Just musing

Madison Did It Better

The First Amendment to the United States Constitution, as conceived by James Madison, went like this: “The civil rights of none shall be abridged on account of religious belief or worship, nor shall any national religion be established, nor shall the full and equal rights of conscience be in any manner, or on any pretext,… Continue reading Madison Did It Better

Just musing

University of Misery

Remember when the latest threat to American academia was Muslim outrage, denying speaking engagements to speakers who didn't have nice things to say about Islam? That was so 2014. Last year Brandeis University was going to grant Ayaan Hirsi Ali an honorary doctorate but uptight students who thought she was too anti-Muslim denied her. Then… Continue reading University of Misery

Constitution, Current Events

Look! Is That A Squirrel, Or a Gay Marriage Protest?

Average Americans are earning $8,000 - $10,000 a year less now than they were in 2007.  The value of the average home (where members of the middle class hold most of their wealth) is $35,000 less now than in 2007.  Record numbers of Americans depend on government handouts just to get by.   Unemployment is still… Continue reading Look! Is That A Squirrel, Or a Gay Marriage Protest?