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Another Premature Withdrawal Leads to Another Terrorist Rebound

by D.J. McGuire “Stop us if this sounds familiar” – Ed Morrisey, Hot Air That particular quote begins Morrisey’s examination of a new report from the lead inspector general...

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Confronting an Icon’s Flaw

by D.J. McGuire The day after the United Nations General Assembly voted to declare the Chinese Communist regime to be the rightful holder of the Chinese seat at the...

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Racism

Everyone in America has spent the past several days talking about racism. The word has been repeated so many times that it doesn’t even really sound like a word...

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What on Earth Happened to the Republican Party?

by D.J. McGuire I was away from home – at a science fiction convention in North Carolina, no less – when the President of the United States demanded four...

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Debate Recap Number One

Last night was the first democratic debate and as you might expect, all of us at MPU were eagerly gathered around our televisions, savoring every political moment. Actually, that’s...

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Biden and the Segregationists: Anatomy of a Mistake

by D.J. McGuire Let’s say you are a Democratic candidate for president of the United States. You are attempting to show voters that you can help fix the broken...

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Insulin: A Story of Market and Government Failures

by D.J. McGuire One of the more confusing – and for diabetes sufferers, outright frightening – market realities is the recent increase in insulin prices. Given that insulin is...

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The Purge of Freer Market Defenders from the Trumpist GOP, Part II

by D.J. McGuire Last week I reviewed how the conservative movement has begun to redefine itself in a way that no longer includes supporters of freer markets. That continued...

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Reproductive Justice

“The More Perfect Union” podcast co-host Rebekah Kuschmider gives a talk on lessons she learned from her mother on women’s reproductive rights and reproductive justice at the Cedar Lane...

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Free-Market Supporters Won’t Go Away Just Because Conservatives Don’t Want Us

by D.J. McGuire One of the great arguments within the conservative movement revolves around how much it has changed since Donald Trump became a presidential candidate four years ago....

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Robert Mueller Exits the Stage…For Now

by D.J. McGuire Robert Mueller is no longer the Special Counsel to the Justice Department. That doesn’t mean it’s the last we’ve heard from him. To be clear, Mueller...

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Amidst the Tale of Sound and Fury, Trump Reveals His Lack of Concern for His Own Trade Deal

by D.J. McGuire There has already been quite a bit of bandwith already spent on the president’s Rose Garden Rant last week. One item appears to have gone largely...

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My Campaign Platform

by Kevin Kelton I never plan to run for elective office, as I am better suited to bloviate than to legislate. But if I did run for state or...

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Dispatch to Democrats: Let’s Impeach Like Mitch McConnell Would

I said something on last week’s podcast and upon further reflection, I was wrong. I know. It’s a shocker for one of us to call ourselves wrong instead of...

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