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Jackie Gingrich Cushman
Jackie Gingrich Cushman is a speaker, columnist, socialpreneur, and author.
by | Jul 30, 2018

(Debra Saunders is off this week.) A few things to keep in mind as the midterms heat up. One: Take with a grain of salt pontifications from pollsters, especially those who have misunderstood recent elections. Two: Don’t believe pundits’ predictions…

by | Aug 20, 2015

I did mention Elvis once in a column, and in the ’90s I pointed to one Donald Trump as the TV star you’d least likely want sitting next to you at a dinner party. And yet the likelihood, back then,…

by | Apr 23, 2015

(Editor’s Note: Debra J. Saunders is off. The following column is by Jackie Gingrich Cushman.) It’s official, the 2016 presidential race is underway. At first glance, the matchup might look similar to the one we saw in each of the…

by | Oct 31, 2013

The latest flapdoodle over intelligence gathering has bestirred a more than usually energetic reaction. Calls to amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act and to shackle the NSA are erupting all over the political landscape like acne on a teenager’s face….

by | Oct 14, 2013

Before October 1, one of the highlights of my family’s week was the “C’mon, Man!” segment of Monday Night Football. The blown plays, missed calls by blind refs, and part-time stupidity of some football players is always a hoot to…

by | Oct 7, 2013

Liberals and Third Worlders are eager to celebrate events that haven’t happened on the assumption that they will. After the speeches President Obama and Iranian President Rouhani gave at the UN the other week they are celebrating the new framework…

by | Sep 30, 2013

Three cheers for the crazies. You know who they are. They’re Republicans in Congress who understand what Brent Bozell said about Obamacare: if you fund it, you own it. These are the same people who led Washington Post columnist David…

by | Sep 23, 2013

Tomorrow will be a proud day for Vladimir Putin. The foreign policy trail he blazed as a mentor to the world’s despots will be followed at high speed by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Putin showed the world how easy it…

by | Sep 16, 2013

The U.S.-Russian agreement, which is supposed to result in the seizure and disposition of Syria’s chemical weapons, is the crowning achievement of President Obama’s and Secretary of State Kerry’s diplomacy. Their achievements are threefold. First, they have given New York…

by | Sep 9, 2013

With public opinion against him, President Obama took his act to the G-20 meeting in St. Petersburg, Russia hoping that he could persuade European leaders to join in his idea of punishing but not destroying Syrian dictator Bashar Assad for…

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