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Parties, Politics, and Patronage

Posted: November 16, 2017 at 1:00 pm   /   Features, National, Politics, Top Stories

The elections are passed and already the political parties are getting ready for the “big one” next year. All the state assemblymen and senators plus our congressmen are planning fund raisers (some have already had a ­few) and gearing up to convince the people that they deserve to be reelected. Party chairman have started to […]

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Happy 242nd Birthday United States Marine Corps!

Posted: November 10, 2017 at 5:00 pm   /   National, Politics, Top Stories

Marines, and all our Armed Forces, have made the lives of all Americans worth living.  In the heart of every Marine beats the motto of the Marine Corps:  Always Faithful.  Their devotion to this country and her safety is sacred and noble and we as Americans owe them our deepest gratitude and our utmost respect. […]

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Details on the Republican Tax Plan

Posted: November 9, 2017 at 11:00 am   /   Features, National, Politics, Top Stories

Republicans Unveil Tax Plan. Some facts about the tax cuts and simplification proposal passed by the House. Among several items of improvement over current tax laws, here are 11 things you need to know and hopefully help you understand. After many hours of research, I have come to know this not a tax cut for the […]

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Vote No on the Constitutional Convention (in NY)

Posted: November 7, 2017 at 7:00 am   /   Features, National, Politics, Top Stories

This is the last column before Election Day and in an off year (no state or federal offices) for candidates, Local races are very important because the results can make huge differences in your quality of life These are the county and town races and, therefore, closest to the people. These candidates are the ones […]

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Another Election, Another Failure to Vote?

Posted: October 23, 2017 at 1:00 pm   /   Features, National, Politics, Top Stories

The annual election for local offices is near and the political pundits are predicting a record low turnout.  We hope they are wrong, but with the access to polls and the general attitude of the electorate, this could be accurate. Only three candidates are running countywide and it would seem that the populace is yawning and […]

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Fundamental Transformation

Posted: October 21, 2017 at 5:00 pm   /   Features, National, Politics, Top Stories

Do you remember when Barack Obama made the statement, publicly, about fundamentally transforming America? Here’s Obama’s original statement, in an October 2008 campaign visit to Columbia, Mo: five days before the election; “Now, Missouri, I just have two words for you tonight: five days. five days. After decades of broken politics in Washington, and eight […]

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Americans Furious with Senate Republicans

Posted: October 18, 2017 at 11:00 am   /   Features, National, Politics, Top Stories

Americans are furious with Senate Republicans. They spent years making promises and now they’re unwilling to keep them. Even worse, Senators like Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Bob Corker (R-TN) try to blame the president for their failures. This is why the grassroots are rising up and why we’re seeing conservative candidates challenge Republican incumbents in […]

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Is 3D Printing Guns The New Reality of Weapon Manufacturing?

Posted: October 15, 2017 at 10:30 am   /   National, Politics, Sections

After tragedies like the one in Las Vegas in 2017 or the one that happened in Orlando in 2016, the gun control debate gain even more momentum than before. Authorities are desperate for a solution when it comes to gun violence and these days they are discussing gun banning for civilians. On the other hand, […]

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The Problem May Not be Guns in Mass Murders

Posted: October 11, 2017 at 5:00 pm   /   Features, National, Politics, Top Stories

The debate goes on after every mass murder and the normal cry by the liberal left is that America needs more gun control. We have had gun control since the 19th Century when the South passed gun control laws to keep the newly freed slaves from possessing firearms to protect themselves against the night riders […]

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