A Leadership Lost at Sea ... How do 9,000 ton ships, with 100,000 horsepower, known for their agility, get T-boned by huge, lumbering merchant ships? Who's running our ships? Who’s running our Navy? (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Requiring U.S.-Made Steel in Pipelines Would Backfire ... President Trump has a plan to revive the steel industry. He wants to mandate that oil and natural gas pipelines use only American-made steel. His Commerce Department is finalizing the plan right now. (See Page 8, September 21, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Florida Keys - Would You Have Evacuated? ... Multitudes of people are suffering through the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Florida. The Keys and the Caribbean Islands are devastated. (See Page 8, September 21, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Requiem for a Soldier ... I can’t recall his name. It’s been a very long time. He was young, really just a boy – I think just 18 or 19 years old when he walked down that dusty lane. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
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An Anti-Poverty Program That Makes It Pay to Work ... Imagine a government- funded antipoverty tool that encouraged people to work. Now imagine that it’s popular with both Democrats and Republicans. (See Page 8, September 14, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Not Self But Country ... It’s said that real love only comes with sacrifice, that real love requires placing some cause or some one first, and truly giving of yourself for that person or cause. (See Page 8, September 14, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Hurricane Harvey - We Are The United States of America ... Houston and the Texas Gulf Coast are devastated. Never has an area been so blasted by so much rainfall in such a short amount of time. Houston has received more rainfall than other city across the United States receivea in one entire year. So far over 51 inches of rain has fallen with more rainfall to come. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Teachers Shouldn’t Have to Panhandle for School Supplies ... Back to school! These three simple words used to leave America’s public school teachers giddy with anticipation. Now they leave them opening up their wallets and worrying. (See Page 12, September 7, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
A Most Dangerous Man ... An East Asian country: threatening its neighbors while making snide and outrageous comments about the US and our allies, building an ever larger nuclear force, ruled by a man who sees no limits to his powers. (See Page 12, September 7, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Virginia’s Heat Climbs While Its Leaders Doze ... Let's say you're inclined to think that the whole climate-change conversation is, okay, overheated. It's a swelter out there, but so what? (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
The Antifas ... There is a very foreboding undercurrent to the Charlottesville riots and it needs to be addressed simply because it relies on hiding its presence from the American public. (See Page 12, August 31, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
It’s Not About ‘White Culture’ ... "I came to this march for the message that white European culture has a right to be here just like every other culture,” a white nationalist protester in Charlottesville told Newsweek. (See Page 12, August 31, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Foreclosed Houses ... We know that millions of American families lost their homes after Wall Street’s 2007 financial crash. But where did all those houses go? (See Page 12, August 31, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
How To Avoid Another Charlottesville ... Does anybody in America truly want to repeat another horrific Charlottesville? I hope the answer is no but it seems there are different groups lusting for more of Charlottesville. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Antifa ... For some time our law enforcement officers have been under attack by Black Lives Matter and their ilk. And, all too often, officers have been the victim of the politicians who dictate their policies. (See Page 10, August 24, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
The White Supremacists Are Running Scared After C-ville ... The act of terrorism that killed one person and injured others in Charlottesville, Virginia was horrific. There will be more days like these. (See Page 10, August 24, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Nine Presidents ... One reason I consider myself fortunate to have led a life in politics is that, over time, I've had a chance to work with nine presidents. From Lyndon Johnson through Barack Obama. (See Page 10, August 24, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Reflection After Charlottesville ... The horrifying events in Charlottesville last weekend are ones that make us all reflective… reflective upon ourselves, what we condone and condemn, and upon our history. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Herman Kahn, Captain Kirk, and Kim Jong Un ... Herman Kahn, the 20th Century Strategist, in "On Escalation" introduced the concept of an "escalation ladder," which began with various political acts and escalated - if unchecked - to nuclear attacks on each other's cities. (See Page 10, August 17, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
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