Farewell, Angela Merkel!

During her tenure in office, Merkel has led Germany through crisis after crisis by adopting a no-nonsense, follow-the-science brand of politics. For her admirers, this is central to her appeal.

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We Are Two Nations, Divisible

And while I do pray a benevolent God may keep us Americans from ripping one another apart over our political and cultural differences, it’s time to recognize that they are real, not contrived; deep-seated, not superficial; and an authentic reflection of divisions in our population, not an invention of manipulative elites, politicians, or the news media.

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The Changing Republican Party

This collapse of a major political party as a moral governing force is unlike anything we have seen in modern American politics.

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Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic by David Frum

If you’re a conservative and want to understand why you should be more appalled by Trump than you are by the liberals and than the liberals are by Trump, David Frum’s Trumpocracy should be the next book you read.

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Great Speeches of the 21st Century: John McCain, November 4, 2008

John McCain’s concession speech after the 2008 election demonstrated class, grace, and a deep commitment to democratic values.

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The Conservative Revolt Against Donald Trump

Liberals have good reasons to dislike Donald Trump;  conservatives have more.  Opposing this president is not about being a conservative or a liberal;  it is about being a good citizen.  Four men that have done far more to serve our country than Donald Trump agree:  Donald Trump is doing real damage to our country and it is time for ALL Americans to stand up to this danger.  

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Trump’s Republican Party is Not a Party for the Future-or the Past

“Old, white, and uneducated is not the future of this country.  A vote for Trump is not a vote for the future.  It is a vote for a past that never really existed. To the extent that it did, we should be seeking to leave these elements behind- not seeking to restore them. “

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A Vote for Trump is a Vote for Big Government

Trump’s commitment to expanding the size and power of the federal government would be remarkable even if he were a Democrat.

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