Category Archives: Common Sense: Wisdom is just a keen sense of the obvious

Love is Not All You Need

In July of 1967, the Beatles released the song “All You Need is Love.” It had a very catchy title and became the rallying cry for the counterculture movement of the 1960s. Unfortunately, this is not a good creed by which any nation endures. The liberal agenda has been trumpeting the call that America needs to […]

Stop the Bleeding: Our Immigration Fiasco

Good Medical treatment If you have a major unknown medical condition that causes a severe bleed, you don’t ignore the hemorrhaging until you have found the source of the blood loss. You stop the bleeding first. US Vice-President Harris, charged with addressing the problem, keeps telling us we need to address the underlying causes.  Of […]

Critical Race Theory is Destroying Our Nation

Singer Macy Gray, multi-nominated for Grammy awards, said in an op-ed published by MarketWatch, the American flag is “tattered, dated, divisive” and needs to be updated.  She added, “It no longer represents ALL of us.  It’s not fair to be forced to honor it.  It’s time for a new flag.” Just a few years ago, […]

Losing Our Freedom of Speech

 In 1737 Benjamin Franklin wrote, “Freedom of speech is a principal pillar of a free government; when this support is taken away, the constitution of a free society is dissolved, and tyranny is erected on its ruins.” Are we on the brink of tyranny? Ben Franklin We saw a terrible thing happen in the assault […]

The Destruction of the Constitution

The Firewall of our Republic In February of 2020 the Virginia House of Delegates passed Bill 177 moving Virginia away from the Electoral College system.  Del Mark Levine said, “Every Virginian’s vote should count. Anyone who opposes this bill opposes democracy.”  The problem with this quote is it flies in the face of the intent […]

A Political Chameleon

  Joe Biden: A Political Chameleon   Chameleons are lizard-like animals that can change their color according to the environment in which they are living.  Joe Biden is a political chameleon in that he can change his rhetoric according to the political environment in which he finds himself.   Joe Biden is a typical politician.  […]

Chris Wallace: Fair and Balanced?

  This week On Fox News Sunday, a guest challenged Wallace about his bias. He referred to the guest’s comment as a talking point.  Is it a talking point, or is there bias?  Wallace can be tough on all his show’s quests, but if you analyze how often he challenges liberal and conservative viewpoints, his […]

A Steeler Hero

What Al Villanueva, offensive tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers, did Monday night, September 14th, 2020, was heroic. The Steelers decided to put the name of Antwon Rose, a young African American man killed by a Pittsburgh police officer, on their helmets Al Villanueva for the 2020-2021 season. That night Villanueva replaced Rose’s name with a […]

Gravity Wins

I am seventy-four years old, and a few years back, I had an epiphany of sorts.  I realized that gravity wins.  In recent decades, I have tried to live a healthy lifestyle.  I used to jog, and now I walk.  I ride my bike in the warmer seasons of the year.  I have tried to […]

Democracy or Tyranny?

Tyranny not Democracy The definition of an impeachable offense was determined a long time ago. We need to listen to what the framers of our Constitution concluded. As the framers were setting up the guidelines for the impeachment of a President, some suggested that a reason for removing a president could be mal-administration. In other […]