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May 28, 2024

Haley Supporters Have a Choice to Make

Nikki Haley’s decision to vote for Donald Trump in the general election speaks volumes about the complexities and pressures of party politics, particularly for prominent figures within the Republican Party. Despite their past conflicts and…

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May 24, 2024

States Need to More Widely Support Alternative Mental Health Therapies

In a world where stability and security are often taken for granted, the journey of those who have grown up in the foster care system is one marked by immense challenges and emotional upheaval. For…

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May 18, 2024

Local Sudanese Organizations are Best Equipped to Deliver Aid To Most Needy

As a Sudanese National living in the United States, but was born and raised, growing up in the outskirts of North Kordofan, Sennar, and Nyala before finally settling in Khartoum, my heart is heavy, filled…

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May 17, 2024

Kristi Noem's Book Tour From Hell

Calling the rollout and abruptly cancelled tour for South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem’s recent book No Going Back an unmitigated disaster would be a charitable act. How she thought bragging about questionable decisions involving puppies…

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May 8, 2024

Death of a 1000 Year Old Christian Church?

Orthodox Easter is celebrated several weeks after the feasts of Christian Easter and Passover. Once again last Sunday  it was  celebrated by hundreds of millions of Christians around the globe for whom it is a…

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April 25, 2024

Police Officers Cannot Violate The Fourth Amendment Law

It is a felony and a federal crime to impersonate someone else and intercept private communications intended for them, 18 U.S. Code § 2511.  There is no exception for police, and no exception if written…

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April 8, 2024

Emerging Healthcare Procedures Hold Promise for Troops and Veterans

War is covered everyday around the globe in news headlines, and the extent of American foreign policy in those events. Lesser reported is the consistent funding that goes into Veteran healthcare for those who served…

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January 23, 2024

AI: When Business and Science Don’t Mix

Sam Altman, the CEO of OpenAI, is a self-professed techno-optimist and accelerationist. He believes that Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies will usher in a bright future for humanity and that we should do whatever we can…

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January 7, 2024

Donald Trump is a Direct Threat to the U.S. Constitution and Rule of Law - We Must Stop Him

As a 2024 Republican Presidential Candidate, I am appalled at the dumbing down of January 6, 2021 events and the free pass many are giving to the central figure of that tragic day, former President…

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December 19, 2023

New Disclosure Rules Expose Bad Actuarial Finance; Obscures Trillions of Public Pension Debt

Consider a 45-year-old state government employee earning $75,000 per year in a job that provides no retirement benefits. In order to nudge her to save something for retirement, her employer changes her pay package to…

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December 11, 2023

Russia invaded Ukraine out of deep-seated envy of Ukraine’s success and a need to reestablish Russian Orthodoxy—it was not over land, energy, or NATO

Russia did not invade Ukraine for energy, opposition to NATO membership, or control of the Black Sea.  It invaded because Ukraine was doing too well for Russia’s own good—the Prigozhin affair will only strengthen Russian…