The Desert Within Each of Us

Posted on April 1, 2013 - Filed Under Uncategorized | Leave a Comment

Immediately upon reading new Pope Francis’ Easter speech in St. Peter’s Square, I tweeted, “Read the beautiful #Easter message from #PopeFrancis for inspiration on what this day is really about.” Within Pope Francis’ speech, he stated: How many deserts, even today, do human beings need to cross! Above all, the desert within, when we have [...]

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The Battle for Chavez’ Legacy

Posted on March 23, 2013 - Filed Under Uncategorized | Leave a Comment

Perhaps nobody can write of the despicable legacy of Hugo Chavez better than DP friend and Human Rights Foundation President Thor Halvorssen. As a member of the Venezuela diaspora, Halvorssen has been battling Chavez’ thugs since he came to power, and his mother was even shot by them. In this excellent article in Reason Magazine, [...]

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An American Patriot: Ambassador Mark Palmer

Posted on February 9, 2013 - Filed Under Uncategorized | Leave a Comment

The day I met Ambassador Mark Palmer was a whirlwind — he stopped by Hudson Institute in 2003 with an idea — to put the ideas set forth in his brilliant book, Breaking the Real Axis of Evil into law. Mark was that way, a bit like the Tasmanian Devil with a bow-tie — he [...]

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A Wobbly Choice

Posted on February 7, 2013 - Filed Under Uncategorized | Leave a Comment

There is no better summary of President Obama’s view of American foreign policy and the use of our nation’s power in this century than the nomination of former Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense. Like John Kerry, Hagel is a decorated Vietnam veteran who can no longer stomach the sight of war. He’d [...]

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Sad Day for the Republic

Posted on February 6, 2013 - Filed Under Uncategorized | Leave a Comment

Many conservatives and libertarians don’t like the United States Postal Service (USPS), but my response to them has always been, “at least it’s in the Constitution.” “Article I, Section 8, Clause 7 of the United States Constitution, empowers Congress ‘To establish Post Offices and post Roads.’” So much of what our Federal Government participates in [...]

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New Study Reveals Global Warming Less Than Feared

Posted on January 26, 2013 - Filed Under Uncategorized | Leave a Comment

Good news on the environmental front — according to a a report from Science Daily global warming is less extreme than feared: After Earth’s mean surface temperature climbed sharply through the 1990s, the increase has leveled off nearly completely at its 2000 level. Ocean warming also appears to have stabilised somewhat, despite the fact that [...]

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Celebrity Hypocrities

Posted on January 1, 2013 - Filed Under Uncategorized | Leave a Comment

There is nothing more annoying than a bunch of sanctimonious Hollywood liberals who want to take your guns away after a disaster like the Sandy Hook school massacre, but they so often forget that they make their money as shoot-them-up cops or robbers in the movies. Well, one movie maker on Youtube doesn’t let them [...]

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An All-American Town

Posted on November 5, 2012 - Filed Under Uncategorized | Leave a Comment

As we gear up for election day tomorrow, I draw your attention to a fine article written by Miami Herald reporter, Marjie Lambert, about my home away from home, the town where I was married in the beautiful St. Agnes Episcopal Church, and a town I was privileged enough to call home for a year [...]

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Mourdock upholds the Founding Fathers

Posted on October 26, 2012 - Filed Under Uncategorized | Leave a Comment

Indiana Senate Candidate Richard Mourdock should be commended for unequivocally supporting unborn life. In a recent debate between him and his Democratic opponent Congressman Joe Donnelly, Mourdock stated: “I struggled with it myself for a long time, but I came to realize that life is that gift from God. And, I think, even when life [...]

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Why Obama is tanking…

Posted on October 9, 2012 - Filed Under Uncategorized | Leave a Comment

Immediately after watching the first debate between President Obama and Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, I wrote the following review to some of my friends: Truth is Romney’s performance while very solid wasn’t remarkable. I would say what was remarkable about his performance was his aggressiveness. He would never let Obama get one over on [...]

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