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Rick Ungar
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If you keep an eye on social media, as I do, then you know all too well that the past few days have brought forward a bevy of armchair pundits all too ready to share their digital disgust in reaction to recent events in the Persian Gulf. The photograph of our military [...]
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If there is a nation in the world that truly understands life under the threat of extremist Islamic terror—as it is forced to live with it “up close and personal” each and every day—it is the nation of Israel. If you don’t quite get how much terrorism is a part of [...]
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After all these years of listening to Conservatives and Republicans argue that the nation’s liberal and Democratic population are nothing but a bunch of weaklings aching to sell out their national ideals, it turns out that it is the GOP—who I have officially renamed the “Generation of P---ies Party”—that is [...]
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Government officials have rarely been known for their ability to think in terms of the long game—or at least a game plan that extends beyond their current and prospective terms of office. As proof of the politician’s proclivity for shortsightedness, today we have learned that sixteen state governors (Oklahoma joined the [...]
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VideoWhile the Republicans were battling it out during a painfully long CNN candidate debate last night, who would have guessed that the true winner of the night would be…Hillary Clinton? No, Clinton did not emerge victorious as a result of some failing of those vying to compete with the presumed nominee [...]
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Shortly after the 5-4 decision of the Supreme Court affirming the right of same sex couples to marry in all parts of the United States of America, I received a call from a friend offering me his congratulations. When I asked what I had done to deserve such an accolade, [...]
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Great piece Rick. Let's talk v soon.
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For more years than I can recall, gun rights advocates have implored those seeking to make it more difficult to acquire a firearm in America to use the laws on the books for keeping guns out of the hands of those who should not have them before further constraining 2nd [...]
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Imagine our collective, national reaction were an American or foreign Muslim to appear on a national radio program and compare Americans who seek to put an end to ISIL to ‘rabid dogs’. Further imagine how you might feel when that individual suggests that those who oppose The Islamic State should [...]
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After all these years of listening to Conservatives and Republicans argue that the nation’s liberal and Democratic population are nothing but a bunch of weaklings aching to sell out their national ideals, it turns out that it is the GOP—who I have officially renamed the “Generation of P---ies Party”—that is [...]
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For many years I’ve listened to Steve Forbes argue—quite persuasively—the merits of replacing our current, progressive tax system with a flat tax. Indeed, so competent is Steve in making the case he has been dubbed the “godfather of the flat tax”, a moniker which, in my humble opinion, is well [...]
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Throughout the history of the nation, many a candidate has had a few outrageous things to say when it comes to telling their supporters what they want to hear. However, one strains to recall a time when turning one’s back on the Constitution was so in vogue as it is this [...]
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