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Four Questions the Media Needs to Ask Our Democratic Presidential Candidates… But Hasn’t.

By Eric Beck / November 13, 2019 /

The Media Needs to Do a Better Job of Challenging the Democratic Presidential Field. The primary mission of a free press is to provide credible information to the American people concerning public affairs, information that will ultimately assist the public in determining who they will vote for. But with its recent focus on Russian collusion…

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America’s Political Divide is Growing – Here Is the Key Reason Why.

By Eric Beck / October 30, 2019 /

America’s Political Divide Is Not an Accident. As Washington does battle over impeachment and our nation becomes more politically divided, one would rightly conclude that our nation is facing a political crisis. America has faced such crises before. However, the root cause of today’s partisan divide is different from what we have experienced in the…

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The Democratic Party is Broken… And Impeachment is Their Hail Mary Pass.

By Eric Beck / October 16, 2019 /

House Democrats Have Decided to Run a Partisan Impeachment Inquiry. The political talking heads are telling us that, according to the Constitution, the Democratic majority in the House is not required to hold a vote approving an impeachment inquiry, nor are they required to provide President Trump with due process rights. According to an originalist…

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The Politics of Distraction – Now It’s About Ukraine

By Eric Beck / October 2, 2019 /

Recent Events Involving Ukraine Have Created an Interesting Political Rorschach Test. For those who have not read the transcript of President Trump’s July 25th phone conversation with Ukrainian President Zelensky, or the highly publicized “whistleblower” complaint about this conversation, I would encourage you to read both. These public documents, taken together, make for an interesting…

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Some Practical Examples for How to Reshape a Presidential Legacy

By Eric Beck / September 18, 2019 /

Barack Obama is Working to Reshape His Political Legacy in Some Unique Ways. We can expect the Left and the Right to argue over the political legacy of former President Barack Obama for years to come. While this argument continues, one would also expect President Obama not to sit quietly by without defending his legacy.…

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Does Elizabeth Warren Believe in Capitalism?

By Eric Beck / September 4, 2019 /

Warren Has Repeatedly Said She Believes in Capitalism, But Don’t Believe Her. Senator Elizabeth Warren has built her political career by proclaiming that government has been working well for the benefit of the rich and powerful, but not for the rest of us. That’s a pretty bold claim coming from someone worth $8 million, and…

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The Case for Why Kamala Harris Should Never Become President

By Eric Beck / August 21, 2019 /

Modern Day Democrats Are Not Liberals, At Least By Historical Standards. In modern day vernacular, the word “liberal” is a term used by conservatives to label their Democratic counterparts, especially those who advocate progressive theories of social and economic justice. But this interpretation of “liberalism” is an evolutionary one created by conservatives in response to…

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While Democrats Debate, the States Should Get Busy on Health-Care Reform

By Eric Beck / August 7, 2019 /

The Democratic Presidential Race Has Become a Bidding War Concerning Health Care. Today’s Democratic Presidential candidates are engaged in a bidding war to expand federal control over America’s health-care system. Of course, their bidding has ignored the history of previous Democratic reforms that have done great damage to our health-care system and the economics surrounding…

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The Most Important Civics Lesson the “Squad” Members Never Learned.

By Eric Beck / July 24, 2019 /

President Trump Missed an Opportunity Last Week When Tweeting with the Squad. Groupthink appeared to be alive and well within the mainstream media last week over President Trump’s Twitter war with the so-called “Squad.” Almost every mainstream media outlet described Trump’s comments as “racist tweets” because he suggested the Squad should “go back and help…

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Is Greed Good?

By Eric Beck / July 10, 2019 /

Is Capitalism Founded on Greed, or Is That Just Leftist Blather? Amazon’s decision last February to abandon plans for a second corporate headquarters in New York City was met with mixed reaction from both sides of the political aisle. Many backers of the proposed project pointed the finger of blame for Amazon’s change of heart…

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