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Trump Plans to Pardon Putin During July Summit

Made you think, right?  Not as outrageous or unlikely as it sounds.  The meeting was just announced and there is already much speculation and trepidation about what to expect when President Trump and President Putin meet next month.  I continue to believe dialogue is good and our foreign policy should ...

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13 Reasons Why (No Spoilers)

13 Reasons Why is an incredibly powerful, important, and well-done production.  I promise not to reveal any of the plot in this article, so it is safe to read for anyone who intends to watch.  Netflix has released two seasons each of 13 episodes with a plan to release a ...

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Family Separation – The Biggest Lie Yet

Americans of all political beliefs are outraged by the pictures and stories of parents and children being separated at the border, especially with the camps set up to house the children.  Attorney General Sessions announced the new policy and enforcement emphasis back in April 2018, specifically warning that families would ...

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Trump Was Played Again – Reaction to Singapore

The long-anticipated meeting between President Trump and Chairman Kim occurred yesterday in Singapore.  The most important impact of this meeting was a commitment to diplomacy and away from war.  The risk of war is lower than it has been for quite some time.  Although the importance of this cannot be ...

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Epic Fail – Trump at the G-7

The American people were faced yet again on June 10, 2018, with the question of why President Donald Trump cannot deal properly with our longtime allies.  He arrived at the G-7 Summit late, acted divisively, missed meetings, and left early without results.  Well, not positive results… President Trump was looking ...

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Weaponized Patriotism is a False Flag Attack

I believe I know patriotism after a career of public service centered on a proud 24 years on active duty, including combat deployment in 2003 for Operation Iraqi Freedom.  I served in and out of the military with many true patriots, dedicated individuals proud of our country and focused on ...

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The Military’s Latent Anti-Semitism

There was a recent news story out of Fort Campbell, Kentucky, home of the 101st Airborne Division, concerning overt discrimination against the installation’s Jewish community.  The volunteer lay leaders of the Fort Campbell Jewish community were suddenly terminated without cause by the Garrison.  This followed closely on the heels of ...

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Cheering a Failed Opportunity?

The Republicans won last yesterday’s special election in the Arizona 8th Congressional District, maintaining control of the seat they have safely held for decades.  The seat was so uncompetitive that Democrats did not even field a candidate in recent years.  President Trump won the district by 21 points and candidate ...

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Mar-A-Lago: Mar-A-Legal?

President Trump recently hosted Japanese Prime Minister Abe at Mar-A-Lago for an official visit.  By most accounts the meetings went well, but that is a separate discussion.  During their joint press conference at the end of the visit, President Trump rambled on a tangent for a while about the history ...

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The Enemy of my Enemy is my Friend – but What is Comey?

Disappointing…  Former FBI Director James Comey appeared on ABC News on April 15, 2018, to discuss the release of his book, “A Higher Loyalty.”  He later appeared on other network shows for similar interviews.  No doubt the book will be a best seller as people are interested in reading about ...

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