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Monday, November 12, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: CIVILITY GONE MISSING

Where is the civility in our society? What better place to observe widespread acrimony than the political scene. Hillary Clinton states civility can start again when the Democrats retake the…...

Thursday, November 01, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: HALLOWEEN IN CONTEXT

It’s that time of year when pumpkins metamorphose into jack-o-lanterns and little imps provoke adults to give them candy. Halloween is here again. Is this really a time for celebrating…...

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: FAILURE OF WASHINGTON, DC VERSUS TRUMP

The surge of Donald Trump as an outsider should come as no surprise. If it weren’t for the behavior of the Washington establishment – Republicans, Democrats, and assorted interest groups…...

Friday, October 19, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: WISDOM OF THOMAS JEFFERSON

Our Founding Fathers collectively possessed incredible wisdom: Ben Franklin, John Adams, John Jay, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton and so many more. Where did they acquire such knowledge and wisdom to…...

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: PUSH POLLING PERFIDY

Why are results of political polling such big news? Does anyone really believe that the polls this far out reflect the outcome of the elections? More to the point, will…...

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: DEMOCRATS’ HARD LURCH TO THE LEFT

Democrats have always leaned left-of-center with a tendency to embrace socialism. Their leaders have often espoused their love of socialism over the years. But candidates who campaigned on socialist issues…...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: BRETT KAVANAUGH SENATE CIRCUS

At the risk of information overload, i must comment on the farce staged by the US Senate Judiciary Committee in its role of “Advise and Consent” to the president regarding…...

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: HURRICANES AND CLIMATE CHANGE

Hurricane Florence, or any hurricane for that matter, is nothing to trifle with. Only a person in isolation for the past week would be unaware of the hurricane hitting North…...

Thursday, September 13, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: BLUE WAVE? WHAT BLUE WAVE?

Who will dominate the midterm elections? Will the US House remain in Republican hands? Or, will the Democrats take control and push to impeach President Trump? Will Republicans pick up…...

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: THREE CHEERS FOR CAPITALISM

            Public schools and universities are known for many things, but teaching sound economics is not one of them. Whether this situation is by design or default it is both…...

Thursday, August 30, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: THE PARTISAN PROBE

            Even to the casual observer, special counsel Robert Mueller’s “investigation” of “Russian collusion” during the 2016 presidential campaign is now little more than a one-sided fishing expedition. On July…...

Thursday, August 23, 2018

DENNIS PATRICK: THE ILLEGAL ALIEN VOTE

The attempt to influence the American election process does not come from a Trump-Russia collusion. It comes from left-wing power grabs influenced by groups such as La Raza and funded…...

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…...

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