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From Russia with Love – Explaining the Russian Hacking Accusations

Progressives pointing to Russian hacking as the reason Donald Trump won in November’s election instead of looking internally at their own policies and strategies. Conservatives characterize concerns over it as liberal whining and one of the many excuses they’ve used to justify losing. The quick dismissal is simply because their guy who won. Rest assured, [...]...

A Crisis Made in Taiwan?

Trump’s phone call with President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan on Friday generated headlines screaming that Trump had broken with decades-old One China policy. It was the first known contact between a U.S. president (or, in this case, president-elect) and a Taiwanese leader since 1979 during the Carter Administration. Some publications argued that it forced the [...]...

‘Tis the Season for Holiday Stupidity

It all starts on Black Friday, the most American of “holidays.” Some stores can’t even wait until midnight to start offering bargains to shoppers looking to jump start holiday gift buying. Others open insanely early to large crowds ready reenact Pamplona’s running of the bulls as they charge into the store. Yes, it’s that time [...]...

Anatomy of a Modern News Story

Good journalism is a necessity for good government. It is needed to inform the populace so that we can form educated opinions about the world around us. Unfortunately, how our major news services are discovering and reporting the news today is an affront to the term “journalism.” Beyond that, it should be an embarrassment to [...]...

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