Seriously? You Expect Me to be Thankful for This?

PolitiJim's Rants for Reasonable People As I write this, I’m unable to be with my family today, have numerous personal struggles, and have friends who are struggling to eat – much less walk in the fullness of their calling and careers. On the national front, we see not only record poverty and unemployment, but - perhaps far worse - a poverty of character and moral compass that we as a nation used to be able … [Read more...]

Happy Independence Day! Let’s Make it Happier

The Sovereignty Campaign (SovCam.org) Happy Independence day indeed. Let's celebrate! But we also have a very sober job to do right now. I know I do. The Sovereignty Campaign 2014 is beginning in earnest, today. It is our mission to objectively assess, score, and grade all significant candidates in at least the key races for the United States Senate, at November 4th's General Election. We are doing that … [Read more...]

Say Merry Christmas and Mean it: 1st Amendment and Christian Traditions

Two of the most familiar and most sacred of Christian holidays are the celebrations of Christmas and Easter. Christmas is celebrated on December 25 each year by billions around the world to commemorate the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  Easter is celebrated in the spring and denotes the death and resurrection of Christ.  If Christmas is such a holy celebration, then why has Christmas become a time in … [Read more...]

An American Thanksgiving

What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?  As I was looking around a department store the other day while thinking about Thanksgiving and all that I was thankful for this year, I saw a sign that read, “There is always, always something to be thankful for.”  It struck me as odd that we as Americans might require such a sign.  Was there really even one person out there who needed to be reminded that they have a … [Read more...]

God, the Eagle, & the Turkey; a Thanksgiving Reflection

By “Sen. Bob” Smith. Although the exact date is in dispute, it is generally assumed that in the Fall of 1621 in the vicinity of Plymouth Plantation, a group of very grateful colonists set down to a bountiful feast. They had much to be thankful for. They had recently survived a transatlantic voyage, had made friends with the local Indian tribes and were excited to begin a new life, free of the persecutions … [Read more...]