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Author: John Philip Sousa, IV

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Child of the 60’s Asks: What’s Going On With the Democrat Party?

There is still a small group of Kennedy Democrats, and even a tiny fraction of Democrats who still remember Ronald Reagan fondly, but they’re mostly old and dying off...
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How to Tell If a Dem Candidate for President Is Lying? (Moving Lips…)

You know the old joke that goes, “How do you tell when lawyers and politicians are lying? When their lips are moving.”  I think it’s only half right.  At least some lawyers seem to me capable of...
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It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad World

A 1963 movie with some of the best and funniest that Hollywood had to offer entertained audiences for decades. It’s an around-the-world-treasure-hunt that delivers lots of good humor and some...
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Mass Hysteria!

Politics is full of hysteria these days.  Especially on the political left. The concept of “Rule-Of-Law” means that everyone is supposed to be subject to the same laws — both the governed and the...
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The Left Trades on Suffering, Not Reason

Democrats are doing their level best to turn independents and swing voters off with their far left policy proposals and threatening rhetoric.  But I wonder if they’re not also hurting their...
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Politicians: Listening to the Needs of Your (Legal) Citizens Will Produce Less Hate

Let’s be very clear. The shooter who rampaged through an El Paso mall over the weekend in the name of white nationalism was a deranged psycho.  The governor is pushing for the death penalty. He...
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The Self-Serving Politics and Posturing of Rep. Elijah Cummings

Congressman Elijah Cummings from Baltimore is Chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee. He has spent most of his last 3 years in Congress on just two subjects. First, the persecution...
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The Investigation We Really Need

Here’s an idea.  Let’s conduct a real investigation. By real, I’m talking about an investigation that actually finds something useful. Not like all the Democrat investigations against Trump....
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Democrats Are the Real Racists

There once was a time when racism meant treating people of color badly.   Bad behavior, superior attitudes, unfair discrimination on the basis of ethnicity or color was racist, plain and simple. ...
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The Repulsive Policies and Tactics of the “Squad”

Over the weekend, Congressman Cummings, Chairman of the House Oversight Committee, decided to weigh in on the recent fight between President Trump and the four women in Alexandr...
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The Cost, Crime, and Chaos of Open Borders

A recent poll from Harvard reveals that 79 percent of Americans think we need more secure borders, not less. And yet, none of the Democrats running for President have suggested a single idea to...
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Illegal Immigrants and the New (Stolen) American Dream

Let’s say I break into your home because, well, it’s nicer than mine. You’re asleep or otherwise occupied so I just relax, raid your fridge, and make myself at home. The next morning you come...
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Environmental Do-Gooderism Hurts Everyone (Including the Environment!)

Most good intentions are motivated more by personal self-interest than real regard.  That’s why it’s too seldom real consequences are considered before intentions are put into practice.  And once...
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The 4 Main Reasons Nothing Gets Done In Congress

1. FRAUD Congresswoman Veronica Escobar, who represents El Paso, Texas, recently sent members of her congressional staff south of the Mexican border to the City of Juarez. Their goal was to coach...
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Leftists Might Appreciate America More If They Left It (At Least For Awhile)

Early on the morning of July 5th my wife and I left the USA for a few days of much needed R&R on Grand Cayman Island: a British Colony. As we left, newspapers still carried the fallout over...
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How Can Democrats Believe Contradictory Ideas?

Social psychologist Leon Festinger developed the term “cognitive dissonance” to describe the discomfort one feels when holding two opposing ideas, values or beliefs at the same time. I’d suggest...
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I Believe in the Stars and Stripes Forever

I believe in the Stars and Stripes not because it’s the name of the sensational march that my great Grandfather wrote on a ship returning from Italy, and not because Ronald Reagan made that march...
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Running On a Platform of Supporting More Crime

In all my years as a political observer, I have yet to see a candidate run on a platform of support for more crime.  I’ve never heard a speech in which a candidate promises to make neighborhoods...