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Dr. Rich Swier
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I bet you didn't know that most members of Congress do support term limits. The catch is, these limits apply only to the president's tenure - not their own
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Past the time to term limit members of Congress and clean house. No pun intended. 
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Should we or should we not bomb the nuclear infrastructure of a country who has the desire for world domination, a genocidal hatred of Jews and aspirations
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It was a solution right up there with “Let them eat cake.” Addressing the issue of Jews fleeing Europe due to increasing Islamic terrorism and Prime Minist
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Mandating equal outcomes leads to unfair treatment by LEVAN GVALIA ... From the fact that people are very different it follows that, if we treat them equal
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Associated Press (AP), one of the largest and most trusted sources of independent news gathering, reported “Israeli house strikes killed mostly civilians.”
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In 1933, approximately 9.5 million Jews lived in Europe, representing 1.7% of the total European population which, in turn, was about 60% of the Jewish wor
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IPCC Chair Pachauri forced out at UN climate panel after sexual harassment complaint Pachauri's resignation letter on religion: 'For me the protection of P
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+Dr. Rich Swier Yes I know that. These are some photos of that Global Warming. All the snow I've had to deal with since early November 2014. This set was taken March 1, 2015.
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First, a couple of notes from the author to the reading audience: As with all of my articles, none of the Islamic terms or phrases used in here are of my o
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Spock understood the importance of innovation for life and prosperity by RICHARD LORENC ... Last Friday, millions of Star Trek fans were saddened by the ne
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You might be downloading tomorrow’s law by MAX BORDERS... If the injustice is part of the necessary friction of the machine of government, let it go, let i
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Savage Nation has posted Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's Full Speech To Congress on nuclear deal with Iran given Tuesday, March 3, 2015.
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Rubio: “Unlike the roads we drive on, the Internet is not a place where we need to start posting new speed limits and setting up new speed traps, but that’
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  • Watchdog Wire - Florida
    Editor 2012-2013, 2013
  • Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity
    Citizen Journalist, 2013
  • Dr. Rich Swier e-Magazine
    Publisher, 2014
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I am a citizen journalist and Publisher of DrRichSwier.com. DrRichSwier.com is the go-to site for news and views you will not see in your local paper or on TV.
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Dr. Richard M. Swier, Ed. D., LTC, US Army (Ret.)

Richard holds a Doctorate of Education from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, CA, a Master's Degree in Management Information Systems from the George Washington University, Washington, D.C., and a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts from Washington University, St. Louis, MO.

Richard is a 23-year Army veteran who retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1990. He was awarded the Legion of Merit for his years of service. Additionally, he was awarded two Bronze Stars with “V” for Heroism in ground combat, the Presidential Unit Citation, and the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry while serving with the 101st Airborne Division in Vietnam. He is a graduate of the Field Artillery Officers Basic and Advanced Courses, and U.S. Army Command and General Staff College.

Richard was the Founder/CEO of Sarasota Online, a high technology company that was sold to Comcast Cable in 1996. He helped start Backsoft Corporation an enterprise software development company in 1997 whose clients included Coca-Cola, Anheuser- Busch, Hyundai Electronics, Volkswagen, Moen and Goodyear. Backsoft was sold in 2001.

Richard twice chaired the Sarasota Better Business Council, sat on the Board of the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce and served from 2000 to 2009 on the Board of Directors of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. 

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I have survived being a blogger, radio talk show host, father, grandfather, citizen watchdog, Editor and now Publisher of my own e-Magazine.
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  • University of Southern California
    Education, 1986 - 1990
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