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Make a transformation this Christmas season

Make a transformation this Christmas season. Christmas is near, and television commercials, holiday catalogs and store displays urge us to spend and be merry. The message: Bigger transactions equal greater joy. In reality, a...

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Bergdahl exchange is an Obama diversion

The Obama Administration’s release of five Guantanamo Bay inmates in exchange for American soldier Bowe Bergdahl has created uproar across the nation. The dirty secret is the controversy surrounding the Bergdahl exchange is a...

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The Crimean crisis proves amateur hour is over

President Obama is “deeply concerned” by Russia taking the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine and said “there will be costs”. Secretary of State John Kerry complained that Vladimir Putin is playing by “19th century” rules...

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Skiing down the slippery slope of climate change

More than 100 ski areas in the United States signed a Climate Declaration last year, demanding federal government action to avert “catastrophic” human-induced climate change. Instead of cooling the planet, such an approach is...