Chinese New Year
February 12, 2015
It was wonderful to join the Embassy of China's celebration of the Chinese New Year. Better understanding each other is a vital path to harmonious relations.
Obama's Authorization To Fail
DailyCaller Opinion Piece
February 11, 2015
"There are two ways to win a military battle: fast and slow. Winning fast depends on strength — it requires going in with all you've got to get the job done. Winning slow depends on sustaining or ignoring the public's patience – it requires the endurance to outlast the will of the enemy.
Authorizing a strategy to win fast (three year limit) without strength (a restriction on ground troops) is almost certain to be a path to failure. Congress should reject the authorization for force to address the threat of the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) as proposed by President Barack Obama."
Risky Business - Responding to Climate Change
Sec. Hank Paulson at Economic Club
Minnesota Public Radio Broadcast
February 5, 2015
Minnesota Public Radio broadcast the Economic Club of Minnesota's event with Sec. Hank Paulson and Cargill Chairman Greg Page discussion the introduction on the Risky Business report of climate change in the Midwest. The event was moderated by Steve Sanger, Hon. Tim Penny and myself, as Chairman of the Economic Club.