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The Art of the Pointless

Published on February 1st, 2016

  Is politics still the “art of the possible?” In America, today, it appears as if politics has become the art of the pointless. Congress finally passed a repeal of the Affordable Care Act, along with [&hellip... Read More


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Australia: change when change is required

Published on December 9th, 2015

Greg Sheridan, When We Were Young And Foolish: A Memoir of My Misguided Youth with Tony Abbott, Bob Carr, Malcolm Turnbull, Kevin Rudd and Other Reprobates, Sydney, Allen and Unwin, 2015 It’s often said that many [&hellip... Read More


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Chris Ladd: A Golden Age

Published on November 28th, 2015

  Through the narrow lanes of Trastevere a young man, newly arrived from the countryside, carries heavy amphorae uphill from the docks. He will do this all day, every day, for as far into the future [&hellip... Read More


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Paul Ryan: Our First Prime Minister

Published on November 14th, 2015

  One of Newt Gingrich’s first moves after gaining control of the House in 1994 was to eliminate funding for Congressional caucuses or “Legislative Service Organizations” (LSO’s). News reports at the time focused on the impact [&hellip... Read More


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WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 06:  Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers remarks after being presented the 2013 Tom Lantos Human Rights Prize December 6, 2013 in Washington, DC. Clinton received the award for her work in the areas of women's rights and internet freedom.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Hey, Democrats: Check Your Privilege!

Published on October 31st, 2015

  Any upwardly mobile black American can tell you that to succeed, we must be twice as good as our competitors. That’s because historically, the very institutions that worked as gatekeepers to certain avenues of success [&hellip... Read More


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Chris Ladd: Understanding Democratic Racism

Published on October 16th, 2015

  Jeb Bush was recently pilloried for his characterization of the relationship between African-Americans and the Democratic Party. As insulting as his statement was, what’s worse is the lost opportunity it represents. “Our message is one [&hellip... Read More


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