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Stories by Mark E. Becker

Mark E. Becker, Esq. is a mediator and problem-solver resolving more than 5,000 disputes over a career spanning over thirty years with the attitude that all disputes can be settled. An author, Becker's column will focus on resolving our nation’s most urgent issues, some old, but mostly new from outside of the Beltway in the Real America, where most of us live. Learn more about Mark at:, and connect with him on Facebook, Google+, Linkedin, and Twitter (@Markbeckerwrite). To order his books, go to his website or to

The irony and agony of gun control

The irony of gun control is the reality that gun control measures won’t work. The agony of gun control is that we feel helpless to fix the problem.

Paris attacks: It’s war, not terrorism

Only leaders with the wisdom and courage to acknowledge reality and the skills to lead the fight to wage a total war against radical Islam can prevent a new Dark Age.

Political Slogans: How they influence elections

From the very beginning of the American Presidential election process, virtually all candidates have latched onto a slogan, an idea, that they believe will carry them to the White House.