John McCain - Hero or fool?

John McCain was just diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer. My heart immediately felt sympathy for the 80 year old multi-term Senator from Arizona. Two moments came to mind when he stood up for what was best for the country. When, in a debate leading up to the Presidential election of 2008, a woman said "I cannot trust Obama. He's an Arab, and he's not..." John took the microphone from her and said, "No ma'am. He is a decent, family man citizen who I just happen to have disagreements with on fundamental issues and that's what this campaign is all about. Thank you." And he moved on. That moment made me think twice about not voting for him in that election, except the part wher

Jeff Sessions needs to inhale deeply

Ok, Mr. Sessions. I was just reading about the Civil Rights Act of 1964, that outlaws discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Since the Attorney General has taken office, he has supported a ban on visas to the U.S. from 6 predominantly Muslim countries, had a "behind closed doors" meeting with an anti - LGBT group saying that religion in the U.S. is "under attack" and thanked them for their "important work." I refer Mr. Sessions, who is responsible for upholding the law of the land, to his testimony before Congress. When pressed on his opposition to abortion and same-sex marriage, the conservative senator told Democratic colleagues that both issues had been

What is a treason?

Treason is when you sell out your country so you can selfishly profit and get what you want. That has happened to America in my opinion. The Russians hated Hillary Clinton because she was the Secretary of State who gathered most of the free world and got a large number of countries to impose sanctions specifically targeted at Vladmir Putin's cronies who were profiting off the misery of Russian citizens. It created more economic hardship in Russia. Which made Putin's popularity drop and create a potential threat to his power. To combat that, Putin invaded another country (Crimea) while trying to disguise the soldier's country of origin by dressing them in black. Nothing like a war to rally

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