Became Law on March 11, 2021

With the new year and a new Spring came new regulation and new spending from our nation’s Congress and President. The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan became law, being sold to the American public as something that was going to improve the lives of…

Delivered in Washington, D.C. on January 20, 2021

As with all inaugural addresses of Presidents of the United States of America, President Biden’s speech included stylistic flourish; connections to the luminaries of our founding, namely George Washington; calls for unity; and recognition of the exceptional character of America and her…

A key challenge in assessing the veracity of news today is whether the statements contained therein are factual or not. A Google search of “fact check” produces more than 1.3 billion results. Many go-to, fact-check Web sites claim to be independent or non-partisan, but a little digging reveals that they…

In the 116th Congress of the United States of America, which took place from January 3, 2019 to January 3, 2021, the men and women elected to represent We the People created 16,601 new laws, resolutions and other pieces of legislation to govern our lives. To operationalize all of this…

“Love one another as I have loved you.” Whether one views Jesus as the Christ, as a prophet, or as just a man whose words have been passed down through the ages, his message must resonate with every open heart and mind. …

With the second impeachment trial of Donald Trump, the feigned outrage and despair voiced by the House impeachment managers bespeak the hypocrisy of the political class. Delegate Plaskett and Representative Dean took umbrage at the Right’s call to “fight” for Trump and Trump’s contention that an election of Mr. Biden…

Biden/Harris Criminal Code

For the nation’s consideration…

Federal Crimes

(I) Of anti-democratic Crimes

57. The term anti-democratic is applied to any act committed with the intention of overthrowing, undermining or weakening the authority of the peoples’ government founded on the constitution of the United States of America, and also to…

In a recent podcast, the question was posed, “How could the Capitol protests happen?” It is a moving question, indeed, particularly when one considers, as I do, the Capitol building to be a sacred shrine to the principles of self-governance. (I will not say democracy, as many do, because democracy…

As our fledgling nation took its place among the family of nations, the United States of America was still learning who and what it was. Our original governing compact, The Articles of Confederation, served its purpose in those early years following the Revolutionary War.

Being a nation of learned and…

CivicsCheck

Before consulting so-called fact checkers, check the civics!

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