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As I sit and watch the drama over the election played out, I can’t help but consider that “We the People” have been ill served by our elected representatives.  They pass legislation every year without prioritizing what is important to our nation. Remember, keeping the nation strong, free, and not...
The dishes have been cleared and the leftover turkey is packed away. For many Americans, that can only mean one thing: It’s time to shop. The Friday after Thanksgiving is traditionally one of the biggest shopping days of the year. Supposedly, Black Friday is the day retailers begin to turn a...
Once again, American ingenuity, determination, and grit are on full display for the world to see. In the history of modern medicine, a vaccine has never taken less than four years to develop. In fact, on average, the development timeline for a vaccine is between eight to ten years. Thanks to...
In the first installment of this series, I made the argument that allowing women to buy into fear and doubt about whether they can effectively raise an unexpected child is an affront to what women can accomplish. It’s a sexist idea. A logical rebuttal is some women who choose not to have their...
Every holiday season, Americans across the country look forward to celebrating cherished holiday traditions. As we take time out of our busy lives to spend time with loved ones and reflect on our blessings, we are reminded that even during what has been a very difficult year as a result of COVID-...
As Thanksgiving Day approaches, symbols of the holiday are all around us. A plump roasted turkey, Pilgrim hats and a cornucopia of fresh produce stir imaginations of a storied gathering of settlers long ago. The 1621 harvest feast at Plymouth Plantation probably wasn't truly the "First...
As a conservative woman in my 30s, I sometimes feel like the proverbial Dutch boy with his finger in a dam, standing singly yet resolutely before a flood. Among those of my generation and younger, I hear a lot of talk about “being on the right side of history.” The idea is to believe and behave...
In the United States, every living citizen over the age of eighteen has the right to vote. This is one of the most fundamental pillars of our constitutional republic and we must protect it at all costs. If the criteria for voter eligibility are not being met, public trust in our elections and our...
Ecclesiastes 1:2  Vanity of vanities, says the Preacher, vanity of vanities! All is vanity.   Occasionally, final outcomes fall short of original good intentions. As an old man, King Solomon listed his youthful goals and then measured his life's worth based on the end result. In retrospect,...
How many times do they have to get it wrong? For months, the media and pollsters have downplayed President Trump’s path to victory, and he has shown them time and again not to underestimate hard-working Americans. The President walked away election night having won Florida by three times his...

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