Democracy

by Rebecca Mallory      Do you believe in the constitution, individual rights, adhering to and obeying the law of the land? If so, you might well be a racist. Yup. You could be a bigot, homophobe racist. You’re labeled simply for your core beliefs in rugged...

Tuesday, Utah became the first of many states to make an appeal to the Supreme Court to review its marriage laws. by Diane Robertson The 10th Circuit court overturned marriage laws in Utah and Oklahoma in the past two months. The 4th Circuit overturned Virginia’s laws last...

by Holly GardnerEvery day, as I drive around running errands and visiting family, I see campaign sign after campaign sign on every stinking corner and in a lot of front yards.  It’s an election year and the races for State Representatives, State Senators, School Superintendent,...

(2 of 3 in a Series of Entrepreneurial Adventure) by Rebecca Mallory It's been two weeks since you started your own business, right? Or perhaps you've been waiting patiently for the "how to's" in launching your teen into entrepreneurial success. You're in luck, because today, we're...

Diane Robertson In a speech at Independence Hall on the Fourth of July, Vice President, Joe Biden, declared that gay marriage is “the civil rights issue of our day”, stating that it is, ”clear that you should be able to marry whoever you love — period.” Accusing...

Diane Robertson Monday morning in the west, we awoke to the good news that the Supreme Court actually sided with Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood!! These companies and other companies that can show “closely held” religious beliefs can opt out of the HHS contraceptive mandate. A...

Kristi Kane     What are two rights of everyone living in the United States? Freedom of expression, freedom of speech, freedom of     assembly, freedom to petition the government,        freedom to     worship, the right to bear arms. What do we show loyalty to when we...

Diane Robertson We live in an age of entitlement. People believe they are owed things by the government or others. Unfortunately, we live in an age where the government typically agrees with this attitude of entitlement. Regardless of the desires and convictions of anyone else, many...

Kristi Kane Two weeks ago, I wrote my first blog on Civics 101.  It consisted of the first 25 questions (out of 100), for the “Civics flash cards for the naturalization test.” In today’s blog, you will be quizzed on questions 26-50.  People who would like...

Rebecca Mallory Do you think Alice Cooper was forewarning us about Common Core with that annoying song, incessantly repeated every May by school kids across the fruited plain? I wonder how our parents would have reacted when they yelled at us to, "Turn that horrid music...