big lies long and loudly enough and people will believe you.
Each of us has grown up in different circumstances. Each has been shaped by our life experiences. Each of us sees the world around us differently as a result. Why, then, should it be so difficult to understand that no two people will agree on every issue?
“The central conservative truth is that it is culture, not politics, that determines the success of a society. The central liberal truth is that politics can change a culture and save it from itself.”
Most of you have never heard of Zheng He. Between 1405 and 1433, this Chinese admiral of the Ming Dynasty led seven major explorations into the western reaches of the Indian Ocean. The largest of these explorations included almost 300 ships and carried close to 30,000 people.
My family and I are mourning the recent death of the mayor of Sumner, Dave Enslow. My son, Andy, is married to Dave’s daughter, Becky. I knew Dave for about 15 years.
Finish this sentence: “What doesn’t kill you___________.” This is how I introduced my recent continuing education class entitled, “President Trump a Year Later.” Of course, this quote is normally completed with the words, “makes you stronger.”
Since Russia helped Syria’s Bashar al-Assad stay in power and helped to defeat ISIS, are Russia and the U.S. at odds in the Middle East? Is Russia threatening American dominance in the region? The answer to both is no.
Thousands of years ago, the Greeks and the Romans worshipped a pantheon of gods: Jupiter, Juno, Venus, Mercury, Artemis and Athena. If you search for a list of Greek and Roman gods, they number at least 100. These gods reflected human frailties and their strengths.
How much do you know about Canada? If you’re like most Americans, not much.