Middle Class

California of the Dark Ages

I recently took a few road trips longitudinally and latitudinally across California. The state bears little to no resemblance to what I was born into. In a word, it is now a medieval place of lords and peasants—and few in between.

University of Tennessee Law Professor: To Help Struggling Americans, Reduce Immigration

President Obama rarely misses an opportunity to pontificate about his determination to help the American middle class, close the income inequality gap and reduce poverty. Obama has failed miserably at all three.

Leveling the Playing Field for American Workers

In nearly all officially sanctioned endeavors that involve competition, referees or other such officials are employed to make certain that all competitors are given a “level playing field” to create a fair environment. In baseball, umpires provide this vital component to the integrity of the sport.

Ellis Island and Other Myths

We have often been told that "America was built by immigrants."

Certainly our nation has been one of the most welcoming nations in the world if not the most welcoming nation.  Annually, the United States grants lawful immigrant status to more than 1.1 million aliens--immediately placing them on the pathway to United States citizenship.

Shovel-Ready Jobs

The United States is confronting so many challenges coming from many directions simultaneously.

Our nation is facing a debt ceiling and no one has yet to determine what will happen if the debt ceiling is not raised and the United States defaults on its obligations.  What is known that this would likely have serious ramifications for our nation, our citizens, and for other countries across the planet.