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Think Simple

While the situation in the Middle East is both complex and multi-faceted; the more I study it the more apparent it becomes that America’s optimal role is to simply stay out of it as much as possible.

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Foreign Invasion

What if a foreign corporation tried to seize your land?  That was the title of an editorial my friend Gary Cunard published last Thursday in my local newspaper, The Franklin Times.  The editorial was though provoking and dovetails with one … Continue reading

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Wasteful Stupidity

The way I normally come up with an article is I discover something that intrigues me and then I figure out an angle I want to approach it from.  I take great pride in often looking at an event from … Continue reading

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Saved By The Saudis ?

Main Street Americans have long been skeptical of the Saudis to varying degrees.  As they do with everything they don’t understand, the extreme right actually hates them demonizing their religion.  Most Americans acknowledge our basic ignorance of Islam without transforming … Continue reading

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Oil Winners

The world-wide price of crude oil has dropped lately.  For most Americans the immediate impact has been that it costs a few bucks less to fill up the tank.  While that is true it runs much deeper.  I live in … Continue reading

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It’s The Environment, Stupid

I’m certain that today’s political discussion will be dominated by immigration – I’ll get to that tomorrow.  Today I want to reveal the true importance of stopping the Keystone XL Pipeline.  If you don’t have the time to read the … Continue reading

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The Cost Of Denial

When you write about general political issues you find that sometimes your topic is one in which you are very knowledgeable and other times something you may be equally concerned about but not as well versed in.  Today is one … Continue reading

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The Misrepresentation Of Small Business’ Interests

As many readers know my degree is in management.  It was earned decades ago but I kept a promise I made to myself way back then.  As a student I was required to do a large amount of reading and … Continue reading

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Ambushed – America Bushed

The Middle East is a mess.  My opinions are more often than not controversial, but I won’t get much pushback on the prior sentence.  As has been the case almost since the day he took office, the Republicans are blaming … Continue reading

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The Crimean Players

In January of 2014 if 1% of Americans could have found Crimea on a map it would have astounded me.  Fast forward to today and it is part of the watercooler conversation.  The world is confused as to what is … Continue reading

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