What Does the ’76 Flag Mean?

What comes to mind when you see this ’76 flag (on my house)? What values do you associate with this flag? After putting this flag up, a good neighbor of mine text my wife much dismay with the flag pictured above. Because I was so surprised by my neighbor’s understanding of the ’76 flag, I…

“Killing Fraud” — by U.S. Government

As you know, my and my brother found that $17 Billion was unaccounted for in Iraqi Reconstruction funding as reported by the U.S. Government (SIGIR). Here is a good government report updating you on this adventure (federal-contracts-and-grants.pdf). Here are the stats at a glance, taken from that report: I’ll keep you posted.

American Exceptionsism as Newly Experienced “Good”

American exceptionalism is the American belief in an America’s collective ability to invent and produce “goods” to help foster the “common good.” First on the list: The Founding of the American Republic, which departed from monarchy and institutionalized broad-based democratic principles–in comparison to the political domination by the British against the Americans (i.e., Declaration of Independence). Since the Founding, Americans…

The Metrics of Humanitarianism

Originally posted on The Republican Millennial:
The Defense Department is our first responder to natural and manmade disasters. It is also the most lethal entity known to man. On one hand the Defense Department provides food, shelter and safety in many international crises, and on the other hand it employs soldiers who have mastered new…