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Rest In Peace, Senator Lautenberg

30 year Senate Veteran Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) passed away today at age 89 after months of increasing problems with his health. Senators on both sides of the aisle expressed their condolances to the Lautenberg family and sorrow at his passing. … Continue reading

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The Joy of Going Home: Jon Hammar Finally Makes it Back

This Christmas, as I gather around the Christmas (not holiday) tree with my family and feel lucky to be home, I am mindful this year of someone who undoubtedly dwarfs my sense of comfort. Jon Hammar, the former Marine who … Continue reading

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Preparing Kids To Play In The Freeway Of Life

Hooray! We can all win all of the time.

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Chuck Yeager and the Greatness of America

I believe that America is the greatest nation on Earth. I don’t mean that in some cheesy, obligatorily patriotic way; I mean that through the successful implementation of enlightenment ideals, the free-market system and the record of achievements both technological … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Life And Government

  Life is a matter of having what you want and paying the price for it. The problem with politics is they leave off the last half of that… — John Hawkins (@johnhawkinsrwn) September 26, 2012 Isn’t that true? Don’t … Continue reading

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Tony Blair is Right. We Should Give Up On Being Loved

The former British Prime Minister has this right. “If I were you, I would sort of give up on being loved,” Blair said today on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” “If that’s your ambition as still the world’s greatest power, give up … Continue reading

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Nobody Owes You Anything, You’re Not Lucky, And If You Can’t Afford It, You Don’t Deserve It

“Despite its present popularity, the phrase ‘the American Dream’ came into common use only after the 1970s. ..But the phrase languished, probably because it seemed contradicted by experience. For most Americans, life had always been a struggle. Little was guaranteed. … Continue reading

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Overlooked Story Of The Day: The Death Of Ambassador Chris Stevens

The story that is being missed by nearly everyone in the media is the story of Ambassador Chris Stevens. Taking the ambassadorship to Libya isn’t a position that men take to pad their resume or stroke their egos. This is … Continue reading

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It’s Time To Take Egypt Off The Dole

You have to go all the way back to the 13th century to find a time when Egypt was a “great nation.” Today, Egypt is just another crummy backwater that’s famous for Pyramids, Islamic radicalism, and rape. Of course, it’s … Continue reading

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America Loses a Hero: Neil Armstrong Dead at 82

It’s a sad day for America. Astronaut Neil Armstrong has died following complications from heart surgery three weeks ago. He was 82. We lost a true pioneer, a man of great courage who embodied the adventurous, frontier spirit that has … Continue reading

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