Sometimes the cure causes a greater danger.

          Originally in political contests the candidates who convinced the populace that their ideas, ideals, programs and paths were the best way to go and were elected were expected to be able to place in positions, from among those that were like...

Battling an 'evil'

           In today's 'common wisdom' it is a given that all corporations are an evil to be combatted and restricted in its activities and influence.  So it behooves us to first to properly define and describe the 'enemy'.  If we don't know what makes...

If Thomas Jefferson weighed into the debate

If Thomas Jefferson were called to weigh in on several of the topics of heated debate today here are a few of the points he might just make.  These quotes have been drawn from his writings both public and private correspondence. Government power...

Protocol?

       Breaches of protocol have been in the news recently.  So what is protocol?  Strictly defined it is a code prescribing strict adherence to correct etiquette and precedence.  So it is a set of rules set in place to encourage discussion and...

A few Lincoln quotes

Two presidents when confronted with resistence to their personal preferences for the direction of the country had totally different responses.  Yet the second one likes to use the first as a point of comparison. Lincoln on slavery: "I am...