Chris McDaniel: A Profile in Courage

“Without belittling the courage with which men have died, we should not forget those acts of courage with which men have lived.” So wrote Senator John F. Kennedy in his 1956 Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Profiles in Courage.

Courage can be defined as strength in the face of fear, pain, or grief. Political courage is showing such strength while doing what is right, even as pressure mounts from constituents, well-funded political action committees, or one’s political opponents. Kennedy well understood that elected officials face pressure to be liked, to be re-elected, and from special interest groups to do their bidding. 

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Repeal the Espionage Act?

Senator Rand Paul has taken some heat for a recent tweet that called for the repeal of the Espionage Act, passed by Congress in 1917 as America entered World War I. Since this law is the one that will likely be used against former president Donald Trump, in the latest attempt by the government to pin something on him, Paul’s detractors have taken to painting him with the same “Russian agent” brush they use for anyone who says anything in defense of Trump.

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Mississippi Needs Chris McDaniel as Lt. Governor

To outside political observers, a race for Lt. Governor in Mississippi might seem a strange electoral battle to expend a lot of time, energy, and money. In most statewide elections for state offices around the country, the fight is waged over the governorship, and rightfully so, since those offices tend to be quite powerful in many states of the Union. 

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The Two Presidents Whose Economic Policies Are Most Misunderstood By Historians

This article was originally published at on March 5, 2022 and The Epoch Times on March 9, 2022.

One is viewed as among America’s greatest presidents; the other perhaps the worst of all. One is hailed as a savior; the other as a failure. One is given memorials to enshrine his name for all time; the other is pushed into the sea of forgetfulness.

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