John McClain

John McClain is a regular contributor to Gulf1.com. johnmcclain@gulf1.com

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Bob Pappas

Bob is a retired United States Marine Corps Colonel. He flew fighter jets in Viet Nam and commanded one of the largest Marine Corps Air Stations in the Far East. robert@gulf1.com

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Alan Bates MD

Dr. Bates is a retired Florida physician.  He and his wife raised their family in Florida and have lived in the state for 34 years.  He writes about how growing government intrudes on the freedoms we all cherish. Dr. Bates writes the column Straight Talk for Gulf1. alanbates@gulf1.com

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Mike West, Gulf1.com
Nov13

Mike West, Gulf1.com

Our first meeting was incident to the Republican Primary of 2001 incident to the “abandonment” of his post by U.S. Representative Joe Scarborough. Mike hosted a series of informal breakfast debates featuring those candidates who had signed on to fill Scarborough’s post. I was one of those candidates. After my not so brilliant foray into politics, Mike asked if I would be willing to write a periodic column for his Gulf1.com website, to...

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The Issue of Race
Nov11

The Issue of Race

We have the most racist, activist culture today than has existed since I was a child and part of the civil rights movement.  Every day, mobs of Blacks will gather in most cities and towns and commit mass violence, with the latest story, a matter of mobs of Blacks entering Clothing Stores in Chicago, assembling clothing racks in trains, and running out with half a dozen racks of clothing and more. For six years, ever since the violence...

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