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Publius #2 – No Angels Among Us

By |January 30th, 2016|Categories: America, Conservatives, constitution, Culture Wars, Elections, Events, Eye On Politics, Government, History, Ideas, Justice, Leadership, Liberty, Opinion, Policy, Politics, Republicans, Uncategorized, Values|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

“Ambition must be made to counteract ambition. The interest of the man must be connected with the constitutional rights of the place. It may be a reflection on human nature, that such devices should be [...]

Publius #1 – Oh, Posterity! We Need to Talk …

By |January 28th, 2016|Categories: America, Conservatives, Elections, Liberty, Politics|Tags: , , |

“Posterity! You will never know, how much it cost the present Generation, to preserve your Freedom! I hope you will make a good Use of it. If you do not, I shall repent in Heaven, that I ever took half the Pains to preserve it.” – John Adams, 1777 My Dear Descendants, We need to talk about this election. You see, for far too long, your forbearers have been dismayed at all the ruinous ways in which you are sullying the fruits of our labor and sacrifice, our legacy, our gift to you and the rest of the world: a free, constitutional republic. To paraphrase my dear friend Dr. Franklin, we gave you a republic, if you could keep it. […]

Beware, politics isn’t everything

By |January 13th, 2016|Categories: Books, Centennial Institute, Conservatives, Elections, Politics|Tags: , , , |

(By John Andrews, Centennial Fellow) Who do you like for President? Many Americans this year seem inclined to answer that question with another: What’s today? The polls are volatile. We’ve already seen surprises, and we’ll see more. […]

President Trump and his cabinet: A year-end prophecy

By |December 19th, 2015|Categories: Elections|Tags: , , , |

(By Charles Patricoff, ’76 Contributor) With Tuesday’s faceoff in Las Vegas, the GOP debates for 2015 are now over. The so-called experts have offered their opinions. The GOP establishment continues to plot, conspire, and prepare to circumvent the will of Republican primary voters and force us to accept another marginal candidate who will do their bidding. Regardless […]

Trump does have a plan, and a good one

By |December 15th, 2015|Categories: Elections, Immigration, Islam, Jihad|Tags: , |

(By Charles Patricoff, ’76 Contributor) I have heard people say Donald Trump does not have a plan. Other GOP presidential hopefuls such as Ohio Governor John Kasich, Texas Senator Ted Cruz, Florida Senator Marco Rubio, former Governor Jeb Bush, former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, and indictable Democrat hopeful Hillary Clinton, along with uncountable political pundits […]

Hugh Hewitt’s 16 keys to the 2016 race

By |November 6th, 2015|Categories: Centennial Institute, Elections, Politics|Tags: , , , , |

(By John Andrews, ’76 Editor) Much like a sportscaster providing “keys to the game” ahead of an NFL kickoff, author and radio host Hugh Hewitt suggested 16 keys to the 2016 presidential race at an issue forum at CCU last night.  The fervent Ohio State and Cleveland Browns partisan pled for audience sympathy […]

Will union lies squash successful Colorado education reforms?

By |October 23rd, 2015|Categories: Colorado, Education, Elections, Politics|Tags: , , , |

(By Joy Overbeck, ’76 Contributor) Colorado teachers unions are working hard to erase the gains in student achievement that parents want by trying to defeat reform-minded Douglas and Jefferson County school board members in upcoming elections with national implications for educational transformation. […]

Seeking meaning in the Trump phenomenon

By |September 13th, 2015|Categories: Elections, Politics|Tags: , , , , , , |

(By Bill Moloney, Centennial Fellow) For his role as the demented news anchor in the 1976 film Network, the distinguished British actor Peter Finch won an Academy Award and achieved cult status via an unforgettable scene in which he thrust open a window and shouted at the world, […]

Against the Jeffco school board recall: One man’s plea

By |September 4th, 2015|Categories: Education, Elections|Tags: , , , , |

(By John Newkirk, ’76 Contributor) Fifty-three percent of recent Jefferson County Public School graduates were classified as not ready for college or career in basic math, science, and reading skills. As of 2013, one out of every two students who began their K-12 journey at the dawn of the new millennium were told by the American College Testing board […]

When GOP’s Big Ten faced off on Fox: Charlie’s take

By |August 29th, 2015|Categories: Elections, Politics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

(By Charles Patricoff, ’76 Contributor) My previous post on the August 6 FNC doubleheader debate talked about Carly Fiorina’s rise and the ostensible beginning of Donald Trump’s decline, basing the analysis […]