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James Madison: The Fourth Retrospective

  “Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007)   James Madison was Thomas Jefferson‘s Secretary of State, best friend; and in many ways an extension of...

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Thomas Jefferson: The Third Retrospective

  “Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007)   The election of 1800 set two precedents. It was the first peaceful transfer of political power from...

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John Adams: The Second Retrospective

  “Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007)   He signed the Declaration of Independence, was a member of the Continental Congress, minister to both France...

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George Washington: The 1st Retrospective

  “Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007)   Washington is the first in a 43 part series covering why those of you who predict impending...

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Religious Freedom to Discriminate Freely

  Arizona   Recently Arizona’s failed attempt to protect the devout from the dangers of interacting with the gays has stirred a debate about religious freedoms in our nation. Religious freedom was one of the driving forces that brought Europeans to North America, and also is a core value of...

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Paper Chase: This Is The Business Of The NBA

  The NBA proves that you can be unimaginative in growing your business. They copied what everyone was doing and improved upon what people did to better adapt to their model.   There are signs of slowing growth for the economy. 4th quarter estimates were revised down from 3.2% to...

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What Are Your Selected Oscar 2014 Predictions?

Oscar 2014 Predictions The Oscars are upon us. On March 2, Hollywood comes together to celebrate the crowning achievements in film for 2013. This year’s festivities will be hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, an obvious safe reaction to Seth MacFarlane’s controversial turn as host of the 2013 award show. Although I...