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Hollowing Out Our Military

The Obama Administration just announced what I believe could be the most irresponsible and dangerous thing they’ve done thus far in their three years in power. Obama intends to slash U.S. military troop levels by 15% – the Army from 570,000 to 490,000 and the Marines from 202,000 to 175,000.

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Well the much anticipated Iowa Caucus (first in the nation) is now history. So what does it all mean?

Let me preface my comments with this statement: I have always made it my practice to stay out of primaries, and focus my attention on supporting the Republican nominee (whether at the local level or at the Presidential level) in the general election.

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Goodbye 2011 – Hello 2012

As 2011 winds down, I’d like to take the time to say to you, my faithful blog readers, thank you. First, thank you for giving me the opportunity to once again represent the people of the First Congressional District of Ohio in Congress.

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Death of a Monster

Some years back, before making my first trip to Korea, I received a briefing by the CIA at their headquarters in Langley, Virginia. One of the things that I was shown, which was classified at the time but is no longer classified (so I can talk about it now) was a photograph taken by one of our spy satellites over Korea.

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