From 4th Estate to 4th Reich

by Craige McMillan -- America's Founding Fathers thought freedom of the press important enough in preserving our constitutional liberties that they added the guarantee of a free press into the Bill of more…

'We will Barry you'

by Craige McMillan -- Some of you will remember Nikita Khrushchev at the United Nations, removing his shoe and pounding the heel on the table, while shouting, "We will bury you!" It's more…

A few thoughts from a 'birther'

by Craige McMillan -- The release yesterday of Mr. Obama's long-form birth certificate is a welcome development for America. I think, however, that a few cautions are in order before we put more…

The wake-up calls are over, America

by Craige McMillan -- The wake-up calls are over. Go to sleep America, go to sleep. "Deception is an arrangement of light and dark ... 'chiaroscuro' ... The people must be made more…

I smell fear

by Craige McMillan -- There is a strange scent in the air this week. I've smelled it before, while the talking heads watched the Twin Towers burn on 9/11. It took them more…

Thanks, independents

by Craige McMillan -- Modern politics is built upon the premise that elections are decided by so-called independent voters. Therefore, early in the election cycle, politicians promise their entrenched party base they more…

Why Obama's war has nothing to do with oil

by Craige McMillan -- As anyone in the revolving door, Democratic-lobbyist, D.C. first-press corps will tell you, ALL of George Bush's wars were about oil. Even the ones where there was no more…

Obama's Bay of Pigs

by Craige McMillan -- What do you suppose would be the fate of a homeowner, who upon hearing an altercation at a neighbor's house, got his gun, crossed the street and shot more…

God's hand in the Earth's crumbling

by Craige McMillan -- The horror and human suffering in earthquake-shattered Japan is difficult to comprehend to those of us not in its midst. The earth's plates shifted under the ocean, the more…

A splintering America

by Craige McMillan -- In the physical world, splintering is often the final warning of impending and catastrophic failure. The design forces have been exceeded, the part was not maintained properly, or more…