America’s Islamic Conundrum

— This article by Jerry Cates, was published on 09 December 2015, and last revised on 25 December 2015. © Govinthenews Vol. 6:12(1). —————————— America, the world’s melting pot, is mired in the midst of what appears to be a confusing and difficult problem of monumental proportions. We, a nation founded to provide a safe ...

America’s ISIL Recruitment Centers

— This article by Jerry Cates, was published on 19 November 2015, and last revised on 20 November 2015. © Govinthenews Vol. 6:11(3). —————————— On Wednesday, 18 November 2015, U.S. President Barack Obama accused Republicans of feeding into the Islamic State’s strategy of casting the United States as waging war on Muslims. The GOP’s rhetoric, he ...

The Definition of Liberty & Freedom…

— This article by Jerry Cates, was published on 17 November 2015, and last revised on 9 December 2015. © Govinthenews Vol. 6:11(2). —————————— How interesting! In the United States, today, those at the highest levels of our government have lost their bearings. What they have lost, in actual fact, is all understanding of the ...

Courting the Muslim Vote

— This article by Jerry Cates, was published on 16 November 2015, and last revised on 20 November 2015. © Govinthenews Vol. 6:11(1). —————————— Justin Trudeau, eldest son of Canada’s late former prime minister (serving from April 20, 1968 to June 4, 1979, and from March 3, 1980 to June 30, 1984), recently ran for ...

UCC, The Hero’s Mindset, & Murphy’s Law

— This article by Jerry Cates, was published on 11 October 2015, and last revised on 9 November 2015. © Govinthenews Vol. 6:10(3). —————————— The mass shooting at Umpqua Community College on 1 October 2015 elicited controversial comments from a variety of well-known characters. One in particular, GOP Presidential contender Dr. Ben Carson, expressed an ...

Reclaiming America

— This article by Jerry Cates, was published at 3:55 pm on 3 October 2015, and last revised at 10:22 am on 4 October 2015. © Govinthenews Vol. 6:10(2). —————————— Today I received, in the mail, a large white envelope from The Heritage Foundation. It is one of the organizations honored in this website’s blogroll ...

More Gun Violence… More Politicization… Less Clarity.

— This article by Jerry Cates, was published at 7:00 pm on 1 October 2015, and last revised at 7:48 pm on 1 October 2015. © Govinthenews Vol. 6:10(1). —————————— Today at 10:38 AM local time, in Roseburg, Oregon, a gunman opened fire on the campus of the Umpqua Community College. The gunman, a 20-year-old ...

Lives that Matter…

— This article by Jerry Cates, first published on 19 September 2015, was last revised on 30 September 2015. © Govinthenews Vol. 6:09(1). —————————— When I was a teenager in the 1950’s the title to this article would have made no sense. The universality of lives that matter was taken for granted, by everybody. Things ...

Listen Up World: Nous Sommes Tous Charlie!

— This article by Jerry Cates, first published on  12 January 2015, was last revised on 30 September 2015. © Govinthenews Vol. 6:01(1). —————————— On Sunday, 11 January 2015, 40 of this planet’s national leaders — not their surrogates, their seconds in command, or even just their ambassadors to France, but the actual leaders, themselves — locked ...