Month: January 2017
Civil Politics Special: Why?
Why do we do this show? What is to be gained? How does this contribute to our political discourse?
In a special episode of Civil Politics, we present our thesis statement for the coming year and the upcoming presidency.
Civil Politics (1/13/17): One Week Left
Columnist Susan Timberlake: Seeking Smarter, More Effective Government
Originally published in the Daily Hampshire Gazzette. Support local news!
I read with great interest the column by Clare Higgins “Reflections on Obama Presidency” (Weekend Gazette, Dec. 31-Jan. 1).
She is an accomplished politician and executive. More importantly, she actually knows how to use power and get things done. She is one of my favorite Democrats.
I mention this because, as a lifelong Republican, I seek out leaders who have demonstrated experience and ability. They must be able to articulate their plans, justify them with argument and be willing to use all avenues of available power to get them done. There must also be transparency.
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Civil Politics (1/6/16): Her Majesty’s Civil Podcast
Duties, Rights And Powers Of H.M. The Queen
Donald Trump Secures Electoral College Win, With Few Surprises
Fort Lauderdale airport shooting: Five people shot dead by Florida gunman
Putin Ordered ‘Influence Campaign’ Aimed at U.S. Election, Report Says
House renews focus on curbing government regulations
Warren announces she’s running for re-election
Barack Obama Should Launch a National Campaign to Become Speaker of the House in 2019`