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Supreme Court Nominations – A Bit of History

Today President Trump will name a new nominee to the Supreme Court and the fight will begin. Already some Democrats in the Senate have indicated they will oppose the nomination and attempt to filibuster without even knowing who the nominee will be. This is democracy in action.   Their justification is that the Republicans did not… Continue reading Supreme Court Nominations – A Bit of History

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Immigration Executive Order – Good or Bad

This week the Trump Administration issued an Executive Order banning entry to the United States from seven countries. The reasoning behind this list of countries was their history of terrorism. The nations on the list are Sudan, Yemen, Iran, Iraq, Somalia, Libya and Syria. Notably absent from the list were three other nations, Afghanistan, Pakistan… Continue reading Immigration Executive Order – Good or Bad

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Social Security Needs Reform, The Question Is How

Bernie Sanders is back in the news and this time on Social Security. I know this will come as a shock to everyone but Bernie is calling for higher taxes on people earning high incomes to pay for any shortfall in benefits. Where Bernie is correct is where he says that by 1933 Social Security… Continue reading Social Security Needs Reform, The Question Is How

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Voting Fraud – Is It A Real Problem

The debate over voter fraud is one that has been going on for decades. We have all seen the old adages about the number of people in Chicago that have voted from the graveyards. We have all heard the saying “vote early and vote often” and chuckled. President Donald Trump has repeatedly made the claim… Continue reading Voting Fraud – Is It A Real Problem

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Thoughts About The Women’s March II

The more I have thought about the Women’s March the more I have concluded that the Democrats in Washington continue to misread the America public and squander chances to reconnect with middle-Americans.  This was a spontaneous event that was created within the bounds of social media and mushroomed into a national event.  Marches were held… Continue reading Thoughts About The Women’s March II

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Roll Call

The political pundits and talking heads debated this week on how many people were at the Inauguration on Friday and how many people were at the Women’s March on Saturday. I am not sure why this is an important topic but apparently it is important to some people. First, I will state that in my… Continue reading Roll Call

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The Women’s March

I watched some of the Women’s March yesterday and what I witnessed was a peaceful protest by millions of women and for the most part it was done in the proper manner. But I will admit to being concerned about some of the language used by the speakers and some of the language on signs.… Continue reading The Women’s March

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Donald J. Trump Inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States

  As I watched the Inauguration of Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States, I had several thoughts. This is an American ceremony that symbolizes the peaceful transfer of power. Juxtaposed against that was the inauguration of a new President in Gambia where the outgoing President refused to leave office and the new… Continue reading Donald J. Trump Inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States

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Congressman Tom Price and the Stock Scandal

So I have been reading the story about Tom Price and how he purchased shares in a medical device company that would benefit from some legislation that he introduced. I was a bit concerned so I decided to dig into the facts a little bit more. Here is what I found out so you can… Continue reading Congressman Tom Price and the Stock Scandal

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Inauguration Day Decorum

We are now about a week away from the Inauguration of a new President. It is a unique ceremony that takes place every four years in the United States and it sends a signal throughout the world that power, meaning the ability to lead the government, is something that is transitory in our nation and… Continue reading Inauguration Day Decorum