Author: Rod D. Martin

BREAKING: Poll Finds Kavanaugh Scandal Backfiring on Democrats

by Rod D. Martin September 28, 2018 BREAKING: Latest polling on Kavanaugh. A whopping 48% now have a favorable opinion, including 36% “Very Favorable”, which is up 10 full points from two weeks ago. 79% of Republicans have an overwhelmingly favorable opinion of him, while even 24% of Democrats like him too. 87% say that the Kavanaugh vote is important to their vote in November. 40% say they’re more likely to vote for a Senator who votes for him, vs. 37% less likely, which is roughly the same as two weeks ago. BUT while that number was 50% of...

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Open Letter: Conservative Leaders Urge Congress to Confirm Judge Kavanaugh

September 27, 2018 Washington, DC There are few issues that unite conservatives more than filling judicial vacancies, especially Supreme Court vacancies, with highly qualified judges who have a demonstrated record of honoring the Constitution, fairly applying the law and not using the bench to legislate or impose a political agenda. Senate Republicans must confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. This circus has gone on long enough. Judge Kavanaugh has gone far above and beyond what is normally required of a Supreme Court nominee. He has filled out a 17,000-page questionnaire, he has endured over 30 hours of public...

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The Fed Raises Its Full-Year GDP Forecast to 3.1%

by Rod D. Martin September 27, 2018 In the words of today’s Wall Street Journal, “The Fed raised its median forecast for growth in 2018 to 3.1%, which may seem like a gimme putt given that there are only three more months left in the year. But in June the Fed’s median growth estimate was 2.8%, in March it was 2.7% and last September it was only 2.1%. The Fed has now made upward revisions for growth in each of its last four quarterly projection periods.” In the Obama years, it went the other way. And Obama’s last year,...

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Open Letter: Conservative Leaders Urge Congress to Confirm Judge Kavanaugh Before October 1

September 20, 2018 Washington, DC As the Senate Judiciary Committee wrestles with the 11th hour character assassination of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, we strongly urge Republican senators to keep the confirmation process on track and proceed with it in a timely manner. As many of his contemporaries have pointed out, the allegations against Judge Kavanaugh do not comport with his long history of commendable behavior. Moreover, the way in which Senate Democrats have handled these allegations raise disturbing questions about their willingness to engage in character smears to achieve political ends. Judge Kavanaugh is admired in his church,...

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A Little History of the NFL

by Rod D. Martin September 20, 2018 A little (very recent) history of the NFL: * In 2012 the NFL had an issue with Tim Tebow kneeling for each game to pray. They also had an issue with Tebow wearing John 3:16 as part of his eye-black to avoid glare, and made him take it off. * In 2013 the NFL fined Brandon Marshall for wearing green cleats to raise awareness for people with mental health disorders. * In 2014 Robert Griffin III (RG3), entered a post-game press conference wearing a shirt that said “Know Jesus Know Peace” but...

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Rod D. Martin is a technology entrepreneur, venture capitalist, hedge fund manager, author and conservative activist from Destin, Florida.

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