Thursday, July 13th, 2017 12:22:45

Frame of Reference

It's common to hear political debates and read headlines regarding immigration, policy and how welcoming (or unwelcoming) the United States is to those who want to move here. Sometimes, though, some key facts are missing. So bear with me as....

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Thursday, July 6th, 2017 12:22:14

Feeling Free

According to a recent write up by Jon Clifton, a managing partner at Gallup, we have a lot to work on in our country, starting with feeling free. Yes, we celebrated the 241st anniversary of the Declaration of Independence this....

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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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