America Needs Its Sing-Along Song Back

"God Bless America" was written by Irving Berlin in 1918, and revived in 1938 with war looming, and made famous by Kate Smith, whose 1938 radio rendition was a national hit. (See if you...

Famous Common People I Have Known, Mick Hensley

Another in a series about common people I wish you could have known. I was born in a small town of just over a thousand people. It was a company town that ran the length...

Mamas, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow up to be Hoodies

(First written in 2012 while George Zimmerman awaited trial) Dr Thomas Sowell used Geraldo Rivera, of all people, to restate a practical, need-to-know law of survival that has nothing to do with any legal right...


(Newsbreak: Several groups, including some members of Congress, have called for the revocation of the Presidential Medal of Freedom awarded to Bill Cosby in 2002.) Definition: "A groupie is generally considered a devoted female fan of...

The Doctrine of Liberty, The Original Republican Brand, Who Owns It?

I claim primacy for the GOP that is the older of the two, as well as the one that claims the greater chance of actually growing in size

Who Shook the Jar, by Mark Twain

0   Says it all about who's turning Americans against Americans