The Right’s Grifter Problem

FROM THE NATIONAL REVIEW by Jim Geraghty The following are excerpts from a recent National Review article.  Not everyone saying they are supporting conservative causes or trying to wrap themselves in all things President Trump are what they say they are.  They are...
Things Really Are Much Better Than They Used to Be

Things Really Are Much Better Than They Used to Be

By Ron Knecht – 6August2019 Many folks have had enough of the anger, condescension, dishonesty, hate, bitterness, aggression, etc. that are so plentiful these days.  So, despite my inclination to answer so much of it (and it needs to be answered), I write today about...
Our “Awesome Daughter” Turns Eighteen

Our “Awesome Daughter” Turns Eighteen

By Ron Knecht – 22July2019 Our daughter Karyn turns 18 this week. The two greatest days of my life were when I married Kathy and when, three years later, Karyn was born.  I was awestruck as the doctor handed me the dark-haired little angelic bundle. In a few weeks,...
What’s Going On and Why Aren’t People Happy?

What’s Going On and Why Aren’t People Happy?

By Ron Knecht – 16July2019 “Job growth was about 227,000 in June but 46 percent of the people surveyed say they are not better off. Democrats claim the 50 percent growth of the stock market does not help the common people because most do not invest in stocks, except...