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Dr. Rich Swier
Worked at Watchdog Wire - Florida
Attended University of Southern California
Lives in Sarasota, FL
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Glenn Beck goes one on one with Grover Norquist.
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Wow! Can you believe how Ted Cruz is catching it from both sides in response to his powerful speech announcing his quest to win the White House in 2016? As
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All Florida counties must be a member of a United Nations endorsed Regional Planning Councils (RPC) and they (we) are required to pay dues that come out of
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Americans are learning the hard way that the federal government should not be permitted to impose one-size-fits-all standards to education. It was never in
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The government tried to destroy Microsoft for giving away a browser by JEFFREY A. TUCKER. Microsoft announced this month that it was finally taking Interne
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“This counterterrorism campaign will be waged through a steady, relentless effort to take out ISIL wherever they exist, using our air power and our support
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On Glenn Beck's TV Show TheBlaze.com, Beck gave a one hour overview of Grover Norquist's Terrorists & Muslim Brotherhood connections.
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As the Founding Fathers met at Independence Hall in Philadelphia in 1778, producing word-for- word the greatest governing document in all of recorded histo
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Project Veritas exposes Joseph Scaffido, Assistant Dean at Cornell University. Scaffido is captured on hidden camera advising a Project Veritas investigati
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A real bummer as Ithaca and Cornell aren't that far away from me. In fact my Niece and a man I know but haven't seen in over 50 years went to Veterinarian school there back in the 60's after he finished at Purdue U.
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The time for Common Core tests, devised under contract by the U.S. Department of Education by two private consortia PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Re
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An all out knock down drag out media war has broken out between Glenn Beck vs. Grover Norquist and Karl Rove and the GOP. Glenn has threatened to revoke hi
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SUMMARY: First-time buyers accounted for nearly 56 percent of primary owner-occupied home purchase mortgages with a government guarantee, up slightly from
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Publisher, www.DrRichSwier.com
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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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