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Author: Michael Russell

America’s Widening Divide and Idealogical Civil War

We live in very strange times to say the least. I never thought I’d live to see the day when my patriotism as well as the patriotism of millions of Americans would be stirred not by any foreign...

America the Beautiful or America the Divided?

This week’s outrage over President Trump’s immigration policies and the separation of migrant children and parents was the latest in a seemingly endless series of divisive issues which threaten...

The Dangers of Journalistic Malpractice: Do They Even Have a ‘Code of Ethics’ Anymore? 

What would happen if we lived in a country without due process? According to the U.S. Constitution as interpreted by the courts, a person cannot be “deprived of life, liberty, or property,...

All Out Assault on National Symbolism – America’s Identity Crisis

If you were to see a wealthy self-made businessperson who worked tirelessly to see their business succeed suddenly destroying their houses, cars, planes, and other personal assets for no good...

Chalk Up a Victory for God’s Love, Free Speech, and Individual Rights

My Christian Faith is the most important thing in my life. If there were only one thing I could be assured of having, it would be that my children and their children accept Jesus Christ as their...

Realism vs. Idealism: The Impossibility of Peace in the Middle East

If one simply read media accounts, President Trump’s decision to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem and his subsequent decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear agreement one would incorrectly...

Irresponsible Journalism Posing As Legitimate: Worse Than #FakeNews

I don’t like the term ‘fake news.’ I certainly understand why President Trump describes the media that way, but it is somewhat of a misnomer that doesn’t quite capture the seriousness of what is...

Civics 101 vs. Mainstream Media

I recently wrote an article about gun control and the 2nd Amendment. In it I discussed my belief that the Founding Fathers’ original intent behind the right to bear arms was to prevent government...

Do Americans REALLY Want a Police State?

On Wednesday students across the country participated in a National School Walkout. The intent of the walkout was to protest what is perceived as inadequate gun laws in the United States. I can’t...

President Trump and the Press

At no point during my lifetime have I been as afraid for the future of our country as I am now. Given the advances in technology, the ability of a few to dictate what the many should believe, and...

McCarthyism vs. Due Process

If one were to think of MSM as a single powerful wealthy individual, there is little doubt in my mind that their personal yacht would be named ‘Spirit of McCarthy.’ It would be the perfect name...

Chess, Checkers, and The Presidency

There is no shortage of wackiness in the world today. I would go as far to say that if you look at the daily news cycle and everything you see and hear makes perfect sense to you, then you are...

Kneeling at the Altar of the Leftist Agenda

President Trump, perhaps more than any President in history, has the ability to ignite debate almost instantaneously. Given that MSM has devoted itself to institutionalized opposition of the...

Who Gets Credit for 2017 Economic Success: Trump or Obama?

Numbers Speak Louder Than s Assuming you are a reasonable person willing to scrutinize all information you hear, it should be obvious at this point that MSM is completely biased against President...

North Korea vs Preserving the Home of the Brave

Of all people to remind me that I live in the ‘home of the brave’ the least likely place I expected to hear it from from was CNN. Yet there it was on my phone, a news alert from CNN: ‘62% of...

From ‘Seven Days in May’ to Manchuria

The level of anger, hatred, and opposition directed towards President Trump as well as calls for his removal has led some to compare the situation to the 1964 political thriller Seven Days in...

What Would John Adams Do?

A while back, I thought of writing a satirical piece in which former Presidents throughout history gave advice to President Trump. While I think advice from Presidents such as Andrew Jackson and...

What is the Message You Want Your Child to Hear? 

Now is a very challenging time to be a parent to any child between the age of 6 and 22 years old. My children grow up in a much different world than I did. My parents didn’t have nearly as many...