Do we really need secure borders?


It is said that one of the requirements of a  nation is its ability to control its own borders. Some countries, such as the old East Germany, North Korea, or just the old Soviet Union, had borders set up to keep their citizens from escaping.  Some countries might only worry about the border as a… Continue reading Do we really need secure borders?

Red White and Blue..


I was reading about the trouble that President Trump recently had while coloring a U. S. Flag, while he was visiting some school children. In one picture there is a puzzled looking Trump staring at the drawing of the other children and seeing that something was wrong. Some have suggested that he was confused and… Continue reading Red White and Blue..

Why I think firing the Special Prosecuter would be a bad idea..


On my first thought, I decided that this was a rather straightforward idea: if you have nothing to fear why go through all the trouble to make yourself look guilty? Anybody around at the time of Watergate, or who remembers what that was, will remember the night that President Richard Nixon fired a bunch of the… Continue reading Why I think firing the Special Prosecuter would be a bad idea..

When is Collusion not Collusion..?


    When it comes to the meeting, in Trump Tower, with Kushner, Donald Jr, and the other guy with the Russians there are several things to consider.... Merriam-Webster defines Collusion as:  secret agreement or cooperation especially for an illegal or deceitful purpose acting incollusion with the enemy Let's look at the "agreement or cooperation" aspect of… Continue reading When is Collusion not Collusion..?

Toxic Growth?


In Southwest Florida the challenge seems to be in limiting the growth to what can be sustained by infrastructure.  More and more we hear about large developments being planned  but, where are the plans to expand the water supplies, the road networks, the school system or even jobs for the newcomers? We have to trust… Continue reading Toxic Growth?