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Nixon & Watergate, Trump & Hillary, Then & Now

Richard Nixon’s resignation under threat of impeachment, 42 years ago this week, can teach us enduring lessons about ethics, politics, and the presidency, as I reflected in a TV news interview yesterday.

Seeking meaning in the Trump phenomenon

(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,

The stupidity of Gruberism and executive amnesty

In an ironic twist, the long-awaited sequel to the cult classic “Dumb and Dumber” opened as Americans discovered that in the eyes of our political class, we’re like the film’s low-IQ duo — “stupid voters.”

Jay Ambrose: When Obama does it, does that make it legal?

President Barack Obama, whose power abuses have played a role in the imperilment of tens of thousands of children and earned him slaps by the U.S. Supreme Court and the threat of a lawsuit by House Republicans, has promised more of the same.