“Sleep walking through history”

Newt Gingrich is a historian.

That makes him kind of unique among contemporary political figures who forget history; who rewrite history; and who sleep walk through history (his line).

At last night’s Republican National Convention, Newt Gingrich said it is no longer acceptable to have our leaders lie to the American people about the threat of Islamic terrorism. We can no longer ignore history.

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Dr. Carson’s campaign is about ‘to go under the knife’

I have a friend who is a passionate supporter of Dr. Ben Carson.

Dr. Carson’s campaign just had its top three people resign, leaving the status of his campaign in doubt.

Nonetheless, Dr. Carson’s impressive resume’ shouldn’t be forgotten, as Tiffinay Compiano writes in today’s Des Moines Register:

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