The following was written by my father, Charles Bridges, and edited and expanded by myself.
Our forefathers came to this country to get away from the egocentric rule of Kings and Queens, unfair taxation, and to obtain religious and personal freedoms. They founded our nation on the premise that the poor could have the same opportunity to succeed as the rich and famous. They built roads, bridges, factories, canals, schools, churches,…Continue
The Wisconsin Government Union Employees are nothing by whining crybabies! Who wouldn't want to work somewhere that bore 100% of the burden of your pension? Who wouldn't want to work somewhere that bore 100% of the burden of your health insurance? Whose bright idea was it to give public sector employees the same negotiation rights of private sector unions? The Governor wants his employees to contribute a whopping 5.8% toward their retirement, and 12.5% toward their health insurance premiums.…Continue
I have mixed emotions about the situation in Egypt. On the one hand, you've got a dictator (who calls himself a President). On the other hand, there is the Muslim Brotherhood ready to step in and turn the whole world into a living hell. In a third position, there's some people in Egypt who want a true democracy. The dictator has been pro-peace with Israel, pro-American, and anti-Jihadist. The Muslim Brotherhood would be none of these. We have no idea where the ideology of the proponents of…Continue