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How Biden stacks up to past presidents who withdrew from conflicts | John A. Tures

BY: - October 3, 2021

When Americans soured on Afghanistan And what the polls say about the U.S. withdrawal.

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Americans are deserting the pews. How one simple step could reverse it | John A. Tures

BY: - July 29, 2021

Isn’t it true that you miss 100 percent of the fish you don’t cast your line out for?

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Why the murder rate is rising — and what we can do about it | John A. Tures

BY: - June 30, 2021

Protecting police officers and people from guns will do better to lower the murder rate, just as the assault weapons ban did in the 1990s and early 2000s.

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Imagine what would happen if the GOP treated the 1/6 riots like they treated Benghazi | John A. Tures

BY: - June 13, 2021

By John A. Tures A decade ago, there were more than a half-dozen Congressional committees investigating the attack upon the U.S. Consular Office in Benghazi, Libya. Yet chances are dimming for even a single Congressional investigation of the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol itself on January 6, 2021. But Congress should not be barred from […]

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Republicans are just fine with cancel culture when it comes to their own Trump critics | John A. Tures

BY: - May 14, 2021

U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney got bounced from her leadership position for one reason - and one reason only. And it had nothing to do with her conservatism.

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We cannot speak loudly enough against anti-Asian hate | John A. Tures

BY: - March 21, 2021

Every American should realize that an attack on one Asian-American is an attack on all Americans.

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Imagine some other president had ignored Congress’ plea for help. There would have been an instant conviction | John A. Tures

BY: - February 17, 2021

If Donald Trump had never run for president, and focused on his reality show, you would never ever say that future president should get off scot free.

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Beware sharing that next false meme, you could be aiding a despot | John A. Tures

BY: - February 7, 2021

Unless these conspiracy theories and those who traffic in them are confronted, we may not avert the next attempted slide into totalitarianism.

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No, Donald Trump did not create the greatest economy in American history | John A. Tures

BY: - August 30, 2020

Based on hard data, there is no evidence that Trump presided over the greatest economy in history -- or even the last several years.

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The Post Office is a core function of government. We have to fight efforts to undermine it | John A. Tures

BY: - August 18, 2020

By John A. Tures In the early, 1980s David Brin wrote the novel “The Postman” about an America ravaged by war, economic calamity, and a plague. A drifter finds a postman’s uniform and letters, and begins delivering them, creating a mail service that he uses to trade for supplies to the small enclaves of Americans […]

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We can’t let the gross abuse of power in Portland spread to other cities | John A. Tures

BY: - July 26, 2020

Unaccountable federal militias are roaming our streets, detaining people, and abusing their constitutional rights. We must act now to stop it.