Drought 1887 versus Drought 2012: A Lesson from Grover Cleveland


Droughts periodically strike the United States and this year is no different, as a severe calamity has affected at least half the country, the worst, at least so far, since 1956.  The House of Representatives recently passed a one-year relief bill, yet the Senate adjourned for August recess without acting on it.  Senate Democrats haveContinue reading “Drought 1887 versus Drought 2012: A Lesson from Grover Cleveland”

The Impending Police State


“Those who would give up essential liberty, to purchase a little temporary safety,” wrote Benjamin Franklin in 1755, “deserve neither liberty nor safety.”  We don’t deserve either, he felt, because we will have neither. Americans today seem to be doing just that, giving up our cherished rights as free men and women, with little resistance,Continue reading “The Impending Police State”

The Return of Sedition


“The whole aim of practical politics,” wrote famed journalist H. L. Mencken, “is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.” Truer words were never spoken, which begs important questions:  Will our “War on Terror” ever end? Continue reading “The Return of Sedition”

A Strong, Conservative Leader to Restore the Republic


America is at a crossroads.  The 2012 election, as well as those in the very near future, could very well determine what kind of nation we will leave for posterity.  Yet, while on our current political trajectory, America is in danger of losing the constitutional republic created by the Founding Fathers, and once lost, itContinue reading “A Strong, Conservative Leader to Restore the Republic”