Soldiers trained in the "art of warfare" are not allowed to carry personal self-defense weapons on base as one of the unhappy results of the long war against guns in our society. 

The Obama administration’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently announced that the nation’s unemployment rate for the month of October reached 10.2 percent, the highest in nearly three decades.

In the early days of the Clinton administration, Vice President Al Gore was assigned the task of "Reinventing Government." That inspired that finest of columnists, Joseph Sobran, to ask, "What about reinventing freedom?"

constitutionalAs recently as two years ago, Congressman Ron Paul introduced a bill to audit the Federal Reserve Bank that headed to oblivion. Year after year — beginning in 1983 — the bill never even won a committee hearing. Dr. Paul was ignored in Washington, and was a lonely voice for freedom back in his Texas congressional district.

“What did you know and when did you know it?” was the infamously blunt question asked of President Richard Nixon regarding his involvement in the Watergate scandal. His unwillingness to answer that query eventually brought down his entire administration, culminating in his own historic resignation from office. Now that same question, instead of being asked of a President, is being asked by a President in regard to the Ft. Hood shooter and what if anything officials could have done to have prevented the recent tragedy.