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January 07, 2016 |
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Continuing a tradition, here is a look back at my predictions for 2015—hits and misses—and fresh prognostications for the New Year. Of last year’s 27 prophecies, I got nine wrong. There was no Supreme Court vacancy, nor did the high court prohibit ObamaCa...
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January 07, 2016 |
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The first primary contests are now less than one month away and all eyes will be on Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada.  A great deal of focus will be placed on who is leading in national and state specific polls but expect the race in New Ham...
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December 31, 2015 |
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As the year closes, let us remember a few notables who left this life in 2015. Martin Gilbert, as a young Oxford scholar in 1962, was asked byRandolph Churchill to help research the biography of his father,Winston S. Churchill. Following Randolph’s dea...
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December 23, 2015 |
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Before leaving for his annual Hawaiian Christmas vacation, President Obama found an odd way to wish Americans “Mele Kalikimaka!” In an interview with National Public Radio, he discussed Islamic State, also known as ISIS. While admitting that “they can hur...
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December 17, 2015 |
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Written constitutions matter little in Latin American countries run by strutting ex-colonels and widows of populist demagogues. In these banana republics, the caudillo exercises both executive and legislative powers. Laws are not written by legislatures, ...
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December 16, 2015 |
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The proportional nature of the early GOP primary contests between February 1st and March 12th will have a significant impact on the 2016 Presidential Race.  Each state and territory has rules dictating procedures how delegates are chosen, how they are all...
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December 10, 2015 |
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While less than 1% of the GOP National Convention delegates are at stake in the Iowa Caucuses on Feb. 1, the outcome will still have a large impact.  That makes the tendency of Iowa voters to change their minds in the days leading up to the caucuses so in...
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December 10, 2015 |
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Donald Trump’s call on Monday for “a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States” is unlikely to blow up his campaign. No matter how outrageous his statement seems to most Americans, his supporters apparently eat up stuff like that. ...

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