Political Expediency is a Dangerous Moral Guide

Democrats are finally being forced to confront their longstanding hypocrisy on sexual assault. Or at least, that was the hope following the emergence of a photograph of Senator Al Franken appearing to grope Leeann Tweeden, who was traveling with him on a USO tour, as well as her story of how he forcibly kissed her…
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So Long 2016 and Buh-Bye Clintonism

So long 2016. It’s been awful knowing you. You gave us Syria, Zika, Nice, and Brussels. And you took Bowie, Prince, Ali and Cohen. That is quite possibly the worst deal since President Obama gave Iran billions in cash and the green light to enrich uranium in return for…the ability to ask nicely for permission…
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Republicans’ Poverty Plan a Perfect Pitch to Young Voters

Young adults have been caricaturized as the “me, me, me generation.” We, apparently, are a group who suffers from higher levels of narcissistic personality disorder, believes we always deserve a promotion, are developmentally stunted, and are quite simply, lazy. That characterization is pure fiction according to our research. In 2013 we found that young Americans…
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Loretta Lynch’s Cozy Relationship with the Clinton’s Laid Bare

Surely this is a long-lost script from an episode of House of Cards, not real life. Surely, the Attorney General of the United States wouldn’t invite Bill Clinton onto her private plane while his spouse is the subject of a DOJ criminal investigation. Especially since the president has already endorsed and is actively campaigning for…
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Cloud of Impropriety Hovers Over Clinton Campaign

It was not a good week for Hillary Clinton. Then again, Hillary Clinton hasn’t exactly had a good year. Nary a day goes by without a new story digging into her past, questioning her decision making, or uncovering some new scandal. Clinton invariably has an explanation—some more believable than others—but at some point they may…
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Unions Set to Once Again Be Biggest Spenders in 2012 Elections

Obama hates the “corrosive influence of money in politics.” He said so during his most recent State of the Union. But that statement apparently comes with an important clarifier: money is only corrosive if it is given to Republicans. When given to Democrats money is curative, capable of restoring truth to political discourse, and when…
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