Posts Tagged ‘ barack obama ’

My “pal” Jan

August 12, 2018
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It started with a single email on a single column: “Although it’s getting harder all the time, I’ve always said as long as there are voices like yours, our country will make it. Hang in there,Geoff, & thanks. Jan Burnidge” Over the years, that single email turned into hundreds and a friendship more valued...

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A Republic worth keeping

July 15, 2018
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When the notes of  Dr. James McHenry, a Maryland delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1787 were published in 1906 in The American Historical Review the general public was blessed with another snippet of Ben Franklin’s wisdom. Bartleby.com has the anecdote as: “A lady asked Dr. Franklin Well Doctor what have we got a...

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Obamacare: Noble goal, abject failure

January 8, 2017
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Obamacare:  Noble goal, abject failure

There was no doubt that in the wake of Barack Obama’s sweeping victory in 2008 change would be coming to America.  The best those of us on the losing end of that election could do was to hope that whatever change was coming would be done with the best interest of the nation in...

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ELECTION 2016 America at the crossroads: Clinton/Obama legacy or Trump America great again?

September 26, 2016
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Election 2016 America’s most critical election in modern times. Correct course back to the Constitution or continue drifting from Founding Principles? Categories: Home: Four columns from the past year highlighting the landscape. Hillary Clinton: A review of the past 3 years of Hillary and why she should never be allowed back in the Oval...

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Forget Trump, how about Eastwood 2016?

August 14, 2016
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Forget Trump, how about Eastwood 2016?

For the September print edition of Esquire magazine, Michael Hainey has the interview of a lifetime; Father Clint and son Scott of the Eastwood clan. With 56 years separating them, you’d think a giant generation gap and chasms of difference right?  Wrong.  Their confluence of commonality is absolutely amazing. Clint talks of learning from...

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Diehl’s resignation the first step on road to repentance

May 17, 2015
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Diehl’s resignation the first step on road to repentance

Power:  the ability or right to control people or things; a person or organization that has a lot of control and influence over other people or organizations (Merriam-Webster.com) Human:  of, relating to, or characteristic of humans; susceptible to or representative of the sympathies and frailties of human nature (Merriam-Webster.com) In all of human history...

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