Blogs

  • The Greatest Days of Your Life

    In my fifth and final column on the greatest guide ever devised for a good world — the Ten Commandments — I offer my readers what may well be the best single thing you can do — that you are probably not doing now — to improve the quality of…

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  • The Future Of Broadcast News And Punditry

    I hope you had a chance to listen to yesterday's show. Guest hosting for me was Lanhee Chen, the David and Diane Steffy Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution; director of Domestic Policy Studies and lecturer in the Public Policy Program at Stanford University and a lecturer in law at…

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  • Hillary’s Money Problem

    Hillary’s Money Problem

    Hillary Clinton's status as a wealthy celebrity will make it difficult for her to deploy the populist narrative that helped Democratic nominees win the popular vote in five out of the last six presidential elections. How can a woman who boasts a net worth of at least $21 million and…

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  • ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas Millennial Edition

    ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the cloud Not an app was stirring, the parents so proud; The iPhones were charging by the bedside with care, In hopes that Facebook notifications soon would be there; The Millennials were nestled all snug in their beds; While visions of Angry…

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  • Common Core and The 2016 GOP Nomination

    My Monday column for the Washington Examiner will focus on the same subject as does the lead op-ed in today's New York Times opinion section: Common Core. The early link to my column is here. The link to the Times' column, “Rage Against The Common Core,” is here. Read them…

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  • Wars and Rumors of War

    If you are headed to the mall today to make returns and use the gift cards before you misplace them, and you are stopping by a Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million or any of the independents, be sure to read this New York Times' essay by Michiko Kakutani on the long…

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  • John Ross – Rebecca Costa

    John Ross – Rebecca Costa

    John F. Ross is an award winning author and active adventurer. He was formerly the editor of American Heritage and Invention & Technology magazines as well as having served on the Board of Editors of Smithsonian Magazine where he wrote four cover stories. Ross has traveled on assignment all over…

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  • “Race And The Race”

    Politico's Katie Gluecjk and Tarini Parti anticipate a lot of the coverage of the GOP's 2016 field with an early focus on the diverse backgrounds of the GOP field. This storyline has been hiding in plain sight for a long while, but when Jeb Bush started the race in motion…

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