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Finally, ObamaCare is here to stay

Finally, ObamaCare is here to stay

Break out that champagne, folks, and lift your glasses of bubbly to Chief Justice John Roberts and the U.S. Supreme Court. For the second time in three years, the court last week on a vote of [...]

We hold these truths to be self-evident

We hold these truths to be self-evident

Most of us have a pretty good understanding of the Declaration of Independence. I decided to get my copy out and really study it to see if I could get an even better grip on its [...]

Legislators, tear down that flag!

Legislators, tear down that flag!

Once again a hate-filled lunatic has slaughtered people; once again, in the wake of an atrocity, we are being invited to take part in yet another “conversation.” Talk talk talk. Yak yak yak. Enough talk. Time [...]

Hate begets hate but love begets love

Hate begets hate but love begets love

In response to the tragic shooting in a church in Charleston, S.C., President Obama has decried this happened because there are just too many guns in this country. And, he added, too many guns are in [...]

Magna Carta truly something to celebrate

Magna Carta truly something to celebrate

When I saw a copy of Magna Carta many years ago in London, I stood there in awe, staring at its tiny spiky Latin words, written with a quill pen nearly eight centuries ago on vellum [...]

Hesitation is the enemy of good police work

Hesitation is the enemy of good police work

Let’s say you are driving up to an intersection and you have a green light. However, there is a police officer standing in the middle of the intersection telling you to stop. What do you do? [...]

Candidates amp up war-hawk talk

Candidates amp up war-hawk talk

During the Vietnam War, it was common to hear some Americans make statements of rage and frustration like the following: “Just nuke ‘em!” “Turn that #%%!@ country into a parking lot!” “A couple H bombs would [...]

A bad haircut is a two-week problem

A bad haircut is a two-week problem

Have you ever gone to the barber shop or the beauty salon and gotten a bad haircut? It just doesn’t look right and no way of brushing, combing or fixing it up corrects the problem. To [...]

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