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Problem Solving Immigration

Ellis Island was the hub of United States immigration for roughly 40 years, and most Americans today will tell you they had a relative whose name can be found on those famous walls. From New York, I have a few.… Continue reading

Human Trafficking–what can I do about it?

There has been a tremendous amount of conversation in the media about Human Trafficking. The release of the State Department’s 2014 Trafficking in Person’s Report and the FBI’s summary of Operation Cross County success has brought this to light and… Continue reading

Courage vs. “Courage” – The Colorado Gun Control Debate

California High School student Ben Wolman recently wrote an essay, for which he won an award in a Profiles in Courage contest, called “John Morse: Small Price to Pay.” Wolman and I have different definitions of “courage.”

Wolman… Continue reading

29 Rejections and the Thought Control

If you were rejected for 29 times, would you still believe in yourself and your ideas? After all, no one will blame you if you start questioning your beliefs after so many rejections.

I was put to such a test… Continue reading

The Cliff Effect

The Cliff Effect- The concept that the government drives our impoverished families up an unrealistic cliff with subsidiaries and handouts. When these families finally get the ability to grow in a higher paying position, they do not take the… Continue reading

Wage gap isn’t so simple

First posted at: http://www.denverpost.com/Opinion/ci_25588383/Kafer:-Wage-gap-isnt-so-simple  Look up the old saying, “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics,” and you’ll see this as exhibit A: Women earn 77 cents for every dollar a man earns.Politicians… Continue reading

Easter’s message to the secularist

First published at: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/apr/17/overbeck-easters-message-to-the-secularist/?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS

Now that a CEO can be forced from his job because he once contributed to a pro-heterosexual-marriage campaign, and a baker cannot legally refuse to bake a cake celebrating a “wedding” that he believes violates… Continue reading

Brains? Or Butts?

The cover of a popular sports magazine screams at me while waiting to purchase my bottle of water. The three young women are all posed with their arms interlocked, casually placed on each others “butts” while arching their backs in… Continue reading

My ObamaCare Story

As a struggling Colorado family, I can attest how terrible Obamacare has been for our financial stability. We have had to deal with increased premiums, a cancelled policy, and increased costs for our prescriptions. I have two children that both… Continue reading

Reclaiming a Heart of Generosity

February 14 is best known for giving over-priced flowers and chocolate, sending sweet notes, and dining with those we love. Most of us have participated willingly, but have questioned if Valentine’s Day is more about lining the pockets of the… Continue reading

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