Editorials

Op eds, opinions, compilations.

Dr. Jim Garrow: Loss of Principles Equals Loss of Liberties

Dr. Jim Garrow

It is a wise philosophical syllogism that Samuel Adams posed in the following quote. “A general dissolution of principles and manners will more surely overthrow the liberties of America than the whole force of the common enemy. While the people are virtuous they cannot be subdued; but when once they lose their virtue then will…

Dr. Jim Garrow: Worms Turning

Dr. Jim Garrow

There are indications that recent events are stirring the masses. Be still my heart. An awakened American public would be a shock to “the system”, and I don’t mean my personal body system, I am referring to the system of checks and balances put in place by our betters to keep us in our place…

Dr. Jim Garrow: Stirring the Pot

Dr. Jim Garrow

There are times in the campaigns of most politicians when they might be off their game or be tired enough that a slip is made, a gesture goes amiss, or a comment comes out that mangles a carefully groomed message. I, like many, have been enjoying the off the cuff, no holds barred, often brash…

Dr. Jim Garrow: Unequal equals Unjust

Dr. Jim Garrow

I wonder what the words in the Declaration and the pledge of allegiance mean when they say “liberty and justice” for all? Here I go again twisting the meaning of words to suit my own purposes. “All” is obviously not a descriptor that means everyone, it cannot mean a white person who is brutalized by…

Dr. Jim Garrow: Obama Neighborhoods – aka Crime Centers

In almost every example of government mandated and populated neighborhoods a newly minted industry with many spin offs came into being. Not only did Community Organizers find employment, as did social workers, drug dealers, criminals, gangs and Christian Ministries, but a whole new social miasma came into dysfunctional being. The Soviets made the same mistake,…

Dr. Jim Garrow: Obama Neighborhoods – aka Crime Centers

In almost every example of government mandated and populated neighborhoods a newly minted industry with many spin offs came into being. Not only did Community Organizers find employment, as did social workers, drug dealers, criminals, gangs and Christian Ministries, but a whole new social miasma came into dysfunctional being. The Soviets made the same mistake,…

Dr. Jim Garrow: Nothing is Sacred Anymore

There was a time, a very short time ago, when Americans could count on some things being secure and almost sacred. The major item of course was that every citizen could vote and that the votes security would be assured. Then we entered the computer age and voting machines came on the scene. The public’s…