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Absurdity Impedes Legitimate Gun Policy Debate

Monday, January 21st, 2013

It’s time to play presidential trivia. Which American president wrote an op/ed in the New York Times endorsing a seven-day national waiting period on all handgun purchases, mandatory criminal and mental health background checks for all firearm purchases, and requiring the federal government to perform these checks if state and local ... Read More »

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Shrader’s 13 Sure-Fire Predictions for 2013

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

In his radio address to the nation on January 1, 1983, President Reagan said that “Perhaps because we know we control our own destiny, we believe deep down inside that working together we can make each new year better than the old.” In the spirit of the New Year, I ... Read More »

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It’s Time to Pay the Piper

Sunday, December 2nd, 2012

Although it is an unpopular idea, I believe that the so-called “fiscal cliff” is the only option on the table for addressing the long-term financial health of our country. Likewise, despite the temporary pain associated with going off the cliff, it may be the only mechanism capable of forcing fiscal ... Read More »

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