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Note to Republicans: Channel Jack Kemp

Published on April 7th, 2014

The New York Times: But there was another side to Kemp, a self-described “bleeding-heart conservative” who preached the gospel of upward mobility, economic opportunity, cultural diversity and racial justice. This Kemp personified the big-tent Republicanism that [&hellip... Read More


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This Could be the Libertarian Century

Published on March 10th, 2014

“[Liberty is] that condition of men in which coercion of some by others is reduced as much as is possible in society” ~ F.A. Hayek, The Constitution of Liberty A minimum income, Obamacare. Charter schools. Marijuana [&hellip... Read More


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The NAACP and Black Republican Stereotypes

Published on February 25th, 2014

Last month, Rev. William Barber, President of the NAACP North Carolina State Conference referred to U. S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) as a “A ventriloquist dummy.” Essentially declaring that he is a puppet with White Republican [&hellip... Read More


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Put the Taxi Cartel in the Rearview Mirror

Published on February 25th, 2014

If driving a taxi in Chicago is your dream job, have I got a deal for you. You get to fight traffic, deal with drunks and deadbeats, work long hours and breathe exhaust fumes nonstop. And [&hellip... Read More


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Can Obama Sell the Idea of Community?

Published on February 20th, 2014

William Galston has been writing with authority about communitarian politics since I was an adolescent, and his essay in New Republic may be the best thing written yet on the strengths and defects of Barack Obama’s [&hellip... Read More


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Shannon Reeves: Why I Am a Black Republican

Published on February 11th, 2014

With this being Black History Month, it seems like a good time to take out the political trash and clear up a few myths about being a Black Republican. Last month, the North Carolina NAACP State [&hellip... Read More


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Setting Welfare Back On Fire

Published on February 8th, 2014

For the most part, Bill Clinton’s reconstruction of the Democratic Party is a masterpiece that did not survive the consummate political artist’s time in power: balanced budgets seem like a relic of a bygone era; the [&hellip... Read More


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