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 By Barton Swaim    Commentary    January 26, 2017

Trump Sounded Just Like Obama - Except For One Thing

Donald Trump’s inaugural address was all the things commentators said it was - pugnacious, nationalistic, a repudiation of the Obama years and a warning to the power brokers of both parties. As I listened, though, I thought I heard echoes of...

 
 By Barton Swaim    Commentary    August 4, 2016

Is Trump Dishonest - or Too Honest? Democrats Should Decide

The Democratic line on Donald Trump is beginning to sound - bear with me on this - a little like arguments made for continued government funding of public broadcasting. One the one hand, we’re told, public money makes up only a small part of the...