“Against the insidious wiles of foreign influence, (I conjure you to believe me fellow citizens) the jealousy of a free people ought to be constantly awake; since history and experience prove that foreign influence is one of the most baneful foes of Republican Government.” - George Washington, 1796 Farewell Address Emoluments. You’ve probably heard that … Continue reading TRUMP AND FOREIGN INFLUENCE

A Republic… If You Can Keep It

According to legend, Benjamin Franklin was stopped by a women after the Constitutional Convention ended. The woman asked Mr. Franklin, “Well Doctor, what have we got, a republic or a monarchy.” He responded, “A Republic, if you can keep it.” Shortly before the election on November 8th, I decided to start a blog about politics … Continue reading A Republic… If You Can Keep It