Republican citizen voices more important than ever

  Republicans and Democrats alike frequently criticize the general tone and specific messaging pushed by various major media outlets. For those Americans who consider themselves to be conservative, almost exclusively Republicans, the usual suspects include broadcasters such as CNN, MSNBC, and NPR and print/web sources such as The New York Times, Washington Post, and the … Continue reading Republican citizen voices more important than ever

Sometimes the bear eats you

The bulls have begun to run again on Wall Street It's one of the oldest sayings around, likely attributable to an idea first passed into public consciousness by 19th century American writer Ralph Waldo Emerson: "Sometimes you eat the bear - sometimes the bear eats you." For more than two centuries since even before the founding … Continue reading Sometimes the bear eats you

Russia causes a mess for the FBI and the American political process

  There has been a great deal of controversy surrounding the Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.) over the last couple of years. Much of that controversy involves what is becoming increasingly apparent partisan political activity by some in leadership positions in the nation's leading law enforcement agency during the 2016 Presidential election process and its … Continue reading Russia causes a mess for the FBI and the American political process

Are your kids – or even you – becoming a screen addict?

  Are you, or is someone you care about, an addict?   I'm not talking here about an addiction to some substance. Illicit drugs, prescription pain killers, alcohol.   I'm talking about something that many people in 21st century America, certainly among the younger generations, take part in as a daily activity - video gaming. … Continue reading Are your kids – or even you – becoming a screen addict?

Why Democrats don’t want you to have nice things

The Republican Party-controlled United States Congress led by Congressman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky passed historic tax reform legislation this week. This tax relief will lower the tax burden for nearly every American individual and business. The Tax Policy Center is a nonpartisan joint venture of the Urban Institute and … Continue reading Why Democrats don’t want you to have nice things