The Barons of England warn us not to throw away what they gained in Magna Carta

Burning Constitution

Summary: 800 years ago on a field at Runnymede the Barons of England took a large step for humanity. The consequences of their actions still echo today. Now we're losing what they won for us. On this anniversary recognition of that sad fact can alarm and inspire us.  {1st of 2 posts today.} “Those who … Continue reading The Barons of England warn us not to throw away what they gained in Magna Carta

Useful lessons from the blizzard about ourselves & our future

Summary:  Every crisis tells us something about ourselves, and who we're becoming. This post looks for lessons from the NYC snowpocalypse, so revealing about the state of 21st Century America -- its people and leaders. This is a follow-up to Winter Storm Juno warns scientists not to burn away their credibility. Contents Typically outrageous actions by … Continue reading Useful lessons from the blizzard about ourselves & our future

Evidence that liberty and the rule of law still exist! Too bad it’s in Kenya, not America.

Summary:  Fear rules our hearts, allowing our government to slowly strip away our rights.  We revere the Founders but as cowards find their words incomprehensible.  Perhaps we can find inspiration from recent deeds, such as this ruling from a Judge who still values liberty and the rule of law.  Too bad he's not an American. Introduction … Continue reading Evidence that liberty and the rule of law still exist! Too bad it’s in Kenya, not America.

The guilty ones responsible for the loss of our liberties

Summary:  Another chapter in the discussion of our dying Republic.  Here we point to those guilty rogues responsible for th loss of our liberty. Contents Introduction A note about the world For more information (1)  Introduction Our liberties have faded so quickly.  In  a few decades we've become accustomed to the routine outrages of SWAT teams, … Continue reading The guilty ones responsible for the loss of our liberties

Which political party will best protect our liberties?

Summary:  Our decades of experience with both parties makes this question easy to answer.  Neither.  They are partners, chopping at the tree of liberty from opposite sides.  A harsh reality, which we avoid by seeing it only in our political opponents. The next post in this series identifies The guilty ones responsible for the loss of our liberties. Looking at the … Continue reading Which political party will best protect our liberties?