July 2, 2017
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Let Freedom Ring! On this July 4th holiday, let us remember our heritage, our freedoms and those who have paid the price to protect them. Freedom, liberty and the rights of the people should never be defined by the government to the people. It must always be defined by the people to their government. Government,…

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Changes in Nature

June 29, 2017
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Changes in Nature

I stopped at a sample cart in Costco the other day when I saw the sign for “Organic“ Gluten Free crackers. I asked the lady if this meant that I could no longer get inorganic crackers made from non-living matter, like rocks and sand? She just stared at me and then started to recite the…

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California: How to paint yourself into a corner

June 27, 2017
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California: How to paint yourself into a corner

AB 1887 became law in California on January 1.  This bill prohibits a state agency and the Legislature from requiring any of its employees, officers, or members to travel to, or approving a request for state-funded or state-sponsored travel to, any state that, after June 26, 2015, has enacted a law that voids or repeals,…

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Terrorists are Lurking!

June 9, 2017
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Terrorists are Lurking!

Life, faculties, production – in other words, individuality, liberty, property – this is man. And in spite of the cunning of artful political leaders, these three gifts from God precede all human legislation, and are superior to it. Life, liberty, and property do not exist because men have made laws. On the contrary, it was…

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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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