Election 2016, Politics

Hillary Finally to Announce

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Today, Sunday, April 12, 2016, Hillary Rodham Clinton is scheduled to announce, via twitter, that she is formally a candidate for the President of the United States. In February, The Moral Middle took a look at Secretary Clinton as a possible candidate. You can read that appraisal here: President Hillary Clinton? Is She Worthy? In that article I concluded that…

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Rand Paul for President

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Senator Rand Paul just announced his candidacy for President of the United States. In his speech, I found nothing that I disagree with and several things that excite me. His platform is a well thought out belief system which combines a great blending of freedom, equality and common sense. November 2016 is a ways off yet but, so far… Senator…

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The Hill and Rand Paul’s Revolution

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There is a great article today in The Hill about Senator Rand Paul. Paul seeks Republican revolution It offers a great confirmation of my assessment of Senator Paul and his chances of being able to win the Presidency in 2016. Rand Paul – Paradox As I try to think through a winning strategy for November 2016, especially in anticipation of…

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The Moral Middle| Ted Cruz

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Ted Cruz, Texas Senator, successful son of a Cuban immigrant, Tea Party ideologue, darling of “The Blaze,” and lover of Green Eggs and Ham, bravely took the plunge and was the first candidate to officially jump into the 2016 Presidential race. Rather uniquely, he chose Liberty University, a Christian school founded by the late Rev. Jerry Falwell to announce his…

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President Hillary Clinton? Is She Worthy?

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Even though the Republicans are still lining up, I think it is safe to take a look at Hillary Clinton as a Presidential Candidate. Senator Clinton has not announced her candidacy yet and doesn’t seem to be in a hurry to do so. Nevertheless, it appears an almost sure thing that she will end up with the Democratic nomination. Granted, a…

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What Manner Of Candidate Ought They To Be?

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During the presidential campaign process, we always ask if we can trust the candidates with our nuclear arsenal. Indeed, the power to destroy this planet upon which we live is a terrible authority to put in the hands of any mortal man or woman. Accordingly, we are greatly justified in vetting potential candidates to find those who we can trust…

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