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Thursday, August 16, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: STATIONING US FORCES IN POLAND

            In view of the reproach President Trump received by armchair strategists following his Helsinki visit, one particular story received scant attention. Thank you Marc Thiessen for bringing that story…...

Thursday, August 09, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: “COMEDIANS” FORSAKE HUMOR

“Comedians” comprise the spokesmen of the liberal left. They are haters who cannot get over the fact that their candidate, Hillary Clinton, lost the 2016 election. This is who they…...

Friday, August 03, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: THE ARMED CITIZEN

Records indicate that firearms are used more than 2 million times a year for personal protection as corroborated by the Centers for Disease Control data. The mere presence of a…...

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: A MAN AND THE MOON

The beauty and majesty of the night sky takes one’s breath away. The brilliant moon and starlit heavens sing the Creator’s praise. Earth witnessed a super blue moon on January…...

Thursday, July 19, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: DISCONTENT OF THE NEVER TRUMPERS

Often a presidential candidate turns out to be more liberal than they let on before they are elected. In President Trump’s case it may have been the other way around.…...

Thursday, July 12, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: SOROS - GETTING TO KNOW ALL ABOUT YOU

Who is George Soros? The name George Soros rings a bell with some. To others he is completely unknown. It is to the latter this column is dedicated although the…...

Wednesday, July 04, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: THE QUEST FOR FREEDOM - A LEGACY TO PRESERVE

Once again the Fourth of July brings picnics, parades, and fun for all. But, after the pop, beer, and hot-dogs are gone and the last firecracker snaps in the night,…...

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: INSANE LEFTISTS, PROGRESSIVES, AND FELLOW TRAVELERS

            On Wednesday, June 20, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen and friend were having a “work dinner” at MXDC Cocina, a Mexican restaurant in Washington, DC. Nielsen was recognized…...

Thursday, June 21, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: EVIDENCE OF THE NEW NONSENSE

Forty-five years ago Charles Fair, a resident scientist with MIT’s Neuroscience Research Program, published a book titled “The New Nonsense: The End of Rational Consensus.” In his premise, Fair maintained…...

Thursday, June 14, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: FLAG DAY 2018 - CELEBRATING OLD GLORY

            “Old Glory”             “Stars and Stripes”             “Star Spangled Banner”             “The Red, White, and Blue”             By whatever name you wish to call it, our nation’s flag, when…...

Friday, June 08, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: A PARLIAMENT OF WHORES REDUX

            Focus hard enough and the assertion of government impropriety runs clear and deep. In P.J. O’Rourke’s book “A Parliament of Whores” he humorously lambastes government in general, and politicians…...

Friday, June 01, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: MEMORIAL DAY POSTLUDE

Another year, another spring, another Memorial Day celebrated and time moves on. In retrospect, we kept Memorial Day 2018 with appropriate reflections on the reasons for the observance. Many are…...

Thursday, May 24, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: SPECIAL MEMORIAL DAY THANKS TO THOSE WHO SACRAFICED FOR THE WAR ON TERROR

On Memorial Day we honor all our men and women who served their country in the military and who have passed on to their final reward. Since 9/11 a new…...

Thursday, May 17, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: CELEBRATING OUR ARMED FORCES

The third Saturday in May is designated Armed Forces Day. For 2018 the date is set for May 19. The purpose is to honor men and women who have served…...

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: AMERICAN DEMOCRACY IN REVIEW

America today appears as divided as ever. It seems our divisiveness and disunity has never been worse. Not so. America was born in discord and never outgrew it. This is…...

Friday, May 04, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: DEMISE OF THE NFL

The ritz and glitz of the National Football League’s 2018 Draft at ATT Stadium in Dallas is in the books. Appropriately, Commissioner Roger Goodell opened the spectacle but the NFL’s…...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: THE REAL COLLUSION SCANDAL

The word “collusion” is much in vogue today. Let’s set the scene. It is no secret the mainstream media believes President Trump is a rotten criminal who should be exposed…...

Thursday, April 19, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: JOHN BOLTON AS NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR

President Trump appointed former UN Ambassador John Bolton as his National Security Advisor effective April 9, 2018. He replaces Lieutenant General H. R. McMaster. Bolton becomes Trump’s third National Security…...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: IS COFFEE REALLY A FOOD GROUP?

We are a family of coffee drinkers. Everyone drinks coffee. With or without; hot or cold; morning, noon and night there is always coffee on hand. “Let’s have coffee” is…...

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: OMNIBUS BILL SABOTAGES TRUMP’S AGENDA

President Trump signed a gargantuan $1.3 trillion spending bill, an omnibus bill, on March 23, 2018 averting a government shutdown. The giant spending bill expires September 30 and President Trump…...

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: THREE CHEERS FOR EASTER

Easter celebrates the most important occasion in the Christian year. Most Americans know Easter as a Christian holiday that usually falls in the month of April marking the season of…...

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: NO TRANSPARANCY IS THE DEFINITION OF THE DEEP STATE

What is the Deep State? The term describes a faction of mid to high level government officials that intentionally influences state policy and undermines the efforts of democratically elected leadership.…...

Thursday, March 15, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: T’IS ST. PAT’S DAY FOR SURE

Limericks from Limerick; blarney from Killarney; leprechauns, pots of gold, shamrocks, and shillelaghs. Watch out! Wear green on St. Patrick’s Day or get pinched! On St. Patrick’s Day there is…...

Thursday, March 08, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: AMERICA’S RULLERS

Who rules America? Our rulers are Democrats and Republicans followed by Independent wannabes. Our rulers encompass a wide array including the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government at the…...

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: OUR TWEETING PRESIDENT

Obsession -- The domination of one’s thoughts or feelings by a persistent idea, image, desire. Obsession is the best way to describe the media’s fixation on the destruction of President…...

Friday, February 16, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: EVOLUTION OF A POWERFUL CENTRAL GOVERNMENT

Every generation must learn eternal truths for itself or lose perspective of its heritage. God, after all, has no grand kids. The first and foremost concern of the American founders…...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: THE HEALTH CARE LIAR MIRE

We live in challenging, even turbulent, times. Sorting out fact from fiction, truth from lies, adds to the challenge. Take health care for example. The fix is far from in.…...

Thursday, January 25, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: REFLECTING ON CONSERVATISM

Now is as good a time as any to reflect on conservatism. At heart, most people are conservative. Observe how assiduously they manage their families and finances. Consider their preferences…...

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: SELF-INTEREST AND CLASSIC CAPITALISM

Those prone to castigate capitalism as a greed-based economic system would do well to look past demagoguery and invoke objectivity. Historical precedent will help. Alexis de Tocqueville is one of…...

Thursday, January 11, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: TRUMP’S ACCOMPLISHMENTS THE MEDIA WON’T TELL YOU

An article in the New York Times Magazine titled “55 Ways Donald Trump Structurally Changed America in 2017” written by Nick Tabor and published December 21, 2017, inadvertently illustrates President…...

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