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The Godfather Film Politics and Mafia

The Godfather film tells the story of Don Vito Corleone’s family, a generous man who is merciless in gaining and maintaining power. Vito Corleone has four parents, namely Santino aka Sonny, Fredo, Michael Corleone, and Connie Corleone. The Corleone family is one of the Italian mob families living in America. In this film, Godfather is said to be a man who is “logical” and fair. He led the mafia whRead More…

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Big Guy Clever Girl Cool Story

The film My Spy tells the story of a comedy action about a formidable CIA agent named Jason Jones, also known as explosive JJ. Its characteristics make it derived from a spy agent to oversee a house. He also met with Sophie who unmasked as a secret agent. JJ also makes an agreement with Sophie not to unmask her by teaching her to become a spy. When spending time with Sophie, JJ learns that therRead More…

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Intense Partisan Politics is the reason Behind the Shutdown

Turn on cable TV: you’ll hear loud voices argue that the Democrats are responsible for the shutdown. Others blame Republicans. As a results-oriented 32-year Air Force veteran and business executive, I believe the blame lies elsewhere: with the career politicians of both parties. Out-of-touch career politicians prefer words to the hard work of governing and feel immune to the consequences of theRead More…

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Halter Calls on Lamborn to Fix Veterans’ Pensions

Candidate for Congress General Irv Halter today called on Congressman Doug Lamborn to support a bill to restore cuts to veterans’ pensions.  On Monday, the Senate voted 94-0 to advance a clean bill to restore the cuts.  This bill addresses the problem that was created by the bipartisan budget agreement that passed in December.  A similar House version of this legislation, H.R. 3790, was intrRead More…

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Proposed Immigration Law could stop the Separation of Families

Encarnacion Bail Romero, a native of Guatemala, was apprehended in a federal immigration raid in 2007 and torn from her then-seven-month son. Romero had her parental rights terminated while in federal custody after a judge ruled “illegally smuggling herself into the country is not a lifestyle that can provide any stability for the child.” She has not seen her son in five years. U.S. Read More…

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Statement on Gun Control

Unlike about a dozen other states, Texas law does not ban high capacity magazines, does not place restrictions on gun shows, does not extend background checks to private transfers, does not require weapons be safely stored when possessed or transferred, and does not require waiting periods. In 2011 there were 2600 gun deaths in the State of Texas and each year since then the number has increaseRead More…

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Statement on Health Care

Today, we have the most expensive, inefficient, and bureaucratic health care system in the world. We spend almost $10,000 per capita each year on health care, while the Canadians spend $4,644, the Germans $5,551, the French $4,600, and the British $4,192. Meanwhile, our life expectancy is lower than most other industrialized countries and our infant mortality rates are much higher. Further, as Read More…

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Statement on Energy

The wind energy industry currently employs over 100,000 full-time-equivalent employees in a variety of capacities, including manufacturing, project development, construction, and turbine installation, operations and maintenance, transportation and logistics, and financial, legal, and consulting services. One of the fastest-growing occupations is a Wind Turbine Technician with a median salary of $5Read More…

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Equality in Hong Kong is Bad

There have been many explanations for the turmoil in Hong Kong, which is now entering its 16th week. However, what has not been touched on is a matter of the strong relationship between the business and political elite in the city, and the highly lame system of government. In explaining the source of the unrest in Hong Kong, predictably, many leaders blame the liberal sciences in schools. PolicRead More…

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What Disaster hit Portland?

Earl Blumenauer brought MAX train to Portland and created congestion on purpose. Does he find congestion exciting, or is this part of the master plan to get everyone to take the train and bus? Click this link and judge for yourself: A report portlandfacts shows how congestion harms many stores, who go out of business or barely hang on with the minimum staff to survive, boosting Oregon’s unemploRead More…