Category Archives: History

Riveting Reading While You’re on the Commode

Recently, I wrote about the failures of this current Administration and the members of Congress as it pertains to our national security. Specifically, the Iranian arms negotiations, the American hostages rotting in Iranian prisons for trumped-up charges, and the naturalized … Continue reading

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Why the Hobby Lobby Case Will Force Otherwise Republican Women to Abandon the GOP

As a woman, few things are as disturbing as studying history other than watching history unfold as progress takes a giant leap backwards. The outcome of the Hobby Lobby case has proven yet again that patriarchy (and slut-shaming) is alive … Continue reading

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Goodbye Campaign Finance Ceilings – Hello Corruption.

“Where enough money calls the tune, the general public will not be heard.”  Justice Breyer, in his dissent on McCutcheon v. Federal Elections CommissionApril 2, 2014. It’s a sad day in America.  Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling … Continue reading

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Miranda Rights: You Have the Right to Remain Silent…. Well, sort of.

The U.S. Supreme Court has been very busy chipping away at our Fifth and Sixth Amendment Rights… and US citizens should be VERY concerned.   Dispelling the myth:  Pre-Miranda silence is not protected by the Constitution and may be construed as an admission of … Continue reading

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Why Did imaconstitutionalist Compare Obama to Hitler?

My answer to questions about Friday’s post I’ve received some questions about the speech comparison I made. I came across as callous, perhaps. Perhaps it’s necessary… or maybe it’s over the top. Maybe people focus so much on the horrific … Continue reading

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Obama and Hitler: More in Common than you Realize

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Illegal Immigration Policy Reform is Premature – We Need to Take Care of the Native Americans First

 Being American is great, if you aren’t really American. As the great immigration debate continues to plod along, with lawmakers arguing over whether or not illegal immigrants that have made their homesteads here in the United States without authorization should … Continue reading

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