Is The Great Western Rural Lifestyle Dying?

Is The Great Western Rural Lifestyle Dying?

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, ©2019, President, NARLO (Apr. 14, 2019) — “The Great Western rural landowner epitomizes the raw courage, self-reliance and fierce independence of Western America’s past.  He (or she) must not only face what nature and the markets can throw at him, he must suffer and endure the […]

Taming the EPA Regulatory Hydra: Further Solutions (Part 2)

Taming the EPA Regulatory Hydra: Further Solutions (Part 2)

A 5-PERSON COMMISSION AND OTHER MODEST CHANGES WOULD BRING ACCOUNTABILITY TO THE AGENCY by William L. Kovacs, ©2018 (Aug. 18, 2018) — Part 1 of this article recommended that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) be reorganized into a five-person commission. The primary reason is to dilute the massive regulatory powers that currently reside in […]

Dear Lord, What Were You Thinking?

Dear Lord, What Were You Thinking?

A SUBTLE SUGGESTION DURING A JAZZ CONCERT GOT ME THINKING ABOUT HISTORY, POLITICS AND ENERGY by Paul Driessen, ©2018 (Feb. 13, 2018) — What a marvelous evening it was. World-class drummer Tommy Igoe and his Birdland All-Stars treated the George Mason University Center for the Arts audience to a joyous evening of jazz, funk, Brazilian […]

Democrats Fishing in a Dry Pond

Democrats Fishing in a Dry Pond

WHAT HAS HAPPENED TO THE PARTY OF THE PEOPLE? by Oscar Y. Harward, ©2017 (Jun. 14, 2017) — Every day, Democrats are attacking President Donald Trump and his nominees. President Donald Trump and his administration are restoring Constitutional freedoms based on Judeo-Christian values. Democrats claim erroneous charges against Republicans without supportive evidence. On these issues, […]

Who is Guarding the (Dictatorial) Guards?

Who is Guarding the (Dictatorial) Guards?

REGULATORS METE OUT FINES AND STYMIE GROWTH, BUT ARE RARELY PUNISHED FOR THEIR OWN MISCONDUCT by Paul Driessen, ©2016 (Sep. 26, 2016) — Several years ago, Wells Fargo Bank discovered that employees had boosted sales, by opening some 2 million deposit and credit card accounts without customer knowledge or authorization. Over the next few years, […]

Is This “Promoting the General Welfare?”

Is This “Promoting the General Welfare?”

WHAT HAS GOVERNMENT REGULATION WROUGHT? by Michael Gaddy, ©2015 (Nov. 8, 2015) — In my most recent Musing I wrote of the senseless loss of black lives taking place in Chicago. I stated I was surprised the mainstream media had addressed that issue in the murder of a 9-year-old boy whose life was obviously cursed […]

Liberal Tax Plan – Grand Theft By Any Other Name!

FROM “THE PARALLAX PROPHECIES” by Ron Ewart, ©2012 (Aug. 5, 2012) — “If Congress can employ money indefinitely to the general welfare … the powers of Congress would subvert the very foundation, the very nature of the limited government established by the people of America.”   — Alexander Hamilton NOTE:  In the interest of a full […]