June 2, 2017
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Trump and Paris: Let the Negotiations Begin Originally published at Fox News. President Trump’s speech Thursday was extraordinarily important and powerful. He set the stage for a new, practical common-sense approach to a better environment with a better economy. He also re-established the sound principle that an American President’s first obligation is to the American…

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We have nothing to fear but fear itself?

May 18, 2017
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We have nothing to fear but fear itself?

This was a phrase used by Franklin D. Roosevelt in his first inaugural address of March 4, 1933. As with many famous lines, this one was borrowed from an essay by Sir Francis Bacon, who said, “Nothing is terrible except fear itself.” The use of fear in the political agenda is historic and generational. Every…

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Allan Meltzer (1928 – 2017)–In Memoriam

May 11, 2017
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Renowned economist Allan Meltzer, author of the seminal book “Why Capitalism” and a magisterial two-volume history of the Federal Reserve as well as ten other books and 400 papers died on May 8, 2017 at age 89.  He was also a consultant for congressional committees and a member of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers. …

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Aw Come On, Government

May 7, 2017
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Aw come on, government, can’t you just get off people’s backs and let them produce wealth, employ people, and pay your exorbitant taxes?  President Donald Trump has just last month imposed a 20% import duty on lumber from Canada.  The lumber we import is mostly from British Columbia.  (That should help bring down the high…

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The Great Evil Empire, Russia

May 4, 2017
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The Great Evil Empire, Russia

The great evil empire, Russia, has tampered with our election! Horrors! How dare they? It is time the FBI investigate and put a stop to this evil of all evils. No nation should influence the outcome of another nations election. (Sarcasm intended!) And note this on this morning’s news: Former U.S. President Barack Obama endorsed…

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Observations of Destructiveness

April 26, 2017
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Observations of Destructiveness

Last Saturday night/Sunday morning I got into a fight while doing security at a parking garage. Near the garage is a night club which serves copious servings of alcohol to any and all without regard for their safety or the safety of the public outside. About 20 drunk and angry people gathered at the entrance…

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Relax! I’ve got this!

April 18, 2017
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Relax! I’ve got this!

President Trump Realigning Geo-Political Alliances, and Few Paying Attention… Posted on April 15, 2017 by sundance Maybe it’s because the complexity is difficult to distill; maybe it’s because some just can’t give President Trump any credit; or maybe it’s because the scope is too challenging to comprehend against the constant belittlement meme du jour; regardless…

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