• Brain Dead Nostalgia Could Doom GOP

    Brain Dead Nostalgia Could Doom GOP

    Sinking approval ratings show Republicans losing touch with the public by peddling simple-minded nostalgia for the past. A Pew Survey indicates 70% of “Conservative Republicans” agree that “compared with 50 years ago, life for people like me is worse.” That's ridiculous: in 1966, we endured rising, not falling crime, major…

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  • A Dark Time in America

    A Dark Time in America

    As of tonight, we may know if Donald Trump will be the Republican presidential candidate. And, barring unforeseeable events, it is certain that Hillary Clinton will be the Democratic nominee. Those are two reasons — of many, unfortunately — why, other than the first years of the Civil War, when…

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  • Brokering a convention, part VI

    Cleveland's Terminal Tower was still beaming off the display of red, white and blue Rock & Roll Convention of an elephant-opposite-a-guitar logo as former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan seated themselves in the studios of Lake Effect Media on the 40th floor of Cleveland's…

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  • Juan Williams – Rebecca Costa

    Juan Williams – Rebecca Costa

    Juan Williams is an award-winning journalist that currently writes for The Washington Post, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. A former senior news analyst for National Public Radio, Williams is also a political analyst and lead commentator for the Fox News Channel. Williams has authored several books,…

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  • Bill Bennett Responds to the Ohio State Protests

    Over the past year or so, many college campuses have been awash with protests, most notably at the University of Missouri, Yale University, and Ithaca College. In almost every instance, the administrations of these universities and colleges folded in the face of protesters who were obstructing regular campus life, staging…

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  • Keeping the Northeastern Primary in Perspective

    Keeping the Northeastern Primary in Perspective

    Tuesday should be a very good day for Donald Trump. Voters in Connecticut, Maryland, Rhode Island, Delaware and Pennsylvania will take part in selecting 172 delegates to the Republican national convention. Trump is widely expected to win all five contests and win between 98 and 123 of the 172 delegates…

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  • Brokering a convention, part V

    When Texas Sen. Ted Cruz found Ohio Gov. John Kasich, the latter was finishing a bowl of Skyline Chili 5-Way delivered to his suite at Quicken Loans Arena by an Ohio delegate who had wanted the Buckeye State governor to stay loose and relaxed. “Ted, Ted, come in. See what…

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  • Michael Hayden – Rebecca Costa

    Michael Hayden – Rebecca Costa

    Michael Hayden is a retired United States Air Force four-star general, former Director of the National Security Agency, Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence, and Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). As Director of the CIA, General Hayden was responsible for overseeing the collection of information concerning the plans,…

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