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What Difference Does It Make?

What Difference Does It Make?

What Difference Does It Make? A Case For Book Reviews.   As a newer author, I’m accustomed to asking readers to post a review on Amazon.com. I get a lot of feedback from readers about what they found interesting about my book, how it made them feel differently about an aspect of politics, or how it caused them to re-think a deeply held belief or political position.   I always ask them...

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Home Made Spaghetti Sauce

Home Made Spaghetti Sauce

Home Made Spaghetti Sauce   A number of months ago, I posted a photo of a few jars of spaghetti sauce on Facebook and Twitter, just as I was getting ready to put them in the freezer. I promised the many friends who posted questions about the recipe that I would write a blog on the topic after the election. So here goes.   First, some terminology.   In my family, it isn’t called...

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Government Ruins Research Parkway

Government Ruins Research Parkway

The City of Colorado Springs is reducing the size of Research Parkway against the wishes of its residents.

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Hillary Clinton Can’t Choose My Self-Defense

Hillary Clinton Can’t Choose My Self-Defense

UPDATE 10/12/16 We now know from a recent Wikileaks release that Hillary Clinton plans to implement her gun-control policies by executive order. Details here. Please share! Hillary Clinton doesn’t know what it’s like to live my life, but if she wins the election, she will be in a position to take away my choices for my own self-defense. She is surrounded 24/7 by men and women with...

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The Birth Of A Charter School

The Birth Of A Charter School

We have read many accounts of successful charter schools across the country. We understand from these stories how students are well served when parents have the ability to choose how their children are educated.   But how are these charter schools born? What is the gap that is identified in the community that causes people to say, “We need another choice”?   I had the opportunity to...

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Equity in Charters Schools: A Colorado View

Equity in Charters Schools: A Colorado View

We are used to the old saying, “You get what you pay for.” When we pay more, we expect that we are getting a better quality product. There is a reason that a Maserati costs more than a Ford.   If you bought a Ford for the price of a Maserati, you’d feel ripped off. But if you bought a Maserati for the price of a Ford, you’d feel like you got a great deal. The expectation is that the best...

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