Post-Super Tuesday: Going to the Convention and a Split Party

Ben Carson is out and the brokered convention is now more likely than not. This is not a bad thing, but the only thing. Why? First, this is a new world. Trump is the frontrunner and if this was a normal year, Trump would be (pick your favorite phrase) the prohibitive/presumptive nominee. The pressure to unite [Read More…]

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Super Tuesday Live Blog

The first major returns in delegate terms come tonight. Here is my own view as I voted in Texas today. My feeds are full of #nevertrump and White nationalists telling me I am a bad person. The Party of Lincoln is splintering. No matter what happens, the Convention will be a nightmare. When I was [Read More…]

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How I Will Vote: Ten Guidelines from President James Garfield

Tomorrow I will vote in the Texas Republican Primary. I told my team yesterday that I thought college presidents that “endorsed” in a primary like Mr. Falwell at Liberty University made a mistake, so I will not reveal my candidate. However, I am going to tell you how I will choose my candidate by referring [Read More…]

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Who is buried in Grant’s Tomb?

The old joke has an answer: “Who is buried in Grant’s tomb?” Nobody. Grant is not buried. I walked several miles today on a pilgrimage to a personal hero: US Grant. He is thought of as a “failed President” because back in the day, hating the KKK and jailing lots of members was viewed as “extreme.” [Read More…]

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On Locke This Presidential Year

America exists because of John Locke. There are reasons, of course, but this Republic owes the larger part of the ideas behind it to the English philosopher. The Founders depended so much on Locke’s ideas and philosophic vocabulary that it is almost more interesting to note where they deviated from him than where they agreed [Read More…]

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