Third Parties Will Never Work

1perot

The political media is periodically obsessed with third party runs for the White House, but in reality our two party system is here to stay.

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Benghazi Will Not Doom Hillary

1bengh

The 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi was a national tragedy, but it isn’t going to doom Hillary’s presidential ambitions.

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What The NFL Cares About

1rayrice

Questions about the NFL’s morality miss an important point. The NFL doesn’t really have any, because all it cares about is revenue and image.

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Sorry Liberals, Andrew Cuomo Is Doing Fine

1cuomo

Some liberal commentators claim that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s smaller than anticipated reelection margin is bad news for him. They are completely wrong.

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Will Congress Vote to Authorize Airstrikes in Iraq?

A Royal Air Force Tornado F3 from XI Sqn, based at RAF Leeming, during Exercise Magic Carpet 2005.

Unfortunately for us, Congress is refusing to grapple with the current crisis in Iraq and Syria.

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End The Sunday Shows

1russert

Yes, the new changes to Meet the Press are bad, but it really doesn’t matter. The Sunday shows are pointless anyway.

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What Is The Republican Agenda?

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The Republicans might take over both houses of Congress, but we still don’t know what they plan to do.

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This Labor Day Let’s Actually Celebrate Labor

1labor

Three day weekends are fun, but Labor Day is also about labor.

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What Ferguson Means For Hillary Clinton

1ferguson2

Hillary Clinton’s remarks on the events in Ferguson show that she’s running for president. But that doesn’t necessarily mean she will do a lot to tackle the issue of racial justice.

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Where Are All The Libertarians?

1libertarian

Despite all the buzz surrounding then idea that we are at a libertarian moment in American politics, libertarians remain a tiny slice of the American electorate.

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Do Liberals Focus Too Much on Guilt?

1guilt

Guilt can be a powerful motivator in life, but is it a good idea to base a political strategy on it?

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Will We See A Wave Election This Fall?

1elections

Despite predictions otherwise, don’t expect a major political sea change this year.

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Michael Brown Was a Better Man Than I Am

Paul Blest

Paul Blest recognizes that didn’t matter that Michael Brown was a more driven, responsible kid than he was at his age. The only thing that mattered to that officer, and society at large, was his skin color.

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Will the Events in Ferguson Result in Real Change?

1ferguson

Clearly the events in Ferguson Missouri are sparking a national conversation about racism and policing in America today, but that doesn’t necessarily mean anything concrete will change.

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Hillary The Hawk?

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Hillary Clinton recently outlined sharp differences between the Obama Administration’s approach to foreign policy and what her own might look like.

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Big Government, Texas Style

1atexas

The divide between conservatives and liberals is more about what government should do, not how big it should be.

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