Category Archives: Federal Government

IMMIGRATION – DONE RIGHT!!

Immigration is a “hot topic” right now. Unfortunately, many of the issues focus on a negative aspect of immigration. There are currently thousands of illegal immigrants in our country, and some of them pose safety hazards for the rest of … Continue reading

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SANCTUARY CITIES – WHAT’S THE BIG DEAL?

Recently there has been a lot in the news about “sanctuary cities,” as well as sanctuary states, counties and villages. What does this term mean, and what is the impact of “sanctuary” status upon our community, state and nation? Here … Continue reading

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THE RULE OF LAW (“OUR NATION IS IN DIRE PERIL”)

I fear for the future of our nation. News accounts report that many politicians and celebrities are calling for protest and opposition to our duly elected President and Congress. I am troubled that many appear committed to blocking and opposing … Continue reading

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ELECTION 2016 – WHAT HAPPENED, AND WHAT DIDN’T HAPPEN

It has been about 3 weeks since the 2016 election concluded. Donald Trump is currently the President-Elect, though Clinton and Stein have filed for recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania. It appears that they will have to achieve reversals in … Continue reading

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WHAT DOES THE 2016 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION REALLY MEAN?

The outcome of the 2016 Presidential election was a total surprise to me. Judging by the reactions of those who are protesting, I am not alone in my surprise. There are many different theories and opinions about what happened, and … Continue reading

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CONSTITUTIONAL GOVERNMENT AND THE SEPARATION OF POWERS

Many aspects of the current Presidential campaigns are important, and troubling. There is plenty of room for disagreement, and we have certainly had an abundance of disagreement. In my opinion both major candidates are deeply flawed, and most Americans appear … Continue reading

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THE PROBLEM WITH DEMOCRACY

I trust that you are still reading this article, and didn’t throw it away after reading the title. Let me be clear that I believe in democracy. It is the best form of government that has yet been devised. I … Continue reading

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