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Do you really care about the issues?

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According to the Fed’s jobs report today, unemployment is at 5.3%. If you have a job, that can be an encouraging number because it can make you feel like the country is doing ok. Or, if you have friends who… Continue Reading

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A New Cold War?

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Russia thinks we’re weak and we need to prove them wrong. When a child misbehaves, he or she is punished. Perhaps a toy is taken away, or “no ice cream” policies are instituted. The reason for punishment is to teach… Continue Reading

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We Serve the People, Not Our Own Egos

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There is division in the Senate right now concerning the reinstatement of the Export-Import Bank. The issue breaks down into a disagreement about big-business vs. government expansion. This is a very telling disagreement, because the Presidential candidates are almost universally… Continue Reading

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Why Trump Was Wrong

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It seems like Donald Trump can’t go two days without saying something offensive, but his remark concerning John McCain is worth considering, wrong as it is. Getting captured did not make John McCain a hero. At the point he was… Continue Reading

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Do the 2016 Presidential Candidates Inspire You?

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Do you feel inspired by the current list of Republican candidates? Do any of them make you feel like their leadership will bring the much needed change that our nation needs? I want to live in a nation where we… Continue Reading

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Keeping the Focus on Healthcare

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As we progress through multiple rulings from the SCOTUS and flash from one news topic to another, I hope that we will continue to come back to one of the more pressing things facing our nation, healthcare. Over the last few… Continue Reading

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SCOTUS Ruling on Obamacare

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The SCOTUS’s opinion on Obamacare subsidies is significant. By a vote of six to three, the Court agreed with the Obama administration that the subsidies are available for everyone who bought health insurance through an exchange, no matter whether that… Continue Reading

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Another Day, Another Republican Candidate

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Today Governor Bobby Jindal announced his bid for President of the United States. With his announcement the field is now up to 24 Republican candidates with at least 4 more in the wings anticipated to announce in the coming weeks.… Continue Reading