Nullify the NDAA

On Dec. 31, 2011, while Americans celebrated the arrival of the new year, President Obama signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This was nothing unusual in and of itself, as Congress approves an annual defense spending bill. What made the 2012 NDAA particularly newsworthy are sections 1031 and 1032, which allow the … Continue reading “Nullify the NDAA”

America’s Trojan Horse

The Trojan War raged for a full decade, and the Greeks, led by Mycenaean king Agamemnon, were horribly unsuccessful in their attempts to breach the walls of Troy. Like all wars, this one resulted in terrible bloodshed (as recorded in The Iliad) and the destruction of family and home life (as shown in The Odyssey). … Continue reading “America’s Trojan Horse”

War on Terror Keeps on Giving

A Bill of Rights is what the people are entitled to against every government, and what no just government should refuse, or rest on inference. – Thomas Jefferson The United States has entered a period of unparalleled tyranny for the nation, and a shotgun blast of it is hitting us this week. No longer is … Continue reading “War on Terror Keeps on Giving”

The Government Again Shows
Why We Need Gun Control

Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was shot and killed on Dec. 14, 2010. The gunfight broke out near Rio Rico, Ariz., as Terry and his group patrolled the area for bandits, who often prey upon those crossing the border. Four assailants were arrested. The Los Angeles Times article described the scene: One of the alleged … Continue reading “The Government Again Shows
Why We Need Gun Control”

Saturday Night Frights

Saturday’s GOP presidential debate focused on foreign policy, and it was a disgrace — not simply because of the moderators’ blatant disregard for Rep. Ron Paul (the only candidate from either political party advocating peace was given 89 seconds to speak in the first hour), and not simply because of the hideous lagging in the … Continue reading “Saturday Night Frights”

10 Factors That May Lead to War With Iran

Over the last several days, much time has been spent speculating about the likelihood of war with Iran. Several encouraging pieces have been written indicating that the war is unlikely thanks to international pressure for the U.S. to back off, particularly from China and Russia. Others have indicated that Israel will not launch attacks against … Continue reading “10 Factors That May Lead to War With Iran”

The Imperial Boomerang Returns

The means of defense against foreign danger historically have become the instruments of tyranny at home. – James Madison House Raids, Murder, and Other Aggression The war in Iraq has been conducted using “urban warfare” tactics including the raiding of Iraqi homes. On several occasions, those raids have resulted in the killing of innocent civilians, … Continue reading “The Imperial Boomerang Returns”

Madison and Jefferson Were UnPATRIOTic

“All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.” – Thomas Jefferson As a history teacher, I spend a great deal of time with the Founding Fathers, and, as an American citizen, I was raised to see them, their ideas, and the heritage handed down from them as … Continue reading “Madison and Jefferson Were UnPATRIOTic”

Welcome to the New America

Government Assassinates 16-Year-Old Boy; the People Cheer “Ummmm, guess you ought to be more careful when associated with and visiting known terrorists. I love them drones!!” “Terrorists are selfish too. Your kid was the one who decided that he would start killing people. He sealed his own fate and we took him out. Maybe we … Continue reading “Welcome to the New America”

Americans Should Worry About Obama, Not Uganda

President Obama has ordered about 100 U.S. troops into Uganda to “help” and “advise” in capturing Joseph Kony, the head of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). The troops, Obama claimed, are not to engage Kony’s forces unless it becomes necessary for their own self-defense. Kony and the LRA were declared a terrorist organization under the … Continue reading “Americans Should Worry About Obama, Not Uganda”