The Lessons of American Leadership


"The surrender at Saratoga" shows General Daniel Morgan in front of a French de Vallière 4-pounder. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Over the past weekend We celebrated Memorial Day here in the States, a day to stop and thank all the veterans that fought to keep this country safe and free. As part of my celebration I … Continue reading The Lessons of American Leadership

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The American experiment with Socialism


Question: What is socialism? Answer: Government owned or run, central planning and no competition, a monopoly so·cial·ism /ˈsoʊʃəˌlɪzəm/ Show Spelled[soh-shuh-liz-uhm] Show IPA –noun 1. a theory or system of social organization that advocates the vesting of the ownership and control of the means of production and distribution, of capital, land, etc., in the community as … Continue reading The American experiment with Socialism

Tenured… So now I don’t have to care


Image by wmrice via Flickr In the Great State of Michigan we are going through a lot of growing pains as of late. In November we elected a new Governor, Rick Snyder. He won the Governorship overwhelmingly by stating exactly what needs to happen in this state to fix it. Cut corporate taxes, share the … Continue reading Tenured… So now I don’t have to care

Approval of Obama


With Obama half way through his first (and I hope and pray Last) term as President, lets see how well he is going Over all its 46% approve and 44% disapprove, basically a tie… But looking at the party lines, I think we see more of the picture, only 14% of republicans approve of Mr. … Continue reading Approval of Obama

NASA… Our best investment


Image via Wikipedia It has been 25 years since the space shuttle Challenger exploded upon lift-off, and our space program has never truly recovered. After the tragic explosion President Reagan comforted the American public but also pledged to continue with space exploration. With the second space shuttle tragedy President Bush began the process of grounding … Continue reading NASA… Our best investment

God Bless America


  IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to … Continue reading God Bless America

The Scandal


Image via Wikipedia The scandal of the Church has been on the front pages of the papers and lead stories on the nightly news. Over all this is a good thing, the Church needs to deal with this scandal. But what confuses me is the pure joy they, meaning the media, seem to get from … Continue reading The Scandal