Category: Opinion

The Need To Restructure The DoD: Part II

The U.S. Department of Defense must restructure to accommodate deep budget cuts and, more importantly, be ready for the challenges of 21st-century warfare. Those challenges will include unconventional operations and wars fought in vastly expanded battle spaces. Reforms are needed in three areas.

Aggressive Measures Need To Protect Kids’ Health

We have waited long enough for the food industry to voluntarily develop standards to reduce the marketing of unhealthy foods to children. While the proposed uniform standards recently announced by several food companies are a step in the right direction, they do not go far enough to have a significant impact on limiting the types of unhealthy foods marketed to children.

Ten Ways To Unleash Your Creativity

Creativity is our birthright. This is not just for some people; it’s for everyone. We often get stuck in our routine, and when we even bother to think about that gazpacho recipe we want to try, or that book we plan to write “some day”, we tend to find excuses that prevent us from taking the first step.

Not The Time For Recriminations

Now is not the time for recriminations against Tea Party-backed members of Congress who voted in the end for the debt deal. This is not the time to start fighting amongst ourselves. Nothing could make the Left happier than to see a splintering of the Tea Party movement.

Fix The Broken Bail Bond System

Every day in America, half a million people sit in local jails awaiting trial. They are there because they can’t afford to make bail. Two of every three of these people are charged with nonviolent offenses and are simply waiting to face their accusers.