Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 12:20:53

The People Want Results

Even with a Republican victory, there are lessons to learn. After weeks of media prognostications and massive money funneling into the special election for the Sixth Congressional District of Georgia, the race was won by Karen Handel, a Republican. Her....

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Thursday, June 15th, 2017 12:20:23

Special Counsel, Independent Investigation?

While the news media and pundits are covering the investigation and potential link between the Russian government and Trump's campaign, their ongoing fascination with who said what, how and to whom can obscure understanding of the larger issues. This might....

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Thursday, June 8th, 2017 12:19:50

Let’s Shine A New Light on Small Businesses

Here is a proposal for a new reality show that could not only help President Trump do his job, but could help millions of other Americans gain or keep theirs.

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Thursday, June 1st, 2017 12:19:18

News or Newsy Covfefe Tour

Early this Wednesday morning, shortly after midnight the night before, President Donald Trump tweeted out "Despite the constant negative press covfefe," and the internet erupted. Endless tweets, speculating about the meaning of the tweet, the reasoning of the person tweeting,....

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Thursday, May 25th, 2017 12:18:22

The Challenge Tour

This week, President Donald Trump took his first foreign trip, beginning in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Trump's speech in Riyadh provides a clear contrast with the language and approach of President Barack Obama, who gave a speech titled "A New Beginning"....

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Thursday, May 18th, 2017 12:01:58

Be Wary of Anonymous Sources

The public's insatiable desire for content has led a number of so-called reporters to lower their standards and practice shoddy journalism -- biased, full of conclusions that were reached before facts were verified, reliant on anonymous sources who may have....

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Thursday, May 11th, 2017 12:01:03

Angels Around Us

While we tend to celebrate our own mothers on Mothers' Day, this year I am celebrating all mothers who overcome odds to take care of their children and others' children. "Janice" (not her real name) is one such woman.

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Thursday, May 4th, 2017 11:59:55

He’s Only Just Begun

Last Saturday marked President Donald Trump's 100th day in office. But you already know that, since he, his administration, his critics and members of the news media have noted this at length. Presidents are elected to four-year terms. So, while....

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Thursday, April 27th, 2017 11:59:18

A Meaningful Life

This month has included the passing of my friend Julie who, at 41 years of age, was almost a decade younger than I. Julie had been diagnosed with cancer 38 days before she died. Her funeral, while filled with shock....

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Thursday, April 20th, 2017 11:58:36

New Day, New Race

This week, the national media and national Democrats claimed a premature victory in the Georgia sixth congressional district special election, which they saw as a referendum on President Trump. But they suffered a rude awakening.

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