Category Archives: Politics

Trump will have vast powers. He can thank Democrats for them.

Liberals liked executive authority as long as Obama wielded it. Now they’ve set a precedent. Continue reading

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Gun Control and Mass Killers

By Jerry A. Boggs | July 2016 In a campaign to stop the massacres in the U.S. – which have become shockingly routine – many Democrats want to ban certain kinds of assault rifles, such as the AK-47 and the … Continue reading

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On Income Inequality

How many liberals see the need for out-reach programs to help low-income Americans learn how to save and invest for their future — to do as the wealthy do? Continue reading

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Why Barack Obama won twice (and why Hillary Clinton won the popular vote in 2016)

What would happen if in his Inaugural Address President Obama had quoted another famous Democratic president: “Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country.” Continue reading

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Would Eliminating Corporate Income Tax Be Too Risky?

If President Obama wants to help taxpayers, he ought to resist his Party’s pressure and look at whether corporate taxes do what they are allegedly supposed to do, such as harness corporate greed, now in unfettered abundance, and lighten taxpayers’ burden. Obama should then gradually phase out this tax, to the benefit of everyone. Continue reading

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