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Friday, Apr 29, 2016

The Right Stuff

A politics blog by Tom Jackson

Tom Jackson's baseball card - if he had one - would report he throws left, writes right. In his columns and blog, "The Right Stuff," southpaw Jackson provides insight into the evolving human condition from a distinctly conservative point of view.

Obama’s obfuscation initiative

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Six months after he first weighed in on Hillary Clinton's legal plight over her infamous home brew email server, President Obama's opinion about the matter hasn't changed much....

More evidence why GOP must dump Trump

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More evidence why GOP must dump Trump

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There is much to pick apart from Donald Trump's lengthy interview with the Washington Post's Bob Woodward and Robert Costa, but mostly it merely reaffirmed the sense of the man gripped by the #NeverTrump crowd: He is tedious, unserious, unfocused, in...

Hillary echoes Jefferson Davis: We decide who has rights

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Abortion absolutists, comprising an important wedge of the Democratic coalition pie, are unhappy with Hillary Clinton just now, with good reason. Taking her appearance on Sunday's #x201c;Meet the Press#x201d; to bash Donald Trump's recent tussle with...

Bad optics just the start of Obama’s reckless Cuba gambit

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Bad optics just the beginning of Obama’s reckless Cuba gambit

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In the matter of our modern-day potentate fiddling while the world burns, “Morning Joe” Scarborough nailed it Wednesday morning.

Bold genius in Finland?

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Hold the phone. Something interesting is unfolding in one of those so-called “democratic socialist” European states of which fans of Bernie Sanders are so hopelessly enraptured.

On SCOTUS opening, GOP must dose Democrats with own medicine

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On SCOTUS opening, GOP must dose Democrats with own medicine

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It’s always amusing — using the most accurate term fit for polite company — to hear Democrats lecture Republicans about how wrong they are to apply Democrats’ tactics when their roles are reversed.

On Rubio’s Gang of Eight mess, blame Priebus

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Almost every postmortem of Marco Rubio’s failed bid for the Republican presidential nomination traces to the first-term senator’s membership in the Gang of Eight immigration bill.