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Who needs college?

3 October 2014

CNN released a documentary lifting the veil on college costs and the new business … Selling bachelor’s degrees and more. The American political correctness machine and idealism of each of us being equal versus having equal opportunities has resulted in the nation’s youth holding more than $1 trillion in student debt. That number pales in […]

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Predictive Analytics World – Government

15 September 2014

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Military LGBT Support – A Divergent Path

6 June 2014

Tomorrow, the United States Military District of Washington will provide a color guard to lead the “Capital Pride” parade in Washington, DC. An anticipated 150,000 people will watch an 8 person team of Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Marines lead a parade of individuals pridefully demonstrating their support of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Americans. Wait… […]

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I am an animal — I act like one too!

1 April 2014

I have a question …. Are we animals? I mean, are we able to take control of our actions, or are we unable to control ourselves? On an almost daily basis, I am amazed about the duplicitous arguments made by people regarding their ability, or lack thereof, to control themselves and their actions. We blame […]

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I fail too many times to count

13 February 2014

How many times I fail… How many times I know what is the just thing to do, but I choose to turn-away from that path and take the easier one. Let me not convey some perfectionism that implies the ability to never get angry or frustrated, but I do believe I can always get better […]

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Another Endearing Budweiser Commercial

30 January 2014

Budweiser appears to be at it again… trying to pull the tears out of millions of hardened men as they try to simply have a beer and watch the annual gridiron battle on TV — the Super Bowl. Maybe we should declare Super Bowl Sunday the one time per year that real men can let […]

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Leader Parenting vs. Manager Parenting

6 January 2014

Are you a leader parent or a manager parent? Too often our busy lives, our lives where we seek balance, in our roles as parents, we devolve into management. We busy ourselves arranging time and other resources to hopefully maximize the benefit across the largest population. In the military, we loath the word manager. We […]

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