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Answering Hillary’s Question: Why It Matters

By way of background, Mrs. Clinton testified before a Foreign Relations Committee hearing of the United States Senate last week. There is an interesting web article out there – posted by The Blaze – listing what are touted as the “top 5 responses” to the rhetorical question posed by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton about the murder of Ambassador Chris Stephens and 3 other Americans in Benghazi...Read More

Election 2012: America Passes the Tipping Point

I have heard a number of folks today expressing astonishment and dismay about the outcome of Tuesday’s presidential election. Astonishment because we have, over the last 4 years, experienced the least effective and most destructive presidential term since the Jimmy Carter days of gas rationing and American hostages in Iran. Dismay because there is no reason to expect that the next 4 years will alter course; we...Read More

Conversation With a Young Liberal

This is a transcript from a recent Facebook exchange between a late-20’s liberal and myself (a late-50’s conservative.) In the interests of full disclosure, it is only the second half of the exchange. I have included the second half only in the interests of both brevity for the reader and privacy for the other individual invilved. I think it illustrates several core characteristics about liberals and...Read More

5 Initial Steps to Correct Course in US Foriegn Policy

Personally, I have never been so worried about the future of our nation in at least 3 areas: Our economy, our foreign relations, and our own moral decay. This blog entry is focused on our foreign policy.  Since the Second World War, America has steadily built a military and economic powerhouse which has eclipsed that of all other nations. Characteristics of the US economy that made us the envy of the world include:...Read More

Six Steps Toward Fixing the US Economy

Personally, I have never been so worried about the future of our nation, with my primary areas of concern falling into 3 categories: Our economy, our foreign relations, and our own moral decay. This blog entry is focused on our economy, including underlying causes such as corruption and inappropriate influences affecting national legislation. The American economy is weak by any historical standard. Almost 13 million...Read More

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