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Remember when your daughter was a little girl and she would ride her bike or perform some physical trick and yell, “Look at me, look at me?” There is an undisputable similarity with the … more
Arguably the most troubled country in world history is the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Recently, the President of the United States Donald Trump delivered a clear statement of an aspired foreign policy concerning this Southern and Central Asian more
Currently in Congress, the Republicans are working on a tax reform plan. Like juggling glass vials of nitroglycerin, in this volatile realm of the national economy, a misplaced hand can cause the nation's finances to blow up. Since the beginning of the more
In a state of desperation from a year where no significant legislation was passed, the 115th Congress of the United States of America will seemingly pass a wide-ranging tax reform law. The original version passed the House of Representatives on Nov. 16, more
The nightmare started just as I was about to leave the house for the office. I just wish I had been dreaming. It was blowing. Whitecaps were cresting and foam was being thrown over the seawall. This was Jose's doing, and he was extending his visit far more
Using power and position to subjugate and objectify one's underlings is nothing new. Undoubtedly distasteful and despicable, whether the perpetrator of such devilment is either an elected or appointed official, this dynamic should never be tolerated. more
By most measures, unless you live in the deep south, Friday's snow was little more than a dusting. It was hardly worth getting out the snow shovel. A broom sufficed. Yet it was enough to freshen an earlier dusting and, perhaps, just enough for cross more
Our first President George Washington often wrote about his fears of factionalism. His concern was that strong political parties would devolve into searching for debilitating scandals that would paralyze their opponents. Unfortunately, old George was more
As a child of the sixties, I can well remember the sense of magic accompanying my mother on her shopping trips into Manhattan, New York City at Christmas time. The clich and slogan of the Manhattan shopping experience A World of Wonder" was perhaps an" more
An old adage exclaims, “Hope Springs Eternal.” A new year offers the possibility that government, whether local, state, or federal might fulfill its most basic tenant and actually serve the needs … more
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