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2016’s gonna be a nightmare, believe me

By |March 28th, 2016|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , |

(By Melanie Sturm, '76 Contributor) “Our long national nightmare is over,” President Gerald Ford declared at his swearing-in, marking the end of the most dangerous constitutional crisis since the Civil War — Watergate. After becoming the only [...]

The secret of Trump’s success

By |March 17th, 2016|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , , |

(By Donald Devine, '76 Contributor) Donald Trump, the presumptive presidential nominee of the Republican Party? How could a non-conservative become the nominee of the conservative party when he clearly is not one at all? The uncomfortable [...]

The Founders would vote to impeach Barack Obama

By |January 20th, 2016|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , , |

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) The American Founders and signers of the Constitution, despite their brilliance, failed to anticipate a president who would take the law-making powers they had given solely to the peoples’ Congress [...]

Closing Guantanamo looms large in 2016

By |November 30th, 2015|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , |

(By Bill Moloney, Centennial Fellow) Within days of his 2009 Inauguration President Obama announced his intention to fulfill a campaign promise and close the Guantanamo prison facility stating that its' very existence did great damage [...]

We show more compassion to refugees by not bringing them here

By |November 22nd, 2015|Categories: Foreign Policy, Politics|Tags: , , , , , |

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) How would you feel to be uprooted from family, friends, people who share your culture, language and religion and be shipped half-way across the world to a huge and confusing [...]

How do we save education?

By |November 9th, 2015|Categories: Education, Politics|Tags: , , , , , |

(By Jay Ambrose, '76 Contributor) Go back a bit and there was President Barack Obama promising us educational utopia. Then move forward some and what you have is a hugely expensive, bureaucratically dumbfounding mix of [...]

Gun control not the answer to shooting deaths

By |October 10th, 2015|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , , , , |

(By Jay Ambrose, '76 Contributor) It loosened them up some last year, but Russia has had strict gun laws for decades and currently boasts as few as 13 million civilian-owned firearms. That compares to something [...]

When welfare beats work

By |August 25th, 2015|Categories: Economics, Politics|Tags: , , , , |

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) With multimillionaire Democrats such as Hillary Clinton predictably accusing mean Republicans of ignoring the poor, and the upcoming election sure to hinge on “who cares more” about struggling Americans, it’s [...]

Think again: Trump, Obama and evidence-free politics

By |August 13th, 2015|Categories: Foreign Policy, Politics|Tags: , , , , , |

Last week during the most-watched primary debate in history, a U.S. senator fired a cogently argued objection at his party’s leader, drawing a contemptuous and insulting personal attack. No, it wasn’t Sen. Rand Paul, who [...]

Baby-parts trafficking brings America to a Wilberforce moment

By |August 5th, 2015|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , , , |

(By Sosamma Samuel-Burnett, Centennial Fellow) By now many Americans, at least those who access social media or follow the news media, have heard of the controversy over Planned Parenthood’s recent videos that went viral on [...]