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Sometimes I wonder how the human race has survived?  Did Grandpa Neanderthal have sleep apnea? Was Grannie Australopithecus bedridden with morbid obesity? Was there a massive outbreak of autism that crippled entire generations and that can be traced to our DNA origins? Did it all start in a small...
The right to an individual’s life, liberty, and private property underpins any free society. It is a well-established principle enshrined in the Constitution’s 5th Amendment that under a limited government, no individual can be deprived of private property without just compensation. Back door...
On Friday, Jan. 19, hundreds of thousands of demonstrators joined together and walked along the National Mall in Washington, D.C. for the 45th annual March for Life. In full view of the Lincoln Memorial and the U.S. Capitol, and in the shadow of the Washington Monument, marchers raised their voices...
As your representative in Congress, I take the responsibility to provide for the federal government’s operations very seriously. Continuing Resolutions, or extensions of funding from previous fiscal years, are a terrible budgeting option for our country. This fiscal year, the House of...
About 100 years ago the Czar of Russia (is there any other kind?) and his entire family was murdered by a firing squad by the new boys on the block - the Communists as led by Lenin. The era of brutal Communistic rule and rulers had begun - worldwide. He was founder of the Russian Communist Party,...
Later this month, schools, homeschool groups, organizations, and individuals in Washington and across America will work together to raise awareness about the importance of opportunity in K-12 education. National School Choice Week begins on January 21 and celebrates all types of schools and...
The recent cases of sexual harassment allegations against lawmakers and their staff, past and present, demand a strong response from Congress. Our bosses are you, the American people, and you deserve accountability. Staff working in the U.S. Capitol, just like employees in the private sector,...
I was born into the wrong family at the wrong time in the wrong place.  Broth instead of soup so to speak. Six months later another family picked me up, dusted me off and started my voyage into the dysfunctionality of American suburbia. I was surrounded by first and second generation Germans,...
After we have all gathered around our tables, thankful for the meal that we shared with family and friends, the true test of thankfulness begins. It is easy to be thankful on Thanksgiving. The holiday’s name itself renders us an attitude of thankfulness, but what about a week later, when the left...
Much of the nation’s attention has rightly been focused on Congress’ current push for historic tax reform—the first major effort in more than 30 years. While pro-growth tax reform is a critical topic, I would like to share an update on recent legislative progress that is important for Central...

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