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  • America Done With the Clintons?

    America Done With the Clintons?

    As the Holidays approach, and visions of sugar plum fairies, school breaks and vacations are on everybody’s mind, there are plenty of “hot tickets” to go around. There are Broadway shows like Hamilton, rock concerts like the recently announced Rolling Stones tour, and of course movie tickets to ...
  • Teacher Fired For Supporting Pledge of Allegiance

    Teacher Fired For Supporting Pledge of Allegiance

    Just when you thought everyone in America would support anything patriotic, here comes yet another situation that proves anything but. One teacher in St. Louis, Missouri learned this the hard way when he had the audacity to thank students for reciting the pledge of allegiance. Crazy, but true! ...
  • Who Cares About Freshman Congressmen

    Who Cares About Freshman Congressmen

    That crashing sound you hear emanating from Washington early next year will be the visions, expectations and egos of the new freshman class of the 116th Congress. Having been part of the Washington political scene for  years, I have witnessed the arrival of several classes of these legislative ...
  • Is This 2016 All Over Again?

    Is This 2016 All Over Again?

    Many historians do not view World War II as a unique conflict, but rather an interrupted continuation of the issues unresolved by World War I.  In many ways, that is the story of the midterm election of 2018.  It is a replay of 2016. The most obvious similarity is the election eve polling and ...
  • Let’s Talk Free Speech

    Let’s Talk Free Speech

    I am an extremist when it comes to free speech. The only limits we should respect are the restrictions against defamation by slander – making oral false and damaging statements about another person — or libel – making false written statements or creating false images damaging about ...
  • Kanye West becomes modern-day Frederick Douglass or Booker T. Washington

    Kanye West becomes modern-day Frederick Douglass or Booker T. Washington

    One has to look at history to find a time when a Black American made more news by being a guest at the White House than did rapper Kanye West. Yes, the election of Barack Obama was historic, but not as a guest in the White House, but as the first person with significant and […]
  • A Kavanaugh defeat could be bad news for Democrats

    A Kavanaugh defeat could be bad news for Democrats

    Defeating the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh is the latest battle being carried out by those collectively known as the #NeverTrump Resistance Movement.  Twice they have stopped team Kavanaugh within inches of the goal line. The first time was with a carefully choreographed series of ...
  • Google is Watching

    Google is Watching

    Recently, Google secretly purchased credit card transaction data from Mastercard to provide select advertisers with a tool called “store sales measurement” that can track how online ads lead to real-world purchases. This sounds impressive, but there is only one problem: they know what you did ...
  • Inside Google’s plan to stalk your social media accounts

    Inside Google’s plan to stalk your social media accounts

    Google, once again, is excited about social media. But not in the ways you might think; this isn’t about another in a failed string of chat apps, or the knockout success that never was in Google Plus. Instead, it’s an entirely new way of recognizing human faces, and one made possible by — you ...