Category: Congress

Shifting the Focus of National Defense

Congress cannot just be “spectators” to national security; they must actively support it as the first duty of the Federal government. “Let me be clear,” said Mattis, “As hard as the last 16 years of war have been, no enemy … Continue reading

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Red State, Blue State: Why Americans Vote the Way they Do

The Founders knew they didn’t have final answers, and they made compromises between their ideals and practical reality. They embodied these in the Constitution, and even wrote an operating manual for it, called The Federalist Papers, which, like most operating … Continue reading

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Trump’s First State of the Union Address

In marked contrast to his predecessor who loved the sound of “I,” Trump said “We” – a lot. Maybe that’s the reason Trump’s approval rating climbed to its highest level since taking the oath of office a year ago. By … Continue reading

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