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President Obama’s Ten Greatest Accomplishments

  Almost seven years into the Obama Presidency, it is time to reflect on all of the things that this two term President has done for the United States.  We will count them down in reverse order of significance over the next five stories: 10.  CONTAMINATION OF THE WILD AND SCENIC ANIMAS RIVER IN COLORADO…
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President Obama Calls For End To Catholic Schools

President Obama made an alarming call for an end to Catholic education in front of a largely Catholic audience during a speaking engagement that was part of the President’s official state visit to the G8.  So much for the separation of church and state.  So much for the free exercise of religion.  Guess the First…
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Diabolical Bill To Prevent Public Access To California Government

Attacking the very fiber of American democracy, last Friday night the Democratic dominated California Legislature quietly added a last minute “trailer” into Governor Jerry Brown’s budget proposal that would have returned California local government quite literally to the dark ages.  More than half a century ago, California started to adopt laws requiring that public business…
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Touching Video Between Troops And Cheerleaders

On a day in which I am torn between anger and sorrow, this video was just what the Dr. ordered. The Miami Dolphin Cheerleaders put together a video to help lift the spirits of our troops stationed in Afghanistan. It was obviously effective because some of the guys created their own response video that matched…
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Hugh Hefner Will Bring New NFL Franchise To LA

“It is with a great deal of excitement and frankly with a little bit of relief that I can announce that Hugh Hefner will be bringing football back to the City of Los Angeles,” National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell announced in a press conference just a few minutes ago.  “The Jacksonville Jaguars will relocate…
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Rand Paul, Nancy Pelosi Announce Formation Of Joint PAC

“We quite literally ran into each other in the halls of Congress and helped each other pick up the files we were carrying – that led to lunch, and before we realized it we had discovered a significant amount of common ground,” said the libertarian Kentucky Senator Rand Paul today at a press conference called…
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Vicente Fox: A man with a purpose

This is a piece I wrote for Widener University after hearing Vicente Fox speak at the Widener Speaker Series. In a talk that moved from Washington state to Colorado to Ohio, through every presidential library in the U.S. and finished in Guanajuato, Mexico, Vicente Fox, former president of Mexico, covered a wide range of topics…
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Tweets Disappear After Axelrod Exchange

  Responding to a tweet by former Obama campaign manager David Axelrod, I found myself entering into a tweet exchange about an accusation that Rand Paul was racist (see the story about that part of the exchange here).  After the exchange of about 30 tweets that I found to be stunning – statements that you…
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Standardized Testing And The Destruction Of America’s Education System

It is a tough time to be an American.  Suffering through the worst and most prolonged economic downturn of the last eight decades, America has taken a hit right to the solar plexus of its psyche.  This is particularly true regarding the state of the American education system.  Television commercials and political campaigns constantly bombard…
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CNN Anchor Asks If “A Little” Anti-Semitism Anti-Americanism Is OK

On the same day that the San Francisco City Attorney called using accurate quotes from muslim extremists “Islamaphobic” (CBS), CNN anchor Erin Burnett asked former First Lady Laura Bush if we have to  “accept” anti-Semitism and anti-Americanism “when we want to make change” in the Middle East?”  Please check the tags, this is NOT satire,…
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Obama Anti-Choice

  Rejecting an individual’s right to choose in almost every regard, President Obama is one of the most anti-choice Presidents in history.  While the President’s spokespeople have accused Republicans of waging a “war on women” solely because of abortion policy discussions, ironically the White House is against choice in virtually every other regard.  I don’t…
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Fly In Air Force One For As Little As $1,000

  Announcing the launch of the new federally funded ObamaAir program, Presidential spokesman Jay Carney laid out a program that will allow Obama supporters to fly in Air Force One for as little as $1,000.  ”Most people do not realize that there are actually four different planes that make up the Air Force One fleet,”…
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