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Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 @ 8:50AM

Trump Antics are Nothing to Laugh At

The clown show has already stopped being funny. With less than two weeks in the White House, the Trump Administration has displayed a level of dysfunction rarely seen among people charged with governing the most powerful nation on the planet. Where to begin? The Commander-in-Chief spent the better part of…

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Monday, June 27th, 2016 @ 8:14AM

EU’s Declining Birth Rates Fuel Immigration Challenges

The world is still reeling from the shock of the referendum that sanctioned the United Kingdom’s severing its membership in the European Union. The Brexit ballot blockbuster sent tremors throughout the global marketplace last week resulting in the loss of $2 trillion in capital—the largest one-day sell off ever.  British…

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Monday, July 28th, 2014 @ 4:58PM

Back on the Hill, Different Day, Not Much Has Changed

I’m back on the Hill in the office of Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge.  Rep. Fudge represents Cleveland and Akron, Ohio and currently serves as chairperson of the Congressional Black Caucus.  Rep. Fudge sits on the Committee on Agriculture and the Committee on Education and the Workforce.  Both are areas of…

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Thursday, June 12th, 2014 @ 7:23AM

Lessons Learned from Eric Cantor’s Defeat

Washington’s political classes woke up to stunning news Wednesday morning.  Congressman Eric Cantor, the majority leader of the Republican-controlled House of Representatives had suffered a resounding defeat in the primary at the hands of an unknown challenger—David Brat, an economics professor and political neophyte.  This was obviously more a vote…

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Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 @ 8:40AM

The Rise and Fall of the Heritage Foundation

The new president of the prestigious and mighty Heritage Foundation, former United States Senator Jim DeMint, has ushered in a new era for the conservative think tank that may ultimately render it toothless.  Founded in 1973 by Paul Weyrich, Edwin Feulner, and Joseph Coors to provide timely and relevant research…

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