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Fostering ‘Informed Patriotism’

Conservatives believe that America is an exceptional nation because, unlike any other nation, it is founded on an idea - the idea that “all men are created equal” and are endowed by their creator with “certain unalienable rights,” among them life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

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Who needs reassurances now?

President Obama’s most recent visit to Asia probably struck many Americans as simply the latest round of executive-level diplomacy - basically the kind of trip abroad that chief executives have been making for decades.

Rebuilding America

Ever heard of Skip Pescosolido? I hadn’t either until very recently, but I’m glad I did. Without Skip, we’d all be paying higher grocery bills.

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Don’t hike the minimum wage

Hike the minimum wage. For politicians trying to show their concern for those on the lower rungs of the economic ladder, it’s a simple solution. And it’s catching on again, with several states and municipalities approving local hikes, and a proposal before Congress to hike it an unprecedented amount, from $7.25 to $10.10 per hour over the next two years.

A farm bill in name only

To paraphrase a famous Mark Twain quote, suppose you passed a farm bill. And suppose you passed a food stamp bill. But I repeat myself.

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