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The “Deep Values” Question (My Latest Challenge to the Conservatives)

This is my op/ed piece for this week, appearing in newspapers in my very red congressional district (VA-06). **************************** In 2012, when I was 65, I...

If Betraying the Nation Won’t Do It, Nothing Will

This piece has run in several newspapers in my very red congressional district (VA-06). ************************* Perhaps there is no “tipping point.” But if there is one,...

Mistaking Things for Their Opposites (Another Challenge to the Conservatives)

This is my column for this week appearing in newspapers in my very red congressional district (VA-06). *************** In a previous column, I described how mystified...

McCain Funeral Makes It Clear: Patriotism Is About Honoring the Things...

by Edwin Santana I’m Edwin Santana. I was an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps and ran for Congress earlier this year because I hated...

How Every GOP Candidate Should Be Challenged (from Friedman’s “Trump and...

At one level, Trump's performance ("shameful," "disgusting," "treasonous") with Putin yesterday on the Helsinki stage contained nothing he has not shown before. But at another...

Message All Dems Could Use, from Jersey Dem Congressional Candidate

In today's Washington Post, E.J. Dionne writes a column titled "Does the Blue Wave Start in Jersey?" In that column, he quotes the Democratic challenger...

All Republican Patriots Must Choose: Party or Principle

This piece is running in newspapers in my conservative congressional district in Virginia (VA-06). ******* Winston Churchill said: “Some men change their party for the sake...

I Wish “We’re the Greatest!” Weren’t Such Good Politics

Let me first try to make sure I'm not misunderstood. I am not saying that I wish the Democrats had done anything different at the...