A Little Constitutional Fact vs. Fiction

Americans are less educated than ever about the basic concepts of their government. Some of this ignorance has morphed into myths about what can and should be done to correct issues with the government itself. Let’s separate fact from fiction:   Fiction: The Supreme Court Justices are overpaid and Congress should cut their salaries. Fact:…

REPOST: A Century of Difference – The First World Series

Partially reposted from The Historical Diaries… Baseball season is right around the corner, and with it comes many of its time-honored traditions, including the pageantry of the World Series. Few, however, know that, unlike the NFL’s Super Bowl, the World Series experienced a major upset from the very beginning. Where it took the American Football…

Worldview: The word which has empowered propaganda machines of the left and right

Worldview (n.) – a comprehensive conception or apprehension of the world especially from a specific standpoint. (Merriam-Webster Dictionary) Worldview is everything in political belief, whether or not we wish to admit it. What dictates beliefs from an ideological standpoint varies widely from person to person. The extremes of both sides of the ideological aisles often fail…

A word about why American politics are so f—-d up.

Since the inauguration of Donald Trump as President, protests and riots have swept across the nation.  The new President has signed executive order after executive order, and the country is more polarized than ever.  The more I look at things, the more I can see the origins of a lot of these issues and it…

Let the Fallen Rise in Memory: Sign the Petition to Rename Hurricane Field for the fallen Americus and GSW Police Officers

As Americus and the State of Georgia mourn the loss of Officers Nicholas Smarr and Jody Smith, ways to commemorate their sacrifice in the name of serving and protecting their community are now being considered.   To that end, a petition on Ipetition has been set up calling on Georgia Southwestern State University, with the…

Americus Officers:  How YOU Can Help – UPDATE!

UPDATE:  the YouCare fund is at $7000 of a $10000 goal!  Please donate what you can! The killing of Officer Nick Smarr and shooting of Officer Jody Smith has rocked the city of Americus and the state of Georgia.  Both officers were shot in the head.  This sort of thing simply doesn’t happen in Americus.…