ElectionsVote Today I thought I would try something that I have not done before in nearly a decade of writing weekly columns.  That is, I would try to write a piece that does honor to the perspective of our po(more..)

ElectionsVote You have probably seen that comedic baseball classic from all those decades ago, "The Bad News Bears," with Walter Matthau and Tatum O'Neal, because it is one of these rare comedies that seem to get e(more..)

ElectionsVote Back in the early years following after the Civil War, so many laws were written under the rules of Reconstruction that legal loopholes were suddenly everywhere to be turned into opportunistic foot ho(more..)

ElectionsVote At a time when both political parties are choosing long-time champions of Big Government at both ends of the spectrum, Governor Gary Earl Johnson’s Libertarian Party continues to roll out presid(more..)

ElectionsVote If anyone is going to lead a movement to have Santa Clarita be the flagship city for one of the most current and moving war memorials in the United States, it has to be long-time Santa Clarita residen(more..)

ElectionsVote As California goes to the primary polls on the day this piece appears – Tuesday, June 7, 2016 -- have you had some time to think about why so many Americans are angry this campaign year? Why ar(more..)

ElectionsVote I write this piece on the eve of Cameron Smyth returning to the world of public service.  To refresh, still in his twenties, Smyth was the youngest City Council member in the young city of Santa (more..)

ElectionsVote Some years ago, the great New York architect Philip Johnson as well as other modernist building designers such as Edward Larrabee Barnes and I. M. Pei set out to create a glass theme for the American (more..)

ElectionsVote It didn’t take me too many years of working in New York City to see that the crime of mugging had its own political correctness.  The perps who make a living by mugging innocent people on t(more..)

ElectionsVote Back in the stupid year of 1975, when Indo-China was taken over by some of the most murderous communists in history, and I was living and working on Manhattan Island in New York City, one of my regula(more..)