There are many reasons for Americans to be skeptical this summer. With the National Security Agency spying on our daily interactions via phone and Internet records, and the Internal Revenue Service targeting numerous conservative, Tea Party and 9/12 organizations – even as Congressional hearings investigating their conduct were going on – government overreach is baring its ugly teeth. […]
As we recently concluded the spring semester’s first week of classes here at CCU, it dawned on me that in all of my Political Science classes we were, in some respect or another, talking about the troubles of our country and the decline of our government and culture.
We have exceeded $16 trillion in debt, our education numbers are severely lacking across the board internationally, and millions of gun owners’ Second Amendment rights are increasingly being infringed upon. […]