Sometimes, I wonder if Halloween is supplanting the Fourth of July as our national holiday.
To the modern Democratic National Committee, the mainstream media and other “progressive” outfits such as the American Civil Liberties Union and the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), the words “patriot” and “patriotism” have become synonymous with “right-wing extremism.”
Will Boehner lead a Republican-controlled House of Representatives in enacting government funding bills for fiscal 2012 that allow tax dollars to flow to a group that kills an average of 910 unborn babies per day?
Last week, President Obama played tough, scolding Congress as he tried to pivot the national political narrative to job creation. The President’s pivot, which he’s tried numerous times before, includes a host of excuses like “headwinds” and “uncertainty” but little in the way of real solutions.
During this past July 4th weekend, Americans rightly celebrated American Exceptionalism and our hard-won freedom from European dominance.
On this Fourth of July there is a topic I want to confront. I thought long and hard before writing this column, even though the topic is a subject that profoundly concerns me. While my words come from the heart, I was, frankly, fearful that I would be branded a racist.