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The Founders would vote to impeach Barack Obama

By |January 20th, 2016|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , , |

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) The American Founders and signers of the Constitution, despite their brilliance, failed to anticipate a president who would take the law-making powers they had given solely to the peoples’ Congress [...]

Jesus was a rabble-rouser, so why are today’s preachers silent?

By |January 20th, 2016|Categories: Politics, Religion|Tags: , , , , |

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) Whether it’s Christian bakers, florists, photographers and even pastors being fined thousands of dollars or shut down because their Biblical beliefs don’t embrace gay weddings; Christian military chaplains reprimanded, demoted [...]

Christmas Message to Unbelievers: Just Take the Bet!

By |December 29th, 2015|Categories: Religion|Tags: , , , , |

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) Once upon a time in a galaxy right here and now the Creator God who made it all decided that although his man children had become nasty pieces of work [...]

Playing jihad roulette: Which Muslims are dangerous?

By |December 14th, 2015|Categories: Foreign Policy, Politics|Tags: , , , , , |

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) Whether we will see more bloody slaughter in the name of jihad depends on if we can separate the murder-bent America-haters from the innocent Muslim refugees that Obama wants to admit to our [...]

NY Daily News Headline: God Isn’t a Fixer, But Man Is

By |December 10th, 2015|Categories: Politics, Religion|Tags: , , , , , , |

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) In just five laughably arrogant and masterfully idiotic words: “God Is Not Fixing This,” a newspaper crystalizes the great divide that separates Americans even more than does political party: the deep [...]

We show more compassion to refugees by not bringing them here

By |November 22nd, 2015|Categories: Foreign Policy, Politics|Tags: , , , , , |

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) How would you feel to be uprooted from family, friends, people who share your culture, language and religion and be shipped half-way across the world to a huge and confusing [...]

Colorado to Obama: Keep Gitmo terrorists away from our children

By |November 16th, 2015|Categories: Foreign Policy|Tags: , , , , , |

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) Islamic terrorists have no scruples about slaughtering schoolchildren and that’s what worries the residents of Florence, Colorado, when they hear the president talk about transferring up to 61 Gitmo prisoners to [...]

Winning Afghanistan: Advice From a 21-Year-Old Soldier

By |November 8th, 2015|Categories: Foreign Policy|Tags: , , , |

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) We were both waiting for our delayed planes in the boarding section of a large airport. I had noticed the young man wearing the sandy-colored desert-camo uniform and after I [...]

Will union lies squash successful Colorado education reforms?

By |October 23rd, 2015|Categories: Colorado, Education, Elections, Politics|Tags: , , , |

(By Joy Overbeck, ’76 Contributor) Colorado teachers unions are working hard to erase the gains in student achievement that parents want by trying to defeat reform-minded Douglas and Jefferson County school board members in upcoming elections with national implications for educational transformation. […]

When welfare beats work

By |August 25th, 2015|Categories: Economics, Politics|Tags: , , , , |

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) With multimillionaire Democrats such as Hillary Clinton predictably accusing mean Republicans of ignoring the poor, and the upcoming election sure to hinge on “who cares more” about struggling Americans, it’s [...]