Commentary: Everyone has a duty to uphold the Constitution

The president of the United States, the vice president, members of the Cabinet, members of Congress, and those employed by the government take oaths of office that contain either “…preserve, protect and defend the Constitution…” or …”support and defend the Constitution… .” These oaths are “sworn” or “affirmed” by the individuals involved. Today we are […]

Commentary: Nation moving further apart as we go forward

“We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness.” Beginning with these words America’s founding fathers demanded independence from an English king. Apparently they, like their white European predecessors, […]

Commentary: President’s powers must be kept in check

On July 27, 2016, the Republican candidate for president was recorded stating “Russia, if you’re listening, I hope you can find the 30,000 e-mails that are missing.” On Sept. 22, 2016, the first evidence was discovered that Russia was interfering with our presidential election on behalf of one candidate. The U.S. Intelligence Community confirmed this […]