Archive for June 2012

ObamaCare Defeated or Upheld?

The Supreme Court has just ruled, striking down what many believe is the most integral part of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as ObamaCare, the individual mandate. At least, that is the telling according to some.Others are trumpeting that ObamaCare has passed the constitutional litmus test and Obama has been vindicated.... Read more »

Compassion v. the Law

The Supreme Court has decided to strike down three provisions of the controversial Arizona law commonly known as S.B. 1070 in the case of Arizona v. United States. The fact of this is secondary in importance to the reasonings behind the decision, at least in my opinion. The challenge to the new Arizona law, which... Read more »

Radicalization of the Muslim American Community

The Committee on Homeland Security has just completed five hearings on the subject of Radicalization within the Muslim American Community. I would think the fact these hearings took place, as well as the full transcribed text of each of the five hearings would have been front page news all across America. The mantra out of... Read more »
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    Views and opinions from the Gold Star, Military and Veteran perspective are generally different from those of the civilian world. Much of what I write is "their" stories, as told to me as the Gold Star Mother of PFC Andrew Meari, KIA 11/1/10 in Kandahar, Afghanistan. This is how I continue to honor the Oath my son took. I don't like labels or boxes as the former is insufficient to describe a person and the latter limits a person but if you insist, call me a Progressive Republican. I believe in this country, our Constitution and above all, in the rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. I believe our government is supposed to serve the people, not tell them how to live. To me, this is just common sense but since it seems to be a minority opinion, it has become "Uncommon Sense".

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