The People’s Choice

While Democracy exalts the people’s choice, a Republic exalts the rule of law but depends on the people’s participation. The latest polls indicate that 70% of Americans believe that our country is headed in the wrong direction. Those that claim to understand the polls would have us believe there will be a major change of political party control as a result.  But that doesn’t mean a major change in the direction of the country.  If recent history is any indicator, the political party in Read more […]

New Restaurant Trend: Guns Welcome Signs

The Guns Welcome signs springing up are a sign of the real power of the people. Despite groups like Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety with lots of money to give to anti-gun campaigns, the Second Amendment enjoys broad grassroots support. This means that, without spending much money, virtually any pro-gun forces can push back hard. For example, according to the Washington Times, restaurants are putting up signs that tell customers they have no problem with armed patrons. This Read more […]

Wisconsin School District Dumps Common Core and Increases Student Enrollment

The Germantown, Wisconsin, school board rejected implementation of Common Core Standards and has been rewarded with a waiting list of students who wish to enroll in the Germantown schools. Brian Medved, Germantown school board member, explained that “eliminating Common Core did not happen overnight. It resulted from a culmination of events.” Those events included electing a school board dedicated to the citizens rather than simply being a rubber stamp for district leadership. Citizen involvement Read more […]