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 By Pete Riehm    Opinion    May 23, 2019 

Securing our liberty

Our brilliant Constitution is the foundation of our beloved republic. Its poetic preamble lays out the reasons for our noble purpose. Although this seminal document is integral and vital to our very freedom, we tend to take it for granted and seldom...

 
 By Pete Riehm    Opinion    May 16, 2019

Tyranny of the tech state

With constant encroachments on our liberty and privacy for security and persistent prosecutorial misconduct, concerns about a coming police state are quite valid. However, the greater growing threat is the tech state because it’s incremental,...

 
 By Pete Riehm    Opinion    May 9, 2019

Mamas don't let your babies grow up to be killed

Willie Nelson warned Mamas to not let their babies grow to be cowboys because it was a hard lonely life. Alabama Representative John Rogers (D-Birmingham) tells Mama’s to not let their babies grow up at all or more precisely don’t let them even...

 
 By Pete Riehm    Opinion    May 2, 2019

Democrat's race to the bottom

Already flailing about wildly for months, Democrats are frantically grasping at anything and everything to find a winning message for 2020. The only Democrat common denominator is abject rabid hatred for President Trump. They desperately want to...

 
 By Pete Riehm    Opinion    April 25, 2019

The flame of faith is flickering

Gazing into a fire can be hypnotic. And so the world was captivated watching the magnificent Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris burning live on TV. It was a surreal spectacle. Built in 1160, Notre Dame has been an architectural marvel and an icon of...

 
 By Pete Riehm    Opinion    April 18, 2019

The TEA party at ten years

It’s been ten years since TEA Parties swept the nation. With the credit bubble burst and the sub-prime mortgage industry collapsing, the federal government was already panicking in 2008. Big government Republicans and Democrats came together to...

 
 By Pete Riehm    Opinion    April 11, 2019

An unavoidable truth gets 'unplanned' awakening

Despite the liberal media’s best efforts, the pro-life movie, “Unplanned,” had a surprisingly successful opening weekend coming in #4 behind big budget block buster films. From the team that produced “God’s not dead,” Cary Solomon and...

 
 By Pete Riehm    Opinion    April 4, 2019

Deceivers not dissuaded

Finally! After two long years of high drama, Robert Mueller completed and delivered the Special Counsel’s report on Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election. Starting with his appointment, Democrats and media lectured the nation on...

 
 By Pete Riehm    Opinion    March 28, 2019

Electoral College is essential to republic

Does anyone think the phony Native American Senator Elizabeth Warren is smarter than our founding fathers? For that matter, does anyone think any politicians living today are smarter or have more integrity than the brilliant minds that drafted our Co...

 
 By Pete Riehm    Opinion    March 21, 2019

Mourn the innocent; reject radicals

The world was stunned by the savage senseless attacks on two Mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. With over 50 slaughtered and scores wounded, the cruel carnage shocked average people around the planet who were repulsed by the violence and deeply sa...

 
 By Pete Riehm    Opinion    March 14, 2019

Israel is not the target

Newly elected freshman Democrats in the House of Representatives are causing substantial consternation for the Democrat Party particularly the leadership. Drifting left for decades, Democrats lurched left under President Obama, but following the...

 
 By Pete Riehm    Opinion    March 7, 2019

The seduction of socialism

Democrats, liberals, progressives, or however one characterizes leftists have been flirting if not having a downright love affair with socialism for more than a century. Until recently, socialism was generally considered taboo in America. We are a...

 

America is not a racist nation!

Americans are fiercely independent and will fight to preserve our cherished freedoms, but they are also the kindest most generous and genuine people on the planet. We constantly send private and public aid to people of every ethnic and racial...

 

McCabe leading sedition

Sedition is a somewhat esoteric word. Seldom used, it means “conduct or speech inciting people to rebel against the authority of a state.” Depending on what side you are, you could be considered a patriot or a villain. Rebels like Ho Chi Minh, Ma...

 

A rational president with an irrational opposition

President Trump’s second State of the Union address was magnificent! Although not an orator, his delivery was excellent and his speech writers crafted a great speech. Of course Democrats and their henchmen in the mainstream media again trashed...

 
 By Pete Riehm    Opinion    February 7, 2019

Molech has nothing on abortion bloodlust

On the 46th anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling in Roe Versus Wade making abortion legal throughout the land, the New York legislature marked the occasion by passing a state law to allow abortion right up until the moment before live birth. The...

 
 By Pete Riehm    Opinion    January 31, 2019

Media mobs are the enemy of the people

Fake news is certainly detrimental to our body politic and civil discourse, but it’s apparently also dangerous. On a recent field trip to Washington DC for the “Right To Life” march, Covington Catholic High School students from Kentucky...

 
 By Pete Riehm    Opinion    January 24, 2019

What about toxic feminism

Around since the 1980s, the concept of “toxic masculinity” only gained any traction the last few years as the denigration of anything male became hip in pop culture. Toxic masculinity is the idea that raw manliness or man in his natural state is...

 
 By Pete Riehm    Opinion    January 17, 2019

Government standoff is about incompetence

With the longest ever shutdown of the federal government, some people are amused, some are enraged, and many are completely unaware. A few may be wondering how did we get here and what is really going on? Sadly, the press is no help; modern media is...

 
 By Pete Riehm    Opinion    January 10, 2019

Retro Romney seeks to reverse Republicans

Watching Democrats wrestle with presidential losers who just won’t go away has been amusing, but to the consternation of most Republicans, they have one now too. Failed 2012 Republican Presidential candidate, Mitt Romney, is trying to stage some ki...

 
 By Pete Riehm    Opinion    January 3, 2019

Illegal immigration is a political football

Illegal immigration has been a political football for decades. Kicked around by one side wanting cheap labor and the other seeking votes, the dirty secret is neither side particularly wanted to score a solution. Those interests still exist, but the...

 

The polarization express

All aboard the polarization express! Fueled by an unscrupulous media, this is a runaway train driving a wedge into the American electorate. Whatever you are experiencing or witnessing, there are experts to deny it. Whatever events have occurred,...

 

Do we have a season without a reason?

Most folks look forward to the holidays. It’s supposed be a festive time for family and friends, but with each passing year there seems to be growing levels of angst, consternation, or even disdain. Pretty much everyone in America celebrates...

 

French fires for fuel, freedom or just frenzy?

Bombarded daily with incessant sniping and salacious allegations, Americans are weary of the high drama constantly spinning out of Washington, so we have little interest or patience for all the bickering and nonsense from Europe. Who cares if...

 
 By Pete Riehm    Opinion    December 6, 2018

Erasing borders to eviscerate sovereignty

The past few decades the United States inexplicably has been unable to control our borders. Illegal immigration has been the driving factor and focus, but it’s not unreasonable to expect the most powerful nation on earth to have some modicum of...

 

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