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The most important business of the Olympics OpEds

The Olympics are not a sure-thing profit-making endeavor. Many times, they don’t even pay for themselves. But the biggest business of the Olympics is not about dollars and cents, it is more about serious societal sensibilities? According to one study, the average cost...

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President Donald Trump delivers a speech to the World Economic Forum, Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, in Davos. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) OpEds

On Tuesday, at President Trump’s State the Union (SOTU) before members of the U.S. House and Senate, a speech televised across the nation and in many parts of the world, which Donald Trump will, or should, show up? For the good...

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Bart Chilton weighs in on President Trump’s planned tax reforms and talks about U.S. debt. Chilton speaks on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia.” (Source: Bloomberg)


How Congress can make progress for the American people OpEds

No significant federal legislation has become law this year. That’s remarkable given that both the US House of Representatives and Senate are controlled by Republican majorities and President Donald Trump is also a Republican. Washington DC is now Dysfunction Junction. This...

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Super soaker Harvey pumps gas prices Media mentions / OpEds

The super soaker Hurricane Harvey has inundated not only Corpus Cristi, Houston and many other cities and towns, it has wreaked havoc on energy production. What’s for sure is that gasoline prices, which have been surging, will continue to rise. That...

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Trump’s Troubled Times OpEds

The white sheet has been taken off the head of the White House and it was called out yesterday by an unlikely group: President Donald Trump’s corporate colleagues. What’s transpired is both historic and consequential for policy, politics, and national security....

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Trump at Six Months Media mentions / OpEds

Evaluating our U.S. presidents is done intermittently. Such benchmarks are the bedrock upon which we gauge the past. The first 100 days of an administration—a standard used since Franklin Roosevelt’s Administration—arrived on April 29th. President Trump said it was a “ridiculous...

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The decidedly dicey G20 Media mentions / OpEds

Arguably the most presidential periods of Donald Trump’s administration were in February when he addressed a joint session of Congress and in May on his first foreign foray when he visited Saudi Arabia and Israel, followed by Belgium for a North...

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