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…

America in Psalm 2

by Craige McMillan -- Why the big noise, nations? Why the mean plots, peoples? Earth-leaders push for position, Demagogues and delegates meet for summit talks, The God-deniers, the Messiah-defiers: "Let's get free more…