Tag Archive: Presidential candidate

A Bernie Sanders Candidacy Would Be Great for Republicans

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If the reports we’ve been hearing this week are correct, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders will soon be announcing his candidacy for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination. This would pit the 74-year-old, self-proclaimed socialist from Vermont up against a highly favored Hillary Clinton, who most believed would go virtually unchallenged by her party in her¬†ascension to…

Could Rick Perry Be a Viable Candidate in 2016?

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Governor Rick Perry made some news earlier this week when he appeared on Jimmy Kimmel’s show (from Austin, Texas) and discussed the possibility of decriminalizing the use of marijuana in the Lone Star State. Listening to Perry, I thought he laid out a pretty decent, thoughtful argument for moving in that direction. He also touted…