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Pursuing Stability in American Politics

Fractious parties seem to dominate American politics. I have a recommendation that would fix the problem but it would require a constitutional amendment.

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IRS Form 8965 Anathema and Socialism

Welcome to 2015. The graphic below is an IRS form 8965 “Health Coverage Exemptions”. Aside from the trite question of why we need 8,965 forms to file taxes, this hurts me for deeper reasons.

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Anymore, We Don’t Value Our Citizens First

Anymore, it seems public figures and politicians are tripping over each other to highlight the need to care for illegal immigrants, or refugees of foreign wars, displaced individuals around the globe, or nearly anybody except “Joe Plumber,” citizen of the … Continue reading

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Surveillance Keeps Power in Power

You are monitored everywhere – license plates on passing cars, cameras on roads, shopping malls, gas stations, airports. It has begun to bother me, yet my friends advise “If you’re not doing anything wrong, why do you care if you … Continue reading

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Trouble Today or Tomorrow

Thomas Paine wrote on December 23, 1776 in his first edition of “The Crisis”:

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