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Why I’ve left my liberal comfort zone – and found conservative friends

By Mike Kapic / March 9, 2017 /

—In November I had a conservative friend tell me about being berated by a co-worker who thought she voted for Trump. She didn’t actually say whether she had or had not voted for Trump, but her co-worker blamed her for the election of Trump none-the-less. In progressive areas like […] Click here to view original…

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Constitutional convention advocates look to capitalize on Republican gains

Constitutional convention advocates look to capitalize on Republican gains

By Mike Kapic / January 5, 2017 /

They doubt they can reach the finish line this year, but advocates pushing for a new constitutional convention convened by the states say 2017 could still be an important year in building momentum, after major GOP gains in the elections left them with even more ripe target among state […] Click here to view original…

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The next step in restraining the federal beast

By Mike Kapic / January 1, 2017 /

As President-elect Trump prepares to begin his presidency, it’s time to build a wall of a different kind than the one he has in mind. It’s time to build, or to re-build, rather, the wall that limits the respective powers of the president, the Congress and the Washington, D.C., […] Click here to view original…

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County to Limit Taxing Authority

By Mike Kapic / November 29, 2016 /

By wide margin, Madison County votes to limit taxing authority  Rob Natelson | Contributed photo| 11/28/16 A referendum passed by Madison County voters to limit their tax rate hasn’t received much press, but is a good example of how taxing and spending should be handled by voters — rather than lawmakers — a conservative senior…

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Republican platform tacks right on social issues

By Mike Kapic / July 20, 2016 /

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Republican Party has adopted what Christian conservatives cheered as the most conservative party platform ever, pushing the GOP decidedly to the right on abortion and gay rights amid uncertainty about Donald Trump’s policies. The New York billionaire’s campaign largely took a hands-off approach to the […] Click here to view original…

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Why I’ve left my liberal comfort zone – and found conservative friends

—In November I had a conservative friend tell me about being berated by a co-worker who thought she voted for Trump. She didn’t actually say whether she had or had not voted for Trump, but her co-worker blamed her for the election of Trump none-the-less. In progressive areas like […]

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