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  • When is something “too Important” for Rules?

    When is something “too Important” for Rules?

    The Olympics have shown that we now have an epidemic on our hands. No, not “gold Fever” but rather a sense that some things are more important than the rules. If you are at all comfortable with this statement it...


  • school Levies fail–until they pass!

    school Levies fail–until they pass!

    WHIOTV.com – News – Fairborn Schools Face Another Failed Levy Ever wonder why school levies always seem to fail, and yet school taxes always seem to go up, and never go down? It’s simple– the levies keep coming back, and...


  • Customer Service in times of Economic Boom

    Customer Service in times of Economic Boom

    So we are in a period of economic growth. We are seeing 4+% GDP growth, which in any economy is seen as a strong, sustained growth rate. In fact, while we often talk about the “recovery” that fact is, we...


  • Dems Distort the CBO Report to Trash Bush and Cheat Taxpayers

    Dems Distort the CBO Report to Trash Bush and Cheat Taxpayers

    Yahoo! News – CBO Report: Bush Tax Cuts Tilted to Rich Wow!! Here I was preparing to write a blog about how both sides can present “true” facts (yes, I realize the humor in that…) and still hold opposing views....


  • What is the “Core?”

    What is the “Core?”

    I have thought long and hard about what I should be putting in these blogs. My desire is to try to tackle the bigger questions, go for the “deeper” issue and philosophical underpinnings of an issue. Of course, this is...


  • 4 Mile Creek

    4 Mile Creek

    4 Mile Creek Okay, I had to add this quick link. It’s not every day that I find a military officer who runs such an open opinionated blog. It’s interesting, and evokes many a rant from the left. Check him...


  • Come let us be “reasonable” together

    Come let us be “reasonable” together

    Yahoo! News – Al Qaeda Plans Include Assassination Plot -Report Have you ever wondered if the political bickering could ever stop long enough to just “be reasonable?” I have been hearing for weeks now criticism of the Department of Homeland...


  • have spacesuit, will travel: An Officer And A Gentleman

    have spacesuit, will travel: An Officer And A Gentleman

    have spacesuit, will travel: An Officer And A Gentleman Two in one day, so I will make this one short(er). I commend this “read” to you, and the various blogs he references. I too have my views on officership, and...


  • Sticks and Stones and Words will always Hurt me?

    Sticks and Stones and Words will always Hurt me?

    The Professor Brother: No Free Speech in Preaching – Christianity Today Magazine My Brother points out the problem that Churches are facing with the new “Hate Speech” laws that are hitting the books. I of course, found it quite interesting...


  • Patriotism in the Age of, well, Patriotism

    Patriotism in the Age of, well, Patriotism

    Nothing has been harder for me to wrap my arms around than “Patriotism” and what makes one a “Patriot.” I remember an older definition (and wish I had the attribution to give) That said a Patriot is one who fights...