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Politics
You’ll Love It, They Said - It’ll Be Great, They Said

We’re all familiar with that statement.  A place, product, or event is touted as being something special, but in reality, you’ve taken it in the shorts. Jesus warned his followers, “Beware of fa

Politics
Lessons From a Fake Threat and the Plight of Charlie Gard

This past week, two names were in the news, one fake and one real. Last weekend many of us began to receive messages from concerned friends about a threat to our security.  I had a little fun with a video about J

Education
The Week That Changed The World

On July 2, 1776, Congress passed a resolution “That these united colonies are, and of right to be free and independent states.”  On July 4th, they signed the Declaration of Independence, and on July 8th,

Lifestyle
My Name Is Jayden K Smith

The latest internet scam or hoax via Facebook is a fictitious Jayden K Smith who will send you a friend request and hack all your information if you accept. Not so fast!   Photo:  https://www.flickr.c

Education
July 4, 1776, Philadelphia, PA

Have you EVER read our Declaration of Independence?  How often do we read the Declaration? Regardless, take 10 minutes of your day today to listen to this outstanding reading of the Declaration and share it with you

Education
“We Mutually Pledge To Each Other Our Lives, Our Fortunes, And Our Sacred Honor”

Two hundred and forty-one years ago, fifty-six men made this pledge. Everyone knows that accountability is vital when a pledge is made.  People who are trying to break an addiction, lose weight, or accomplish a grea

Politics
Another Week Passes, More Chaos and Republican Capitulation

A fellow writer and broadcaster at Lanterns wrote an article asking if the GOP fractures, where can we turn?  My first thought was IF? As a strict constitutionalist, I frequently find myself at odds with the Gran

Politics
Using A Band-Aid To Treat Cancer

I have written about this before; however, it seems no one ever catches on. As a retired airline captain, I am used to looking at accident reports and the root cause of an incident. Most of the time, the cause is not gla

Politics
Civility In Spite Of Differences

I have spoken frequently about the lack of civility that exists on social media. Historically in our nation, we could have differences, yet remain civil in our discourse. We could still be friends. People also understood

Politics
We Are Witnessing An Amazing Event

“What event is that?” you ask.     Honestly, I’m not sure yet.  All I know is that what we have happening every day is not conducive to repairing the Republic.  I figure i

College kids describe socialism, “Try it, you’ll like it”, Obamacare repeal

Michael discusses the dangers of Iran and the 12th Imam, College kids explain socialism, Trump and AG Sessions, Promises and the repeal of Obamacare....

Jayden K Smith strikes fear

Michael discusses the Jayden K Smith phenomenon, baby Charlie Gard fights for the right to live, the Republican's failure to repeal Obamacare as promised and the dangers of No...

Independence Day, CNN Blackmail, Rabbi Lapin on boys not growing up, Charlie Gard and more.

Michael discusses The CNN "Blackmail" of a private citizen, the plight of Charlie Gard in the UK Medical system, the TSA and July 4th - Independence Day, how we got there and ...

Healthcare, government responsibility and our responsibility

Michael discusses the disaster of Obamacare and the Republican's refusal to do a full repeal as promised. A look at USING A BAND-AID TO TREAT CANCER and a discussion of natur...

Ponzi schemes in state and federal government, debt and spending

Michael discusses how the government does not like competition and makes things illegal for us the very things it does. Spending, debt and responsible behavior are issues we ...

A different look at yesterday's shooting , Civility in Spite of Differences, and more

Michael looks at the shooting near DC in a different way, tools can be good or bad, Civility In Spite of Differences and extortion by Obama's DOJ...

Seven year old caught on video, Marine can't wear uniform to graduation, Trump and Comey, and more

Michael Murphy shares a boy caught on video, a Marine who is not allowed to graduate wearing his uniform, the Trump and Comey saga, his latest article on an Amazing Event, Ira...

The Voice of Reason

Taxes and fees, Manchester Attack, Education, Cigarettes can kill, Who is the voice of reason?...

The Voice of Reason

Cox and Kettler guilty in Kansas, Trump and the Comey memo and the death of Roger Ailes...

The Voice of Reason

Michael Murphy talks about issues of the day and the root of problems, from inflation to The Fed, to debt and the dollar....

The Voice of Reason

Michael Murphy speaks about the health care bill just passed by the House, the French Presidential election, Trumps EOs, North Korea, Taxes and civil asset forfeiture...

Challenges & Opportunities

I talk about challenge and opportunity, the firing of Bill O'Reilly and more. Current Events, #billoreilly, #challengeandopportunity, #founderskeep, #georgewashington, #th...

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