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
Abraham Lincoln in his famous Gettysburg Address talked about democracy as a government “of, by and for” the people. This assumed that the “people”, meaning American citizens, were involved. Continue reading
You’ve heard about government bureaucracies. You probably also know that many city, state, and federal government agencies are outsourcing many services to the private sector to save cost. Continue reading
Sound backwards? The founding fathers would think so. They knew that America’s priorities had to be “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” and in that order as stated in the Constitution. They understood that if the country weren’t safe or were at war (“life), then we couldn’t be truly free (“liberty”). And they understood that if we weren’t free, then we couldn’t “pursue our happiness.” Continue reading