Entries by Tim Bryce

PODCAST: Understanding the Insurrection Act of 1807

 Following the recent destruction of American cities by rioters, looters and thugs, President Trump threatened to invoke the Insurrection Act of 1807 empowering him to deploy U.S. military and federalized National Guard troops within the United States to suppress civil disorder, insurrection and rebellion. The Act has been invoked several times over the years […]

WHERE DOES THE HATE COME FROM? How people use the Internet to vent their rage at Republicans.

 Last week it was pointed out to me that most of the protests over coronavirus shutdowns in Democrat controlled states were by Republicans, particularly in Michigan, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Critics thought the protesters were being unreasonable in combating the virus and hateful towards the government. As Democrats have said when they protest, this […]

PODCAST: The First Thing We Do, Let’s Kill All The Bean Counters

 Nope, its not the lawyers; its the “bean counters” that are ruining business. Let me give you an example, I know of a large machine-tool operation in the Midwest who used to be heralded for producing quality products. To this end, the company established an in-house school who taught their machinists how to build […]

PODCAST: Mike Pence Awaits His Turn

 During my lifetime, most of our presidents served in some public office before becoming our commander-in-chief, with the exception of Dwight Eisenhower (former general), and Donald Trump. Some were former Senators, Governors, members of the House, or some other capacity, including Vice President. Today, the presumptive candidate for the Democrats, Joe Biden, served as […]

PODCAST: A New Type of Contract With America

Back in 1994, the Republicans in Congress led a movement to implement sweeping government reforms in what was called a “Contract with America.” This was a clever political ploy by the party to elect congressmen and, to their credit, they delivered on their promises. Whether you agreed with them or not is immaterial, the “contract” […]

PODCAST: The Media’s Role in the Coronavirus

 We began hearing of problems with the media covering the presidential coronavirus briefings in late March when KUOW radio, the NPR affiliate in Seattle, said they would no longer carry the live briefings as they contended the president was either spreading misinformation or lying to the public. Instead, they would interpret and report the […]