By Tom Quiner As family comes into town for the Thanksgiving holiday, politics inevitably comes up. Most of my family at this year’s celebration leans right, but almost all of them despise the current occupant of the White House. When I’m asked what I think about the Trump presidency, I respond that I like the…

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By Tom Quiner Wow! Laura Ingraham brought the house down at last night’s Republican National Convention. I don’t agree with Ms. Ingraham or Donald Trump on everything, but Ingraham certainly rallied the troops last night. The audience was particularly vocal when she challenged the mainstream media to do their job and actually report on the…

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My caucus was packed.

Hundreds of Republicans packed into what used to be the old cafeteria of my junior high school.

Nearly a half a century ago, I lunched with my chums in this room sweating over an upcoming test or talking about the pretty girls sitting across the room.

Tonight, the stakes were higher. Members of my community were going to weigh in on who they thought should be the next president of the United States…

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