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When I was in college, a long, long time ago, I was introduced to a book by one of my friends. My friend, Eric McColley, let me borrow his book, The Hunt for Red October. I was hooked. That led to a love of books written by Tom Clancy that

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The Question

“To be or not to be. That is the question.” No that’s not the question we’re talking about. “Will you m…” No, no, no. That is definitely NOT the question we are talking about. The question that we are referring to is the question you ask during one of your

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Expert Opinion

It’s definitely football season. And you know how I know? All the football experts are out. They are out in force on sports talk radio, and in the comment section of news stories online. And they are also out of their minds in many cases. “What Coach (insert name of

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What’s the Point?

You know when you’re telling these little stories? Here’s a good idea: have a point. It makes it so much more interesting for the listener!” – Neal Page Now some of our younger readers may not recognize that quote, but our more life-experienced ones should. Page, played by Steve Martin,

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Benefit of the Doubt

Without a doubt, the courageous folks in law enforcement have lost the benefit of the doubt with regards to public opinion. Where officers once were presumed justified in their actions, it is now presumed in the mind of many that it is just another case of officers abusing their authority.

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“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” Franklin D. Roosevelt The President spoke these words during his first inaugural address. And believe me – the American people needed that. We were in the middle of the Great Depression. World events were starting that would ultimately lead to

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