Presidents’ Day 2016: Honoring Lincoln (& Washington, too)

Lincoln’s 2nd Inaugural Address: “With Firmness in the Right as God Gives Us to See the Right” “With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation’s wounds,...
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2014 Year in Review: The Year’s Top Trends (& Biggest Surprises)

Prognosticators’ Hits & (Mostly) Misses No, my “Top Ten” list for 2014 isn’t going to garner the same attention as Time Magazine’s impending choice for “Person of the Year,” and has none of the fanfare accompanying the Heisman Trophy winner (also due to be announced imminently). But on the plus side . . . I’m first! In that vein, here’s...
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“The Age of Insecurity”: Germs, Hackers, Terrorists . . & [White] House Intruders

Jon Stewart:  “We’re All Going to Die!!” Want a connecting thread running through the news lately (assuming you’re still watching/listening)? Be afraid. Very afraid. “No News is Good News,” Updated Whether it’s your bank account, your home, or even your person (“did that man on the plane look sick??”) — the mainstream media (“MSM”) message...
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How to Stop ISIS Beheadings of Western Captives

Shameful, Self-Interested News Networks Here’s a not-so-crazy thought: Want to deter ISIS from beheading Westerners? In addition to degrading ISIS through military action, as the Administration now vows to do . . . STOP MAKING ISIS BEHEADINGS THE LEAD NEWS STORY EVERY TIME IT HAPPENS!! Rewarding Terrorism; Attention = Oxygen Each time such an atrocity leads...
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