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780,000 Good Men and Women in Blue

Trying to make sense of the assassination of two police officers on the Saturday before Christmas, my mind keeps drifting back to the morning of March 13, 2010. That's the day a police officer saved the lives of my family. Shortly after 5 in the morn ...

Privacy makes a comeback through an Apple IPhone

It's been a year and a half since Edward Snowden revealed to the world just how much private information the National Security Agency has been collecting on just about everyone. The massive spying operation raised privacy and Constitutional concerns ...

The Lasting Relevance of the Declaration

Happy Fourth of July! America's 238th birthday party is being celebrated in the usual way with fireworks, cookouts, parades and patriotic songs. Words from the Declaration of Independence are recited at some events to remind us of the founding ideals ...

On Health Care, Repeal or Reform Lead to Same Result

Heading into the 2014 elections, some Democrats think they have found a way to minimize the political fallout from the president's health care law. They have convinced themselves that voters are more interested in fixing the law rather than repealing ...

Doctors Must Serve Patients, Not Society

When we go to the doctor, most of us expect to receive the best possible advice on whatever ails us. Unfortunately, some medical groups see that as a quaintly archaic notion. Associations are recommending that the doctors should consider more than th ...

Journalists Hide Real Numbers When Reporting Budget Spin

The standard media coverage of President Barack Obama's new budget claimed the proposals included $600 billion of budget cuts over the next decade. It was just about impossible, though, to find any media story mentioning some basic numbers that belon ...

Getting a Grip on Realities of the Federal Budget

The big story about the federal budget last week was the Republican Party's struggle to deal with raising the debt ceiling. Last year's big budget story was President Barack Obama and the Democrats coming to grips with the so-called sequester, a poli ...

Rasmussen: Civil Disobedience May Cure Obamacare

The biggest threat to President Barack Obama's health care law doesn't come from Republicans in Congress but from people like Stacie Brown. As reported in The New York Times, Brown owns a pottery shop in Georgia and is eligible for some federal healt ...

The Numbers Show DC Theory Colliding With Reality in America

A theoretical listing of the best states put together by a publication for Washington insiders rates New Hampshire as the best state in the union, and finds that nine of the 10 worst states are in the American South. However, if you look at Census Bu ...

To Reform Health Care, Give Power to the People

Before President Barack Obama's health care law was passed, Americans were frustrated that insurance companies had too much control over the medical care they received. Now, Americans are frustrated that the government has too much control. The vast ...


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    Posted in Defense Against Demagogues
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    Posted in Obama's Economic Shell Game
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    Posted in Obamacare Vs. Cancer Cures

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