Edward Snowden, American hero

Is Edward Snowden a Benedict Arnold or a Paul Revere? According to the US government Snowden is a spy. That is the official word from Attorney General Eric Holder who is accusing him of espionage.  He is not a hero, we are now being told.  He is not a whistleblower?  He has not done a serviceContinue reading “Edward Snowden, American hero”

NSA tapes reveal White House sex scandal

So what are we to make of the NSA data gathering?  Is it okay for the government to snoop on us?  Does it keep us safer?  And what juicy secrets have they now found from a previous White House administration? The government says, “Yes, the program is a necessary evil.  It will help us catchContinue reading “NSA tapes reveal White House sex scandal”

Rand Paul: “Stop the killing of Christians!”

Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky has become the first public figure to openly declare what Christians have been  bemoaning for the last generation, that there is a war against Christianity. Speaking this afternoon before a gathering of the Faith and Freedom Coalition in Washington D.C., Senator Paul said, “There is a war on Christianity, notContinue reading “Rand Paul: “Stop the killing of Christians!””

The Obama Cover-up begins

What did the President know and when did he know it? During Watergate, Senator Howard Baker made that question famous.  It was a different time, a different president and a different second term scandal.  But now, once again, the question is raised and it goes to the heart of the issue.  Was Obama behind theContinue reading “The Obama Cover-up begins”

Ken Walsh writes about the isolation of the presidents

Kenneth T.  Walsh, Chief White House correspondent for U.S. News, has written yet another important book on the American presidency.  Prisoners of the White House: The Isolation of America’s Presidents and the Crisis of Leadership. (Paradigm Publishers, Boulder – London. ) Walsh may be this nation’s greatest authority on the modern American presidency.  His careerContinue reading “Ken Walsh writes about the isolation of the presidents”

Down With the US Constitution. Long Live the IRS !!!

When the definitive work on The Rise and Fall of the United States is finally written, and it may not be that far off, there will be a full chapter on the IRS and other government agencies that have become massive empires in their own right, bigger than most of the world’s nations, and runContinue reading “Down With the US Constitution. Long Live the IRS !!!”