When did the Constitution stop mattering?

by Craige McMillan -- At what point in our recent past do you think that the freedoms and liberties guaranteed to Americans by the U.S. Constitution stopped mattering to those Americans? Was more…

The founders tried to save us from this

by Craige McMillan -- An excerpt from "1887," by A.E. Houseman: Oh, God will save her, fear you not: Be you the men you've been, Get you the sons your fathers got, more…

The GOP's gravy train

by Craige McMillan -- While Iowa Republicans seem split on whether a RINO or a social conservative can best manage the federal government and turn around the economy, they agree on one more…

The chickens have hit the fan

by Craige McMillan -- Sometimes one bit of folk-wisdom is simply inadequate to address the circumstances. So for America's upcoming election year, I've stitched together two. I think we have to recognize more…

The age of insanity

by Craige McMillan -- "According to your faith be it unto you" – Matthew 9:29. I think sometimes this is one of the more difficult verses in the Bible. The context is more…

3 candidates – 1 fix

by Craige McMillan -- Here's an easy question for Republicans going into the primaries. (It may even be productive for other Americans.) Given candidates in each of the three groups below – more…

5 phases of a disastrous presidency

by Craige McMillan -- Anyone who has been in the workforce for any length of time will probably recognize what lies ahead with the Obama reign. This scenario in the work-a-day world more…

So that's how 'modern' socialism works

by Craige McMillan -- Traditional socialism is really easy to understand. Government takes the money from those who have it – and gives it to those who don't have it. Voila! Peace! more…

News flash! We can't 'manage' evil

by Craige McMillan -- Perhaps some of you who are old enough to remember Vietnam will remember the words from the old "MASH" television theme song, popular at that time: 'Cause suicide more…

Bimbo eruptions and the ministry of propaganda

by Craige McMillan -- That mainlining press term – bimbo eruptions – was coined during the Clinton administration. Bill Clinton, Monica's blue dress with Bill's little love stains and his then perjurious more…