Author: Joshua Orsi

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An Administration in Change or Crisis?

Some might call President Trump’s administration “chaotic.” Others might take a more positive view and call it “strategy.” But whichever side you take, there’s no denying the White House has shaken up its bureaucracy. Over the past month, Trump has fired several of his top officials, including Secretary of State […]

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2018 in Washington: Clear as Mud

On December 12th of last year, the unthinkable occurred –Doug Jones won the special election in Alabama, the first statewide victory for a Democrat since US Senator Richard Shelby switched to the Republican Party in the early nineties. Various other special elections to replace Presidential appointees had seen Republicans triumph, […]

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“Take It For What It Is”

At roughly 11:20 AM on Sunday, November 5th, 26-year-old Devin Patrick entered Sutherland Springs First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. He wore black clothing, a ballistic vest, and a face mask, and he carried an AR-15 assault rifle. When he left several minutes later, twenty-six people were dead or […]

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Tax Reform? No Reform.

“But in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” – Benjamin Franklin   Thus taxes are the central plank in every political platform. Lincoln championed the tariff. Warren G. Harding advocated unprecedented cuts. And President Reagan is best known for his Economic Recovery Tax […]