• Steve Peterson – Rebecca Costa

    Steve Peterson – Rebecca Costa

    Steven R. Peterson had been a Special Agent (SA) of the United States Department of Justice, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for nearly three decades. Peterson taught over 80,000 law enforcement officers, and has received numerous awards and commendations. Peterson is a nationally recognized expert in Mexican Black Tar Heroin,…

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  • Tucson Medical Weight Loss – Just Do It!

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    Yes.  I just used the Nike slogan as a jumping off point to this blog entry.  I'm two months in to my weight loss journey with Tucson Medical Weight Loss and I am so happy that I decided to go for it.  I wish I had done it sooner! For…

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  • Inequality Is Up? But So Is Happiness

    Inequality Is Up? But So Is Happiness

    A prominent researcher at Cal Tech reports surprising data contradicting common liberal assumptions that inequality brings misery. Gaps between rich and poor grew dramatically during the recession but Steven Quartz reports “the percentage of Americans who say they are thriving has actually increased.” What's more, “happiness inequality” has gone down:…

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  • Rand and Ted Begin Their Excellent Adventure

    Rand and Ted Begin Their Excellent Adventure

    But Who Won in the Dueling Announcements of Candidacy? Rand Paul may not beat Ted Cruz in presidential primaries, but he certainly topped him in his announcement of candidacy. In the end, neither of these freshman senators (Paul has served four years in Washington; Cruz has been there for two)…

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  • Challenging “The Candidate of Experience”

    Challenging “The Candidate of Experience”

    The Hillary for President team takes great encouragement from recent polling showing Americans seeking “experience” in a candidate for president more than a “new direction.” They will therefore position their candidate as a seasoned “pragmatic problem solver” and “middle class champion.” But in terms of experience, what will they emphasize?…

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  • Hillary Clinton’s Candidacy Is Depressing

    Hillary Clinton has announced that she is running for president of the United States. What her likely nomination says about the Democratic Party and tens of millions of Americans is depressing. Other than Barack Obama — whose resume consisted of being a charismatic black — it is hard to come…

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  • Do Disproportionate Crime Rates Mean Racist Laws?

    Do Disproportionate Crime Rates Mean Racist Laws?

    African-Americans make up 40 percent of the nation's prison inmates, but only 13 percent of the overall population. Does this mean the laws that sentenced these prisoners are all racist, and need to be repealed? Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul seems to think so. In his announcement of candidacy, when…

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  • Does Sex Deserve More Protection than Faith?

    Does Sex Deserve More Protection than Faith?

    The irresponsible media hype surrounding the so-called “Battle of Indiana” emphasized the issue of gay rights—even though not one word in the Hoosier State's religious liberty law impacted the lives or liberties of gays and lesbians. The press promoted the pernicious idea that legislation protecting the right of people of…

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  • How to Handle a Problematic Father

    How to Handle a Problematic Father

    In his recent announcement of candidacy, Rand Paul faced a dilemma in how to acknowledge the presence of his father, former Congressman and three-time presidential candidate Ron Paul. The family patriarch has compiled a long history of isolationism, support for crackpot conspiracy theories, expressions of sympathy for Iran and hostility…

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  • William Richardson

    William Richardson

    William “Bill” Richardson is an American politician who was the 30th Governor of New Mexico, from 2003-2011. Richardson led a distinguished public-service career as a U.S. Congressman (1982-1996), U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (1997-1998), and Secretary of Energy under President Bill Clinton from 1998-2000. As a diplomat and Special…

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