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A Centrist’s Guide to the Presidential Candidates

Given all of the twists and turns, analysts are busier trying to explain “how we got here” rather than forecasting “where we are going.” It seems like this presidential campaign has been going on forever […]


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Podcast #1: Privacy & Internet Security

The audio below is from a speech I did at Augustana College back in early 2015. While that occurred over a year ago, the topic is far from dated especially as of late with regards to […]


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Heart of an Immigrant

As I reflect on the 14th memorial of the 9/11 attacks in New York and Washington, DC, I can’t help but wonder if we have lost sight of the real point. Certainly, every anniversary of these […]


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Obama’s Foreign Policy: Best We Can Get?

The Obama administration has focused a considerable amount of energy on foreign affairs over the past few months.  Three initiatives are of particular importance – moving toward normalized relations with Cuba, fighting the spread of […]


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United We Stand

I spent last week at my alma mater, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, teaching an honors seminar on public policy entrepreneurship and interviewing high school seniors for the Morehead-Cain scholarship program.  This […]