Category Archive: American Dream

My Country, ‘Tis of Thee

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Today, we celebrate the United States of America and the declaration of the greatest expression of human freedom. Today 237 years ago, America was a collection of colonies under British rule. The government… Continue reading

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Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Huddled Masses Yearning …

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This nation is a dynamic nation. This continent has been the source for intellectual and industrial ingenuity for the better part of 150 years. No other nation has gone from colonial subjectivity to… Continue reading

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Give Me Security or Give Me Death

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Human history is full of stories of people making remarkable choices that have altered the future course. In the realm of public affairs, the most basic choice – if you distill it down… Continue reading

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Efficiency and its Implications

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            We can all agree that efficiency is generally a good thing, right? Efficiency is a lack of waste, a best use of the resources available (i.e. doing the best you can with… Continue reading

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The “Sequest” – inator

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In two short days the vitality and integrity of the United States Federal Government will be irreparable damaged – or so the propaganda campaign from the “respectable” media outlets are unifying saying. It… Continue reading

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State of {Dis}-Union

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Tonight we all have the privilege to see a facet of the Constitution that, in recent times, has merely served as a campaign speech. Article II, Section 3 of the United States Constitution states… Continue reading

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Time Dependency of the 2nd Amendment?

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For the last month, our national dialogue has been dominated by emotionally charged discussions on firearms. As with any tragedy, we should ask why – and while our problem solving process is overflowing… Continue reading

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Scientific Objectivity, Moral Depravity, & The Fiscal Cliff Farce

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I have memories of purely academic economic courses where the study surrounded governing policies to understand the “market forces”, “the invisible hand” argument of Adam Smith, and yes even the “downward spiral” of… Continue reading

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The Post-Industrial America

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The epoch election of my generation has passed.  I would be dishonest not to mention my overall disappointment with America’s electorate.  I very rarely become emotionally attached to one single event outside the life… Continue reading

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Operation Prevent The Vote !!!

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A broad brush pass over the news today would leave most cross-eyed and confused based on the numerous polls about who is in the lead where and in what small sect of the… Continue reading

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Race To The Regular: Education In America

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What defines America? What makes her great? The buildings? The landscape? The weather? Certainly all of the above contribute to the magnificence of America. But above all – the greatest singular aspect that… Continue reading

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America The Poor?: Reflections on Poverty in America

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The past three and a half years has been the greatest recession since The Great Depression – God, I don’t know how many times I have heard that cop-out sentence. Yes, the “Global… Continue reading

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The Socialist’s Retirement

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I recently read an article in the CBS Connecticut affiliate concerning the low-level of retirement funds for half of Americans at their point of death.  The article and the study state that 46% of… Continue reading

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