Monthly Archives: June 2014

Ancient yet Wise Words for Senator Harry Reid

“It is proper to offer no insult or violence to anyone, while one is in favourable circumstances, and not to trust to one’s present fortune, since no one knows what evening will bring.” — Livy, History of Rome, Volume XIII, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Wall Street Journal is Right: When the executive suspends or rewrites laws across health care, drugs, immigration and so much else, elected legislators are stripped of their constitutional role. A Lawsuit to end Obama’s Overreach is Appropriate.

“The principles of a free constitution are irrevocably lost, when the legislative power is nominated by the executive.” ― The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Edward Gibbon, Volume I, 180 A. D. ― 395 A. D., Page 54, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

When I think of Obama and his minions, the following ancient wisdom comes quickly to mind:

“If the worst comes to the worst and solitude is unattainable, better the society of countryfolk than of these hyper-sophisticates.” — Cicero, Letters to Atticus, Volume I, Letter 35, The Loeb Classical Library (LCL7), Edited by G. P. Gould, Page … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

True 120+ Years Ago, True Still Today…

“By all evidence, if Republicans and Democrats had to choose between enacting policies and holding office, they would choose office.” From H. W. Brand’s The Reckless Decade, America in the 1890s, Copyright © 1995 by H. W. Brands, University of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

How the Democrat’s New Deal Prolonged the Great Depression…

“When millions of people had little money, New Deal era policies made practically everything more expensive (the National Industrial Recovery Act), specifically maintained above-market retail prices (the Robinson-Patman Act and the Retail Price Maintenance Act) and above-market airline tickets (Civil … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

John D. Rockefeller, Standard Oil, and an Undeniable Fact:

“No one could stand up to Standard in a price war. Those who surrendered without a fight often were glad they did, for when they took their payment in Standard stock, Rockefeller subsequently made them wealthy. Those who chose to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Controversy—Texas Governor Rick Perry and Homosexuality

Regarding Texas Governor Rick Perry’s recent comments on Homosexuality at a San Francisco event, consider: Many claim extending marriage to same-sex couples is naturally just, but “…justice is not, as Ortega [y Gasset] put it, “an instinct but a specifically … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment