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Their Last Worst Act

Nancy Pelosi remains as viscerally objectionable today as she was then. Only today she is joined by Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, Ortessa-Cortez, Cory ‘Spartacus’ Booker, Maxine Waters, Bernie Sanders, and now Diane Feinstein. I used to consider Ms. Feinstein a class above the rest of this crowd but she humiliated herself in the Kavanaugh debacle. We are remembered by our last worst act.

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Progressive Disruption

The Challenge of Our Disruptive Era by Ben Sasse at National Review Industrialization brought a massive disruption. At the end of the Civil War, 86% of Americans still worked on the farm. By the end of World War II, 80 years…

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Circumventing the Solution

The Challenge of Our Disruptive Era by Ben Sasse at National Review I am a historian, and that usually means I’m a killjoy. When people say we’re at a unique moment in history, the historian’s job is to put things…

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Does Honesty Matter?

Returning from Freedom Fest in Las Vegas.  One of several good presentations was from Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse, who is one of the most grounded and brightest stars on the Conservative horizon. The  Wall Street Journal quoted Ben Sasse on the…

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Finding the GOP Voice

from the Wall Street Journal,  Ending the Filibuster Would Hand Progressives a Huge Victory by Ben Sasse Conservatives might be tempted to curtail minority rights for supposedly conservative policies, but that’s playing with fire. Any short-term political gain from undoing the…

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The Risks of Political Expediency

from the Wall Street Journal,  Ending the Filibuster Would Hand Progressives a Huge Victory by Ben Sasse Here’s the problem. Progressives believe power—that is the government—is the center of life. We don’t. They place more faith in government than we…

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Meet Ben Sasse

An excerpt ran in the Wall Street Journal: Ben Sasse on the Senate   From Sen. Ben Sasse’smaiden speech on the Senate floor, Nov. 3: I’m home basically every weekend, and what I hear—and what I’m sure most of you hear—is some…

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