Thursday, July 5th, 2018 09:49:32

Freedom and Responsibility

My father, Newt Gingrich, first ran for Congress 44 years ago in Georgia's then-rural 6th district. At that time, the district included the Atlanta airport and ran south to Griffin, west to the Alabama line and northwest past what are....

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Thursday, June 28th, 2018 09:48:30

Why Americanism is Important

"We want to make our children feel that the mere fact of being Americans makes them better off," Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th president of the United States, once stated. "This is not to blind us at all to our own....

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Thursday, June 21st, 2018 13:09:52

Real Action Trumps False Choice

Congress is addressing immigration. If done correctly, if they take real action, it could be a real boon to Republicans for the mid-term elections. If not done (or done poorly) it can be a real hinderance.

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Thursday, June 14th, 2018 13:09:16

Imagination and Enthusiasm

While most politicians think incrementally, President Donald Trump imagines historic events, and then enthusiastically pursues them. The meeting this week between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore was historic. If someone had proposed four....

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Thursday, June 7th, 2018 13:08:45

America First

In 1984, former lifelong Democrat Jeanne Kirkpatrick spoke at the Republican Convention in support of President Ronald Reagan's election to a second term. Her speech identified correctly the San Francisco-based Democratic party as all too willing to "blame America first."....

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Thursday, May 31st, 2018 13:08:13

Slow Down and Take a Breath

If you attempt to follow news, then good luck. In our current rapid-response, knee-jerk environment, it's hard to separate real facts from emotionally charged interpretations. There are several questions to ask when trying to figure out what is "news" --....

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Thursday, May 17th, 2018 13:07:00

Your Mission: Learning to Live

Maggie, my first child, is graduating from high school and will be attending college next year. After having her with me for 18 years, I can't quite comprehend what life might be like with her away. But away she must....

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Monday, May 14th, 2018 13:07:34

Remembering the Cost of a Free and Undivided Republic

For many, Memorial Day equates to barbecues, sales and pool openings; but it means more than that. It's the day to remember those who gave their lives to keep our country safe and free so we can work toward prosperity.

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Thursday, May 10th, 2018 13:06:23

Promises Made, Promises Kept

President Donald Trump wins big in foreign policy this week. In pulling out of the The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, Trump both keeps a campaign promise and sends a signal to North Korea that he is willing to walk....

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Thursday, May 3rd, 2018 13:05:50

With Pompeo in Charge, Watch the State Department Get its Swagger Back

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is on a mission to help the State Department "get its swagger back." Its charge is "to be professional, to deliver diplomacy, American diplomacy around the world," Pompeo told European allies at NATO headquarters last....

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