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Scoreboard!

If you didn’t watch the State of the Union address until the end you missed the most exciting part.  At the 57 minute mark of a one hour speech the President delivered an ad lib that became an instant classic! 

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Obama’s To Do List Addition For Future Progressives

Last Friday President Obama hit the road in an effort to prevue his State of the Union address and build public support for it.  Even the most powerful man in the world can’t control the news cycle.  The world’s attention … Continue reading

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Put Your Ears On

I think all of us can remember back to our childhood when a teacher told us to put our ears on, (probably soon after they told us to put on our thinking cap).  Wednesday’s big breaking news was the terrorist … Continue reading

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Forecasting 2015

Well if you are reading this article it means you and at least my work made it into 2015.  Tradition dictates that I gaze into my somewhat foggy crystal ball and predict what I think will be the five biggest … Continue reading

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2014 A Year In Review

Today is New Year’s Eve and time to review the year we are saying goodbye to at midnight.  Like most yearend articles I am writing this a few days ahead of time but the jury is in and the verdict … Continue reading

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A Tough Call; But Who Made It And Why?

I’ve sat back a bit on the whole SONY/The Interview controversy for one major reason.  I wanted to gather more information.  My kneejerk reaction to SONY pulling the film was predictably liberal: I have a major problem with surrendering freedom … Continue reading

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2018 Republicans: Peter King

Today we continue with our series on possible 2016 GOP presidential contenders by looking at New York Congressman Peter King.  To answer the three questions, (will he run, can he win and will he be a Veep contender), the answer … Continue reading

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Fools Rush In

Late last week I decided to make the feasibility of Ukrainian membership in NATO the topic of my Sunday article.  As you will soon learn my conclusion is clear, my concern was would the posting be long enough.  The Saturday … Continue reading

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Realistic Borders

One of my biggest concerns about American Middle Eastern policy is that Americans and other Westerners are operating with a much different map of the region than the denizens are.  That explains much of the failure and discontent.  What we … Continue reading

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The Wisdom Of Paying The Ransom

In the aftermath of the execution of journalist James Foley by ISIS earlier this week the debate over the wisdom of negotiating with terrorists has been rekindled.  I have a definite opinion on that topic and it’s not the one … Continue reading

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