In light of the news of Republican Arizona Senator John McCain deciding not to seek further treatment for his brain cancer, I shared that even though I did not agree with his politics, of one thing I was (and am) sure: He loves America. The statement got some immediate push-back, with people reminding me of… Read More On Loving America
We have all heard it said or have heard it ourselves: “He (she) can give it out but can’t take it.” We are seeing the truth of that statement being lived out in the current White House. The man who became president was a bully from the start, throwing his weight around, calling people names,… Read More The Cowardice of Bullies
Watching what is going on now in our country is at once fascinating and terrifying. I thought I knew what “patriotism” meant. I thought that an American patriot put America first, truly, including the tenets of its US Constitution. Being a patriot for me never meant that a person was anti-racist or anti-sexist, or was,… Read More On Patriotism
OK. So Nancy Pelosi says Republicans are anti-government ideologues. My question: So why do they run for office? If one does not believe in government, then what do such political candidates believe in? Why spend literally millions of dollars to be elected to office? Why are they there? What do these anti-government ideologues want? They… Read More Big Government Be Damned?