The First Amendment of the US Constitution protects the freedom of speech and press. As Walter Cronkite said, “Freedom of the press is not just important to democracy. It is democracy.”
But the First Amendment hasn’t stopped presidents from trying to bully, pressure, regulate, and impress the press.
The top 4-of-5 stories on FoxNews are about Gabby Petito’s disappearance. Her case has been America’s #1 Cable News Network’s top priority for over a week.
It’s tragic, but should her case be getting so much national media attention?
As of 2020, there are 543,000 missing persons.
When a socialist government fails, leftists tend to blame the CIA and more broadly the United States Government (USG).
On September 20th, 2001, President Bush demanded the Taliban government to “close the terrorist training camps and hand over leaders of the al-Qaida network.”
A few weeks later, President Bush updated the nation, “None of these demands were met. And now, the Taliban will pay a price.”
Bush then specified…
Despite what people think, Mahatma Gandhi’s main goal wasn’t Indian independence.
His main goal was personal independence and he saw Indian independence as a natural extension. When Gandhi said, “Be the change you wish to see in the world,” he meant that literally.
For better or worse, humans care a…
I worked as an Assistant to NY Senator Tom Libous [R] and as a Legislative Assistant to NY Assemblyman Tom McKevitt [R] from 2010 to 2014.
In 2010, the New York State Senate had 30 Republicans and 32 Democrats. On a warm summer day, Senator Libous rose from his seat…
The U.S. President has the most difficult job in the world (besides being a mother, #shamelesspandering).
The U.S. President is head of government and head of state. More specifically, he directs our federal government’s executive branch where he’s responsible for enforcing the laws written by the legislative branch and, to…
While waiting for a friend, someone walked past me.
He turned to me, “Hello.”
I smiled back and said, “Hi!”
He asked in broken English, “Where are you from?”
Based on his approach, I assumed he was going to ask me for directions or perhaps he just wanted to pass…
As a conservative federalist, I believe in a small limited federal government more in alignment with our U.S. Constitution.
Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of man will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice without constraint. ― Alexander Hamilton
One thing is clear…