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January 8, 2018

Trump won because his economic message resonated in Rust Belt states and elsewhere

My analysis of the 2016 election. Ultimately, Clinton’s slogan of “I’m with her” served to put the focus on a candidate with 30 years of activity in Washington without any discernible accomplishments, who many voters felt was profoundly dishonest and had unethically used her public office to enrich herself at the country’s expense. Against all that, Trump’s call to drain …

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January 8, 2018

Freedom of speech, religion under attack by many in U.S.

From a piece I wrote for the Morning Call: Pennsylvania was one of a growing number of states to have laws on same-sex marriage overturned by unelected judges. These judicial dictates are trumping the democratic process. The decisions lack our consent and often conflict with the will and expressed beliefs of the majority of U.S. citizens. Even worse, throughout the …

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