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Hope and Change

President Obama’s ‘hope’ for ‘change’ caused the border crisis

President Obama’s ‘hope’ for ‘change’ caused the border crisis

OCALA, Fla., July 29, 2014 — America’s southern border is in chaos. Everyone from San Diego to Shanghai must know that by now. The question, however, is what is causing the crisis. In 2012, President Barack Obama took executive action after Congress failed to pass the DREAM Act. This proposed law is oft-discussed even today. Unfortunately,

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Single rate tax really shows patriotism

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 — Over this past weekend, President Obama said American companies that relocate their headquarters to foreign countries in order to pay lower corporate tax rates are unpatriotic. It is like the companies are renouncing their citizenship, he said. While Obama admits that the solution is to reduce the corporate tax rate, he

King Kigeli of Rwanda

Americans love Downton Abbey, but not real monarchy

OCALA, Fla., July 28, 2014 — It is said that Americans don’t like titles. Or at least not monarchy titles. Of course, not all titles are referred to here. What mother hasn’t dreamed of her son becoming a doctor? The specific type of doctor usually isn’t considered, just so long as sonny can be called

Military in prayer

Religious bigotry is a big problem in the military

OCALA, Fla., July 24, 2014 — For generations, our Armed Forces have been saddled by problems with proselytization. More or less, the matter boils down to superiors forcing their religious beliefs on subordinates. This comes in a multitude of ways; sometimes soldiers are subject to “witnessing” by fundamentalists, and in other cases, the display of

Both sides of the abortion fight

Abortion has saved America (Especially conservatives)

OCALA, Fla., July 22, 2014 — If you think that abortion should be legal, but lean right on other issues, do you deserve a voice in the conservative movement? The answer should be an enthusiastic “Yes!”. This isn’t because the pro-choice perspective is morally superior and therefore impervious to criticism. Not by a country mile.

Official Portrait of new Fed Chair Janet Yellen.

Yellen: Fed will keep rates low, some stocks over-priced

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 – Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen appeared today before the Senate Banking Committee to deliver her semiannual report on monetary policy. Among other things, she said or suggested that: The Fed hasn’t exhausted its ability to boost the economy with monetary policy; Short term interest rates will remain low; Even when

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Dr. Tim Elmore teaches Gen Y about leadership

OCALA, Fla., July 15, 2014 — Just what sort of future does America have? That all depends on the people living in it. At the forefront of social change, and experiencing the first traces of what will one day become our economic mainstream, is Generation Y. According to BusinessDictionary.com, this is “(t)he generation of people

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