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Does the GOP Need to Start Listening to Millennials?

Recently on his show, former Gov. Mike Huckabee ran a segment called, "Does the GOP need to start listening to millennials?" The answer to this question is not only a "yes," it’s a "you should have started listening several years ago." The segment consisted of Huckabee speaking with three college students about what they stand for and what makes them active in politics. The students and Heartland Senior Fellow Benjamin Domenech gave good, thoughtful answers, however, they barely scratched the...

Sea Level Rise Issues in Florida Elections

The September 24, 2014 New York Times (NYT) had an article by reporter Gail Collins "Florida Goes Down the Drain—The Politics of Climate Change”.  A more inflammatory title for the same article appeared in the September 27, 2014, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution as “Florida soggier as GOP ignores climate change”.  Reading the articles shows the obvious intent to inject climate change into the November Florida elections—in particular the Governor’s race between...

Top Ten Things Parents Hate About Common Core

This is the year new national Common Core tests kick in, replacing state tests in most locales, courtesy of an eager Obama administration and the future generation’s tax dollars. It’s also the first year a majority of people interviewed tell pollsters they’ve actually heard of Common Core, four years after bureaucrats signed our kids onto this complete overhaul of U.S. education. Common Core has impressed everyone from Bill Gates to U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan. So why do 62 percent...

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