Tom Williams

Too Many Taxes?

“The forefathers of this great nation fought and won a revolution because of taxation without representation in King George’s parliament. Over the past several decades, taxpayers have come to believe elected officials who serve in Congress no longer represent the interests of the citizen where taxes are concerned. Expenditures far exceed revenues. Borrowing now, paying later is the norm. Continuing […]

Reader Reviews

Masterful story.  Hope is what keeps human beings going – that is the message of this wonderful book!         Retired Federal Employee, Maine Powerfully written.  Provides a historical perspective that is both comforting and thought provoking.         Children’s Book Author, Nebraska Very effective format.  The amount of knowledge and genuine insights found in this book […]

Who Decides?

There are four sides to every story—yours, mine, theirs, the truth that lies somewhere between. Threats to democracy fill todays print, broadcast, and cyber worlds. “The survival of a democracy depends on the ability of large numbers of people to make realistic choices in the light of adequate information.” (Aldous Huxley, ‘Brave New World Revisited,’1958) […]

Something Different

Tired of the same old blather from politicians, pundits, prognosticators, and press? Looking for fresh common sense, practical, pragmatic government solutions? Read “President You: How a Thoughtful Ordinary Citizen Could Change the Most Complex Government on Earth” Agree or disagree. At least it is Something Different. (Available in Paperback or E-book on Amazon Books)

Mini-History: State of the Union Address

The current “Dog and Pony” show known as The State of the Union Address is not necessary. The Constitution requires the president provide information to Congress, but does not specify how. Article II, Section 3, says, “He shall from time to time give to the Congress Information of the State of the Union, and recommend […]

SOTU – A Different Annual Message

Now that President Biden’s State of the Union address has been dissected and both praised and denounced ad nauseam, below is a version by my fictional President Augustus Lincoln Treatise: “Breaking once again with more than 110 years of tradition, within a few days after his election, Mr. Treatise gave his first State of the […]

Malcolm X

As Black History Month comes to a close, here is the last installment recognizing the accomplishments and achievements of African-Americans who contributed to the fabric of our nation’s culture, society, and civilization. These thoughts are presented from one black historical figure, Malcolm X, who had interesting perspectives stating, “The liberal element of Whites are those […]

Booker T. Washington (part 2)

February is Black History Month is that time every year to acknowledge the accomplishments and achievements African-Americans contributed to the fabric of our nation’s culture, society, and civilization. In celebration, a few thoughts are presented from black historical figures who have interesting perspectives. For this week, Booker T. Washington offers,

Booker T. Washington

As I mentioned last week, February is Black History Month and a time to acknowledge the accomplishments and achievements African-Americans have contributed to the fabric of our nation’s culture, society, and civilization. In celebration, a few thoughts are presented from black historical figures who have interesting perspectives. This week’s comment is from Booker T. Washington, […]