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More Real Betsy DeVos
A breath of fresh air in a stale system
MARCH 6, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN THE INDEPENDENT
I would argue that the choice of betsy devos for secretary of education is in itself innovative
I grant you DeVos was an interesting choice for Secretary of Education. But consider this. It is said that the definition of insanity is doing the...
#Education #Teachers #Betsy Devos #Innovation #Students
Fake News is not New News
Well, what do you know; a biased media is not new news... just look at the movies!
MARCH 6, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
Citizen Kane is a thinly veiled docudrama about William Randolph Hearst, the newspaper baron who used his power to punish enemies and bend the world to his will.
President trump seems preoccupied with saving America from, stuff. Before the 2016 election we were told that the greatest threat to America was...
#Trump #Citizen Kane #Fake News #Alternative Facts #Superman
The Real Betsy Devos
Not as evil as they say
MARCH 4, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN THE RIGHT
While democrats are all about choice when it comes to killing children in utero, they are much less so when it comes to educating the children that survive.
Our public education system, as we know it, is at an end. With the Senate's confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education, America's children...
#Betsy Devos #Department Of Education #President Trump #Cabinet #School Choice
Awakening From A Political Coma
Surviving a trump administration
FEBRUARY 18, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN THE INDEPENDENT
Two, your candidate losing an election is not a crisis or a tragedy. 9/11, the challenger explosion and kennedy's assassination were tragedies. your candidate not being elected president, not so much!
If you're upset that Donald Trump is our 45th president, you're not alone. I am, too. It's still a little strange saying, hearing, and well, typing,...
#Donald Trump #President #Politics #Surviving #Opposition
This is what we've been reduced to. this is how modern politics works.
FEBRUARY 9, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN THE RIGHT
Since Donald Trump was elected, it feels as though our nation's collective IQ has dropped precipitously.
In 2006, Neil Gorsuch was nominated to the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals by President George W. Bush. His nomination was confirmed with overwhelming...
#Nancy Pelosi #Donald Trump #Supreme Court #Immigration #Neil Gorsuch
Backdraft in Politics Today
Sometimes it's typical; sometimes typical is terrifying
JANUARY 31, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN FOREIGN POLICY
Boom! the president experienced his first combat loss in yemen for the navy seals.
Democrats in Denial
Time to move on.
JANUARY 22, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
Democrats' outrage over trump is the dumbest kind of politics, and we would all be better to ignore it.
As a well-experienced observer of the media, I have come to a conclusion: Washington politics is peopled almost entirely by a bunch of spineless,...
#John Lewis #Donald Trump #Inauguration #Hillary Clinton #Democrats
Speaking of Damned Spots
The Clintons are the new Macbeths
JANUARY 21, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN COLUMNS
Four trillion bucks later, plus or minus a billion or so, here comes Hillary;
The one this couple named Clinton finds itself in surely will prove as indelibe in American and world history books pages which speak of ignominious...
#Shakespeare #Hillary Clinton #Scotland #Donald Trump #Election
Time Gets Us All
Everybody's gotta go sometime.
JANUARY 14, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN COLUMNS
My hope is that 2016 isn't remembered for much of anything at all. just mark it down as another boring, bland year.
Let's Not Compromise
Compromising on equality is always a mistake
JANUARY 14, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
The anti-equality wing never treats compromise as anything but a temporary cease-fire
Everyone Is Hacked
Just what happened in the 2016 elections?
DECEMBER 21, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
Every Ud intelligence agency says Russians hacked the 2016 elections. Why won't Trump accept it?
Equality Is Awesome
It's a shame so many people hate it.
DECEMBER 20, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
Equality isn't extreme. it's a middle-of-the-road, compromise, moderate position.
Why Support Hillary Clinton?
Psychology, ideologies and politics
DECEMBER 20, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN COLUMNS
Deconstructing the psychology of those who chose to support hillary clinton
I do not have a great deal of time for psychology, though I have surfed some of the foundational material for the methodology. For the most part I...
#Hillary Clinton #Donald Trump #Ideology #Religion #Corruption
Fake News and Russia
Or how to steal an election
DECEMBER 17, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE RIGHT
The idea that 30+ years of corruption finally caught up to Hillary just isn't possible.
In their shock and awe at the election of Donald Trump as the next President of the United States, Democrats are flailing wildly for any excuse to...
#Hillary Clinton #Fake News #Russia #Donald Trump #Election
Castro is Dead! So... Who Owns Cuba?
The Cuban/American relationship is warming. Now, will Cubans get back their property?
DECEMBER 12, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN FOREIGN POLICY
Is the embargo over? Can America really have a normal relationship with Cuba?
Fidel Castro is dead, and his brother Raul (current leader of Cuba) at a mere 85 years old, must be thinking about his succession plan. For nearly 65...
#Cuba #Embargo #Fidel Castro #Florida #Cuban Missile Crisis
The Fake News Phenomenon
DECEMBER 7, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE RIGHT
We shouldn't just be affirmed citizens, we need to be informed citizens.
Cyrus the Great
Delusions of persecution rationalize support for Trump.
NOVEMBER 18, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
American Christians are not enslaved Israelites.
One of the reasons some conservative Christians gave for supporting a Donald Trump presidency was that he's God's chosen instrument for restoring...
#Christians #Trump #Religious Right #Oppression #Discrimination
Will increased oil production help the oilfield workers?
NOVEMBER 11, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE RIGHT
Here in the oil-patch, we loved the boom but the result was the bust we are now in.
Hillary the Artful Dodger
Secretary of state is primary target of foreign intelligence
NOVEMBER 8, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN STIPKO LIVE
Throw all the politics out the window, what we're talking about is the defense of this nation.
If I had classified information (which I was authorized to have) on my unsecured laptop or phone, I would be writing this OpEd from a federal prison...
#Hillary Clinton #Intelligence #Blackberry #Classified Information #State Department
What 2016 Says About Us
Who do we really want to be?
NOVEMBER 7, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE RIGHT
The other guy's badness doesn't make your guy good, no matter what.
While I've written quite a bit about the 2016 election, with only days to go, I feel like I haven't been completely honest about how I truly feel...
#Donald Trump #Hillary Clinton #Election #Christian #God
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