Monthly Archives: September 2013

Lies, Damn Lies, and Obamacare

I am trying to figure out whether the folks who believed Obama’s claims that the Affordable Care Act would allow people who liked their current insurance to keep it were hopeful, disingenuous, or just plain dopey. Since I’m friends with … Continue reading

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Redskins Name Change

Every year, the PC police visit Washington and try to tell us to change the name of our football team. Every year, we tell them to go away. I’ve always been a charter member of the unwelcoming committee when they … Continue reading

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Syrian Silver Lining

Here’s the silver lining in the mess in Syria. At least Ronald Reagan is not alive to watch American foreign and defense policy in the Middle East be dictated by a Russian thug who has spent the past several years … Continue reading

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Everybody Gets a Trophy

Somewhere in a box in our basement, I have a few trophies from when I played youth sports. But, only a few. Why don’t I have a whole box of them, like both of my kids*? Well, because not many … Continue reading

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Shattered Dreams

In my recent “I have a Dream Too” post, I articulated some of the dreams I have for racial equality in this country. Among others, I said I have a dream where our black president cares enough about young black … Continue reading

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I Have a Dream Too

Last week marked an historic event in our country’s great evolution. It was the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s  “I have a Dream”  speech here in Washington, DC. I was raised by parents who were very committed to the … Continue reading

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