Tag Archives: terrorism

Consequences

Actions have consequences and they often take time to blossom.  During the George W. Bush administration America invaded and subsequently occupied Iraq.  The invasion was based on several false premises.  One was that Iraq was fostering terrorism.  While that wasn’t … Continue reading

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The Company You Choose To Keep

Wednesday morning Ed O’Keefe’s article entitled, Jeb Bush: ‘I love my father and my brother…but I am my own man’ was published in the Washington Post.  The quote contained in the title was an excerpt from the speech Bush planned … Continue reading

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A Point OF View Worth Considering

I’m certain I don’t differ much from most Westerners in my view of ISIS.  I think they are basically a bunch of crazy, inhumane terrorists.  After reading Graeme Wood’s recent article in The Atlantic entitled, What ISIS Really Wants, I … Continue reading

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We Share The Air

Don’t let the headline deceive you; this is not an environmental article.  As serious as that problem may be, (and it is very serious), today’s subject is of more immediate danger and has existed for a lot longer time. 

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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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