John F. McManus
Cover-ups have become a regular feature of the U.S. government’s conduct. In this case, it seems that the beneficiary is the Saudi Arabian government.
Societal disintegration exists and it needs attention. Not from the policemen who have enough to do in their frequently dangerous work, but from teachers, clergymen, parents, business leaders, and ordinary folks.
Each new report about killings committed by a person wielding a gun brings new cries for restricting, even canceling, the right of the people to keep and bear arms.
Shame on FBI Director James Comey! He supplied numerous reasons why Hillary Clinton’s should be indicted for her reckless handling of her e-mails. Yet he recommended against an indictment.
In the wake of the British vote to leave the European Union, Prime Minister Robert Fico of Slovakia took over as president of the European Council.
Yuri Bezmenov, who defected from Soviet Russia 40-plus years ago, warned that the undermining of America was being “done by Americans to Americans thanks to a lack of moral standards.”
Former Congresswoman Michele Bachmann has enthusiastically recommended the book See Something, Say Nothing by Philip Haney, a federal investigator who eventually lost his job because he was pointing credible fingers at terrorists and their motivations.
All segments of the mass media, not to mention politicians, clergy, and entertainers, went overboard to heap praise on the late Muhammad Ali. Few offered anything about his many dishonorable stances and statements.
Perhaps the most important issue for America’s voters in 2016 is the future staffing of the U.S. Supreme Court. There are long lists of other matters to be considered by whoever becomes the next President and which party dominates both houses of Congress. But whoever gets tapped for the Court and survives the Senate confirmation hearings will, because a place on the Court is a lifetime appointment, be in a position to shape much of what happens for decades.