My name is Bernie Sanders, and I’m running for president. Some might think it strange that I would appear on the pages of American Greatness to make my case for making America Socialist again. Well, if I can get applause on a Fox News town hall, I figure I can reach out to would-be Bernie […]
About John Herr
John K. Herr is a writer who served in the White House under President George H.W. Bush and President George W. Bush. He has written speeches and jokes for numerous governors and cabinet secretaries, including two appointed by President Trump. He lives in Pennsylvania.
Articles by John Herr
Now that the Big Game is over (Gladys Knight = Most Valuable Patriot), it’s time for the other Big Game, the Washington Swamp Bowl, a.k.a. the State of the Union Address. The Red and Blue teams will be dressed in their uniforms, eager to make vicious hits and score up the middle with the American […]
Hello, I’m the movie narrator from “Vice,” the controversial Dick Cheney biopic starring Christian Bale. Are you upset that your liberal family tried to drag you to see this film when you really wanted to watch “The Mule”? Dude, that’s a holiday bummer. Well, I’m here to help. What’s better than a movie review? A […]
No matter what you may think, you can’t prepare for the expected. I stopped what I was doing and sat down at the computer when I heard President George H. W. Bush had passed. I’m a writer in part because of the knowledge I gained serving in his White House. It was, as they say, […]
In 2012, I asked Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia a question: Do you think the theory of “positive rights,” as promoted by President Obama’s legal adviser Cass Sunstein, will catch on in the judicial branch? “I sure hope not,” he growled. I thought of this while watching the nomination hearings for Scalia’s would-be successor, Judge […]