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A Rumor of Greatness: Lessons in America’s Past

If we are to make America great again, shouldn’t there be a point in time we can look to as the standard for this greatness? When did we hit the peak of American greatness? What started the decline? Don’t we … Continue reading

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Welcome to America (here are the rules)

As shocking as this may be, I am not a Trump fan. But this post goes to show how, if you look hard enough, you can find commonalities where you least expect them. The debate over how, or even if, we … Continue reading

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Competing Disappointments: Barack Obama and Donald J. Trump

One of the biggest criticisms early in the Obama administration was his blaming of George Bush for the many problems he faced. It would seem Mr. Trump doesn’t remember this criticism. Mr. Trump is leveling blame on Mr. Obama for … Continue reading

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The (Tall) Tale of the Tapes that Never Were

Sung to the tune of “I’ve Got No Strings” from Pinnochio. (Click for a reminder) I’ve got no tapes To back me up It makes me fret It makes me frown If I had tapes Then I’d be free From … Continue reading

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American Albatross

The prescient genius of the founding fathers understood that the future may yield a President who might commit a crime, be subject to impeachment, and cause removal from office. They provided a mechanism for it, even as they hoped their … Continue reading

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Presumptuous Trumpism

From September 7, 1940, until May 10, 1941, England endured a period known as the Blitz. It is a derivative of the German word Blitzkrieg, “Lightning war.” Germany sent wave upon wave of bombers to bring terror, genuine countrywide terror, … Continue reading

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The Death of Civil Discourse: Libtards, Nutjobs, and Trolls

Civil discourse is dead in America. Considered thought, rational analysis, and meaningful discussions are a lost art. Name calling is the new debate tactic. Whenever I write something others may disagree with it is often met with invectives and name-calling … Continue reading

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