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Blame president; do nothing; keep losing

Blame president; do nothing; keep losing

President Obama doesn’t love us. What’s worse, he doesn’t love America either. That’s because former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani tells us so. This is what Giuliani said at a dinner in honor of Wisconsin Gov. Scott [...]

Religion has nothing to do with it

Religion has nothing to do with it

I’ve heard a lot recently about moral equivalency. Loosely translated, it means if you do something to someone and then someone does something similar to you, that is equal, or equivalent. Continuing in that theme, if [...]

Make websites more user-friendly

Doesn’t anybody make phone calls anymore? I don’t mean texting; I mean voice-to-voice. Don’t get me wrong: cell phones and these latest i-this and i-that can be the cat’s meow. They can darned near walk the [...]

Do cheaters really win? Do they prosper?

If I have a choice between winning or losing, I prefer to win. I played sports in school and we were all taught winning was good. However, we were also taught good sportsmanship was more important [...]

Wonder of wonders – new Harper Lee novel

Wonder of wonders – new Harper Lee novel

It’s a rare book that becomes a bestseller before it’s even published. Harper Lee’s novel, Go Set a Watchman, won’t debut until July, and yet it’s already selling like hot cakes via pre-order on amazon.com and [...]

We veterans have waited too long

We veterans have waited too long

I intend to use this space to relate to you my actual experience with the Veterans Administration medical system. When I was a resident of Minnesota, I was treated by the St. Cloud facility and also [...]

Veterans help us; now let’s help them

Veterans help us; now let’s help them

For once, there is cause to rejoice about bipartisanship in the U.S. Congress where – most often – members cannot seem to agree that 2 plus 2 equals 4. Finally, members of both parties are about to [...]

War over? Wishing won’t make it so

War over? Wishing won’t make it so

The Obama Administration is saying the war in Afghanistan is over. The problem is it appears the Taliban or ISIS or al Qaeda didn’t get the memo. According to the Administration, the war is over so [...]

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