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TJ OHara

TJ OHara
T.J. O'Hara is an internationally recognized author, speaker and strategic consultant in the private and public sectors. In 2012, he emerged as the leading independent candidate for the Office of President of the United States. Along the way, he earned the first Presidential endorsement of the Whig Party since the 1850s, his website was archived by the Library of Congress for its historic significance, and he won the first on-line “virtual” Presidential election (conducted by We Want You) by a commanding 72.1% and 72.7% over Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, respectively. His column explores our Nation’s most pressing issues, challenges conventional thinking, and provides an open forum for civil discussion. Learn more about TJ at his website and connect with him on Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, YouTube and Twitter (@tjohara2012). To order his books, go to Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Smashwords or Sony Reader.
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Memorial Day: Honor sacrifices of the dead with progress for the living

On this Memorial Day, let’s offer a prayer not only on behalf of those brave individuals who lost their lives defending our freedom but also on behalf of those whom will needlessly lose theirs in the future

O’HARA: Is over-regulation threatening to kill Liberty?

Has “In God We Trust” given way to “In Government We Trust”?

Congress’s role in torturing the People

There is a sad analogy to be made between the treatment of “detainees” and the political reality confronting America at this point in time.

The jury is still out on the impact of Ferguson

With protests beginning to subside, will Ferguson subside with them, or will the city become the launching point for meaningful change?

FREEDOM: The unfounded and unfunded myths of entitlement

Our culture has surrendered to the allure of entitlements. There is a fine line between charitable intent and unintentional suppression.

FREEDOM: Is ‘government efficiency’ an oxymoron?

RANCHO SANTA FE, Ca., November 14, 2014 – One would hope that operating in an efficient and effective manner would be among the main...

FREEDOM: A defense policy that can be a weapon for peace

While the United States alone has the capability of blowing up the world a minimum of five times, is there a better strategy that would leave us safer?

FREEDOM: Fixing the US economy for more than just the rich (Part 2)

RANCHO SANTA FE, Ca., November 10, 2014 – The United States’ economic recovery has been slowed by the absence of a well-defined economic policy....

FREEDOM: Not having an economic policy is expensive (Part 1)

RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif., October 30, 2014 — Recently, China quietly overtook the United States to become the world’s largest economy on the basis...

FREEDOM: What is the true ‘common core’ of education? (Part 2)

RANCHO SANTA FE, Ca., October 25, 2014 – The United States federal government spent approximately $141 billion on public education in fiscal 2014, yet...

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