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Dee Dee Benkie is a frequent television commentator and a former aide in the Bush White House.
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Oh Bloody Hell–Britain’s Welfare Couple is in NYC!

Hail! Hail!  The British monarchy is in the Big Apple for the next few days.  Specifically, Prince William, future King of England and future “face” of [...]

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Top Turkeys of 2014

Hard to believe that it’s that time of year again.  I imagine you’re traveling or prepping your turkey for the big day.  So what better way [...]

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Be American, Buy American, Wear American

With the holiday season fast approaching, here’s something to think about.  We live in the greatest country in the world. Thanksgiving is a special time to [...]

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Memo from Monica

Monica Samuels practiced law for many years before dedicating herself full-time to writing and raising two sons. She is the co-author of Comeback Moms: How to Leave Work, Raise Children, and Restart Your Career Even if You Haven’t Had a Job in Years.

Keeping “Consistent with our Values”

One of Barack Obama’s favorite linguistic devices is to express his displeasure by describing an action or event as “inconsistent with our values as a country.” [...]

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Hillary Clinton’s “Smart Power” Sounds . . . Stupid

I spent last week on both coasts so I largely avoided (thankfully I’m told) much of the news.  I did catch, however, comments from a speech [...]

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GOP Couldn’t Write Democrats’ Playbook Any Better

If Senator Chuck Schumer’s comments on the future of the Democrat Party yesterday at the National Press Club are any indication of the Democrats’ upcoming direction, [...]

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