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No platforms-as-usual

Dear Republican and Democratic leaders:

Please listen to my plea as you come together to create your Presidential Party platforms. While it is tempting to make these a laundry list of opposing policies, I urge both our Democrat and...

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The First Amendment and a phony foreign threat

Those opposed to free speech are once again threatening to use the Internal Revenue Code and the IRS to chill First Amendment freedoms. This time they raise the imaginary specter of election involvement by “foreigners.” The battleground is a...

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The emerging fundraising rebellion

This is a year of political rebellions. Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are the two biggest examples. And one of the few issues that unites them is driving the other rebellion: a rejection of political fundraising.

Some members have...

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What happened to Renee?

Following nearly eight years of job-killing and opportunity-crushing policies and regulations coming from Washington, Americans from all walks of life and all 50 states have grown accustomed to one simple axiom: elections have consequences.

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Clinton may defeat herself

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, presumptive Democratic nominee, theoretically should have little difficulty defeating Donald Trump.  He smashed the old political paradigm, casting aside political niceties and engaging in the...

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How Washington elitism could cost Clinton the election

Hillary’s nomination is of less historic significance than Trump’s hostile takeover of the GOP, while Sanders becomes a deciding factor in the Clinton-Trump general election.

Hillary becoming the first female candidate for president from a...

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Enjoy President Clinton, Trump supporters

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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