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 ...

Republican Non-Candidates for President & V.P. in 2016

— This article by Jerry Cates, first published on  15 November 2014, was last revised on 3 January 2016. © Govinthenews Vol. 5:11(3). —————————— [Ed. Note: before today, 3 January 2016, the last time this article was revised was on 13 April 2015. All revisions made today will be in maroon type, so the reader will be ...

Jonathan Goober… Confessions of a Lovable Deceiver.

— This article by Jerry Cates, first published on  12 November 2014, was last revised on 20 November 2014. © Govinthenews Vol. 5:11(2). ——————————- Jonathan Gruber is an M.I.T. health economist with a unique perspective on the Affordable Care Act (ACA). He’s a real stand-up guy who loves to speak his mind. He’s also a stand-out member of ...

Republican Control of Congress: Embracing Reality with Civility.

— This article by Jerry Cates, first published on  5 November 2014, was last revised on 28 November 2014. © Govinthenews Vol. 5:11(1). ——————————- In a wave election that — in many if not most locales throughout the U.S. — exceeded even the most optimistic expectations of America’s conservative base for midterm voter turnout, Republicans have wrested ...