Government

Does President Obama Really Think History Will Save Us?

This was first published at The Washington Times: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/sep/8/overbeck-misplaced-hope-in-progress/

President Obama thinks that history will magically take out all the bad guys in the world. He repeatedly lectures us that bad actors –  people like Vladimir Putin, Syria’s president… Continue reading

Hopes for Job Recovery Dashed by Affordable Care Act

Guest Commentary in the Denver Post

First published:  http://www.denverpost.com/opinion/ci_26373421/hopes-job-recovery-dashed-by-affordable-care-act

Like many Colorado families, the recession hit us hard. I lost my job in the roughest months of 2009. I haven’t been able to find a replacement job since, so… Continue reading

Give me a Cupcake, Please

It’s back to school time. In addition to helping my niece pick out her new outfit and school supplies, I planned on helping her do a bake sale to raise money for her school volleyball team. She learned a new… Continue reading

Guest Column: Loveland’s fracking vote not just a local matter

Residents of Loveland recently voted against a citywide ban on the energy extraction method known as hydraulic fracturing or “fracking.” Far from being a local matter, their decision to reject the two-year drilling moratorium could have dramatic consequences for millions… Continue reading

Whose at War with Women? Obama and Udall!

There are so many issues more important today than abortion and birth control. Let’s talk about the cost of living. Let’s talk about our worries about health care costs. Let’s talk about what to do to ensure more job security. Continue reading

“Humanitarian Catastrophe” or Murder…

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to visit the Holocaust museum in Washington DC. I highly recommend visiting, if you have not been there. The museum takes the visitor through the events that led up to the atrocities, the trials and includes following life journeys of some of the survivors. A historical lens worth looking into. Continue reading

Mandatory Quality in Colorado

The state of Colorado’s politicians decided a few years ago to develop alliances for childhood development in each county to better serve the population with a conglomerate of interested parties giving feedback on how to spend early childhood funds. These… Continue reading

Will Mark Udall’s ‘War on Women’ Tactics Work?

Sen. Mark Udall’s campaign consultants must be scratching their heads. After months of paying for expensive ads focused almost exclusively on birth control and abortion, their candidate remains statistically tied with his opponent, Congressman Cory Gardner, in the polls. A… Continue reading

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder with Contraception

Senator Udall, really…this again…pitting women against women, using single ladies as pawns?  Your chess game is getting very predictable.  Have you forgotten the queen does as she pleases?  You try to make women believe that contraception is… Continue reading

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

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