Christopher Columbus: The Man, The Myth, The Murderer

“In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue, He had three ships and left from Spain; He sailed through sunshine, wind and rain. He sailed by night; he sailed by day; He used the stars to find his way. A compass also helped him know How to find the way to...

Hobby Lobby And The Battle Over Plan B

“There is not a single instance in history in which civil liberty was lost, and religious liberty preserved entire. If therefore we yield up our temporal property, we at the same time deliver the conscience into bondage.” John Witherspoon, The Dominion of...

Bill To Legalize Gun Silencers Passes Iowa House, 82-16

     “Arms in the hands of citizens may be used at individual discretion in private self defense.”  John Adams  Yesterday, the Iowa House voted to get rid of state laws that ban the sale and possession of gun suppressors, or “silencers”.  The...

Richard Gilbert, Attorney for Delegate Lawsuit, Passed Away on Sunday

“Patriotism is a thing of the heart. A man is a patriot if his heart beats true to his country.” Charles E. Jefferson Despite our differences, this is truly upsetting. My condolences to all who were touched by Richard. While he and I were not friends, I am...

Thoughts on DOMA; “Marry your Sweetheart, Not Your State”

In light of the Supreme Court decision on the Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional, I want to reiterate one of my very first blog posts for you, bringing about the argument that it’s a constitutional issue (and I’m happy that the SCOTUS...