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The Incoming Congress May Look Diverse, But Diversity Of Thought Is Dwindling

November 30, 2018 by


By Star Parker ~ The headlines about the incoming 116th Congress scream that our representation has never been so “young,” so “blue,” so “diverse.” If diversity is about how people look, this Congress is very diverse. It’s a fact that there has never been so great a number of representatives who are women and people […]

American Progressivism

April 11, 2018 by


By Cole Levine ~ The times have certainly changed for America since she won her independence from a despotic British Empire. The Founding Fathers earned the responsibility to craft a brilliant federalist system of government, implementing mechanisms to separate powers and limit its scope. The American people, the lucky recipients of this great experiment, have […]

The Rise Of Inflexible Progressivism

June 29, 2017 by


By Herbert London ~ As a young man coming from a left-wing pedigree, I embraced a liberal agenda which included most notably, a belief in Israel as a bastion of socialism and democracy. In the 1950s, a good progressive was a good Zionist. Oh, how the world has changed. Now a progressive has moved 180 […]

A Lot To Learn

January 24, 2017 by


By Tom McLaughlin ~ The lead story in Maine’s Portland Press Herald on Saturday told us that so many women are making knit hats for the Women’s March on Washington, the entire region was running out of pink yarn. The local chapter of the nationwide Pussyhat Project says it’s a dig at Donald Trump’s infamous […]

Hope And Change Circle The Drain

July 3, 2014 by


By Tom McLaughlin ~ The Obama Administration is actually doing what the Nixon Administration only dreamt. Nixon was forced to resign for even thinking about using the IRS to harass his political enemies, but Obama’s minions actually do it, and so far, have gotten away with it. Why? The Mainstream Media. They went after Nixon […]

The Right Side Of History

March 27, 2014 by


By David M. Huntwork ~ Time and time again I have been accused of being on the “wrong side of history” when it comes to the arguments over abortion and, especially, to so-called gay marriage. This linguistic fad has exploded in use lately as if history itself is the sole arbitrator of what is right […]

How Pure Is Your Democracy?

June 19, 2012 by


By Julia Shaw ~ How would you rewrite the Constitution? The Daily Show writer Kevin Bleyer did that for his latest book Me the People, and he invited readers of Slate to do likewise. Several proposals are straight out of an Occupy Wall Street drum circle: the money-is-not-speech amendment, the corporations-are-not-people amendment. Other proposals include […]