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Column: Brexit Result of Selfish Culture

Column: Brexit Result of Selfish Culture

The divide of the Atlantic Ocean is no match for the divide of the generations. In an international “me first” move reminiscent of America’s generational warfare, 60 percent of older citizens of the United Kingdom, defined in this...

 

Column: Conservatives should be more like Bernie Sanders

Column: Conservatives should be more like Bernie Sanders

Many conservatives missed the Donald Trump phenomenon, and the Bernie Sanders explosion, because it’s difficult to detect and discern populist movements when one more naturally reacts from the head than the heart. Populism is about feelings,...

 

Column: I really should read my own columns

Column: I really should read my own columns

How in the world did we not see Donald Trump’s nomination coming? The landscape was ripe for his taking, but very few predicated the ultimate outcome, including me. Except, I did see it coming. I just needed to read my own columns to figure...

 

Column: Millennials can steer 2016, but will they?

Column: Millennials can steer 2016, but will they?

America is “looking at the end of civilization in a couple of decades, in the lifetime of the Millennial generation,” posits Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein. Strong words from someone who willingly admits she has no chance...

 

Column: Predicting the Hoosier Political Pulse

Column: Predicting the Hoosier Political Pulse

I’ve always wanted a crystal ball that can predict the future, and now I have one. It’s called the Hoosier Pulse, a brand new survey of Indiana’s political and policy opinion leaders put together by Hathaway Strategies, the firm I work...

 

Column: The Day Scott Walker Almost Saved the GOP

Column: The Day Scott Walker Almost Saved the GOP

He could have been a contender. He could have been the nominee. He could have been president. But on September 21, 2015, Scott Walker did the right thing, he dropped out of the race for the Republican nomination for president. Where would we...

 

Column: As Trump Rises, We Fall

Column: As Trump Rises, We Fall

I’m a day late and a dollar short, but let me add to the chorus: Donald Trump cannot be the next president of the United States.     I write those words first and foremost as a concerned American. But I also write them as a Millennial...

 

Experiencing Hoosier Hospitality in India

Experiencing Hoosier Hospitality in India

Here in Indiana we like to talk about “Hoosier Hospitality” — our term for the generally hospitable demeanor of our citizenry. I felt a lot of that same kind of hospitality in Delhi, Agra and Mumbai, India, during a 10-day trip with the...

 

My Decade-Long World Series Odyssey

My Decade-Long World Series Odyssey

Ten Years. Seven Cities. One Dream. September 26, 2015, was no ordinary day. Overnight the Chicago Cubs had officially clinched a playoff berth putting them on a possible trajectory to make it to the World Series in my lifetime – much earlier...

 

Trump Plays Villain & Justice League Republicans Fight Back

Trump Plays Villain & Justice League Republicans Fight Back

Donald Trump went into the second Republican presidential debate underwater in favorability ratings but surprisingly buoyant in horse race match-ups against his competitors. While the resiliency of those numbers confounds political prognosticators...

 
 
 
 
 
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