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The Endorsement Of Phil Bredesen

After reading the headline of this article you may well be thinking, “Well, there goes Larry again endorsing another moderate Democrat.” You would be correct but I have a very good reason to; seldom in life are we simultaneously presented with an opportunity and a patriotic obligation. This is one of those rare occurrences. Let’s explore. Continue reading The Endorsement Of Phil Bredesen

A Call For Patriots

Today is Independence Day or as it is more commonly known in America the Fourth of July. On this date in 1776 a small group of brave Americans risked their lives by signing a Declaration of Independence from England on the behalf of their fellow American colonists. To this day the Constitution serves as the basis of law in America. It was unveiled to the public on September 17, 1787. It wasn’t the law of the land until New Hampshire was the ninth state to ratify it on June 21, 1788. On May 29, 1790 Rhode Island was the thirteenth and final state to ratify it. Contrary to right wing mythology the founders, let alone the original citizens, were far from a homogeneous group of like thinkers. However they designed an experiment in democracy that has endured and become more perfect over the ensuing decades. Today I fear for the future of a democratic America. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Call For Patriots

Dangerous Message

The subject of today’s article wasn’t the biggest story of last week but it certainly has the potential to be the most hazardous to America. Continue reading Dangerous Message

No Show If No Self-respect

I’ve known for days I was going to write this article. I was in a fill in the blank situation. Friday Donald Trump (it seems with some regret) filled in the blank. What surprises me is the spin I’m taking in penning this. Continue reading No Show If No Self-respect