Category Archives: US

Trump’s GOP has abandoned everything conservativism stands for—and thus us, conservatives

Now that the Donald Trump takeover of the Republican Party is complete and the businessman is the GOP’s official nominee for president in the November election, it is abundantly clear that the party that once was of Dwight Eisenhower’s, Ronald … Continue reading

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My endorsement for president 2016

The presidential campaign this election year is one of the weirdest I can remember. It’s one of the most divisive—albeit not as divisive as 2008—but also one of the most confusing, because, for the first time in my adult life, … Continue reading

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The wealthy benevolence of Donald Trump

Back in the day when the prospect of Donald Trump becoming the Republican nominee for president sounded like—in fact, was—a bad joke, there already were people who supported the New York businessman’s presidential bid. Interestingly enough, the first person who … Continue reading

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Marco Rubio in Kennesaw, GA

The biggest Marco Rubio rally so far, held in Kennesaw, Georgia, on February 27, 2016. Over 5,000 people attended.

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A more perfect union — or a marriage of convenience

After Hurricane Sandy hit the east coast of the United States in 2012, we all had the chance to see the photo of president Barack Obama and New Jersey governor Chris Christie walking almost hand in hand through some of … Continue reading

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Let’s end the Cuban embargo, and help Cubans build a better homeland

Yesterday morning we woke up to the good news that Alan Gross, the American contractor who was arrested in Cuba in December 2009 and sentenced to 15 years in prison for importing satellite phones and computer equipment without a Cuban … Continue reading

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Why Tim Cook’s coming out matters more than we think

BloombergBusinessweek today published an article by Apple CEO Tim Cook who showed the world he’s even cooler and more inspirational than we knew before. While I have never denied my sexuality, I haven’t publicly acknowledged it either, until now. So … Continue reading

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The Cold War hasn’t gone anywhere

In 1946, the author, George Orwell, wrote that Russia had “began to make a ‘cold war’ on Britain and the British Empire.” To add to this, Bernard Baruch said a year later, “we are today in the midst of a … Continue reading

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Obama’s Vietnam

On January 27, 1973, the United States, the Republic of Vietnam and the communist North Vietnam signed the Paris Peace Accords. The aim of the treaty was to stop the fighting in Vietnam and give the United States a basis … Continue reading

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The Clutter house—probably the most famous murder house in America

On November 15, 1959, Richard Hickock and Perry Smith broke into a house in Holcomb, KS. They were looking for a safe that was supposedly filled with money. Unfortunately for them, they never found it—mainly because it didn’t exist. That … Continue reading

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