Monthly Archives: August 2016

The Federal Budget, Debt, Sequestration, or How A Nation Commits Suicide

Sequestration is coming. No, I’m not referring that pointless debate which took place in the Fall of 2013. I’m certainly not referring to those occasional budget debates which play out from time to time. You know, the debates where Republicans … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned From My Years In Afghanistan

An Afghan Conversation “Sir, can you do without me today?  My family is headed to the Panshir Valley today and I have to stay and watch the house.”  While not the first time that Majeed (not his real name) begged … Continue reading

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An Appeal to The Better Angels

I just have one request.  One.  And this goes for everyone at every level of the food chain.  This is for everyone one on the school board, the town counsel, my state assemblyman, my congressman, senator, and everyone in the … Continue reading

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