Percy Blakeney, Author at Granite Grok

Percy Blakeney

"They seek him here, they seek him there, those Frenchies seek him everywhere. Is he in heaven or is he in hell? That damned elusive Pimpernel."

What the Proposed Trump 2021 Budget Cuts

Trump’s budget request would cut spending by $4.4 trillion over a decade

Trump’s budget request would cut spending by $4.4 trillion over a decade. This would put the federal budget on a path to balance… someday.  The president’s budget includes $4.4 trillion in proposed reductions of spending increases.  According to the administration, this is the highest amount of spending cuts a president ever has proposed.

Trump Budget Proposal Cuts the Size of the Federal Government

Trump Budget Cuts the Size of the Federal Government

President Trump’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2021 does something we should support. The proposed budget would reduce the size and reach of the federal bureaucracy.  That is a good thing. It is a step in the right direction. As important is the way he has chosen to do this too is significant.

The Founders Held Great Mistrust for Democracy

The Founders Held Great Mistrust for Democracy

The Founders held great mistrust for democracy.  They did desire democratic principles.  They did not want a democracy for our form of government.  America’s founders were widely read.  They knew the work of Plato who wrote in The Republic, “And so tyranny naturally arises out of democracy.” Our history from James Madison As Plato decrees, …

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Illegal alien caravan

Democrats Care More About Illegal Aliens Than…

Why do Democrats care more about illegal aliens than homeless Americans in the streets?  That’s the Scot Presler question. Mr. Presler is the man who has been voluntarily cleaning up garbage accumulated in Democrat-run cities. He’s not drawing big crowds, but the question is still pretty poignant.

Tom Perez DNC Chair

Bernie and the DNC are One and the Same, Says DNC Chair Tom Perez

Now, we all know the Bernie bro’s have been claiming there is an “ideological divide” between Bernie and the DNC. For the Bernie bro’s it’s David and Goliath. It’s independent versus party loyalist. It is the socialist Senator from Vermont against the establishment world.

Trump Wins in New Hampshire

President Trump becomes the favorite in November

Maybe the Democrats had better acclimatize to losing. In winning New Hampshire President Trump becomes the favorite in November. According to Josh Hammer of DailyWire.com, it is now clear President has to be considered the favorite to win a second term.

Jussie Smollett Was Charged Again

Jussie Smollett Indicted

Actor Jussie Smollett was charged again on Tuesday. This time it was part of a six-count felony indictment. The prosecutor is accusing him of staging a phony hate crime in Chicago.