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Thursday, 09 August 2018 00:00

The Stories We Tell

Every day we tell ourselves stories... stories about why we do what we do and stories about why others do what they do. Stories are important not just for simple entertainment, but also for education and indoctrination. What we believe happened in the past influences our present and helps create our future. The best stories contain not only a moral, where good triumphs over evil, but they engage us intellectually and emotionally so they are memorable.

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Thursday, 09 August 2018 00:00

Champion Capitalism

Gallup announced this past Monday, "for the first time in Gallup's measurement over the past decade, Democrats have a more positive image of socialism than they do of capitalism."

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Thursday, 02 August 2018 00:00

The Pause Before the Storm

According to Aristotle, "We are what we repeatedly do." In today's rapid-paced reactionary world, it appears that many of us are all offended, offensive or both. Spend a little time on Twitter, Facebook or watching mainstream media outlets. Notice how offended or offensive gets the coverage, the likes, the retweets and the comments. The steady stream of personal attacks and outrage are, well, outrageous.

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Thursday, 26 July 2018 00:00

There's A Long Way To Go Before Midterms

A few things to keep in mind as the midterms heat up. One: take with a grain of salt pontifications from pollsters, especially those who have misunderstood recent elections. Two: don't believe pundits' predictions more than three months out, especially when they say that the races are basically done. Three: remember that, as a result of social media, election momentum changes faster than it used to. Finally: bear in mind that candidates and messages matter in election outcomes.

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Thursday, 19 July 2018 00:00

But What Does it Mean?

The political train wreck came Monday in Helsinki, Finland, at the joint news conference between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. The final question came from Jonathan Lemire, of Associated Press, and Trump's answer resulted in bipartisan uproar.

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