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Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton

Many of my fellow conservatives have spent a great amount of time, effort, and typeface attempting to convince Trump’s followers that their support for The Donald is irrational.  They have noted that he is: not a conservative; corrupt; a...

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The myth of favorite son and daughter vice presidents

Conventional wisdom pervades presidential politics, and  it is again true this year. With Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump closing in on their parties' presidential nominations, speculation has turned to their vice-presidential picks.  ...

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Clinton, Sanders right that nuke spending is wrong

Hillary Clinton was asked what she thought of the Obama administration’s proposed new spending on nuclear weapons. Clinton replied that it, “doesn’t make sense to me."

Senator Bernie Sanders was asked on the Today Show what he thought about...

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Presidential candidates should talk about regulation

 

From “lyin’” to “low-energy,” the current election’s lowering of the rhetorical bar to levels that challenge even the most nimble limbo dancer is more than an affront to good taste. It is a squandered opportunity to spark debate on...

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Preparation

In real estate, they say the three most important things are location, location, and location. Well, when it comes to presidential campaigns, the three most important things are preparation, preparation, and preparation. As anyone who has ever...

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Nudging voters

Among contemporary policy analysts, "nudge" is a term of art.

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