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My Favorite Part of Last Night’s State of the Union Speech (2/12/2013)

My favorite part of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech last night was the following: “Through tax credits, grants, and better loans, we have made college more affordable for millions of students and families over the last few … Continue reading

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Welcoming a Debate on Policy: Romney Selects Paul Ryan as His Running Mate

As many of you may know by now, Mitt Romney has chosen Representative Paul Ryan to be his running mate.  Ryan is a conservative whose controversial budget proposal (particularly that on Medicare) has won him praise from many on the … Continue reading

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Newt Gingrich’s Critique of Reagan; the Forging of Ron Paul’s Worldview

I have a couple of interesting political links for today: 1.  In honor of Reagan’s birthday, here is Newt Gingrich’s 1986 critique of Ronald Reagan’s Cold War policies. 2.  The New York Times has an article on Ron Paul and … Continue reading

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Links for Monday, January 30, 2012

I have some good links to share: 1.  This article by John Richardson on Newt Gingrich in Esquire is probably the best that I have read so far.  It goes into his human side and also his record as Speaker … Continue reading

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Complacency and Newt

I fear that liberals and Democrats are becoming complacent about the 2012 Presidential election.  A number of times, I have heard or read liberals and Democrats express hope that Newt Gingrich will get the Republican nomination because he will be … Continue reading

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My Impressions of Newt Gingrich: From My Conservative Days to Now

A friend of mine (who is a liberal) asked what is the appeal of Newt Gingrich, considering that so many people know about the morally deplorable things that he has done in his life.  Granted, after reading about what Newt’s … Continue reading

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The Upside and the Downside to Christian Conservatives’ Opposition to Newt

A lot of my Christian conservative friends are supporting Rick Santorum over Newt Gingrich in the race for the Republican nomination for President.  They dislike Newt’s history of adultery, while Santorum strikes them as a principled, morally-upstanding conservative.  According to … Continue reading

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“Gingrich Faces Tough Questions at Black Church”

The Associated Press had an excellent article this morning, “Gingrich faces tough questions at black church”.  Although most African-Americans do not vote Republican, Newt Gingrich spoke before an African Methodist Episcopal church in South Carolina.  And he got to hear … Continue reading

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