Many are blaming Detroit’s leaders as the source of its abysmal fiscal situation which has resulted in the City seeking protection under U.S. bankruptcy law.
In a Democracy, that explanation doesn’t work. In a Democracy, its citizens elect its leaders. Detroit’s residents elected the individuals that created Detroit’s fiscal crisis. Detroit’s residents are the source of it’s demise. To report otherwise, simply masks the real problem and thus prevents it from being addressed. Continue reading
Jody Airas is a 32 year old California woman who is on trial in Arizona for the premeditated murder of her former boyfriend, Travis Alexander. She has acknowledged shooting him and stabbing him 27 times but is claiming self defense – it is a death penalty case. Continue reading
Political correctness is chipping away at our First Amendment right of freedom of speech. Political correctness is an enemy of Democracy. Continue reading
Many foreigners believe Americans think they are better than individuals from other countries. Nothing could be further from the truth. Continue reading
Many confuse having good character with being a good citizen. They aren’t the same. It would be similar to saying that having good character is the same as being a good parent or being a good manager. Continue reading
Candidates put up signs hoping you’ll remember their name and vote for them because of name recognition. Candidates do this because they know many of us won’t take time away from our “pursuit of happiness” to learn about the candidates and make informed choices. Continue reading
How ironic that the US government would consider using the military to prevent oil from reaching our shores after the recent oil rig fire in the Gulf of Mexico, but won’t consider using the military to keep illegals from entering the country.
To those in the media who are critical of Tiger’s unwillingness to discuss his private life.
Tiger is an American citizen. He plays golf. He didn’t ask for endorsements, they came to him. He didn’t ask for other citizens to put him on a pedestal. We did that. Continue reading
I was flying from Palm Springs to San Francisco. I sat down in seat 9B. As I watched passengers embark, I noticed a young guy wearing a baseball cap backwards. There was something unusual about his movement. He sat in 8C. I noticed that a large part of his neck was red and that there was what seemed to be a large scare going under his cap. I thought he must have been in a fire. Ouch…… Continue reading
A segment of Americans support abortion and are against the death penalty. Continue reading