Here in the Home Front news room, we were scrambling to get this week's newsletter ready for publication and frantically searching for Cynthia (who was nowhere to be found) when the phone rang....
"Hello, this is Cynthia Davis and I'm on vacation."
"What?!!!", we shouted.
Well, to make a long story short, there was this family reunion and Bernie decided to take the long way home. Cynthia will be home and back in the Home Front saddle next week. In the meantime enjoy this week's intriguing podcast with Eric Moutsos.
Signed, her staff...
PS: Here is a clue as to her whereabouts...
Politics has become a dirty business. We have all heard plenty of news stories of elected officials involved in scandals, adultery and illegal behavior sending them to prison. There is an old line, “What’s a nice girl like you doing in a place like this?” With all the political nastiness, many wonder why a decent person would enter such a vicious arena. The reason is simple. I love my country, I love my family and I care enough about both to commit my life to preserving that for which our founding fathers lived and died.
Our loyalty must lie with the principles that made our nation strong. We must stand for the Constitution, limited government, and personal responsibility. Many office holders have let us down because they forgot to put those ideals ahead of their own political self-interest. People become disillusioned because they see people run on one set of values only to morph into different people once they become mired in the slime of big money and beholden to the lobbyists. We owe it to our country to change those people. We all have a role to play in our own spheres of influence. Stay with me and you will see that at least one person is capable of putting principles over politics. Together, let’s improve the state we’re in!