We were sitting in Hunan’s, a Chinese restaurant in Arcata, California.  At the bottom of the menu, I saw something that puzzled me. Holding up the menu, I pointed at the words, asking Cathy, "Does 'no message,' mean there's no fortune in the cookies, or something?" She looked at me, studying my face to see if I … Continue reading Message


The Clinton’s ‘Golden’ Touch

The Soccer Cup scandal's now connected to the Clinton Foundation. In fact, Bill served as the honorary chairman of the U.S. committee that worked unsuccessfully to win the right to host the 2022 World Cup while Qatar, its organizing committee and the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) donated between $1.3 million and $5.55 million to the … Continue reading The Clinton’s ‘Golden’ Touch

The Real Threat to National Security

The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court’s injunction ordering a complete stop to President Obama’s executive order providing amnesty to illegal aliens already in the U.S. The order also puts a stop to ‘delayed deportation,’ saying wasn’t an executive order by Obama, but rather memorandum issued by Department of Homeland … Continue reading The Real Threat to National Security

California’s Man-made Drought

Climate change is “damn serious,” according to California Governor Jerry Brown, who has repeatedly blamed it for the state’s four-year drought, despite a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration report released in December 2014, that found computer models of global warming show increased winter rains. They concluded a La Nina weather pattern was the primary driver … Continue reading California’s Man-made Drought

Forest Fox

So enamored with the idea of creating myself into a leader, I embarrassingly nicknamed myself the 'Forest Fox," when I was a teen. Yeah, jus' like Revolutionary war General Francis Marion, the ‘Swamp Fox,’ or German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, dubbed the ‘Desert Fox.” In the military, I was passed over for positions of leadership … Continue reading Forest Fox

Small Word, Big Implication

Anytime a Progressive asks a GOP presidential candidate the question, “If you knew then what we know now, would you have authorized going into Iraq?” that candidate should pose an “If you knew then…” question of their own.  Here’s a dozen suggestions: “If Democrats knew then what we know now, that ISIL would invade Iraq, … Continue reading Small Word, Big Implication

Nevada’s Progressive Death Dealer

Recently, Nevada’s Congresswoman Dina Titus refused to answer the question, posed by Brittany M. Hughes of, whether a human being conceived in rape has a right to life. “Does a human being conceived in rape have a right to life?” Hughes asked. “That’s not a quick question,” Titus answered. “Is it a ‘yes’ or a … Continue reading Nevada’s Progressive Death Dealer

Growing the Caliphate

"Ramadi has fallen," reported Muhannad Haimour, a spokesman for the provincial governor of Anbar. ISIL overran the Iraqi army to take Ramadi, killing about 500 soldiers and civilians, sending thousands of people fleeing and capturing U.S.-issued arms left behind. The takeover followed a three-day siege that began with a wave of car bombs. It’s not … Continue reading Growing the Caliphate

In a Hand Basket

Pope Francis plans to recognize the non-existent “state of Palestine,” lending weight to a Palestinian push for international support for sovereignty and bypassing stalled negotiations with Israel. The announcement coincides with the church’s canonization of two Palestinian nuns, the first Arabic-speaking saints, in a Mass Sunday that President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority is … Continue reading In a Hand Basket

It’s All ‘W’s’ Fault — Not

As unannounced GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush ended his visit to Reno, Nevada, Ivy Ziedrich called out, “Governor Bush, would you take a student question?” The 19-year-old Democrat and political science major at the University of Nevada, Reno, had to preface her question first. “Your brother created ISIS,” Ziedrich said, speaking of George W. Bush. … Continue reading It’s All ‘W’s’ Fault — Not

America Losing Its Religion is Good

A Pew Research Center study of 35,000 people, titled "America's Changing Religious Landscape," conducted between June and September of 2014, claim the number of Americans who don't affiliate with a particular religion has grown in recent years. When Pew conducted this survey, Americans who described themselves as atheist, agnostic or of no particular religion grew … Continue reading America Losing Its Religion is Good

Hillary’s Problems Continue to Mount

When asked about potential 2016 candidates, a new George Washington University poll shows that 51 percent said they wouldn’t consider voting for Hillary Clinton, with 44 percent saying they felt “strongly” about their position. Hillary’s over-all favorability rating also remains low at 49 percent with 39 percent seeing her as “strongly unfavorable.” The  poll also … Continue reading Hillary’s Problems Continue to Mount

Carson Comes to Nevada

There's blood in the Silver State's political water's as one presidential candidate after another jumps in to feeding frenzy... Dr. Ben Carson is visiting Nevada for the first time since announcing his run for the GOP presidential nomination. Carson attended a brunch with pastors and other community leaders in Las Vegas this morning and will give an evening … Continue reading Carson Comes to Nevada

Nevada’s Slim Presidential Pickings

Former Florida Governor and unannounced presidential candidate Jeb Bush is holding a town hall meeting in Reno this morning. Afterwards, he’ll head to Las Vegas to deliver the keynote address at the Clark County Republican Party's Lincoln Day Dinner. Last week Bush hired two Nevadans ahead of his two-stop tour. The hiring of Ryan Erwin … Continue reading Nevada’s Slim Presidential Pickings

Obama Ignores Amnesty Ruling

Even after a court ordered the Obama Administration to stop their illegal amnesty program, they didn’t listen. Instead, they handed out 2,000 expanded immigrant work permit authorizations despite the order. “The Government sincerely regrets these circumstances and is taking immediate steps to remedy these erroneous three-year terms,” the Department of Justice wrote in a court … Continue reading Obama Ignores Amnesty Ruling

The Coming End of U.S. Sovereignty

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement will allow unelected bureaucrats to develop regulations superseding both federal and state laws, undermining the U.S. Constitution. Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell plans to fast-track the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) to bring about a vote on the agreement. Oddly, Nevada’s U.S. Senator Harry Reid wants to put the matter … Continue reading The Coming End of U.S. Sovereignty

Hillary Doubles-down on Amnesty in Vegas

“When they talk about legal status, that is code for second class status,” Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said at a small event in Las Vegas. Clinton delivered her message at Rancho High School during a panel discussion with six young Nevadans who are illegal aliens. She said if elected, she’d go farther than President … Continue reading Hillary Doubles-down on Amnesty in Vegas

Jade Helm 15 is Not a Conspiracy

A CNN poll issued in August 2014 showed an all-time high of 87-percent of Americans don’t not believe the government or the mainstream media are truthful or credible. And given the fact that U.S. law enforcement's armed with the same heavy weapons, looking identical to U.S. combat troops, why shouldn’t we worry? Texas Governor Greg … Continue reading Jade Helm 15 is Not a Conspiracy

The Root of Baltimore’s Evil’s

President Obama complained last week that the GOP-controlled Congress will likely impede investments in blighted urban areas such as Baltimore. There’s just one problem – Baltimore received a $1.8 billion grant from the stimulus package passed early in Obama’s first term in office. The president addressed the rioting by calling for increased funding for education, … Continue reading The Root of Baltimore’s Evil’s

Don’t Claim Huckabee’s Not a Progressive

Here's jus' a sampling (with sourcing) of GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee's Progressive activities and stances: signed a sales tax hike in 1996 to fund the Games and Fishing Commission and the Department of Parks and Tourism (Cato Policy Analysis No. 315, 09/03/98) supported an internet sales tax in 2001 (Americans for Tax Reform 01/07/07) publicly … Continue reading Don’t Claim Huckabee’s Not a Progressive

Gunmen, Media Take Aim at Free Speech

“Two gunmen were killed Sunday after opening fire on a security officer outside a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of Prophet Muhammad in Texas and a bomb squad was called in to search their vehicle as a precaution, authorities said, “ reported the Associated Press. Provocative is ISIL executing 21 Coptic Christians – especially to the … Continue reading Gunmen, Media Take Aim at Free Speech

The Persecution between Our Shores

A new Associated Press poll shows that 56-percent of Americans say religious liberties are more important to protect than homosexual rights when the two come into conflict. But don’t tell the Obama Administration or Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. “Far too many women are still denied critical access to reproductive health care," Clinton recently told … Continue reading The Persecution between Our Shores

Hillary Clinton to Visit Las Vegas

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is coming to Las Vegas on Cinco de Mayo for the first, of what her handlers are calling, “many conversations with Nevadans.” Beginning around 2:45 that afternoon, she’ll join a roundtable of young people at Rancho High School, who claim they’re personally affected by our ‘broken’ immigration system. Immigration is … Continue reading Hillary Clinton to Visit Las Vegas

The Twist in the Rise of Military Sexual Assaults

It was September 2011, when President Obama ended “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” in the U.S. military, thus allowing homosexuals to serve openly in uniform. Obama claimed the 18-year-old law forced ‘gay and lesbian’ service members to "lie about who they are." At the time, there were questions about whether disciplinary rules would be adequate to … Continue reading The Twist in the Rise of Military Sexual Assaults