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Colin Kaepernick Must Die

When I was a kid growing up in the Los Angeles suburbs, every morning at our public school we started the day with the Pledge of Allegiance.  Our teacher would lead us in our secular prayer to the flag as … Continue reading

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How Does It Happen?

I was deeply religious as a kid.  Maybe it was the age, the era, but I was fascinated with (and scared by) the Book of Revelation. I must have read Hal Lindsey’s Late Great Planet Earth a dozen times. Motivated … Continue reading

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What’s a True Conservative to Do?

The current state of the campaign makes me sad that I didn’t spend a week in New Hampshire and have a chance to interview, or ask questions of, the candidates. I think I would have like to ask the following: … Continue reading

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Jonathan Slater – In Memorium

Jonathan Slater 1966-2016 Where to begin? It has to be from the beginning… For me, that was 1977. I had just moved to Los Angeles from the L.A. suburbs. My parents were going through an acrimonious divorce. I’d bounced from … Continue reading

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Issue: How to address Iran’s nuclear aspirations

For what it’s worth, decided to publish my final paper for my Counterproliferation policy course.  Thought it turned out OK – ended the course with an A…. CounterProliferation Options Paper Iran Final 10 Dec 2015

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You Should Apologize!

I can’t believe I’m going to do this:  I’m going to defend Donald Trump. No, I’m not supporting him, nor would I ever consider voting for him.  People that accuse Barrack Obama of acting like a dictator have no clue … Continue reading

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Just Who Do You Think We Are?

In his dissent to Obergefell v. Hodges – the case to expand the franchise of marriage to same-sex couples – Chief Justice John Roberts asked “Just who do you think we are?” Calling the majority’s decision “an act of will, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Baltimore

We always try to make sense of what we see and hear. We tend to process this incoming information, through the filter that is our worldview – based on our experiences, knowledge, and understanding. The events confronting Baltimore today are … Continue reading

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Houston, We have a Problem

It’s been a bit since I last felt I needed to make sense of the craziness around me.   Indiana, oh Indiana…. What to make of you?   You let the religious nuts off the leash and look what you … Continue reading

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Quick Thoughts on our Costa Rica Vacation

For several years now, I’ve had a dream.  A dream of relocating, post retirement, to a place where the weather is warm year round and where the cost of living is such that my retirement dollar would stretch nicely.  Costa … Continue reading

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