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Graduate: USAF Academy; Georgetown University; USAF Intelligence School Employment History: Pabst Brewing (VP): Kraft Foods (VP) Political History: Served in the Office of the Secretary of Defense (International Security Affairs); 2 Terms on Glendale (Wisc.) School Board; member Oakland (CA) Military Institute charter school Board Hobbies: Politics; Financial Management; Writing Author of: - www.RightinSanFrancisco.com (weekly op-ed blog) - The Target - nuclear terrorism thriller

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    The Party of the Future

    Some of the Democrats greatest presidential victories have come with young, vigorous candidates reflecting a generational change in national political leadership:Jack Kennedy following Dwight Eisenhower; Bill Clinton becoming the first Baby

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    The successful 2016 Republican presidential candidate will need a combination of personality, philosophy, and experience. On the first score there is a lot to be said for freshness – provided

    Election 2014: A Wave or a Rising Tide?

    It is hard to find anyone outside of the White House or the New Republic who denies that President Obama and the Democrats took a thumping on November 4. A likely

    Election 2014: A Wave or a Rising Tide?

    It is hard to find anyone outside of the White House or the New Republic who denies that President Obama and the Democrats took a thumping on November 4. A likely

    GOTV

    Maybe it is a lingering reaction to the surprise loss of Mitt Romney in 2012. Maybe it is a suppressed memory of the Democratic near-sweep of contested Senate seats in

    Income Inequality

    With interest rates remaining near zero and bond buying coming to an end, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen recently had the time to reflect on income inequality in America, citing

    Beyond Obamacare: The Evolving Biotech Age

    Premise: The age from about 1910 (Henry Ford) to 1969 (moon landing) contained astonishing advances in transportation. The age from about 1969 (ARPAnet)  through 1980 (Apple II), 1998 (Google) and

    November 5 : What’s the Plan?

    Back in 1994 the American public knew that if they voted for Republicans for Congress they would get Newt Gingrich and Dick Armey’s Contract with America. They did; and they

    November 4: A Building Wave

    After the terrible disappointment of the 2012 Presidential race, one is reluctant to let one’s expectations get too far out in front of the calendar. Reporters want things to be

    Confronting Radical Islam: Key Allies

    President Obama’s Middle East policy is imploding, a spasm of activity seems to be disconnected from specific objectives, and we are assured that the deployment of an Army division headquarters to