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Changes in the Political Landscape

Political positions change over the years. Traditionally Republicans tended to be pro-business, encourage free trade, be strong on national defense, support more frugal governance with lower deficits, and opt for lighter regulations and more personal decision-making. Democrats have favored more environmental protection, government backstops and assistance for people, especially minorities, and more support and protection…
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Looking back at the Cell Phone

Motorola was a great engineering company. They made the best radios. They invented the cell phone, which might have been the end of them. The firm started to run into un-chartered waters when the cell phone, the seemingly innocent little two-way radiophone that came out of the famous Walkie-Talkies and ham radio two-way sets in…
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Character

The Saturday-Sunday weekend issue of the Wall Street Journal is my favorite newspaper. I don't always agree with the political bent, but respect the news-gathering quality and writing. In the recent Weekend Edition of the Journal (March 9-10), Gerald Baker, an Editor at Large, wrote a piece with the heading "Will the Issue of Character…
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A Logical and Fact-Based Look at “The Wall.”

President Trump has taken jaw-dropping steps to try to "build his wall." Discounting his commitment to override the majority votes likely by the Congress in both the Senate and House to defeat this move, let's look at the facts. 1. "Hordes of illegal immigrants are coming across the Southern border, and a wall is the…
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