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Second Verse, Same as the First

Recently I’ve been reading a parallel biography of US President Ronald Reagan and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill that explores the keys to these men’s larger-than-life ...

Aiding Israel is An Investment in America’s Future

There’s a healthy debate raging in America right now over the issue of foreign aid. Millions of Americans rightly feel that our country is spending too much money on overseas projects ...

Standing-Down Iran By Supporting New Economic Sanctions

Last week I attended the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s (AIPAC) Policy Conference in Washington, DC. This is the largest pro-Israel gathering in the United States, ...

An XL Solution

America’s energy future will be determined by the immediate steps we take to alleviate our dependency on oil from countries that desire to do us harm. For far too long, Americans ...

Obama’s Neville Chamberlain Moment

Most of the world doesn’t remember the name Neville Chamberlain, but it cannot forget the stirring words and wartime leadership of Winston Churchill. That’s because British Prime ...

We’re Being Branded the Enemy

A late 90s movie starring Will Smith and Gene Hackman seems to be moving from  fiction to reality before our very eyes. In the 1998 blockbuster Enemy of the State, Smith plays a lawyer ...

The Cuban Missile Crisis as a Model of American Strength

I’m a history buff, and to those of you who listen to Common Cents, this comes as no great revelation. I firmly believe that those who do not heed the lessons of the past are doomed ...

Debt as a Weapon of Mass Destruction

As the Republican National Convention convenes here in Tampa, I cannot shake the memory of the movie I watched this past weekend. At the urging of a friend I went to see 2016: Obama’s ...
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