Snakes, Spiders, Judges And Other Things That Bite

Copyright (c) 2010 Lucille Uttermohlen One of our local judges has such a bad temper that some of my colleagues refuse to appear in front of him. Tropical plants would love his courtroom, because enough steam comes out of his ears to keep the entire rain forest content. He has the patience of a rattlesnake, […]

DOES THE NRA REALLY DEFEND THE 2ND AMENDMENT?

According to the 2nd Amendment of the United States Constitution, “. . .the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed”.  The word “Arms” was deliberately capitalized, a common practice at the time used for emphasis.  Since Thomas Jefferson later owned a private cannon, the largest weapon in his day, the term […]

DOES THE ACLU REALLY DEFEND THE 1ST AMENDMENT?

According to the 1st Amendment of the United States Constitution:  “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof…”  This amendment clearly meant something entirely different to the Constitutional framers than the ACLU pretends it did. Jefferson edited the New Testament while a sitting president and, attempted to […]

Facts about the Vietnam War

The Vietnam War was started in 1959 in an attempt to stop the spread of communism to neighboring countries. The country had split at the 17th parallel in 1954 when the French had attempted to takeover the country but was defeated at Dien Bien Phu. The split wasn’t supposed to last, but an election was […]

Secret Health Reform

The only time I hear something about what is in Health Care Reform is when it is being passed or voted on and I only here it from one network which scares me. The President promised a “new era of transparency” in Washington, so perhaps he should talk to the Senate about getting with his […]