Month: January 2015

General
History

United We Stand, Divided Politicians Profit

United We Stand, Divided We Fall. And Politicians Profit. We have all heard the quote. Patrick Henry said it in the Revolutionary Era. The Allied Forces said it during WWII. And it’s still true. United we stand, divided we fall. But today, it’s not an outside military force that is dividing us. It’s our own […]

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General
Parenting

It’s all about the kids

I have had a blog at HistoricalConstitution.com for several years but  had a hard time posting regularly because I felt like my posts needed to be more “scholarly” and devoid of my personal biases and feelings as much as possible. Frankly, that just hasn’t worked for me. Some of my view skew left, some right, […]

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Education
Parenting

The Michelle Obama School Lunch Bill

First, I don’t like the Michelle Obama school lunch bill. There is a huge difference in what the high school linebacker needs – truly needs – to eat and what a scrawny ninth grader who is barely 90 lbs soaking wet needs to eat, and the law doesn’t take that into account. Second, I am […]

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General
Pop Culture

Miley and Those Headlines

If you haven’t seen the headlines about her, then you haven’t looked at online news recently. As we all know, Miley Cyrus made a choice in early 2014 to dress in a nude latex bikini and perform a dance routine that belongs in a strip club, not on prime time television, and both (much older) […]

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