I Protest!

In case you spent the past few days in a self-imposed media exile, I need to inform you that there was a little protest rally in and around Capitol Square in Richmond, VA on Monday. The Chicago Tribune, in a story subtly slanted against the protesters, estimated the crowd at about 22,000. Other sources placed the …

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When is an impeachment not an impeachment?

Well, we’ve all been fascinated and enthralled by the controversy surrounding the impeachment of one Donald John Trump, President of the United States of America. Impeaching a President isn’t quite a once-in-a-lifetime show, at least not for me. I was already long since a voting adult when the Republicans politicized a common sex act (or …

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Oh, Virginia – Sic Semper Tyrannis

Not dissimilar from yelling “Fire!” in a crowded theater, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam and his team of gun control enthusiasts are eyeing controversial new gun control legislation in the state which could have the potential to result in abuses of rights, abuses of power, and potentially violence in enforcing these laws.  Not surprisingly, the result …

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“If you dislike this country so much, why don’t you move to [_____]!”

Ah, the familiar sting. From 2008 – 2016, these were words typically echoed by my Democrat friends, very commonly with the stated nation being Somalia (apparently a “libertarian” society in the eyes of their political ideology). Before that, you might be told to move to Iraq or Afghanistan under Bush. Amidst the latest foreign policy …

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War Powers

By now, I’m sure that it’s news to no one that, on the orders of President Trump, a drone attack killed the top Iranian general, a man some predicted had the connections and the skills to rise even higher.  The attack took place at an airport in Iraq, where the general and other key military …

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