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Jul 29, 2008 Ideas and Opinions

Texas, Jul 29, 2008 - On December 3, 2007 a three judge panel of the 5th Circuit Court heard appeals on Case 06-51489, United States of America v. Ignacio Ramos; Jose Alonso Compean. I was there seated in the front row witnessing the proceedings and taking specific notes.

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Jul 21, 2008 Ideas and Opinions

Washington, Jul 21, 2008 - On June 14, 2002, the Earth narrowly avoided a deadly event. One which quite possibly would have had a devastating effect on the course of humankind. The close call came and went, and for three days nobody noticed that day a football field sized asteroid careening at 6.2 miles per second came within 75,000 miles of hitting the Earth.

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Apr 7, 2008 Ideas and Opinions

Washington, Apr 7, 2008 - In 1936, the world made the mistake of providing Hitler with a global platform to showcase his fascist propaganda by participating in the Olympics hosted by Nazi Germany. It was wrong to support the Olympic venue then and it’s wrong for the United States to support this prestigious event being held in a similarly fascist regime in 2008.

Mar 4, 2008 Ideas and Opinions

Washington, Mar 4, 2008 - There are powerful forces at play in Washington, at times using their disproportionate influence to take our government in a direction that benefits their interests rather than those of the American people. The immigration debate is certainly an example of this.

Nov 5, 2007 Ideas and Opinions

Washington, Nov 5, 2007 - Unjustly convicted Border Patrol Agents Ignacio Ramos and Jose Compean are currently serving 11 and 12 year prison terms, respectively, for shooting and wounding an admitted illegal alien drug smuggler who they interdicted while he was smuggling $1 million worth of drugs into the United States. Inexplicably, the Western District of Texas U.S.

Jan 22, 2007 Ideas and Opinions

Washington, Jan 22, 2007 - The fact that the U.S. citizens who are residents of our Nation's Capital are not fully represented in Congress has been a blot on our nation's democratic ideals for over 200 years. Justice demands that this failure of democracy be remedied. Unfortunately, politics from both sides of the aisle has gotten in the way of addressing this issue.