Thursday, February 7th, 2019 13:28:56

‘I Ask You to Choose Greatness’

This Tuesday night, President Donald Trump delivered the State of the Union address. It was optimistic, inclusive and inspiring. It laid out core differences between the Republican and Democratic parties. And it challenged Americans to act.

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Thursday, January 31st, 2019 13:41:23

Media and Money

It's not surprising that Democratic Party officials are reaching far down into their bench for someone to respond to President Donald Trump's State of the Union Address. When they last selected a candidate for president, Hillary Clinton -- the former....

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Thursday, January 24th, 2019 15:22:47

Anti-Social Media

This past weekend, Twitter was on fire about an event near the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. After a short video clip went viral showing an indigenous drummer and white teenagers wearing "Make America Great Again" hats, (anti-)social media ran with....

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Thursday, January 17th, 2019 13:11:32

Day of Service – Life of Service

This Monday, we will celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who was assassinated when he was only 39 years old. He would have turned 90 this year. This is the perfect time to think through the legacy....

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Thursday, January 10th, 2019 12:57:23

He Said, He and She Said

The budget shutdown is currently the second-longest on record, on track to break the 1995-96 shutdown, which lasted 21 days. That shutdown -- between President Bill Clinton and my dad, Speaker Newt Gingrich, R-Ga., was over a seven-year budget. They....

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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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