• Alan Dershowitz – Rebecca Costa

    Alan Dershowitz – Rebecca Costa

    Alan Morton Dershowitz is an American lawyer, jurist, accomplished author, and political commentator. He graduated from Yale Law School and went on to serve as clerk for the chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and for Supreme Court Associate Justice Arthur Goldberg.…

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  • Obama, the Role of Race, and GOP Victory

    To many liberals, it seems obvious that Barack Obama's problems and setbacks– including the resounding Republican victory on November 4th – stem in no small part from racist reaction to his status as the first non-white president in American history. The facts, however, suggest that racial factors contributed far more…

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    Democrats attempt to explain their dismal performance in the recent elections by emphasizing the low turnout – only 36.6% of eligible voters. But the truth is that this turnout is typical of midterm elections over the last forty years. Turnout in each of those eleven cycles since 1974 has been…

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    Some commentators have tried to explain GOP success in the recent elections by citing a sudden surge of conservative voters–the same ideologically driven voters who, according to common myth, stayed home and doomed Mitt Romney's campaign two years ago. But exit polls show 35% of all voters in Mitt Romney's…

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  • Race Baiting Campaign Shows Obama Biggest Failure

    Race Baiting Campaign Shows Obama Biggest Failure

    This column appeared at on October 31, 2014. —- Regardless of the final outcome of Tuesday's midterm elections, the Democratic campaign has exposed Barack Obama's heart-breaking failure in pursuit of the primary goal that made him president: healing the bitter divisions between black and white in America. Instead of…

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  • Seizing the Initiative in Washington

    Seizing the Initiative in Washington

    With an increase in strength in both houses of Congress Republicans must now use that new power to change the direction of the country. Blocking the president's progressive agenda is important but it's not nearly enough: conservatives must fight for constructive reform, not continued stalemate. With that in mind, Congressional…

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  • Robert “Bud” McFarlane – Rebecca Costa

    Robert “Bud” McFarlane – Rebecca Costa

    Robert Carl “Bud” McFarlane was the National Security Advisor to President Ronald Reagan, serving from 1983 to 1985. McFarlane made the decision to resign in December of 1985 and roughly a year later in 1986, the Iran-Contra affair was exposed. McFarlane pleaded guilty to four misdemeanor counts of withholding information…

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