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Moving beyond partisan politics

(By Joseph Maroney, 1776 Scholar) As President Donald Trump sets the groundwork for his administration, controversy and bitter bantering has dominated political discussion in both media and personal discussion. With instances like the Democrat boycott

How Trump can save us from an Obama failure

(By Jay Ambrose, Centennial Institute Fellow) Barack Obama has said his greatest failure as president was not getting gun control legislation enacted. A greater failing was trying. If he had quit shouting about that and

2017 may be the year China’s chickens come home to roost

(By Helen Raleigh, Centennial Fellow) Before China’s paramount leader, Deng Xiaoping (1904-1997), passed away, he left a four-word Chinese idiom: Tao Guang Yang Hui(韬光养晦, which is roughly translated to “be humble with your strength and focus on overcoming

Christmas Different: My Top Four

(By John Andrews, Centennial Fellow) One: Bad Back The Christmas I was ten, I wanted a new bike like life itself. It was 1954.  Ike was president, the NFL was in its infancy, and Elvis