• How We Think About Things

    Hugh interviewed the author, and I have mentioned the books several times, “Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis.” Then, just this morning, this headline appeared in the Telegraph, “Social mobility has come to a halt.” The book discusses class differentiation in America and the article discusses how Cameron will…

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  • Calling Tom Steyer, Or Anyone Not Named “Hillary”

    My Monday Washington Examiner column asks whether within the entire Democratic Party there is anyone willing to step up to run against Hillary Clinton, an individual whose reckless disregard for the national security as evidenced by her private server makes her manifestly disqualified from the job of Commander-in-Chief. Not one…

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  • To Win or To Destroy?

    The results remain outstanding, but as I write it looks like Ireland is going to approve same sex marriage in a national referendum. Responding to the polling and early returns, a columnist in The Telegraph had this to say: Never mind that both stories crumbled under scrutiny – the popularity…

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  • Punting On Justice

    For personal reasons, I have been thinking a lot about end of life issues of late. It is an extraordinary thing how the law has evolved on this subject in recent decades. As life spans have increased and medical technology advanced we find ourselves increasingly confronted with issues regarding the…

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  • “First Ladies” by Susan Swain and C-SPAN

    “First Ladies” by Susan Swain and C-SPAN

    Susan Swain was the moderator for C-SPAN's wonderful two-year series on the First ladies, and has now brought the television series into book form. A wonderful read for anyone who loves American history, and especially the genuinely “inside story” of the various presidencies.

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  • The National Journal’s Ron Fornier On Hillary And The Press

    The National Journal's Ron Fornier joined me today to talk about his “I Don't Believe Hillary Clinton” piece today, and the press gaggle that was shouting at the former Secretary of State today: Audio: 05-19hhs-fournier Transcript: HH: Ron Fournier is the senior political columnist for the National Journal, and he…

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  • The Wrong Question on Iraq

    By Brian Fahy & Garrett Fahy Over the past week, presidential aspirants Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio have been bedeviled by the questions of whether or not President George W. Bush erred by invading and liberating Iraq, and whether they too would have launched an invasion. Jeb Bush, admirably loyal…

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