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Mattis Kills It At His Confirmation Hearing!

…the people you meet “over there.” I had the pleasure of meeting briefly with General Mattis in Kabul in 2010.  I was temporarily in charge of NTMA’s Joint Visitor’s Bureau at Camp Eggers.  There was an opening for a deputy … Continue reading

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The De-Construction of Marriage

Marriage, as we know it is all but gone. And it’s our fault.  People will still get “married,” of course.  Couples will hold a ceremonies in front of friends and family pledging to build a life together. For a little while … Continue reading

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Science and Nature: The Colonel’s Reading List

The reading list feature on this blog really has me thinking about what I’ve collected over the last 30+ years.  Journaling about our efforts and progress with respect to the library renovation has been something of a focusing tool.

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What I Didn’t Hear

Neither of you said you would leave me alone.  Why is that so hard? We’re already handing over 60% of our labor to support the leviathan of government on the Federal, State, and Local level.  Apparently that’s not enough.

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The Myth Of Corporate Taxes

This is a companion piece to this week’s episode of “Two Minutes Out Of Your Life.” Wait a sec… There is no such thing as corporate taxes. Oh, there are fees assessed to a corporation’s earnings. There is an “official” … Continue reading

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For the briefest of times we were unified.  We knew who the enemy was.  We had clear vision and purpose.  We understood that evil had a face, an ideology, and the means to harm us. Remember the victims.  Remember the … Continue reading

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Forgiveness and Spiritual Maturity – Part One

I’m taking a step away from my traditional political observations and for the next week or two and I will share express what is on my heart write about something a little more oriented towards the Spirit.  We’ve all seen … Continue reading

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What I Failed To Learn From Junior High

My Mother-in-Law bought me a copy of Greg Guttfield’s “Uncool” for my birthday. For those who haven’t gotten around to it, allow me to recommend it. If you are reading this blog, you will probably find parallels to your own … Continue reading

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