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Under the administration of Joe Biden — and whoever is calling the shots in the White House — our country has gone downhill. We are on the brink of war in Ukraine, China/Taiwan, and maybe …

i let Louis Van Vleet down but he didn’t let me down. Let me explain. For those who knew him, every year at the First Baptist Church’s Veterans Day ceremony, Mr. Louis would take …

It was a bad week for Sloppy Joe Biden and Democrats. If I were delt the poker hand of Biden, Harris, AOC, Schumer, and Pelosi, I would fold. After a brief 5-point spike in dismal approval rating …

Three mysteries. He was the bravest of men in my world. And utterly humble. My father was commissioned in the field during the war, and he made light of that. “They handed those things …

When the Arctic Council was formed in 1996, its member nations regarded the Arctic as a "low tension" area -- what a NATO study called a "zone of depoliticized cooperation."      …

Great Britain, a country the size of Alabama, ruled the world for decades. Queen Elizabeth II was a fantastic woman who leaves an admirable legacy. The way our government is going, there are times …

Struggling for relevancy, Joe Biden just announced he is going to forgive some student loan debt. This is an insult to anyone who paid off his or her college debt,   or did not take on any, and …

Just when you think the Democrats in Florida have hit rock bottom, they somehow manage to prove us wrong.  After the 2018 election that saw Ron Desantis elected governor and Rick Scott …

A lot can happen in the span of a year. This is certainly the case with Afghanistan. One year after President Joe Biden's incompetent and disastrous pullout from that beleaguered country, failure …

As America regulates and vilifies capitalism while also using the brute force of government against opponents, Dole and Chiquita are looking to make America their top supplier.The FBI used a …

Lane and I have had an assortment of pets through the years, dogs, cats, rabbits, a parrot, and I even had a monkey named Andrew. We are now down to two rescue kitty kats, Lisa, which is Spanish for …

As I sat glued to the television on Monday evening, watching for the first time in our nation’s history the FBI raid on Mar-a-Lago, I felt both rage and sadness that America has descended into a level of despotism never before seen.  I shouldn’t have been surprised, I have a unique perspective as a citizen who was also politically persecuted by former President Obama’s Department of Justice.

The day Dobbs was handed down, I happened to be lunching with a new friend who was upset and angry over the decision. She's a libertarian and strongly pro-choice. I said "Sorry," and meant it. Not …

“Freedom … is not an endlessly expanding list of rights — the ‘right’ to education, the ‘right’ to food and housing. That’s not freedom, that’s …

Instead of trying to win over voters by putting forward the best thinking in the marketplace of ideas, Democrats use government to make people do what they want them to do. If the people do not, the …

So, here’s what I’ve been thinking. I’m 75 years old and I feel great. I’m in good health, and I run a guide boat. I’ve been about everywhere I wanted to go (and some …

Watergate, whose 50th anniversary is upon us, is remembered for the question: "what did the president know and when did he know it?" But in our age of post-truth politics, the question loses its …

To the class of 2022, and to parents and friends, of all colors, shapes and sizes, whether you have a concealed weapons permit or not, I thank you for indulging me on this auspicious occasion. My …

In 1980, because I was an idealistic conservative eager to do my bit for democracy, I volunteered for my local Republican Party as a poll watcher. When polls closed, election officials asked us to …

NATO has 30 members. By the end of June, the roster may grow to 32, should Finland and Sweden join. The Nordic duo has fans. On April 29 U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken told the House …

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