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Reflections on the Midterm Elections, Nov 22nd, 2014, by Dr. Jim Eckman

Reflections on the Midterm Elections Nov 22nd, 2014 | By Dr. Jim Eckman  The 2014 election is now history and a few observations about this momentous election are now possible.  Without question, it was a “wave” election for the Republican … Continue reading

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Mark Sanford, South Carolina Fiasco

The disaster taking place in South Carolina where the Republican nominee, disgraced former governor Mark Sanford, got himself into a new round of trouble as he faces charges of trespassing. The polls show Sanford trailing the Democrat (Stephen Colbert’s sister, … Continue reading

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Calvin Coolidge and the Moral Case for Economy by Amity Shlaes

Amity Shlaes, Author, Coolidge AMITY SHLAES is a syndicated columnist for Bloomberg, a director of the Four Percent Growth Project at the George W. Bush Presidential Center, and a member of the board of the Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation. She has served as … Continue reading

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The Coming Battle Over the Ballot Box…By JAMES TARANTO

A voting-rights veteran talks about the liberal campaign to expand the electoral rolls—and why Obama is on board. When President Obama declared victory last November, you might have missed the way he spun his voter-turnout triumph into a grievance: “I … Continue reading

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Calvin Coolidge: An Economic General Who Cut Taxes & Produced Surpluses

Mr. Merry, editor of the National Interest, is the author of “Where They Stand: The American Presidents in the Eyes of Voters and Historians. n 1920, Coolidge emerged as the running mate to Republican presidential candidate Warren Harding, an intellectually … Continue reading

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Divided America; Can We Ever Come Together?

According to Jonathan Haidt, a psychologist who studies morality and politics at the University of Virginia, our minds might not work that way. In his new book, “The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion,” Haidt … Continue reading

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Why are Congress, the administration, unelected czars, and regulatory bureaucrats allowed to violate the Constitution with impunity?

One of the things that attracted me to Michele Bachmann prior to the 2010 midterm elections was that she said, “I think that all we should do is issue subpoenas and have one hearing after another, and expose all the … Continue reading

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