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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The Wolves Are Circling

In recent weeks, calls to remove President Donald Trump have grown more and more incessant. Not surprisingly, much of this is coming from Democrats, but even Republican stalwarts like Sen. John McCain and former Sen Rick Santorum are voicing their concerns. Speaker Paul Ryan may have given Trump his support,…

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The GOP Goes Nuclear

On April 3rd, the same day Supreme Court Justice appointee Neil Gorsuch was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee (strictly upon partisan lines), four Senators announced that they would be opposing Judge Gorsuch, “bringing the Democrat caucus to the 41 votes needed to sustain a filibuster.” It would be the first…

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