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August 18, 2023

The Rebirth Of Ethics In America

Thirty-five years ago, syndicated columnist Cal Thomas wrote a book entitled, The Death of Ethics in America, citing (among many others) a 1987 Wall Street Journal headline, “Ethics can be nice, but they can be a handicap, some executives declare.” In the…

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August 15, 2023

Was Trump "Right" to Think He Can Get Away With It?

When the story broke about classified documents turning up at Mar-a-Lago, a reporter friend called me and said with exasperation, “Why would he take that stuff?!” My response was, “Why wouldn’t he?” It wasn’t my first quip…

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July 14, 2023

One Year on From the 2022 Russian Call for Conscription

Tbilisi, Georgia – with the one year anniversary of the ‘Russian Mobilization’ call for conscription (Частичная мобилизация в России, Chastichnaya mobilizatsiya v Rossii), approaching it begs the question; what happened to all the Russians who…

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June 15, 2023

Pardon Me (Take-Two): But the Manhattan Indictment of Trump Matters

Two months ago, I wrote that the Manhattan indictments of Former President Trump are way more important than people recognized. If Trump didn’t pay hush money to Stormy Daniels, she could have gone public with…

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May 31, 2023

The Importance of Educating Americans About the Holocaust

At this vital point in American history, it’s important to stop and consider where we are headed as a country and as a people.   Some of the rhetoric and actions we see and hear are…

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May 10, 2023

New Jersey Democrats Should Avoid Pushing Bans of the Sale of New Gas-Powered Vehicles

With the state legislature in session, the Democratic Governor of New Jersey, Phil Murphy, is taking steps to speed the rapid deployment of electric vehicles, or EVs, in the state. With this in mind, I…

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May 6, 2023

It's Time to Recognize that Social Media May Create Trauma

Social media has taken the world by storm. According to a recent demographic study, nearly 5 billion people use social media as of 2023. In today’s world, and especially in Western culture, it is rare…

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May 1, 2023

Why El Paso's Proposition K is Badly Flawed

El Pasoans will soon decide on a ballot measure, Proposition K, that may commit billions of taxpayer dollars for the City to go into the electric utility business.  Why? Austin and San Antonio both own…

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April 26, 2023

Closing the Financial Gaps in Literacy for African Americans

In the United States, there is approximately $1.757 trillion in student loan debt. According to recent analytics, the majority of consumers are responsibly managing their student loan debt, and the rate of debt accumulation is…

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April 25, 2023

Cherokee Nation Voters Are Being Denied Their Rights With Flawed Rules

As a candidate for Cherokee Nation Chief, I cannot stand by idly and accept the Cherokee Nation Attorney General’s recent opinion issued on the eve of voter deadlines that denies over 700 Cherokee citizens their…

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April 23, 2023

The Manhattan DA's Indictments of Trump: Why They Really Matter

Thirty-four bookkeeping errors. That’s how the news has described the indictments of Donald Trump by a Manhattan District Attorney. “It’s a political attack.” “A witch hunt.” That’s what MAGA world – and most Republicans –…