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A Hairy Issue for the GOP Presidential Candidates

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Over the past few weeks, we’ve been watching presidential candidates jump into the 2016 race, and have listened to them make visionary speeches about why they want to be the leader of the free world. For people like me, who follow politics closely, these speeches have been fascinating for their messaging. They’ve hinted at the…

Conservatives Serve Social Justice to Memories Pizza

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Social justice is a concept we typically identify with the liberal ideology. The belief held by many progressives is that you’re a victim of societal unfairness in America if you were born outside of this country’s traditional white male power structure. People without that privilege face less opportunity and more discrimination, thus society owes them…

It’s Got to Be Hard to Be Angela Merkel

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I love the movie Groundhog Day with Bill Murray. One of my favorite scenes comes after Murray’s character, Phil Connors, turns over a new leaf and starts spreading kindness to the people of Gobbler’s Knob. While performing his daily list of good deeds, Connors realizes that he’s late for one of them. He sprints down…

Conservative Ugliness on Homosexuality

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Back in 2012, in the run-up to the November election, I decided it was time for me to get more politically active than I had been in the past. With the economic recovery a joke, the national debt and the size of government exploding, our relevance on the world stage dwindling, and a president who…

How Can Lanny Davis Look at Himself in the Mirror?

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I’ve come to realize over the years that in the world of politics, there will always be a steady supply of partisan hacks ready and willing to throw themselves on the proverbial sword for the party and the candidates they support. I’m not talking about ideologues who are reflexively defensive of their beliefs, or even…