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A former conservative turned independent. I tend to lean with Progressives. My more recent articles are written to give readers an insight, but not to take a particular position necessarily. The goal is to get readers to use critical thinking to determine or re-examine their stance on topics.


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Thursday, January 11, 2018     

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Change - Born Again This article is to help people understand how they can develop wisdom and be independent. How to prepare people for all situations.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017     

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Demand (The Two Camps)... The objective of this article is to get the readers to start to look at the different views from each camp.

Selfie Thursday, June 22, 2017 (4 comments)     

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Saving Faces... A look at the art of taking selfies and how we deal with sometimes making poor choices. A comment on the Right to Choose.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017     

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Attributes... An observation of nouns and attributes and how we use them. Especially important on MLK Day.

cards Monday, October 17, 2016     

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Political Choices... in the cards A play on words to look at the big risks this year.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016     

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The Approach... This article is to get readers to evaluate if we have addressed the issues or do we still need to work on our approach.

Friday, June 24, 2016     

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Humanity Act... Perspective on gun control using the Republicans' approach to obtaining support from people that don't look deeper to understand "The Big Picture".

Sunday, May 1, 2016     

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Supremely Broken Process... Perspective of how we can make nomination for SCOTUS less political.

Mitch McConnell Thursday, March 3, 2016     

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Fabricating... A perspective of Trump, the Media and the Republican Party (specifically Mitch McConnell).

Monday, February 22, 2016 (2 comments)     

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Walls... What walls do we need and which walls can we do without?

Beware Political Pitches Friday, November 13, 2015 (1 comments)     

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Beware of Political Curveballs Can you tell if a politician is pulling on your heart strings, using scare tactics, being a placebo to make other candidate shine? Do you really know what they stand for?

The purpose of argument should not be victory, but progress. Friday, October 2, 2015     

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Defusing Situations... Looking for a win-win or take what you want.

Placebo Maximum Strength Saturday, September 19, 2015 (3 comments)     

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Is Trump a Political "Placebo"? Is Trump a placebo?

The government recognizes life at birth Wednesday, September 2, 2015 (4 comments)     

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When is life recognized... A perspective on Pro-Life vs Pro-Choice

Make your voice heard. Choose an elephant in the room and be sure your Tuesday, September 1, 2015     

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The Elephant in the Room... Make your voice count.

What are we waiting for? Sunday, August 30, 2015 (5 comments)     

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Immigration: What are we waiting for... A perspective on why we don't act now on immigration reform.

Let's Make a Deal Tuesday, August 25, 2015 (1 comments)     

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The Iran Deal: Let's Make A Deal... A perspective on the Iran Deal that will be reviewed and decided upon by our politicians in the weeks to come.

Compass Monday, August 17, 2015 (6 comments)     

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The Iran Deal: Misplaced... Misplacing items and ideologies.

Iran Nuclear Deal Friday, July 31, 2015 (4 comments)     

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The Iran Deal: Taking Sides... A lesson on taking sides and a link to one of the most important deals in world history.

A seat for everyone at the grown-up table. Thursday, July 30, 2015     

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The Iran Deal: A Seat at the Table... A different perspective of the Iran Deal. are we looking for partnership or control? A different view....

The people watching and listening feel justified in how they understand Sunday, May 31, 2015     

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The Patriot Act - Does the end justify the means? The Patriot Act: The history and use. The impact on the American people.

God the Father 11 Sunday, March 1, 2015 (28 comments)     

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So do you believe in God? So do you believe in God? I ask this question every now and then to those who say they are Christian. When I ask them to prove there is a God, I am surprised they can't.

Sunday, December 14, 2014     

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Line Items in Legislation are BRIBES Line Items are bribes. Require all legislation to have one purpose, so "We the People" will know what our politicians are voting for.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 (3 comments)     

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The selling of military Equipment to local and state governments Is the selling of military equipment to cities an attempt to suppress peoples reaction to oppression?

Wednesday, November 26, 2014     

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Courts or Social Media Witch Hunts Courts or Social Media Witch Hunts

Monday, November 10, 2014     

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Protecting corporations from EPA regulations at the expense of Climate Change. Protecting corporations from EPA regulations at the expense of Climate Change.

Sunday, November 9, 2014 (2 comments)     

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The Conservative Era (The Era where the people and the earth lost their rights) The Conservative Era (The Era where the people and the earth lost their rights)