Monthly Archives: July 2019

In the Lap of the Gods (ie, federal judges) – Trump’s New Asylum Policy

(Photo credit: Fox 8) by Diane Rufino, July 26, 2019 “The tyranny of a dysfunctional system that permits plaintiffs to forum shop in order to find a single district judge who will purport to dictate immigration policy to the entire … Continue reading

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Author Gene Kizer, Jr. Defends the South to the Editor of a Charleston, SC Newspaper

  (Photo: Gene Kizer, Jr) by Gene Kizer Jr, July 12, 2019, with an Intro by Diane Rufino This post is to give you some FOOD FOR THOUGHT……. And perhaps even to inspire you to action, which I hope will … Continue reading

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Trump’s Rally in Greenville, NC was a YUGE SUCCESS !!

(Photo Credit: This photo is the property of Spring Hope Enterprise) by Diane Rufino, July 19, 2019 On Wednesday evening, July 17, President Donald J. Trump and Vice-President Mike Pence came to Minges Coliseum, home of the ECU Pirates’ men’s … Continue reading

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Charlottesville, Virginia: Demonizing Thomas Jefferson and Continuing the Trend to Foreclose Education and Free Speech

by Diane Rufino, July 6, 2019 On July 2, the Charlottesville (Virginia) City Council voted to no longer recognize Thomas Jefferson’s birthday, April 13, as a celebrated a paid holiday. Charlottesville is the hometown of our country’s most renown Founding … Continue reading

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In Defense of the Electoral College

by Diane Rufino, July 4, 2019 The Electoral College seems to be a hot topic lately, right? Democrats are trying very hard to have it abolished, in favor of having the president chosen by a national popular vote rather than … Continue reading

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The Declaration of Independence: Thirteen Colonies Yearning to Be Free

by Diane Rufino, July 4, 2019 Independence Day – What it really means…. What does Independence Day – the 4th of July – mean to you? Is it just a holiday to eat, drink, and light off fireworks? Do you … Continue reading

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I VOTED

by Diane Rufino, July 3, 2019 I voted today. It’s been a frustrating special election season. Tempers have flared, ambitions have run high, and friends have turned on each other. I’ve heard all kinds of reasons and justifications for why … Continue reading

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