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October 9, 2015

I had the unfortunate experience a couple weeks ago to listen to Representative Don Young call in to the Rick Rydell radio show on KENI. While most of the conversation was expected, one of his comments really got my attention. Young promised that the House of Representatives would not be shutting down the government.

I had the unfortunate experience a couple weeks ago to listen to Representative Don Young call in to the Rick Rydell radio show on KENI. While most of the conversation was expected, one of his comments really got my attention. Young promised that the House of Representatives would not be shutting down the government.

July 29, 2014

As the Obama inspired and caused invasion across the Southern Border of the US continues unabated, public pushback has continued to ramp up with some most interesting and dangerous twists for the pro-immigration world.

As the Obama inspired and caused invasion across the Southern Border of the US continues unabated, public pushback has continued to ramp up with some most interesting and dangerous twists for the pro-immigration world.

April 13, 2014

The proposed Obama budget continues its assault on military members and retirees started a year ago during the Sequester, when for the first time in memory they targeted users and employees of the military commissary system for their special brand of loving care.

“Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.”

– Samuel Johnson, April 7, 1775.

This is one of the great historic quotes, particularly applicable during the political campaign season.

February 25, 2014

To control the masses, requires an enemy that is the antithesis of your beliefs and concerns.

Everyone, over thirty, has read George Orwell’s book, 1984. Some consider the emphasis to be about big brother watching you. However, there is another message.

To control the masses, requires an enemy that is the antithesis of your beliefs and concerns.

January 30, 2014

Our Congress has gotten so sloppy about keeping within the bounds they were assigned by the Constitution, that it is time to clarify both their duties and those of the Supreme Court.

Are you serious? Are you serious?”

I have had occasion to cringe when I hear sub-literate answers many US senators and representatives give when they’re asked “what is the constitutional justification for a law?” 

March 4, 2013

I got to thinking about how Washington deals with budgets and how the rest of us do. Listening to the incessant caterwauling, threats and scaremongering from Obama over the sequester last week led me to an attempt to try to put this all in perspective.

I got to thinking about how Washington deals with budgets and how the rest of us do. Listening to the incessant caterwauling, threats and scaremongering from Obama over the sequester last week led me to an attempt to try to put this all in perspective.

January 27, 2013

Featuring special guest speaker Raymond V. Shepherd, III

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Featuring special guest speaker Raymond V. Shepherd, III - Chairman of the Venable LLP Congressional Investigation Practic Group in Washington, DC.

Silent Auction, Live Auction, Dessert and Wine Auction, Heads or Tails Event

January 27, 2012

With the Presidential election nearing full swing and it won’t be long until the American people are faced with a stark choice -- do they vote for an incumbent President who consistently stands in the way of developing American made energy or do we head in a new direction with a Republican candidate who is committed to developing America’s enormous resource base?