Free Speech and The First Amendment.

Free speech, it's one of the base principles of the modern world. Without it we wouldn't be able to criticize and challenge ideas, nor would we be able to promote them. Our thoughts and opinions would be limited by those who had the most power, we would be living in an Autocracy and not a…

The Case of Steve Bannon: Part 1

Stephen Bannon, he's been called the 'President of the United States,' 'Trump's puppeteer,' a 'Machiavellian egotistical white supremacist.' But is he? The accusations have been coming at such a relentless pace and from so many people from both political parties that I don't think the average person has asked why? And that includes myself, and…

The law is on Trump’s side with his immigration ban

An excellent piece that explains the legality of the Immigration policy without devolving into legalese, a must read.

Waking the Dragon A Political Thriller Series by Pamela Martin

President Trump may have lost the early legal skirmishes over his executive order on immigration, but in the end he will likely win.

The overwhelming weight of history and the law is on his side. The president does have the authority to ban the entry of foreigners, as long as he has what is called a “rational basis” to believe they pose a threat to the nation’s security. He does, and his order is designed to accomplish precisely that.

The seven nations targeted by Trump in his immigration ban were originally identified in an anti-terrorism law signed by President Obama. Unlike other Muslim-majority nations that have a history of terrorism, these seven countries do not assist the U.S. in providing background checks and other vetting of immigrant applicants. Thus, it is not only “rational” to deny entry, it is imperative for the safety of Americans. The U.S. does not have the resources to properly…

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“Tuesday Has No Feel.”

To quote the immortal Newman, "Tuesday has no feel," and today I would have to agree. As I sit down to write my daily post I'm left not with that constipated-esque feeling of writers block, but more the lack of feeling in its entirety, and by coincidence I came across the Seinfeld scene that put…