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It’s Morning Again in America – Again
Trump in his first address to Congress.

It’s Morning Again in America – Again

Mr. Trump Goes to Washington

Last night, the Sun set around 6:20 PM EST and rose less than 3 hours later, shortly after 9:00 PM EST. It was Morning again in America. “It’s Morning again in America,” is a phrase that was first used in an ad by Ronald Reagan in 1984. Last night it was a feeling invoked by President Donald J. Trump.

In his first address to Congress, the President was nothing if not presidential. Something, they said he could not be. Once again, Trump has proven them wrong.

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Getting Schooled on the Electoral College

Confused by the Electoral College? Walgreens run out of safety pins? Read on, get ready to amaze your friends with new found knowledge. 

Every four years Americans go to the polls to elect the President of the United States. Well, not exactly.

Every four years Americans go to the polls to elect Electors that will then vote upon and elect the President of the United States. It is called the Electoral College and to everyone but political strategists, news anchors, and political junkies it is murky mumbo jumbo.

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Minimum Wage, Dollars, and Sense
Everything connects to everything else. To every action there is a reaction.

Minimum Wage, Dollars, and Sense

The minimum wage, always a hot topic. Today we explain why government shouldn't be involved. In 1508, Pope Julius II hired Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. “Now Mike, last month Mario and Luigi painted the outside of the chapel.To save some money, I purchased paint rollers and large…

Choose Choice – School Choice up for Debate
Our children are the prize in this Tug of War

Choose Choice – School Choice up for Debate

As we just celebrated School Choice Week, which included stalling on approving Betsy DeVos to run the Dept. of Education, I figured that I should chime in. Now to some of you, part of this will be something you have read before as it is something that I posted on Facebook…

I Do Solemnly Swear

“I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States.”– Oath of Office, US Constitution, Article II, section 1, paragraph 8. 

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. — That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, — That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute a new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.    –Thomas Jefferson, Declaration of Independence. 

Today is Inauguration Day, and Donald J. Trump will take the oath of office as our 45th president.  It is a ceremony that signifies a peaceful transition of power not available to the 90% of the rest of the planet.

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The Aftermath – The Giants Win the Pennant
President Harry Truman holds up a copy of the Chicago Daily Tribune declaring his defeat to Thomas Dewey in the presidential election, St Louis, MIssouri, November 1948. (Photo by Underwood Archives/Getty Images)

The Aftermath – The Giants Win the Pennant

Another shot heard 'round the world."Why aren't I 50 points ahead you might ask." -Hillary Clinton, Sept 23, 2016.Commemorative coin marking Hillary Clinton's second failed presidential run.I initially decided not to write about the election of Donald Trump. I did not want to gloat about the black swan we saw on…