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Rod D. Martin is a technology entrepreneur, venture capitalist, hedge fund manager, author and conservative activist from Destin, Florida. Click Here to Learn More About Rod

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The Rod Martin Report – November 12, 2016

The Rod Martin Report An Enormous Sigh of Relief Democrats Reject the Working Class Realignment and a New Republican Metanarrative Yes It Was Rigged: Here's How Riots, Snowflakes and the General Leftwing Meltdown Personnel is Policy It Ain't Over Till It's Over Dear...

The Rod Martin Report – November 5, 2016

The Rod Martin Report The Trump Surge Hillary Unraveling Foundations and Emails and Indictments, Oh My! Poll, Debate and Election Rigging Clinton Personally Plotted Election Violence Polls, Polls, Polls The Conclusion of the Matter Dear Friends, "It ain't over till...

The Religious Liberty Election

by Rod D. Martin October 27, 2016 A few weeks ago, in an article entitled “Banning Preaching”, I told you about the unelected Iowa Civil Rights Commission, which in July decided that no pastor may preach any sermon, in any service “open to the public”, which might...

How to Have (Almost) Fraud-Proof Elections

by Rod D. Martin October 22, 2016 Donald Trump just made voter fraud a bigger issue than any time since Al Gore threw the country into turmoil over the 2000 election. Trump said he'd "wait and see" whether he accepted the outcome without a challenge. Instantly, the...

Thoughts on Beauty

by Rod D. Martin October 17, 2016 Every morning when I wake, I look out my window and thank God that we get to live here, and for the beauty my eyes behold. I just spent my seventh birthday in this place. Though legally we may be owners here we are but stewards, and...

The Rod Martin Report – October 10, 2016

The Rod Martin Report   Trump's Death and Resurrection The Access Hollywood Tape Virtue Signaling What Happens If She Wins? The Wikileaks Revelations What Trump Must Do The Battle of Tours and Christopher Columbus   Dear Friends, Wow. Friday, Donald Trump...

The Rod Martin Report – October 1, 2016

The Rod Martin Report Debate Fallout Hillary's Missing Activists Trump's Taxes and Alicia Machado Polls, We Have Polls (and Maps!) Kaepernick & the Obamacare Death Spiral What Musk's "Million on Mars" Means for You   Dear Friends, It was a half-full kind of...

Fear and the Fatherhood of God

by Rod D. Martin September 16, 2016 Fear is the opposite of faith. That may sound like a platitude. It is not. We tend to misunderstand the word “faith.” Sometimes we mysticize it. Other times we treat it like a substance, as though it were cough syrup of which we...

Martin’s Theory of General Election Endorsements

by Rod D. Martin August 26, 2016 This year – like every year – we are faced with imperfect candidates between whom we must choose. As I write this, the context is Donald Trump, whom many conservatives find appalling, and against whom I fought in the primary. But I...

Why Trump Never Apologizes

by Rod D. Martin August 15, 2016 You may have noticed that Donald Trump never apologizes for anything. Ever. Even when he probably ought to. Now in point of fact, we know "never" isn't really true, even though we don't see this. People who've known him for years say...

The Rod Martin Report – August 13, 2016

The Rod Martin Report - August 13, 2016 Trump's Travails Can He Win? Assange Fingers Hillary "Founders of ISIS" Shredding the First Amendment 495 Years Since Cortez Dear Friends, For a variety of business, political and family reasons, I haven't written as the...

Innovation and Its Enemies

by Matt Ridley August 12, 2016 On Monday (8/08), British Prime Minister Theresa May announced what is being called the "Frackpot" – to redirect some of the future profits of shale gas production to households, rather than councils. [Note that in the UK and most...

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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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