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In 2012, E.W. Jackson ran for the GOP nomination for the U.S. Senate. He lost, but during his campaign he had the chance to meet Republicans all over the state. Jackson had a strong conservative message. Many have been impressed by his clarity, his intellect, and his commanding oratory.
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First, I need to offer a little truth in lending before I write this column. I am a Democrat and I will not be participating in the Republican nomination process. However, that doesn’t mean I’m not paying close attention.
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Martin Luther King is one of the most revered leaders of the 20th century. He was never elected to public office and never led an army, but his presence, force of character, and most of all, the compelling nature of his arguments, have given him a place amongst those who helped define who we are today. However, his memory has become so iconic, and so depersonalized that much of who he was doesn’t make it into the narrative. We
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It’s something economists talk about in low whispers. Perhaps because they don’t think anyone would believe them. But, what’s getting their attention and prompting these hushed conversations is the prospect that our nation’s deficit may in just a few years, drop significantly, or better yet, all but disappear. Even with our anemic recovery there is a very real possibility that the United States, in just a few years, will grow itself
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Is it a conflict of interest or is it just a matter of appearances? Right now, it’s hard to tell, but Attorney General Ken Cucinelli, the presumed GOP candidate for governor, is in the middle of a brewing controversy about his relationship with a Virginia-based supplements producer.
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The developing world has a long list of burdens. There is poverty, poor health care, lack of schools, very little money, and often corrupt governments. Building an economy and developing business in this environment often seems impossible.
There are aid programs, and they do a lot of good, but often, in terms of helping individuals move out of poverty, they aren’t that effective. Larger programs help build needed infrastructure. But in terms of providing that much-needed