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Political Culture

The Duty to Hate Hillary (Another Message to Conservatives)

Andy Schmookler | Posted 09.19.2016 | Politics
Andy Schmookler

This is another in my series of op/eds that run in the newspapers of my conservative area. Like most of these pieces, this one attempts to challenge m...

Both Parties Are to Blame for the Rise of Trump

Daniel Wagner | Posted 03.09.2016 | Politics
Daniel Wagner

It is not intellectually honest to attribute the political rise of Donald Trump solely to Republicans and the Republican Party. It is more complicated than that, and as the Trump story continues to unfold, something rather disturbing is being revealed about American political culture, and its voters.

American Political Culture Explains Why Trump Is Still Strong

Daniel Wagner | Posted 12.02.2016 | Entertainment
Daniel Wagner

Why do Republican voters seem to naturally gravitate to celebrities -- most of whom are, shall we say, 'short' on actual knowledge about politics, legislative issues, and global affairs?

The Lost Art Of Political Compromise: An Interview With Al Simpson

Max Perry Mueller | Posted 10.09.2012 | Religion
Max Perry Mueller

Alan K. Simpson is one of America's favorite political pugilists. A lawyer, legislator, and devout Episcopalian, during his four decades in national politics, Simpson has learned to take a political punch as much as he's learned to throw one.

Brits Want Obama-Style Change. Can They Grasp It?

Indra Adnan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Indra Adnan

With the arrival of a third party in the spotlight, there is a major chance of significant change -- not so much in the individual politician, but in the way we do politics in the United Kingdom.

Some Administrations -- Not All -- Make Policy Decisions Based On Constitution

Sheila Suess Kennedy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sheila Suess Kennedy

As we prepare to choose a new president, we should look closely at the candidates' approach to our constitutional culture. It will tell us much more than the issue papers and campaign promises that are mainstays of electoral strategies.

Most Americans Know Very Little About Political Issues

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dawn Teo

Few of my fellow Obama supporters understand what's happening outside of their own circle of friends and families. But Democrats can't win an election by thinking that all voters have the information that we have.