The US military’s social experiment continues while vets wait to die

Yesterday, US Defense Secretary, Ashton Carter, declared that the US military’s “current regulations regarding transgender service members are outdated and are causing uncertainty that distracts commanders from our core missions.”  Secretary then convened a

Mr. President, white lives matter — when you need their votes

Last night, on Fox News shows, The O’Reilly Factor and Megyn Kelly, the parents and brother of Kate Steinle, respectively, were interviewed.  Ms. Steinle was murdered July 1 in San Francisco in broad daylight,

4th of July 1926 and the 4th of July 2015

H/T goes to Powerline, for this quotation from President Calvin Coolidge, 30th President of the United States (1923-1929).  Known for his laconic speech and no-nonsense attitude toward governing, he said this about the Declaration

Week in Review: Coming to terms with ‘what just happened?’

The Constitution took a major hit this week as America’s quest for social justice gets reinterpreted yet again, not by the electorate, or the rule of law, but instead by nine men and women

China’s cyber attack at OPM: when an act of war is merely a “security breach”

If it’s not the Russians, then it’s the Chinese.  When first reported by US officials, as many as four million federal employees and contractors  had their personnel records hacked at the federal Office of

Week in Review: Trump Jumps, Alexander/Alexandra, Greek Theater, Shakespeare (not) in Love

Last week was a busy, busy, news week, so here’s Political Woman’s POV …. Trump Jumps into the Republican Race for the Presidential Nomination So is he in it to win it, or just in it?

I’m My Father’s Daughter

This Father’s Day 2015 is full of memories as my life takes on another turn of events.  I’m not certain when the impact occurred as to how much of an influence my father really

The Republicans’ Obamacare: TPA

So this is why the voting public gave the Republicans the majority in the Senate and the House in 2014.  The chicanery, the lying, the secrecy.  Our Congress, the best that money can buy. 

We are the land of the free because of the brave – Memorial Day 2015

                  On July 4, 1776, 56 men gathered in a room in Philadelphia and put their signatures onto a document that formally began the American Revolution.  It was almost 13 months after the Continental Army

Osama bin Laden is dead … who knew?

The Hill is carrying a story about a book excerpt published in the London Review of Books this past Sunday from author Seymour Hersh.  The book, entitled, The Killing of Osama bin Laden, reportedly