• The resentment election

    Some presidential elections are fueled by fear. Ronald Reagan won in 1980 because the country was afraid of developments at home and abroad. Some contests run on gratitude and hope, including Reagan's re-election and President Obama's first win. Some, as with the election of George H.W. Bush and President Clinton's…

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  • Once more into the Supreme Court breach

    Third time's a charm. Or not. Over the last two weeks I have tried to use this space to persuade #NeverTrumpers that their opposition to Donald Trump, no matter how deeply principled on their part, should yield to the manifest damage that would be done to the rule of law…

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  • It’s the Supreme Court, stupid

    Of course I am voting for Donald Trump. You should be too if you are a conservative. Let me break this down into three arguments, the first of which is Trump's trump card on the #NeverTrumpers. If Hillary Clinton wins, the Left gavels in a solid, lasting, almost certainly permanent…

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  • The Great Hillary Whitewash

    by Brian Fahy & Garrett Fahy Listening to President Bill Clinton speak at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night, the night Hillary was formally nominated by the Democrats, one might be forgiven for wondering about whom he was speaking. In attempting to cast Hillary as the great love of…

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  • Winners and losers in Cleveland

    The Baja 500 GOP Convention in Cleveland went off road early and stayed there, and if at times it felt like Yosemite Sam was driving and Wile E. Coyote co-piloting, in the end Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus and his principal spokesman, Sean Spicer, grabbed the wheel and got…

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  • 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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