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10-month-old Charlie Gard and the U.K. Government

10-month-old Charlie Gard and the U.K. Government

“We’re not allowed to choose if our son lives and we’re not allowed to choose when or where Charlie dies,” Maybe you’ve read about Charlie who lives in the U.K. Charlie Gard is a 10-month-old baby who has a rare genetic disorder called mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome, one of only 16 children in the world

The People’s Justice

  As the U.S. Senate holds confirmation hearings, the spotlight of the world’s greatest deliberative body will shine brightly on Judge Neil Gorsuch. Before donning the black robe of a Supreme Court Justice, the nominee is required to demonstrate impartiality, balance, and restraint before the law. These qualities, as opposed to conviction, passion, and persuasion

Women in Combat: Venus Ascending into the House of Mars

On December 3, 2015, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced that all combat jobs will be open to women with no exceptions. He was quick to add, “…as long as they qualify and meet the standards.” His announcement received little attention. Probably because women have already an increased military presence and the idea of restricting any

Recapping Republican Debate #4: “Elite Eight” and the Economy

The fourth Republican debate’s “main event” was held on November 10, 2015 at the Milwaukee Theater in Milwaukee, WI and was hosted by Fox Business and The Wall Street Journal. Moderators were Neil Cavuto, Maria Bartiromo, and Gerard Baker. The winnowing process continued as Gov. Chris Christie (NJ) and former Gov. Mike Huckabee (AR) were

Hillary at the Bat: A Ballad for the Republican Party Sung in the Year 2016

When a weapon or a tactic provides an army an advantage, it is referred to as a “force multiplier.” One of clearest benefits of a force multiplier is it allows an army to have fewer troops or weapons than its enemy. For example, a general can have a million soldiers but it would mean nothing

“Top Ten” Debate #3: Republicans vs. Each Other… and the Media

The third Republican debate was hosted by CNN and held at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado on October 28, 2015.  Moderators were John Harwood, Becky Quick and Carl Quintanilla.  Jim Cramer, Rick Santelli and Sharon Epperson joined the questioning later. The candidates, from left to right on the televised screen:  Gov. John Kasich

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