A Bridge to No Trump

A Bridge to No Trump

My usual schedule is to post an essay near the end of each month, but the events of the past few days have intervened for this first month of 2021. First, let me stipulate several important points: I am a conservative, a veteran, husband, father, grandfather and...
Should America Be A Meritocracy? Yes, but…

Should America Be A Meritocracy? Yes, but…

I initially watched with alarm the process through which President-elect Biden filled his Cabinet and Executive Branch nominations. A key criterion for selection appeared to be one’s skin color, gender or sexual orientation, not experience, ability or past performance...
Georgia On Our Minds

Georgia On Our Minds

As most of you know, I’m a Conservative-Libertarian Christian who happens to live in the current national-focus state of Georgia. I dislike the way the Democratic Party, the Progressive Elite, The FBI/DOJ, and the Main Stream Media (MSM) hounded President Trump from...
October 2020

October 2020

The Elections, the Virus, and the Violence–the three big issues (so far) in this unusual year–have taken up a lot of time and ink. I focused on each one in recent months, and, after re-reading those earlier posts, I don’t have much to add. Here are...
A Warning

A Warning

This post is a warning which we should take seriously. George Floyd died on May 25th in Minneapolis. In the ensuing three months we have witnessed demonstrations, peaceful protests, violent riots, the destruction of urban centers, the rise of Black Lives Matter,...
Term Limit Trumps The Mob

Term Limit Trumps The Mob

As readers of this space know, I agonized over the 2016 election as a gamble between a largely unknown but troubling personality vs. policies which I believed would harm our country. I took the gamble on Trump’s personality, largely persuaded by my beliefs on abortion...
ABLM

ABLM

I truly believe that Black lives matter. The question I’m about to ask is not snarky or a rhetorical gimmick. It is a genuine question which I hope one or more Progressives will answer. To some–even many–people Black lives matter, unless they are about to...
Coronavirus Perspective

Coronavirus Perspective

Note: I offer my deepest sympathy to anyone who has lost a loved one, or suffered great physical or mental hardship, during the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic and Lockdown. I am very sorry. This post is meant to focus on how we can best respond as a nation to the threats...
Note To Self for October

Note To Self for October

You are probably already familiar with a great quote attributed to Chuck Swindoll about Attitude, but it is worth repeating in these unusual times. “The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. Attitude, to me, is more important than facts. It...