Christians Calling Trump to Task

One of the more interesting alliances of the 2016 election cycle was religious conservatives embracing businessman-turned-president Donald Trump. Even after the release of his lewd comments about women, Liberty University President Jerry Falwell, Jr., and his like-minded religious conservatives kept backing their horse. Falwell’s ardent support has continued through the…

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Enough to Go Around?

“I think there’s blame on both sides.” said President Donald Trump, regarding the chaos that broke out between the “Alt–Right” and “Antifa” in Charlottesville, Virginia. “You had a group on one side that was bad. You had a group on the other side that was also very violent. Nobody wants…

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A New Time for Choosing

In the aftermath of the horribly tragic deaths that have come out of the white supremacist march and counter protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, the county seems to be searching for someone to provide perspective and solace in these troubled times. President Trump’s words were found lacking, while Virginia Gov. Terry…

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Lessons from the Cold War

With the recent news of the escalation of incendiary rhetoric between the United States and North Korea, sometimes it is hard to tell the differentiate between the words of President Trump and those of Kim Jong-Un. While Defense Secretary Jim Mattis argues America’s diplomatic efforts are working, others are speculating…

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The Hack Heard ‘Round The World

Editor’s note: This is the second in a two-part series about the potential Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and what then-candidate Trump and his closest advisers knew about the situation. The first story can be found here. Once again, my planned blog post could not keep up…

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Storming the Bastille

A political neophyte takes controls of the reins of power. His foreign-born wife seems more concerned with fashion and wealth than the needs of the people, many of whom are struggling. One reckless decision after another leave average citizens afraid for their well-being and hoping for radical change. A group…

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Finding a Better Way to Draw the Lines

James Madison said in Federalist No. 52, “where annual elections end, tyranny begins;” which prompts the question: ‘how close to tyranny do we come, when those annual elections are shaped to all but ensure a nominee’s victory?’ This is precisely the question the Supreme Court will have to ask in what…

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