• Trump makes a governing choice

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is the friend of all and enemy to none in the conservative movement and the broader GOP. He is smart, experienced and — crucial in this cycle — affable and amiable, the two descriptors least used in 2016 and most needed in the country right now.…

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  • Unanswered Questions on Hillary’s Email Scandal

    by Brian Fahy & Garrett Fahy Unfortunately for the country and the rule of law, FBI Director Comey's public remarks at the FBI and testimony before Congress last week raised many more questions than they answered about Hillary Clinton's extremely careless use of private email, possession of classified information, and…

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  • Reversing the spiral

    A week from today I'll be back in #TheLand where the debris from the Cavs championship parade will still be visible in a few corners. It was just June 22 when 1.3 million residents of Northeastern Ohio crammed into downtown to celebrate the region's first championship since 1964 and its…

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  • Is Trump’s Election America’s Brexit?

    by Brian Fahy & Garrett Fahy The impossible is becoming increasingly probable. In spite of his Twitter tirades, boorish behavior and propensity for prevarication, Donald Trump is, according to CBS News and Quinnipiac University polling, almost even with Hillary Clinton both nationally and in the must-win states of Florida, Colorado…

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  • What we know about Clinton’s server

    The FBI interviewed former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for many hours on Saturday morning. On Saturday afternoon CNN Senior Producer Teddy Davis tweeted “Sources tell CNN's Evan Perez: expectation is that there will be announcement of no charges in Clinton email probe w/in next two weeks or so”. After…

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  • Cleveland wins at last

    There are a number of ways one can drive from Warren, Ohio, to Cleveland, and their merits are debated endlessly among the North Eastern Ohio folks (“NEOs we are called these days) from the Mahoning Valley. I have always favored taking Route 422. Others prefer the turnpike, a contrarian few…

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  • GOP’s Cleveland Message to Trump: You’re Fired

    by Brian Fahy & Garrett Fahy In less than a month, the GOP will choose its nominee in Cleveland, a city reveling in its first major sports championship since 1964. Until the Cleveland Browns season begins, Cleveland is for winners. Donald Trump has promised to make America great again, but…

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  • Responsible citizens have to choose

    It is a binary choice — that is obvious at least to every active duty member of the American military. Either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump will be their commander in chief. Either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump will select the secretary of defense. Either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump…

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  • When it comes to the Clintons, always follow the money

    To former President Bill Clinton's and former senator and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's long, long list of scandal, impropriety and simple embarrassment add two new entries: the curious cases of Rajiv Fernando and Laureate University. Fernando appears to be a simple Clinton enthusiast who raised and contributed large sums…

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  • Ghosting for Donald, The Trump Tower Chats, No. 1

    The setting: Donald Trump's Office, Trump Tower. Monday, June 6, 2016. 4 PM EST. Donald Trump is seated behind his desk. A single camera feeds the shot to all networks that want to carry it. They all want to carry it. “Good afternoon. I, of course, am Donald Trump, and…

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