They are not Peaceful Protestors. They are Criminals.

They are not Peaceful Protestors. They are Criminals.

“I WANT MY CITY BACK” by Linda Jordan, ©2020 (Jul. 5, 2020) — There was a horrific scene on I-5 in Seattle yesterday morning. Two women, unlawful BLM et al protestors, were hit by a car while blocking the freeway. Sadly one died today, Summer Taylor; the other is in critical condition. Who is responsible […]

How Do You Stop A Government That’s Gone Rogue?

How Do You Stop A Government That’s Gone Rogue?

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, President, NARLO, ©2020 (May 9, 2020) — “This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it.  Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or exercise their revolutionary right to overthrow it.”     Abraham […]

Can a House Divided be Repaired?

Can a House Divided be Repaired?

“MOVING TOWARD INSANITY” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (Apr. 23, 2020) — The adage that “a house divided against itself cannot stand” is found in many places, originating in the Bible and carried forward over the millennia into, among other regions, politics and presidential speeches.  It is often repeated here at The P&E as well. The […]

Of Political Baboons, Police States and Dogs

Of Political Baboons, Police States and Dogs

“WEAPONIZING THE PANDEMIC” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (Apr. 18, 2020) — In virtually every presidential campaign since the end of World War II – which ended some 75 years ago — one or the other of the candidates and/or their surrogates and supporters has claimed that “the upcoming general election will be the most important […]

America’s Pyrrhic Victory

America’s Pyrrhic Victory

“DYING IN PLAIN SIGHT” by Cherie Zaslawsky, CFP, ©2020 (Apr. 15, 2020) — An unintended consequence of my years of reading Agatha Christie mysteries is that I learned how to separate the red herrings from the salient facts hiding in plain sight, which are always the key to solving the puzzle. Admittedly, the queen of […]

“Grand Jury” Increasingly Invoked as to Current House “Impeachment Inquiry”

“Grand Jury” Increasingly Invoked as to Current House “Impeachment Inquiry”

WHAT ARE THE PRESIDENT’S “CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS?” by Sharon Rondeau (Oct. 16, 2019) — In an article published Tuesday at the Independent Sentinel, a tweet by radio host and author Dan Bongino was featured which equated the U.S. House of Representatives’ “impeachment inquiry” of President Donald Trump to the activity of a grand jury, as had […]

The Perils of “Red Flag” Laws

The Perils of “Red Flag” Laws

“IT’S HAPPENING MORE THAN YOU KNOW” by Oren Long, ©2019 (Aug. 9, 2019) — In the aftermath of the El Paso and Dayton killings there is talk of “Red Flag” laws allowing family members or even friends and neighbors to “report” people they personally deem to be “dangerous” and have their guns seized by police […]

All Public Forums Should be Open and Uncensored

All Public Forums Should be Open and Uncensored

TRUMP SHOULD EMBRACE (AND EXPAND) COURT RULING THAT HIS TWITTER ACCOUNT IS FREE SPEECH FORUM by Paul Driessen, ©2018 (May 27, 2018) — President Trump may not block even rude or obnoxious criticism from his Twitter account, because it is a public forum that is protected by the First Amendment, US District Court Judge Naomi […]

Articles of Impeachment For Democrat Federal Political Office Holders

Articles of Impeachment For Democrat Federal Political Office Holders

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, President, NARLO, ©2018 (Feb. 25, 2018) — It is with a heavy heart that we tender these Articles of Impeachment against all living Democrat federal political office holders, the Democrat Party and the Democrat National Committee (DNC), knowing full well that millions of fine, upstanding American […]

Is This Judge Fixing the Outcome of Cliven Bundy’s Trial?

Is This Judge Fixing the Outcome of Cliven Bundy’s Trial?

DENIES DEFENSE WITNESSES AN OPPORTUNITY TO TESTIFY by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 5, 2017) — U.S. District Court Judge Gloria Navarro is presiding over the trial of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and five other defendants stemming from a confrontation with agents from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Exactly three years ago, federal agents began seizing […]

Flashpoints

Flashpoints

IS THERE NO MORE RULE OF LAW? by Paul R. Hollrah, ©2017 (Mar. 28, 2017) — Throughout history, mankind has confronted many major crises and turning-points, both positive and negative, manmade and naturally-occurring.  For purposes of this essay I prefer to divide those crises into just two major categories: 1) man-made and natural disasters, from […]

Traffic Controls Rip Poor, Violate Travelers’ Rights, Hirsch Says

Traffic Controls Rip Poor, Violate Travelers’ Rights, Hirsch Says

“CLAIMS OF THE COMMERCIAL STATE” by David Tulis, ©2017, Nooganomics (Feb. 17, 2017) — An appeal from a criminal case out of Lawrence County, Tenn., challenges state government’s control of the public right-of-way by commercial regulation, a system that Jan. 1 began using license plate readers to verify whether motorists stopped under probable cause have […]

If the FBI Can Investigate Prison Crimes in Mississippi and Georgia, Why Not Tennessee?

If the FBI Can Investigate Prison Crimes in Mississippi and Georgia, Why Not Tennessee?

“EQUAL PROTECTION OF THE LAWS,” OR JUST IN SOME PLACES? by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 5, 2017) — An announcement dated February 2 at the website of the U.S. Department of Justice states that two Mississippi correction officers pleaded guilty in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi to using excessive force against […]

Are Social Security Numbers Unconstitutional?

Are Social Security Numbers Unconstitutional?

GOVERNMENT-ISSUED NUMBER TIED TO ABILITY TO DRIVE, OBTAIN LICENSES by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 8, 2017) — In 1996, Congress passed a law which included the requirement that any applicant seeking a fishing, marriage, driver’s, occupational, or any other professional license must provide his or her Social Security number.  Likewise, the Social Security number of anyone […]

Of TARDs and the Appointments Clause

Of TARDs and the Appointments Clause

“NOTHING SHOULD COME AS A SURPRISE”  by Joseph DeMaio, ©2016 (Nov. 17, 2016) — Soooo… Barbra (“I’m-moving-to-Australia-or-Canada-if-Trump-is-elected”) Streisand is now spearheading a petition drive to get the current Usurper at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue to again bypass the U.S. Senate and unilaterally “appoint” Judge Merrick Garland to the U.S. Supreme Court to fill the vacancy left following […]

A Trump Strategy to Neuter HUD’s Attacks on Local Rule

A Trump Strategy to Neuter HUD’s Attacks on Local Rule

FEDERAL AGENCIES’ POWER HAS SURPASSED THAT OF CONGRESS by John Anthony, ©2016, Sustainable Freedom Lab (Nov. 15, 2016) — When President Reagan took office in 1980, he promised to reduce the number of federal agencies and rules.  Eight years later, his Presidential Task Force on Regulatory Relief failed to eliminate a single agency or even […]

Do You Really, Really, Really Want To Save America?

Do You Really, Really, Really Want To Save America?

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, ©2016, President, NARLO (Oct. 9, 2016) — Since the days of the Indus Valley, Babylonians and Mesopotamia over 5,000 years ago, people have struggled to be free from control of the ruling classes.  But those who rule have most always had the weapons and resources to […]

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