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When Governor Romney offered his insight that “debates are not about winning” the day before the first presidential debate, he successfully managed to do what…View More The Vice President Outshines the Commander-in-Chief
Those Americans who lived through World War II are revered as ‘the Greatest Generation’ for a reason. Not only did ten per cent of the…View More Soldiers Without Uniforms
Hillary is moving on from Secretary of State and thinking of a promotion to Commander-in-Chief in 2016. So assuming President Obama will win the election…View More Who can fill Hillary’s Shoes?
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