How to Understand Taxpayer Cost of the Military

It is difficult for many people to even start to wrap their heads around the cost of our military. Some people don’t even understand that our taxes pay for the military. The following infographic looks at the amount of taxpayer dollars spent funding specific military equipment. It then compares these...

How to Find 83472 Missing in Action US Soldiers

I understand that there are instances where our national security might be at risk and the government needs to keep something a secret. Not only is this understandable, but I think it is common sense. However, why does it take almost 70 years to get declassification of information relating to missing and...

How to Better Understand Our Rights and Freedoms

The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill yesterday that would enact new requirements regarding what historical documents must be taught to students in Ohio. The bill would require students in grades 4-12 be taught the original texts of the Declaration of Independence, Northwest Ordinance plus both the...

Can the USA Still Learn From the Boston Tea Party

What was the Boston Tea Party? Believe it or not, a profound amount of Americans actually don’t know what it was. Briefly, the colonists of Boston, Massachusetts were upset with England trying to monopolize the tea market. At this point in time, England had already repealed most of the taxes,...

The US Constitution: How Knowledgeable Are You?

You may hear Tea Party Republicans talking about the Constitution, but do you know what the United States of America’s Constitution is, other than an old piece of paper? Do you know what it is designed to do? Has it been changed since its inception? If so, how was it done? Why is it important to the...

What Are The Types of Elections

The First in a Four Part Series on Elections Many voters don’t think of Sheriff or School Board when they think of elections. Even fewer think of Chief Justice as an electable position. It is, but only on the state level. The Chief and Associate Justices at the federal level are...