Ulysses S. Grant – An Archetype of American Leadership

The United States midterm elections take place on Tuesday, November 6.  If you have not already done so, you should review the candidates appearing on your ballot at http://www.vote411.org.  This website provides useful summaries of platforms and policy positions, in addition to highlighting those candidates who do not even bother to answer simple questions (automatic…

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Guns: Can America Finally Address this Epidemic?

Already in 2018, there have been more than a dozen school shootings in the United States.  We are only in March. In November 2017, a little over a month after the Las Vegas shooting, we asked "Where is the Outrage?  A Call to End America's Gun Epidemic."  Even though almost 60 people died in that…

Veterans and America’s Opioid Epidemic

Happy Veteran’s Day.  Today we remember those who served.  Freedom in America, a right often taken for granted, has never been free.  Americans can enjoy it today because many men and women have fought to secure it.  Yet these same people who risk their lives for America’s freedom often return home physically, mentally, and emotionally…

Where is the Outrage? A Call to End America’s Gun Epidemic

Where is the outrage?  A little over a month has passed since the October 1st Las Vegas massacre, and already, media outlets have buried updates about the shooting on their websites and newspapers.  Take a tour of the major sources (NYT, WSJ, CNN, Fox, MSNBC).  You will be hard-pressed to find any news, and most…

The Unknown Legislatures that Run America

The American media loves to report on Presidential elections.  From e-mail scandals to birth certificates, West Point admissions to unfathomable hairstyles, the American media will stop at nothing to run another sound bite or story on Presidential elections, even when primary season is in its infancy.  Senate, congressional, and gubernatorial races receive less coverage from…