Ronald Reagan

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    Who are today’s Ronald Reagan and Johnny Carson?

    Over the weekend I sat down with a book I pick up occasionally and read a few pages chosen at random. I was too young to fully appreciate Johnny Carson’s humor and interviewing skills during his prime. It’s only through watching “The Tonight Show” on You Tube that I’ve become…
    Donna Martinez, April 6, 2021
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    The potential federal gas tax hike and why it will harm the poor

    Incoming Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg says he is open to a federal gas tax hike. One of the arguments for hiking the federal gas tax is that it hasn’t been done since 1993. Many on the left want to tie the gas tax to inflation. At…
    Ray Nothstine, January 25, 2021
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    “Government’s first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives.”

    Who better to remind us about the role of government than President Ronald Reagan. He made this comment in a speech on March 15, 1982. It’s right on the money.    …
    Donna Martinez, March 2, 2018
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    Glaeser: Education is a panacea

    Edward Glaeser, an economics professor at Harvard University and Bloomberg View columnist, America to educate itself to prosperity!  For Glaeser, it all starts with politicians in Washington, That message should be a perfect fit for Republicans – the U.S. becomes smarter through competition and hard work. Years of research…
    Terry Stoops, October 26, 2011