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26 September 2019
NOTE FROM NORM: “…look into…”
“…look into…” With these two words Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, driven off her firm position that Impeachment proceedings against President Trump, has now committed herself and the future of her party’s majority to a course of action that is equal parts political and partisan. Mixed in with this potentially devastating cocktail is a […]
20 September 2019
NOTE FROM NORM: On Constitution Week
“I doubt too whether any other Convention we can obtain, may be able to make a better Constitution. For when you assemble a number of men to have the advantage of their joint wisdom, you inevitably assemble with those men, all their prejudices, their passions, their errors of opinion, their local interests, and their selfish […]
11 September 2019
NOTE FROM NORM: America’s Best Days Are Yet To Come
It’s hard to believe that 18 years ago on a beautiful September Day 19 terrorists murdered nearly 3,000 innocent people in the United States. These weren’t just “some people that did something.” These were cold-hearted, craven and merciless killers who attempted to destroy America and its values on this day 18 years ago. Every American […]
13 August 2019
New Survey Research: Left’s Lurch To Socialism Is Unpopular Across The Country
American Action Network (@AAN) today released new survey research examining diverse constituent groups across 30 congressional districts to better understand how Americans are perceiving, understanding, and reacting to the left’s move towards socialism. The survey finds both that Americans recognize and overwhelmingly oppose the liberal shift toward socialist policies. Yet in order to fully persuade the public, […]
12 August 2019
NOTE FROM NORM: The sum total of one’s life
The sum total of one’s life has to be incalculable. At least that is the hope I think we each have as we contemplate the life we have built with our time on this planet. As I prepare to celebrate my 70th birthday on Saturday, August 17th I am once again reminded of that in a season of […]
30 July 2019
NOTE FROM NORM: A Strong America Starts With It’s People
I’ve spent the better part of almost 50 years involved in government, politics and public policy. As a protestor against the Vietnam War, to my time as a young assistant in the Administration of New York Mayor John Lindsay, through my time as a United States Senator to today,  I have had an immense appreciation […]
11 July 2019
NOTE FROM NORM: Iran, Told You So!
The Obama Administration’s obsession with a deal – any deal – with Iran led to its ill-fated decision to agree to a plan in 2015 it touted as preventing the rogue nation from achieving its dream of achieving a nuclear bomb. Today, critics of that deal, including myself, are doing our best to refrain from […]
1 July 2019
ICYMI: NJ Globe: AAN ad hits Malinowski over AOC’s concentration camp comments
Tom Malinowski’s silence as the left accuses Border Patrol agents of running “concentration camps” is starting to cause him real trouble. Today, the American Action Network launched a new ad campaign, calling on Congressman Malinowski to speak up against his colleagues’ vile rhetoric. In case you missed it… AAN ad hits Malinowski over AOC’s concentration […]
17 June 2019
NOTE FROM NORM: The wrong reasons to not support a candidate for office
In the contest for President of the United States of America there may be many factors that qualify, or disqualify, an individual for the job. In the minds of many Americans the relative lack of experience of any single candidate may be seen as a positive asset as it suggests that, if elected, a candidate might […]