Thursday, January 3rd, 2019 12:27:50

New Year, New Hope

It's the start of a new year, a time many people use to start a new habit or project or reach for a professional goal. This week also marks the swearing in of the newly elected members of the Senate....

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Thursday, December 20th, 2018 16:29:30

This Advent, Let your Presence Be Your Present

Advent is a time of expectation and preparation for the celebration of Christ's birth. While much Christmas hype is focused on the day itself (and the gifts to be purchased and exchanged), Christmas is better thought of as a process....

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Thursday, December 13th, 2018 15:23:15

First, You Win the Argument

Tuesday's heated discussion among President Donald Trump, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., was must-see TV for anyone who cares about the country.

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Thursday, December 6th, 2018 13:39:56

Paris Burned; What Can We Learn

While French President Emmanuel Macron was in Buenos Aires for the G-20 meeting, thousands of French, yellow-vested protesters were marching in the streets of Paris. As they marched, they were joined by anarchists from the left and right. The protest....

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Thursday, November 29th, 2018 15:33:54

The Great Shake-Up

After the 2012 election, I had one wish: that the back of the Republican establishment would be broken. Not because they were bad people, or had ill will, but because the Republican Party needed to be shaken up.

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Thursday, November 22nd, 2018 22:38:17

Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. A day of family gatherings, feasting, football and the last respite before the start of the Christmas shopping season. The focus is on spending time together rather than giving gifts and attending cocktail....

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Thursday, November 15th, 2018 12:55:56

Happy Warrior

The midterms are over, and speculation about the 2020 presidential race has already started. President Donald Trump dominated the Republican primary in 2016, in part by always being on the offensive and providing the cable news channels with hours upon....

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Thursday, November 8th, 2018 13:29:40

Legislate or Investigate

Nationwide, there are massive sighs of relief that the midterms are over and election ads, flyers and robocalls will stop, at least in the short term. After a deluge of money put into races across the country -- leading to....

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Thursday, November 1st, 2018 12:35:18


It is a little less than a week before the midterm elections. The Republicans are poised to keep the Senate. This is a really big deal. The hearings over Judge Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court reminded the country of....

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Thursday, October 25th, 2018 12:27:48

Exceptionalism Is a Good Thing

This week, at a rally for Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz in Houston, President Donald Trump told an audience of thousands of supporters that he is a nationalist: "You know, they have a word. It sort of became old-fashioned. It's....

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