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Will the Democrats Continue to Go the Wrong Way on Economics?

by D.J. McGuire The events of this week in Washington do not bode well for the Democratic Party. The combination of Democratic senators openly endorsing government monopoly health insurance...

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Why the Three-Month Funding Deal is Bad for America

by D.J. McGuire Democrats in Washington have a spring in their step this weekend. Why? Because, Gosh darn it, Trump likes them. If that made you shutter, then perhaps...

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Trump’s Strongest Talking Point on DACA Dismantling Is Dishonest

by D.J. McGuire The Trump Administration has used a couple lines of argument in defense of their decision to wind down Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the program that...

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Meanwhile, Back in Virginia, Monuments Issue Careens Into Election Campaign

by D.J. McGuire While the rest of the nation places the Charlottesville Incident in its collective memory, it continues to impact election campaigns here in Virginia. Elections for Governor,...

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Testing the Sanders’ Revolution

by Kevin Kelton With the September release of Hillary Clinton’s new book, What Happened, there will undoubtably be a renewed dust-up over whether she or Bernie Sanders should’ve been...

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The Hunt for the Rare, White Neo-Nazi

by William Gleed On Saturday, August 19, Boston became the site of the latest protests between the alt-right and its opponents. This is the story of one man’s attempt...

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Hagiography vs. History (Why the Confederate Monuments Have To Go)

Defenders of Rebel monuments dotting public areas throughout the Old Confederacy like to insist that the history of our nation is complex, which is true. They like to forget,...

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Transcending the Trans Ban

By William Gleed Donald Trump has said he will ban transgendered people in the Military on the advice of “his generals” and other military experts. I don’t know who...

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Chinese Territorial Disputes and North Korean ICBM launches: One Heck of a Coincidence

by D.J. McGuire In mid-June, the Chinese Communist Party faced two threats to its ever-growing geopolitical ambitions. Less than a month later, its North Korean ally test-fired its first...

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A Grand Juror Makes His Case

By William Gleed Let’s begin here. A federal grand jury is no witch hunt, and it’s not about indicting a ham sandwich. A grand jury does not insult voters,...

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The Week’s Advice for the Democrats: Hold Firm on Culture, Look for Openings From the Right on Economics

by D.J. McGuire There has been a good deal of soul-searching within the Democratic Party about how to avoid repeating the 2014 and 2016 defeats. From what I can...

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The Miserable Mind of a Miserable Man

by Kevin Kelton Imagine the late-night inner thoughts of Donald Trump. Imagine you’re him. You know you lied, cheated, bullied, and bamboozled your way to the presidency, the same...

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“Single Payer” Myths from Left and Right

by D.J. McGuire Amidst the wailing, gnashing of teeth, celebrations, and everything in between because the United States Senate has – literally – voted to let itself keep voting...

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A Better Deal for the Bernie Base

by Kevin Kelton It has been my experience (and probably yours, too) that most people can never take ownership of their bad life decisions. Bosses never call up up...

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