America has fought battles against PC before

Every 20 years or so, America comes down with a serious case of political correctivitis. I'm old enough to remember the first PC outbreak in the 1970s, when the tide of '60s radicalism washed against the shore of Establishment America. Another epidemic spread in the early 1990s, and we're in the midst of the third … Continue reading America has fought battles against PC before

The Fourteen Eyes & More… Why Americans Need to Provide Their Own Privacy

When synthpop sensation Rockwell released the hit single “Somebody's Watching Me” in 1984, it's unlikely that the paranoia he was singing about concerned government surveillance. Nevertheless, the 30-year old pop anthem remains relevant today because it speaks to the feeling that so many of us have. Indeed, it no longer seems cuckoo to say that … Continue reading The Fourteen Eyes & More… Why Americans Need to Provide Their Own Privacy

Report from Louisiana: Forever Lee Circle Beads Banned from Mardi Gras

By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT --  We are deep in the throes of Mardi Gras season in Louisiana, that weeks-long bacchanalian festival with parades through the streets, brightly decorated and lit floats blaring deafening music, costumed float riders throwing beads, medallions, shoes, stuffed animals, coconuts, CDs, packages of Ramen noodles, even hot dogs.  You name it, … Continue reading Report from Louisiana: Forever Lee Circle Beads Banned from Mardi Gras

Standing for the flag 41 Protesting the flag 33 #NeverTrump hardest hit

As the city of Philadelphia celebrate their championship (and upcoming quarterback controversy)  and Patriots fans question the benching of Malcolm Butler and continue to whine about the Garoppolo trade in the wake of Superbowl 52 there is one aspect of the game that nobody is talking about, at least not yet. While the Patriots have … Continue reading Standing for the flag 41 Protesting the flag 33 #NeverTrump hardest hit