Marquis de Lafayette: America Loved Lafayette (1834)

Marquis de Lafayette:  America Loved Lafayette (1834)

“A LONG AND EVENTFUL LIFE” by James Still, RetraceOurSteps.com, ©2017 (Oct. 1, 2017) — Marquis de Lafayette served passionately during America’s Revolution.   Along with Benjamin Franklin, Lafayette helped to obtain France’s involvement in our Revolution.  Lafayette also helped secure a victory at Yorktown.  During his final visit to America in 1824, Lafayette became the first […]

NFL Betrays the National Anthem and Fans – Is There a Way Back?

NFL Betrays the National Anthem and Fans –  Is There a Way Back?

“THEY CALLED THIS ONE WRONG” by Dr. Laurie Roth, ©2017 (Sep. 30, 2017) — Like millions of NFL football fans, screaming and yelling for our teams to win, I sit in wonder as this year’s 2017 season unfolded with the very rich, NFL players of all races ‘taking a knee’ during the beloved national anthem.  […]

The Saints vs. the Fans

The Saints vs. the Fans

“DIVIDING THE COUNTRY” by Jeff Crouere, ©2017 (Sep. 29, 2017) — For most of their 50 years, the New Orleans Saints have been a losing professional football franchise. It took 20 years for the team to make the playoffs and other another 13 years to secure their first playoff victory. It took 42 years for […]

What Natural Disasters Should Teach Us

What Natural Disasters Should Teach Us

​H​URRICANES, LANDSLIDES AND OTHER DISASTERS SHOW AFRICANS WHY WE NEED FOSSIL FUELS by Steven Lyazi, ©2017 (Sep. 29, 2017) — I express my deepest sympathies to the people in the Caribbean and United States who have been impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. The loss of life was tragic but has thankfully been much […]

Hurricanes Not the Result of Climate Change

Hurricanes Not the Result of Climate Change

FOCUS SHOULD BE ON BUILDING MORE STORM SHELTERS by Dr. Madhav L. Khandekar and Tom Harris, ©2017 (Sep. 28, 2017) — A Washington Post-ABC News poll released on Thursday shows that 55% of Americans think that the severity of recent hurricanes is most likely “the result of global climate change.” That people believe this is […]

Obama Eligibility Proposal Sent to the White House

Obama Eligibility Proposal Sent to the White House

IF HE WAS NEVER ELIGIBLE, WHY IS HIS HEALTH CARE LAW “STANDING?” by Cody Robert Judy, ©2017 (Sep. 27, 2017) — [Editor’s Note:  The following message written by former presidential candidate Cody Robert Judy was sent to the White House via its contact form.  The communication has been modified slightly for publication here.] Republican Congress […]

The Scammer and the Scammed

The Scammer and the Scammed

“WE DO NOT LIVE IN SIMPLE TIMES” by Linda Goudsmit, ©2017, blogging at Pundicity (Sep. 27, 2017) — Every scam involves two parties – the scammer and the scammed. Little scams, big scams, financial scams, political scams, sex scams, – all involve the scammer and the scammed. Truth is the recognized enemy of the scammer but […]

Conversation with “Talking Dog”

Conversation with “Talking Dog”

WHERE ARE THE LIFEBOATS? by OPOVV, ©2017 (Sep. 27, 2017) — Man the lifeboats, the ship has sunk. We’re sunk? We’re going down? We have the chance of going under. So we’re not sinking? Could be, so be ready. As in ‘life vests on?’ At the ready. In hand? Know where the locker is, where […]

An Open Letter to the NFL Players

An Open Letter to the NFL Players

“GROW UP AND ACT LIKE MEN” by Anonymous (Sep. 26, 2017) — You graduated high school in 2011.  Your teenage years were a struggle.  You grew up on the wrong side of the tracks.  Your mother was the leader of the family and worked tirelessly to keep a roof over your head and food on […]

Why I Don’t Care

Why I Don’t Care

“THE NEW ORDER OF THINGS” by Michael Gaddy, blogging at The Rebel Madman, ©2017 (Sep. 26, 2017) — Recently there has been much weeping, wailing and gnashing of teeth on TV, social media and in general conversations concerning what many refer to as “disrespect” surrounding players in the National Football League (NFL) who have “taken […]

New York: Is The Population Coming Or Going?

New York: Is The Population Coming Or Going?

A GRASSROOTS REPORT by Al Belardinelli, ©2017 (Sep. 26, 2017) — “Reclaim New York” is asking for folks to write and “Tell Their Story” about the problems in New York and the fleeing of citizens. It’s an honorable effort because, as with all their efforts, Reclaim New York asks nothing in return. I urge others […]

Why The Natural Born Status of Obama Has Not Been Investigated: Reasons

Why The Natural Born Status of Obama Has Not Been Investigated: Reasons

“FEAR” AND “CONFUSION,” AMONG OTHERS by Marco Ciavolino, Trustee, Terry Lakin Action Fund, ©2017 (Sep. 26, 2017) — This question comes up in any conversation about this issue: “So if it is so clear, why won’t Congress investigate it?” What is remarkable about this is that all members of congress, all governors, all state attorney […]

Doing the “T-Bow” (RR)

Doing the “T-Bow” (RR)

“I’M NOT WATCHING THE NFL ANYMORE” by OPOVV, ©2017 (Sep. 26, 2017) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to ‘Pulse of the Nation,’ the entertaining news show on the idiot box. First-off, I’d like to take this opportunity to make a shout-out to Chief New Leaf for filling in for me the other day. […]

A Generation of Whiners (RR)

A Generation of Whiners (RR)

A “RAW DEAL,” OR SELF-INFLICTED WOUNDS? by OPOVV, ©2017 (Sep. 25, 2017) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to ‘The Pulse of the Nation,’ the show that just lays it out. Hello, my name is Roving and I just got a call from a friend that needs a helping hand, so I’ll be turning […]

The Political Purpose of Anti-Semitism

The Political Purpose of Anti-Semitism

“CHALLENGED BY CENSORSHIP” by Linda Goudsmit, ©2017, blogging at Pundicity (Sep. 24, 2017) — Anti-Semitism originated during biblical times when Jesus Christ, the most famous Jew in the world, left traditional Judaism to create a new religion. Christ’s first-century Jewish following was eventually expelled from the synagogues and Christianity established an identity separate from Rabbinic Judaism. […]

Goodell Sinks the “Ship of Plenty” (RR)

Goodell Sinks the “Ship of Plenty” (RR)

“NO MORE NFL” by OPOVV, ©2017 (Sep. 24, 2017) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the ‘Pulse of the Nation,’ the only current info show that isn’t afraid of telling the truth. Hello, I’m Roving and my job is to ask the man and woman on the street what bugs them these […]

Now It’s a War on Pipelines

Now It’s a War on Pipelines

EFFORTS TO BLOCK AND SABOTAGE PIPELINES HURT JOBS, ECONOMIC GROWTH, MIDDLE CLASS, HUMAN SAFETY by Paul Driessen, ©2017 (Sep. 24, 2017) — The radical environmentalist war on fossil fuels has opened a new front: a war on pipelines. For years, activist zealots claimed the world was rapidly depleting its oil and natural gas supplies. The […]

Social Security – The Second Government Socialist Trap

Social Security – The Second Government Socialist Trap

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, President, NARLO, ©2017 (Sep. 24, 2017) — “The only reason that Democrats care for the poor, the downtrodden, the sick, the infirm, the disabled, the Blacks, the Latinos, the LGBT crowd and other minority groups is for the votes they hope to garner by pandering to […]

Vietnam Vet Disses Senator John McCain (RR)

Vietnam Vet Disses Senator John McCain (RR)

HOW MANY “SWAMP RATS” ARE THERE? by OPOVV, ©2017 (Sep. 23, 2017) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the ‘Pulse of the Nation,’ the show that’s discussed at the water cooler the next morning. Hello, my name is Roving and I interview people to see what bugs them, in real time, right […]

President Trump’s Strange Endorsement

President Trump’s Strange Endorsement

“THE SWAMP HAS NOT BEEN DRAINED” by Jeff Crouere, ©2017 (Sep. 22, 2017) — For the first eight months of his presidency, Donald Trump has been continually thwarted by a combination of the left-wing media, the “deep state” bureaucracy, the Democrats and the establishment Republicans. On his own, President Trump has made dramatic and positive […]