Author Archives: Bill Shuey

Changing culture

There is an ongoing conversation in the United States about what should be done regarding the continuing slaughter of people with guns. Opinions range from taking all firearms to controlling the age at which one can purchase a firearm, and … Continue reading

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Diverse is worse

Until about 1960 the United States was basically homogeneous, made up of immigrants from Europe who shared common values and ideals. There was enough commonality between people that everyone pretty much considered themselves as a member of the American experience. … Continue reading

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Media water haulers

In January, 2008, a new face ascended to the Presidency. The media immediately fell in love with him because of his mastery of talking a lot and saying little, but doing it eloquently. Throw in that he was the first … Continue reading

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Lady justice

Lady Justice is an allegorical personification of the moral force in judicial systems. Her attributes are a blindfold, a balance, and a sword. The blindfold is to signify that justice is blind and favors no one. Today Lady Justice wears … Continue reading

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FISA

According to the Department of Defense the purpose of a Federal Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) counterintelligence collection is to detect espionage, sabotage, terrorism, and related hostile intelligence activities to “deter, [to] neutralize, or [to] exploit them.” What we know. 1. … Continue reading

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Two Americas

President wannabe John Edwards once said “There are two Americas” and indeed there are but not as defined by Edwards. Trump did not cause the deep division in the two Americas – the gulf between the conservative and liberal mindsets … Continue reading

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McCarron-Walter Act

The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) of 1952, a.k.a. the McCarron-Walter Act was passed to restrict the blanket immigration of certain individuals who, because of communist affiliation of other undesirable qualities, would be excluded from entry into the United States. … Continue reading

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Enemy within the gates

Recently we awoke to discover a radical Islamist had killed at least forty-nine more American citizens. Around noon our president informed us that it was a terror attack but again refused to link it with Islam even though the killer … Continue reading

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Our problems

Almost without exception the United States’ problems were caused by politicians who either sat on their thumbs doing nothing when action was needed or enacted some inane law in order to placate some minority group. Then these same folks seek … Continue reading

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Kissing black’s posteriors matters

Certainly black lives matter, as does all human life, but to hear the pandering Democrats who are tying themselves in knots in the effort to plant the most kisses on the posteriors of black notables – one would be hard … Continue reading

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Entitlement

Entitlement – the belief that one inherently deserves privileges or special treatment. When considering this definition – one can almost see Hillary Clinton’s photo under the description. And considering she has chosen to endure husband Bill’s philandering for many years … Continue reading

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Trump’s trump card

Those of us who watch cable news are under a constant barrage of people opining as to whether Donald Trump will get the magic 1,237 delegates that he needs by the time that the Republican convention convenes. He currently has … Continue reading

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Four possibilities

All the media attention and the pundit’s commentary seem to be centered on the rift between Trump and the Republican establishment. While this may be a problem, it might pale in comparison to what could possibly happen if Trump and … Continue reading

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Mad as hell

Having lived on this earth and the United States for some seventy-two years, I am frustrated and saddened when I look at the state of my country and government. When all the federal income taxes that I have paid during … Continue reading

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Reaping what we sow

The surprise of the 2016 primary election cycle isn’t that a serial liar may be replaced in the White House by a serial liar who sits down to pee, but that America is on the verge of reaping what we … Continue reading

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