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Old Political Parties Vanished

May 31, 2018

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The old Republican and Democrat Parties have vanished. Years ago the old Democrat Party was an ardent defender of Israel, the only democracy in the Middle East. Two decades ago, a popular Democrat president fought hard for a North American Free Trade Agreement, signed the Iraq Liberation Act and kept his promise to “end welfare […]

Guns and Immigration

February 28, 2018

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Set aside what you think of guns or immigration as a matter of public policy or even morality. Instead, think of them as dye-markers of how our cultural politics and the nature of the two political parties have changed over time. In the 1990s, it was common for Democrats to fret over both illegal and […]

Stop Gerrymandering

September 12, 2017

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We applaud the League of Women Voters for its effort to curtail gerrymandering in the nation ahead of the 2020 census, and I wish that this non-partisan group luck in its endeavor. Colorado will ballot on ending gerrymandering in 2018. For too long the redistricting of Missouri’s congressional districts and state legislative districts have fallen […]