Posts Tagged ‘Current Events’

The Blaze Oped: Patriotism: Out of the Mouth of Babes

September 30th, 2016

Star Trek fans may remember an episode of the television show in which viewers learn that two human-looking alien life-forms—one a child, the other an adult—have reverse roles. On the planet in question, it is the child with the wisdom of age and the adult with naive innocence.   At the drop of the hat,

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The Blaze Oped: Kaepernick Thinks He Has a Leg to Stand On But Others Do Not

September 7th, 2016

In the latest race relations’ protest to gain national attention, San Francisco 49er quarterback Colin Kaepernick refuses to stand as the national anthem is played at games.   The rational he gave is, “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color.

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The Blaze Oped: Despite Olympian Tradition, the Beat of Hatred Harbored by Muslim Athletes Goes On

August 22nd, 2016

An incident occurred August 12 challenging the very reason modern day Olympics were started. To put it into perspective, background on the Games is needed.   The first Olympic Games for which written evidence exists were held in 776 BCE, although it is believed they started earlier. The tradition they be held every four years continued for

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NavyTimes Article: Zumwalt’s Iraq vet grandson tries for Congress

August 22nd, 2016

Good article in Navy Times on son James’ bid for a US Congressional seat. Jim By Meghann Myers You might assume that the grandson of a game-changing former chief of naval operations would join the Navy to carry on the family tradition, but no. “It was actually because I saw Top Gun one too many

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Military.com Oped: FOR MARINE WHO ESCORTED ZUMWALT’S REMAINS HOME, ZUMWALT RETURNS THE HONOR

August 22nd, 2016

James Zumwalt is a retired Marine lieutenant colonel who served in the Vietnam war, the 1989 intervention into Panama and Operation Desert Storm. The son of the late Navy Adm. Elmo R. Zumwalt Jr., he’s also a best-selling author, speaker and business executive. The views expressed in this commentary are his own. On Jan. 2,

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The Blaze Oped: While Milwaukee Burns, Obama Plays Golf

August 22nd, 2016

Almost two millennia ago, Roman Emperor Nero watched Rome burn. While legend has it, as fires raged, he gleefully played the fiddle, historians believe the claim bogus. What is not bogus, however, is Nero used the incident to further his own political agenda.   His agenda included clamping down on Christian influence. By blaming Christians for fires

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The Blaze Oped: God Claims an Olympic Gold, Two Silvers and One Saved Life

August 16th, 2016

God appears to be alive and well at the 2016 Olympics!   Simone Manuel, 20, made history August 11 by becoming the first African-American woman to win an Olympic medal in an individual swimming event.   Manuel tied Canadian Penny Oleksiak in the 100-meter freestyle, giving each a gold medal. But only moments after her win, Manuel

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Breitbart Oped: The Trickle-Down Erosion of Honesty in Obama’s White House

August 16th, 2016

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) conducts fraud prevention training for U.S. businesses. Training focus is both internal and external—preventing fraud against the business as well as fraud by company employees against others.   An important standard taught is the tone set for ethical integrity leadership:   An organization’s leadership creates the tone at the top – an

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The Blaze Oped: This is How Obama Can Prove We Have Nothing to Fear From Syrian Refugees

August 16th, 2016

President Barack Obama continues pressing his agenda to increase Syrian refugee relocation in the U.S.   Opponents, fearing lax security screening opens our doors to Islamic extremist and criminal elements, act to delay the effort until a better vetting system can be implemented.   Opponents’ concerns are justified. Islamic terrorist attacks in Europe are on the

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Breitbart Oped: The Ghosts of MEK Past: Hillary’s Forgotten Death Toll

August 16th, 2016

A tense moment ensued as Hillary Clinton spoke at a Las Vegas rally August 4th. Secret service agents rushed on stage as animal rights activists tried doing the same. After regaining her composure, Clinton said, “apparently these people are here to protest Trump because Trump and his kids killed a lot of animals, so thank you

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