The Calendar is Broken! As the stroke of midnight ended December 31, 2019, we entered a new year. Everyone (except a few conspiracy theorists) who uses the Gregorian Calendar agrees with that. The vast majority of those users seem to believe that we have also entered a new decade. If that is true, we at… Continue reading The Truth Today — Issue 8
My Less Than Humble Biases Before I begin this review of the December 19th Democratic Presidential Debate, it’s only fair to list some biases that may affect my perception of the candidates: I am really annoyed when a candidate makes a campaign promise that will be difficult to accomplish, but expresses it in words that… Continue reading Election 2020 #2
Here we are in another Presidential election cycle. It seems like only a bit more than 3 years since we elected our last President. During the 2015-2016 Presidential election cycle, I had a different title for every article. This time, I’m not going to be as creative (or confusing, depending upon your point of view).… Continue reading Election 2020 #1
Was George W. Bush the Last Republican President? Are Republicans going the way of the Whigs? The Whig Party formed in the early 19th Century because of a dispute over tariffs. The Tariff of 1828 protected the industrial states in the north at the expense of the agricultural states of the south. The Tariff of… Continue reading The Truth Today — Issue 7
Riddled with Presidential Candidates In this issue of “The Truth Today”, your less than humble editor has prepared a list of 27 “riddles” based on the names of those who are currently (or were) running for the 2020 Presidential Election. Your editor briefly (maybe 10 seconds) considered creating a crossword puzzle, but: Many of the… Continue reading The Truth Today — Issue 6
As part of his July 4, 2019 speech at the Lincoln Memorial, President Trump provided his listeners with a brief synopsis of the Revolutionary War that freed the Colonies … that would become the United States of America … from British Rule. It was a valiant effort on the part of our “beloved” President, but… Continue reading This Is Your President!
Could a Member of the British Royal Family Become President of the United States? Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, the son of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, could grow up to become President of the United States of America. Ironically, he is the great-great-great-great-great-great-great-grandson of George III, the British Monarch at the time of the… Continue reading The Truth Today — Issue 5