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 By Rube Render    Opinion    September 22, 2021 

Afghani students are hardly stranded

I was reading news on the internet, when the following caught my eye: Dozens of students from the San Juan Unified School District in Sacramento...

 

Scheller an example of leadership

By now, most readers will have heard the name of Marine Lt Col. Stuart Scheller. He is the infantry battalion commander who went on Facebook to...

 

Afghanistan withdrawal a disaster

Those who know me well will tell you that I have defended to a fault, the leadership of the United States military. I have always maintained that,...

 

President tattler broke confidence

Two issues involving our current president seem to be taking all the air out of the room at this time. One of these is the long-running charge of...

 

Country much better under Trump

Much has been written about President Trump’s first year. Allow me to add my critique. For starters, we should remember that calls to impeach...

 
 By Rube Render    Opinion    January 3, 2018

Nation once again in sexual hysteria

Let me stipulate that I believe if someone is found guilty of rape or pedophilia they should spend a substantial amount of time in prison. We are a...

 

Blessings, peace for coming new year

It’s Christmas again, and it’s time for my poem, So I’m not at my office, I’m sitting at home, And scratching my head for something to write...

 

Appearances deceiving in politics

A recent poll shows 54 percent of the public believes the Special Counsel has a conflict of interest. Over the years, whenever one hears the phrases,...

 

Questions seem to follow Strzok

Hillary Clinton found herself in trouble when it became known that she chose to use an unsecured server to transmit and receive classified...

 

No way Hillary's getting into office

The latest Trump or former Trump associate to be indicted by independent prosecutor Robert Mueller is retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn. Depending on whi...

 

Denying Moore may be unconstitutional

The question being batted around the U.S. Senate these days is whether or not “the greatest deliberating body in the world” would allow Roy Moore...

 

Intelligence agencies around every corner

There are 17 different intelligence agencies that compose the Intelligence Community. This statement presupposes that the director of National...

 

No one is good at casualty calls

Saturday is Veterans Day. When the flag passes you at the parade, stand and salute or place your right hand over your heart. Thank you. Here’s a tho...

 

Obama-era players lost their minds

Uranium One is a mining company that controlled one fifth of the U.S. uranium extraction capacity. Russian interests gained a controlling interest in...

 

Neither party over Hillary's loss

The 2016 presidential election showcased both major political parties with an unyielding narrative. This is the second of a two-part series that...

 

Democrat smugness lost election

The 2016 presidential election showcased both major political parties with an unyielding narrative. This is the first of a two-part series that...

 

Biggest Dem supporter is Hollywood

According to Wikipedia, “Harvey Weinstein is an American film producer and film studio executive. He is best known as co-founder of Miramax, which p...

 
 By Rube Render    Opinion    October 4, 2017

Two players know respect for anthem

One of the things I miss about active duty in the U.S. Marine Corps is the traditional respect accorded the National Ensign. The Colors ceremony is...

 

Trump not first on criticized list

So you think the media has treated Donald Trump unfairly. Let’s look at the record. • “By any measure, Donald Trump is unfit to be president...

 

Bernie still peddling socialist ideas

The latest Hillary Clinton 500-page study in denial, “What Happened” is out, and according to reviews she once again takes full responsibility...

 

Thankfully, Trump's no politician

When you ask a political operative a question, the politico will pause and run that question through some sort of filter in his head prior to...

 
 By Rube Render    Opinion    August 30, 2017

Hopefully, 71 genders are enough

I’m told that it’s possible to select any one of 71 different gender options for use on Facebook. These include asexual, polygender and two-spirit...

 
 By Rube Render    Opinion    August 23, 2017

Rally security a miserable failure

Forty years ago, the American Civil Liberties Union went to court to defend the right of Nazis to march through Skokie, Illinois. The ACLU defended...

 
 By Rube Render    Opinion    August 16, 2017

Russia 'disturbance' was no hack

When the Obama administration CIA Director John Brennan testified before congressional committees over the last few months he informed them that he...

 
 By Rube Render    Opinion    August 9, 2017

Popular phrases don't equal policy

The James A. Farley Post Office in New York City was opened in 1914 and has the inscription, "Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays...

 

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