Posts Tagged ‘America’

Immigration and America

April 30, 2010

Two posts from earlier this week each dealt with Immigration Law and Border Security. When discussing a topic like immigration, it is necessary to define the issue.

The issue for most Americans is not “immigration,” but ILLEGAL immigration. I have often heard the following argument made in regard to immigration law: “America is a country founded on immigration.” That is a fallacy. America was founded and formed on the basis of legal immigration. Most of you reading this were likely born here, so the worry associated with becoming a citizen of the United States would never be a concern for you, nor is it a concern for me.



Health Care – Is there a solution? Part I

March 4, 2010

The single hottest issue in politics at the moment is Health Care in America. Many people have asked that I post on how I would work to “fix” the issue of Health Care in America, so I am attempting to do so in a series of three posts that will go up over the next few days.


Follow the Money

February 1, 2010

Campaign Conundrum – part 1 of 2

During the many years I taught American History to high school students, a theme began to emerge as we looked at the ebb and flow of events over the centuries. The desire to colonize North America, the rush for land grants from the King, the skullduggery of pitting European nations against each other, the curse of slavery, the Homestead Act, the Missouri Compromise, the Trans-Continental Railroad, the Panama Canal, the Gold Rush, etc. All these projects and events were moved along by a single thread: Follow The Money. (more…)

Is this district truly unwinnable?

January 19, 2010

As I sit in the living room with my family, taking a break from emails, meetings, blog postings, and many other tasks, I cannot help but feel extremely proud of our nation tonight.