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Thursday, 20 July 2017 00:00

Media Hype Forces Friction

Americans' interests and broadcast news coverage are at odds. Additionally, the tendency of the news media to focus on conflict rather than progress helps create an adverse environment for lawmakers.

Perhaps we need a change of focus.

Read the complete article at Townhall.com....

 
Thursday, 13 July 2017 00:00

Frame of Reference

It's common to hear political debates and read headlines regarding immigration, policy and how welcoming (or unwelcoming) the United States is to those who want to move here.

Sometimes, though, some key facts are missing. So bear with me as I lay out what I hope will help readers form a frame of reference that will help them draw their own conclusions about U.S. policy.

Read the complete article at Townhall.com....

 
Thursday, 06 July 2017 00:00

Feeling Free

According to a recent write up by Jon Clifton, a managing  partner at Gallup, we have a lot to work on in our country, starting  with feeling free. Yes, we celebrated the 241st anniversary of the  Declaration of Independence this week. But, as a nation, we don't feel  as free as we once did.

Read the complete article at Townhall.com....

 
Thursday, 29 June 2017 00:00

News, Information and Infotainment

Watching today's constant battle between the White House and the press is tiresome for spectators and probably even more exhausting for those who are involved in the day to day back and forth. While it might drive ratings, it might not be of much use to anyone other than the advertisers and the networks.

Read the complete article at Townhall.com....

 
Thursday, 22 June 2017 00:00

The People Want Results

Even with a Republican victory, there are lessons to learn. After weeks of media prognostications and massive money funneling into the special election for the Sixth Congressional District of Georgia, the race was won by Karen Handel, a Republican. Her opponent, Jon Ossoff, outspent her, and the media declared this election a referendum on President Trump. They predicted a win for Ossoff, but in the end, the massive money and media missives were for naught.

Read the complete article at Townhall.com....

 
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