Rule 5 Tuesday – Sarah Shahi

Tuesday. The saddest day of the week. We all know that Monday brings the promise of a new week…Tuesday crushes that promise. It isn’t Wednesday, Wednesday is Hump Day, the pivotal day of the week. It isn’t Thursday, Thursday is Friday Eve with the elation and anticipation of the end of the week. It isn’t…

Are we all Marxists now?

There have been a number of articles written angrily countering the definition of the Obama agenda as “socialist”. While I would agree that this textbook definition is not applicable in total, I believe that we are seeing an aggressive prosecution of a trend that has been ongoing for some time. Advocates of this radical shift…

The Rise of Modern “Progressivism”

Several questions have been rattling around in my brain the past several months. How is it possible that within a scant single generation that the America that we (the 45-60 year old demographic) grew up with seems to be gone forever?  Is the belief in “American exceptionalism” dead? Is our society so self- absorbed and…

Trust in America

I’ve been asked the question, “After what you have heard and seen over the past couple of years, do you still trust the American public?” I must admit that after seeing the responses to positions that I have taken in public and in the far reaches of the Internet, I must say that I have…

Dipping a toe in the progressive pond…

With 2012 just around the corner, Liberals and so called “progressives” are proposing that their political philosophy is the correct path for us to walk. They rail against any ideological tie to socialism and the hue and cry reaches a crescendo when the parallels are drawn to their own socialistic leanings and current Administration policy.…