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Impeachment and lawsuits: Party tools of emotional extortion-T.J. O'Hara

RANCHO SANTA FE, Ca., August 4, 2014 – In a Nation that favors sound bites over solutions, it should not come as a surprise that the term “political integrity” has become little more than an oxymoron. Ethics be damned: If the Parties can use something to “stimulate the base,” you may rest assured they will pursue it. It is irrelevant whether it makes sense or is morally reprehensible as long as it can be used to extract money and votes. The recent discussion of impeachment and lawsuits are cases in point.

Practical solutions to fix V.A. medical services inefficiency-Lieutenant Colonel Douglas Harvey, MS, AKARNG (Retired)

Now that Congress is throwing sixteen-plus billion dollars at the V.A. crisis in the hopes that it will go away, I think it is time to discuss options for how it is spent. More healthcare providers are a common response.  What type and at what level is less often mentioned.  One functional area which needs improvement is the appointments process. As a semi-outsider trying to get in, it seems like there are a limited number of available appointments.

Why our approach to immigration ‘borders’ on the absurd- T.J. O'Hara

RANCHO SANTA FE, Ca., July 14, 2014 – Our political “customs” are in evidence as we see the immigration issue unfold. Recently, over 39,000 families and 52,000 unaccompanied children have been detained for entering our southern border illegally. This latest surge adds to the 11-13 million individuals who are estimated to already reside in our country illegally. Yet, our elected officials are calling for emergency measures as if the problem represented a new phenomenon.

It is called ‘The Declaration of Independence’ for a reason- T.J. O'Hara

RANCHO SANTA FE, Ca., July 4, 2014 – While small town parades, backyard barbecues and fireworks displays may be what many people associate with the 4th of July, Independence Day deserves far greater respect. Fifty-six men signed a single piece of parchment on this day in 1776 that contained 1338 words that changed the history of the world for the better. That hallowed document claimed independence not only for a Nation but for a People. Unfortunately, 238 years later, we are in danger of surrendering to the temptation of dependence.

Independence Days: The days more important than July 4th

July 4, 1776, was a day that marked a culmination in one phase of struggle for American independence and personal freedom. Many Americans had sacrificed life, fortune, and time to bring forth the ideas that were officially born on July 4, 1776. These Americans were volunteer soldiers and sailors and their families. These Americans were our Founding Fathers and supporters who sacrificed fortunes, time, and thought in crafting ideas and a framework for independence and personal freedom.

Let FREEDOM ring in the Ukraine…and the United States- by T.J. O'Hara

RANCHO SANTA FE, Ca., March 10, 2014 – The Ukrainian crisis seems to have caught many Americans by surprise, which is surprising in itself…or perhaps just disappointing. Our Nation and its leaders seem to be captivated by the moment; living in a Twitter-like world that carries an attention span of 140 hours instead of 140 characters. While it is discouraging with respect to our citizens, it is totally unacceptable with regard to our Government.

3 steps to fix the political system the Parties have broken- T.J. O'Hara

RANCHO SANTA FE, Ca., March 3, 2014 – Our political system is dysfunctional if not completely broken. It has become so corrosive that many citizens have abandoned any hope of changing it for the better. Others are inclined to commit their blind allegiance to a particular Party; convinced that it occupies the moral and intellectual high-ground while the other Party is comprised of only slightly-evolved Neanderthals. To paraphrase Eldridge Cleaver: Neither behavior represents part of the solution, but rather, both are part of the problem.

T.J. O'Hara-Will we survive the real Cold War?

Make sure you check out A Civil Assessment by T.J. O'Hara, the first presidential candidate supported by the Whigs since the1850's. T.J. is also the first "virtual President" having won the 2012 online election at www.wewantyou.us

http://www.commdiginews.com/politics-2/will-we-survive-the-real-cold-war-10373/

George Washington: America’s last non-partisan President- by T.J. O'Hara

Make sure you check out A Civil Assessment by T.J. O'Hara, the first presidential candidate supported by the Whigs since the1850's. T.J. is also the first "virtual President" having won the 2012 online election at www.wewantyou.us

http://www.commdiginews.com/politics-2/george-washington-americas-last-non-partisan-president-9076/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The marching bands are gone.... can you hear them whispering now? Post Memorial Day thoughts.

As this Memorial Day passes, in the year of two thousand and thirteen, let us take away a contemplation which honors the message of those who passed, and not simply remembers. Over one million souls lost in our history and as you’ve heard this weekend many times we hope, “ They died for our freedom.” True, but not the whole truth.

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