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A graduate of Franklin University with a degree in Digital Communications, David currently works as a marketing director in Dayton, Ohio. In the past, he was a full time political activist lobbying Congress in an effort to create a better economic future for the United States. He currently volunteers his time as a minister for the Church of Jesus Christ in Christian Fellowship, a branch of the Mormon church.
Why is the GOP Willing to Let President Obama Amend the Constitution?
I have been a part of a team going to Washington DC every other week all year, talking to Republicans in the House. So far, it looks like TPA will not pass the House thanks to Democrats and Tea Party members that understand what the stakes are -- at least from their own points of view.
Sunday, May 10, 2015(2 comments)
Myth vs Facts on Fast Tracking Trade Authority
There has been a lot of talk lately about giving the president Fast Track Trade Authority, and in fact a bill came out last month that would do just that. While there are many against the bill, the corporate controlled media is talking over them with points of their own, pushing an agenda that does not have the best interest of the United States in mind. With all the debate, what are the facts and fiction - the truth and lies?
Friday, July 18, 2014
What's the Point of Net Neutrality?
Today, over one-third of the human population uses the Internet. Some to let you know that a Nigerian prince has a cool million in cash he needs to wire you, others to let their grandmother in another country see them and read them a bedtime story on programs like Skype. It may very well be the greatest human invention for communication and information sharing. So what then is net neutrality, and why should we care about it?
Tuesday, June 17, 2014(4 comments)
Women and the Priesthood in the LDS Church
There is a movement now asking the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to ordain women to the priesthood. With its leader facing excommunication for her actions, this article is an attempt to point out what went wrong on both sides of the discussion and why.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012(1 comments)
The Next Four Years
President Obama's second-term win means that America will not fall quickly into economic collapse. However, if the president keeps going in the direction he has been leading the country during his first term, things are not likely to get much better for Main Street either.
Tuesday, March 6, 2012(5 comments)
Super PACs Control American Politics
Money has played a huge role in the GOP primaries. Not in the race between Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney, but in the the different campaign strategies of Mitt Romney and Buddy Roemer.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012(4 comments)
Obama vs Romney vs. Santorum: Who best for America?
It is clear that neither Obama nor Romney are the best choices, but until Americans start looking outside the box, they are the best options we have. If all voters have to go on is Romney's rhetoric, it may very well be better to continue with what kind of works -- President Obama -- than with Romney's ideas that really don't stand a chance of bettering the lives of Americans.
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Rick Santorum's Vague Plans will not Fix the Nation's Woes
Rick Santorum is currently backed by the religious right. He has strongly denounced what he deems as immoral actions, espousing extreme views regarding American freedoms -- many of which actually threatening freedom. Some of Santorum's comments make him appear willing to impose his worldview on other nations, which is good news for social conservatives, but terrible news for fiscal conservatives and the nation as a whole.
Sunday, February 19, 2012
The Mormon Menace
Looking at Romney's platform, it should be clear that he is a Republican running for office, not a Mormon aiming at the White House.
The U.S. Trade Deficit is Killing the Economy
If the United States were a business, it would be a dismal failure. Its stocks would be in the tank. The president and all of Congress would be fired. The stockholders (the American people) would have lost everything -- all of their holdings. The doors would close, the workers would be laid off. The United States would have no choice but to shut down.
Friday, January 13, 2012(2 comments)
Mitt Romney: The Everlasting Candidate
Michigan has suffered greatly due to the fallacy of laissez-faire "free" trade polices. Surely Mitt Romney will have noticed that much his father worked to build is now in ruins. The question voters need to ask is, has Mitt learned what his father seemed to know? The short answer: no.
Occupy Wall Street, The Next Move is Yours
While the Occupy movement may appear similar to protests favoring civil rights or opposing the Vietnam War, there are a few distinct differences. For one, it is an occupation, not a demonstration. Sure, people can come and go, but the movement is meant to stay. The other big difference is also its weakest point -- the Occupy movement has no clear path and no polished demands.
Tuesday, December 6, 2011(1 comments)
Newt Gingrich Offers Voters No Viable Solutions
With Gingrich taking the new top spot for the GOP's seemingly desperate attempt to find anyone that isn't Mitt Romney to run against President Obama, Republican voters will need to take a closer look at what this politician stands for.
Friday, December 2, 2011
2012 - Politically Doubtful
It should be no secret to Americans that President Obama has let the country down. Running on a platform of hope and change, he just happened to be in the right place at the right time. Many voters were excited just to get then President Bush out of the White House. Senator Obama may have given the voters hope, but President Obama has not shown the country any real change. In the past three years, President Obama has failed to
Friday, December 2, 2011
The Greatest Lie -- The Moral Right
Looking at the number of presidential hopefuls, America seems to be overwhelmed with a lack of choices. The "moral" right seems duty bound to find the right candidate, yet there seems to be a lack of morals among those running.
Monday, September 26, 2011(6 comments)
An Economic Recovery Plan that Would Actually Work
Where are American jobs? Politicians keep talking about them, but can we really expect to see them? Tax cuts proposed by the right, stimulus proposed by the left: neither of these will have any meaningful, positive effect on our economy. We can no longer continue the status quo.
Wednesday, June 29, 2011(1 comments)
How the Republicans have Booby Trapped Their Own Party
The Republicans are supposed to be the fiscally conservative ones, yet they killed that myth under Bush. Taxes were lowered while spending increased. Everything our World War II generation sacrificed for, including paying down the debt in the aftermath of the second great war, was quickly discarded. Our national debt soared, but there was still hope.
Thursday, January 27, 2011
Political Realities that Must be Realized
We can have hope for real change in this country, but to do it we have to show relevance to what we are doing and stick to a strategy that works. Fixing the damage both parties have caused over the last 3 decades will not happen overnight. If the right-wingers in the nation won't work with us, the left needs to work smarter. If the left just pushes the right-wing agenda to keep the peace, there will be no peace.
Wednesday, November 3, 2010(2 comments)
America Must Start Moving Forward Faster
The New Dream for America is equality and an ever forward vision for a better future for the coming generations. Lets stop talking about it and lets work together and make it happen.
Thursday, April 1, 2010(17 comments)
A Christian Nation - or Why Glenn Beck is Wrong
In speaking to Christians who are against the recent health care bill, and now seemingly against the United States in general, there are a few points that can be made to help our fellow brothers and sisters in Christ better understand the Word of God.
Monday, September 7, 2009(6 comments)
Religion and Education – a Conundrum of Expectations
The Texas Board of Education is currently debating how to talk about religious influence on American history. This is an interesting predicament. How does a teacher talk about American history without bringing religion into the picture?
Saturday, January 17, 2009(7 comments)
The Chinese Socialist Marketing System
China is now defeating us by using the mercantilist policies the United States used until the 1930s. They are using a results based system as their one national party looks out for the betterment of China, rather than a two party system battling for their own interests. China realizes what the U.S. used to know: industry is key to national security.
Thursday, January 15, 2009(2 comments)
America Must Work for Change
Our trade deficit, or the money we lose collectively as a nation, has grown since the 1960s reaching its highest point in 2006 with a loss of $817 billion dollars. To be a superpower the U.S. should be gaining a surplus, money earned from selling American goods to foreign countries, not developing a deficit.