Thursday, November 14th, 2019 14:25:31

National Drama: An Opportunity

With the public phase of the House of Representatives' impeachment hearings beginning this week, the national drama meter is going to accelerate exponentially.

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Thursday, November 7th, 2019 13:18:28

Life is Messy; Be Cautious of an Orderly Narrative

Here's what you can expect to see between now and the 2020 elections, which are less than a year away: an endless parade of so-called experts who will strain each day's political events through their ideological sieves in attempts to....

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Thursday, October 31st, 2019 15:27:40

The Start of the Argument

While many in our country are following the daily national soap opera of Washington Democrats attempting to throw President Donald Trump out of office, Newt Gingrich, my father, is attempting to raise our collective vision to focus on a national....

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Thursday, October 24th, 2019 14:22:23

We Should Take Heed of Germany’s Utter Failure, Even if They Didn’t

German Chancellor Angela Merkel acknowledged that more should have been done to make immigration and refugee assimilation successful. "Germany's attempt to create a multicultural society has 'utterly failed,'" she told members of the Christian Democratic Union party in a speech....

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Thursday, October 17th, 2019 12:03:24

More Faith and Community

While I agree with most sociologists that the societal shift we have seen in recent years toward more urbanism and secularism will continue, at least in the short term, I am writing to tell you about other changes that have....

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Thursday, October 10th, 2019 12:12:32

In China, Freedom of Speech Is No Slam-Dunk

The current social media dust-up between the National Basketball Association and China reflects the stark differences between the ways the United States and China understand freedom -- freedom of speech, in particular.

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Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 12:09:19

America Works Best When Americans are Working

With the unemployment rate holding at 3.7% and a 63% labor participation rate, more Americans are working, and that's good. But it's not just the numbers of current workers that matter. It's also future workers. When it comes down to....

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Thursday, September 26th, 2019 11:55:14

Take a Breath, and Get Ready for Trial and Tribulations

If you are among the 86% of Americans who believe that our polarizing political environment represents a threat to our country, get ready; it's about to get worse. The announcement this Tuesday by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that "the House....

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Thursday, September 19th, 2019 11:18:18

Let’s Be Better, Not Feel Better

This week, my new book, "Our Broken America: Why Both Sides Need to Stop Ranting and Start Listening," is out, and I've been spreading the word that simply screaming at people in the other party won't solve problems. Many are....

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Thursday, September 12th, 2019 12:14:25

Constant Work: The Price of Freedom

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