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GOP Attacks Media: Democrats Win GOP Debate

In order Rubio, Kasich, and Cruz were the winners, but the GOP debate in Colorado last night was evidence that Democrats and specifically Barack Obama have won the argument. We heard 99% v. 1% rhetoric, protection of entitlements, demonization of Wall St., and focus on issues affecting women. The “let’s...

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Ronald Reagan’s Benghazi Went A Lot Different

On October 23rd, 1983, the Marine Barracks in Beirut, Lebanon were bombed under Ronald Reagan’s watch. 241 US military personnel were killed, and over 300 were wounded.   It was most certainly orchestrated in large part by Iran. So what did President Reagan do? He secretly stole missiles from the...

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2016, Lies, And Video

“Yesterday, our U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya was attacked. Heavily armed militants assaulted the compound and set fire to our buildings. American and Libyan security personnel battled the attackers together.” Some have sought to justify this vicious behavior, along with the protest that took place at our Embassy in...

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Salemghazi And 21st Century Witch Trials

“We know the attack had nothing to do with a film.’ That’s as plain as it can get. Why didn’t you just speak plain to the American people?” “I did,” Clinton said. “If you look at my statement, as opposed to what I was saying to the Egyptian prime minister,...

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The Crucible 2016: Hillary at Salemghazi

  I watched the entire Benghazi panel testimony of Hillary Clinton yesterday. This morning, conservative news outlets are running stories about what she blew, what she dodged, etc.   The rest of the media are running the clips. Clip after clip of Hillary Clinton being badgered like no witness since...

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I Got You: NFL Week 7 Investment

We are 43-40 on the season after going 9-2 last week. We are proponents of dollar cost averaging as we are long term investors; therefore, we invest the same amount no matter the particular interest.   Remember, it only takes 52.4% winners to break even in sports investing at the...

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What Happened To Accountability For All Of Us?

People want to feel safe, so they assume the world is safe. We’ve seen enough police videos to know that many police officers are less than truthful in what they write in their police reports which doesn’t match what we see in these videos. I’m certainly not saying that all...

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What Is The Nature of Income Inequality?

This is not only a philosophical question, but an economic one as well. The philosophical question pertains to fairness and is subject to moral reasoning as well as people’s innate sense of fair. I believe people feel that, whatever label it’s given, there is something unfair happening within society now...

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Chester Arthur: The 21st 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)   Chester Arthur was removed in disgrace as Chief Collector of the NY Custom House in 1878. Three...