Posts Tagged ‘ government ’

A step back to sanity

May 21, 2017
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A step back to sanity

In the dark days following Hillary Clinton’s devastating loss to Donald Trump in the 2016 Presidential election her sudden departure from the camera lens was spun as physical exhaustion and the emotional drain of the campaign. That she just needed time to reflect upon what had just happened, time to decompress, and time to seek…

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History will correct the headlines on Gorsuch

April 9, 2017
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Barring a real nuclear option by China, Russia, North Korea or some ISIS nut job, by the time you read this column Neal Gorsuch will have become the newest Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. If you’re a Gorsuch supporter it’s the first step forward towards setting the Court back on a path…

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Of innuendo, tweets, and Obamacare redux

March 26, 2017
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In a week that started with FBI director James Comey coughing up fur balls of nothingness to the House Intelligence Committee, saw the brilliance of Judge Neil Gorsuch showing the Senate Judiciary Committee (and the world for that matter) just what a federal judge should be overshadowed by a media obsession with parsing Presidential tweets…

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Rule of law meets Hillary-Marie Antoinette

July 10, 2016
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Rule of law meets Hillary-Marie Antoinette

When I ended my July 4, 2016 column with “Happy 240th America.  And here’s to your 250th….if you can make it.” I had no idea that barely 24 hours later I would be thinking to myself “forget 250, at this rate we’ll be lucky to make 241.” Thanks to 21st century technology I was able…

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Tubman on the $20? Correct, isn’t always political

April 24, 2016
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Tubman on the $20?  Correct, isn’t always political

The beauty of our modern calendar is not so much in the static dates we use to plan our lives and countdown the days, but in what lies behind them: An endless river of memories and recollections, within its banks the ebb and flow of humanity itself; Each date a cache of historical treasure free…

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Wilson’s income tax now America’s nightmare

April 17, 2016
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Wilson’s income tax now America’s nightmare

For almost 200 years, April 15th was nothing more than just another date on the American calendar. Not until 1955, when the federal government moved the filing deadline for income taxes back a month from March 15th did the beauty of spring have to share itself with the bane of the Republic. The brainchild of…

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