Topic: Candidates

Alexander Hamilton Has Relevance in Today’s Politics

May 13, 2016
The Musical Hamiliton

All Republicans upset about Donald Trump’s hostile takeover of their party and, more ominously, the prospect of his becoming president, should be asking themselves “what would Hamilton do?”

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Reuniting the Republican Party Will Be Tough

May 6, 2016

There will be many more efforts at uniting the Republican Party, but Trump’s active exploitation of divisions and his combative tactics have made reuniting the party more difficult than usual. 

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In Energy Politics, Simple Wins, But Simple is Usually Wrong

April 18, 2016
Natural Gas Drilling

Some politicians are calling for a nationwide ban on fracking. That is not what we should do and it would almost certainly be bad for health and the environment because of two reasons.

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CEO Success Does Not Predict Success as President

April 8, 2016
Donald Trump

Trump’s apparent failure to recognize the difference between business plans and government macroeconomic policies should make us all doubt his ability to perform well as America’s president.

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Candidates Need to Read This

March 4, 2016
Money over Mouth

Any of our political candidates who think the answer is simply tax cuts or elimination of “waste, fraud and abuse” should acknowledge “Grimm’s Fairy Tales” as their book of choice.

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