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Recapping Republican Debate #4: “Elite Eight” and the Economy

Recapping Republican Debate #4: “Elite Eight” and the Economy

The fourth Republican debate’s “main event” was held on November 10, 2015 at the Milwaukee Theater in Milwaukee, WI and was hosted by Fox Business and The Wall Street Journal. Moderators were Neil Cavuto, Maria Bartiromo, and Gerard Baker. The winnowing process continued as Gov. Chris Christie (NJ) and former Gov. Mike Huckabee (AR) were

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Hillary at the Bat: A Ballad for the Republican Party Sung in the Year 2016

When a weapon or a tactic provides an army an advantage, it is referred to as a “force multiplier.” One of clearest benefits of a force multiplier is it allows an army to have fewer troops or weapons than its enemy. For example, a general can have a million soldiers but it would mean nothing

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks as  Jeb Bush watches during the FOX News Channel  Republican presidential debate at the Quicken Loans Arena Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, in Cleveland. Republicans are steeling themselves for a long period of deep uncertainty following a raucous first debate of the 2016 campaign for president, with no signs this past week’s Fox News face-off will winnow their wide-open field of White House hopefuls anytime soon.   (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

“Top Ten” Debate #3: Republicans vs. Each Other… and the Media

The third Republican debate was hosted by CNN and held at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado on October 28, 2015.  Moderators were John Harwood, Becky Quick and Carl Quintanilla.  Jim Cramer, Rick Santelli and Sharon Epperson joined the questioning later. The candidates, from left to right on the televised screen:  Gov. John Kasich

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First Republican Debate: Some Who Missed the “First Cut” Are Actually a “Cut Above”

[RELATED on OCR: First Republican Debate: Second Session or “Top Ten”] Fox News moderated the first televised Republican “debate” of the 2016 Presidential campaign in two segments on August 6, 2015.   (Debate is in quotes because the number of contestants did not allow for a true debate venue, but more of a “group interview” as

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First Republican Debate: Second Session or “Top Ten”

[RELATED on OCR: First Republican Debate: Some Who Missed the “First Cut” are Actually a “Cut Above”] Fox News moderated the first Republican debate, or perhaps “group interview,” on August 6, 2015.  The session prior to this one was for those seven declared candidates who were not in the Top Ten of likely voters in

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5 Commonsense Steps Toward Ohio’s Economic Leadership

At the turn of the 20th Century, my great-great grandfather was the village blacksmith in my hometown of Cardington. He worked hard to support his family and serve our community. He, and millions like him across our state, was part of a generation of Ohioans that brought light and flight to the world, revolutionized the

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Wandering in the American Cultural Desert Like a Stranger in a Strange Land

“And she bore him a son, and Moses called him Gershom: for he said, I have become a stranger in a strange land.” Exodus 2:22 If you mention the names Thích Quang Duc and Phan Thị Kim Phuc to most people, they wouldn’t have a clue who you were talking about. However, if you showed

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Man v. God: A Wager for the Rights of Men

“When it comes to the source of human rights, it would be smart for agnostics to at least pretend to believe in God.” Chris Cuomo is the son of former New York governor Mario Cuomo, and brother to the current New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. He is also a CNN journalist, although the journalist label

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Tired of Being a Political Punching Bag? Here Is What You Can Do Today to Make a BIG Difference.

View or download a PDF of this article by clicking here. This photograph was taken in 1940 at the outset of World War II. It’s of faces in the crowd as France’s liberty falls to the Nazis. Look at the lady to the left — look at her hands. You can easily read the thought on

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How Grassroots Republican Voters Should Win the White House in 2016

Editor’s note: View or download a PDF of this article by clicking here. All Republicans must work together respectfully and effectively to win in 2016 Clear action uniting the grassroots and establishment wings of the party in the general election must now begin. This article proposes a path going forward creating the party unity needed

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