1. A search for true leaders in a nation divided
    01 Jul, 2016
    A search for true leaders in a nation divided
    Without compromise, politics fails to do its No. 1 duty and that is doing what is in the best interest of the people. There appears to be division so great and excessive that the grief of the average man is unheard. This grief has turned into anger and sorrow that have caused us to enter a place where we are willing to elect people who may not be the best to lead our country into the future. To my surprise and to great concern, the excessiveness of our division has yet to give us pause for
  2. Is Trump the new Barry Goldwater?
    07 Jun, 2016
    Is Trump the new Barry Goldwater?
    A week ago, I wrote an article discussing Trump and the belief that he was a better option for Republicans than Hillary Clinton, and that he could be molded into a better candidate. In part, that article was mostly for anti-Trump Republicans and their continued public distrust and dislike of Trump. A part of me would still like to believe that Trump can be molded into a better candidate, but the question of whether or not that is capable before it's too late is one that remains up in the air.
  3. Why does the GOP continue to self-destruct?
    04 Oct, 2015
    Why does the GOP continue to self-destruct?
    After the 2012 presidential election, the Republican National Committee published the "Growth and Opportunity Project" in 2013. The 100-page document was a self-assessment of why Republicans lost the 2012 presidential election and a significant portion of it attributed that loss to the party's inability to court minority voters.  Now we take a look at the 2016 presidential election and the Republican nominee, Donald Trump. When you compare what's in the "Growth and Opportunity Project" to



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