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Peter Thiel, plutocrat

Coercion - financial or otherwise - to silence independent voices is the prerogative of the plutocrats. 

Peter Thiel might feel like celebrating his multi-million dollar attack on Gawker, which he wanted to quiet because he didn’t like...

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A great America deserves a great international food aid policy

If Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump wants to ensure that America remains a great country, one place she or he could start is by working with Congress to reform America’s international food aid policy.  Currently, U.S. food aid programs...

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Preserving access to life-saving air medical services

In today’s America, 115 million people – one in three people – live in rural areas where getting urgent medical care for events like cardiac emergencies, stroke, and trauma is extremely difficult due to the fact that appropriate medical...

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Federal and state threats to small businesses

The small businesses in my congressional district consistently ask me to make the federal government’s policies more like Colorado’s. The pro-growth policies in this state have made it one of the best for small businesses in the...

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Betraying Iran’s democratic opposition

With the United States poised to elect a new administration this November, an opportunity is emerging for a fresh look at U.S. foreign policy toward Iran. What sort of Iran policy would best serve U.S. and Western interests?

This topic and...

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