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Gary Shapiro
by | May 12, 2017

President Trump deserves credit for taking quick and decisive action in firing FBI Director James Comey. Every CEO knows that once it’s clear a top executive must move on, it’s best to act immediately. If you don’t trust someone, if…

by | May 2, 2017

During a panel with other female global leaders in Germany last week, Ivanka Trump responded with poise as she discussed the controversy surrounding her defense of her father regarding his comments on women. “I grew up in a house where…

by | Mar 10, 2017

In his first address to Congress, President Trump submitted a self-review of his first few weeks on the job. He summarized the steps he had already taken and the steps that he planned to take to make America great again….

by | Jan 24, 2017

As Republican presidential candidates, Abraham Lincoln and Donald Trump shared a passion for big ideas, unconventional oratory, and an establishment that discounted their chances to win. Both were surprise victors who won the Electoral College without getting a majority of…

by | Sep 2, 2016

If scientists developed a drug tomorrow that cured 90 percent of all cancer illnesses, would it be right to bring that medical innovation to market even as clinical trials continue? Consider that even what technically would be an “imperfect” cure…

by | Jul 19, 2016

Not in recent memory have both major-party presidential candidates been so roundly disliked. In a recent Washington Post/ABC News poll, presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump drew a staggering 70 percent disapproval rating. Hillary Clinton, the Democrats’ choice, didn’t fare much better with…

by | Jun 28, 2016

Thursday’s Brexit vote was about far more than immigration. For a millennium, Britain has been a proudly sovereign nation. But in the four decades since joining the European Union, Britain’s sovereignty has been increasingly threatened by European integration. At the…

by | Apr 13, 2016

From petty name-calling to louder-than-dog-whistle instances of racism, the level of discourse in this year’s presidential election has sunk to new lows. And the tone is being set by Donald Trump, the front-runner for bully-in-chief. As primary voting continues, and we brace…

by | Mar 9, 2016

Regardless of who wins the Republican presidential nomination, the GOP is uniquely positioned to present a compelling message guaranteed to attract millions of American voters come November. That message is that each of us has the power to choose what’s…

by | Feb 19, 2016

In many ways, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia reflected the best of America: a clarity of vision, guided by integrity and a commitment to principles. Immediately following his unexpected death, judicial colleagues and political partisans — conservative and liberal —…

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