Author: Rretta

Decline Is A Choice

Victor Davis Hansom,  a “neoconservative” democrat, American historian, scholar of Ancient Warfare, currently the Martin Anderson Senior Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institute, “The Perils of Obama’s Foreign Policy.”  You can read his article in full at this link. Don’t step over…

Congress Intends To Fix Nothing!

Shepard Ambellas rants:  Have you ever noticed that no matter what the politicians in D.C. claim, nothing ever seems to get better? Do you really believe that all politicians and people in power are incompetent? I mean, come on, these…

Exploiting Veterans

I think most Americans would agree that those who have sacrificed in service to this nation deserve the care and gratitude of their government [and citizens].  Ensuring that veterans receive the care they need, in an efficient and expedient manner,…

Will 2014 Be The Year of Action?

During his State of the Union, Obama called for 2014 to be a year of action.  If its  action he wants I offer the following bills, rooted in the principles of freedom and federalism.    I have deliberately omitted the bills…

Money Trumps Religious Liberty Again

Freedom is a two way street – it  requires allowing others to do or not do things that we might choose differently for ourselves. Part of the genius of the American system of government is our commitment to protecting the liberty…

Defining “Transformation”

Capitalism is, in a sense, a financial democracy under which individuals who own and operate private business run the economy.   Consumers and businesses regulate the free market through competition.   Competition yields better products and more efficient processes in all fields.…

Virginia’s Ethic Reform Bill that Doesn’t

It seems that former governor Bob McDonnell’s alleged ethic violations are not that much of an embarrassment to the Virginia General Assembly.  When it comes to protecting their “perks” neither  Democrats or Republicans   care what the voters think. While praising…

A Servant of the State

“The mass of mankind has not been born with saddles on their backs, nor a favored few booted and spurred, ready to ride them legitimately, by the Grace of God.”  Thomas Jefferson For most of the 6,000 years of recorded…

Rhetoric Doesn’t Count Anymore

Yesterday I  received another fundraising “opinion survey” from the RNC  assuring me that they have my back.   How stupid do they think we are? It has been my pleasure to write a scathing retort on every  survey, and there have been quite…

Government Controlled News

So you thought the drive-by media reports couldn’t get any more biased?  Well you were wrong.  Obama has sic’ the FCC on all Networks to make certain his message, and only his message crosses the airwaves.  The FCC’s alledged job…

The Bogey-Man Cometh, Again

The Obamaites are circling the wagons to fight off those dreaded global warming skeptics while calling for a renewed war on warming and mayhem. On top of his war against coal, Obama has ordered the EPA and the Department of…