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The Ryan Budget

Most Americans who recognize the name “Paul Ryan” do so because he was the Republican nominee for Vice President of the United States a year-and-a-half ago.  He also happens to be the Chairman of the Budget Committee in the House of Representatives. 

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Opening Day, and the Obamacare Sign-up Number

Monday was Opening Day in Cincinnati.  It’s a big deal.  Since we had the very first professional baseball team, Cincinnati used to have the honor of having the first game each year.  But no longer.


I did have the honor of marching in the Opening Day Parade this year with the Cincinnati Chapter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart. 

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Why Obama Is on the Ballot This Year, Even Though He’s Not

There’s obviously no presidential election this year, but in many ways, President Obama will be on the ballot anyway.  It’s a way for the American people, at least those who take the time to vote, to register their approval or disapproval of the direction President Obama is taking our nation. 

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The Horrors of Human Trafficking


Millions of innocent people worldwide become victims of human trafficking every year.  They are usually women or girls, and often are forced against their will, into the sex trade industry.  It can happen entirely within a country, but more and more it is international in scope.

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