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George W. Bush: ‘Evil is real’

George W. Bush 34By Lynn R. Mitchell

“Evil is real. There is no light grey. Murdering innocent people to move a political point of view has been, is, and always will be evil.” -George W. Bush (2015)

Former President George W. Bush had a heaping helping of his usual optimistic leadership advice for an audience earlier this week at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor as part of the McLane Lecture series (see Former President George W. Bush visits Central Texas). But he was also a realist about terrorism that continues in today’s world.

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Eric Cantor returns to Washington … and Wall Street

Eric Cantor 6By Lynn R. Mitchell

The libertarians-tea partiers of the 7th Congressional District of Virginia didn’t want Eric Cantor to represent them anymore. It looks as if they did him a favor because, as we all suspected, he landed on his feet.

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Day 25 … @BobMcDonnell: Closing arguments to begin

By Lynn R. Mitchell

Day 25 … @BobMcDonnell  #standwithbob  #prayforvictory

Closing arguments set to begin in McDonnells’ trial by Matt Zapotosky, Rosalind S. Helderman, and Mary Pat Flaherty with the Washington Post.

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Barack Obama: ‘We don’t have a strategy yet’

By Lynn R. Mitchell

What a difference in American leaders.

President Barack Obama: “We don’t have a strategy yet.” – speaking about ISIS

President George W. Bush: “We will not waver; we will not tire; we will not falter, and we will not fail.” –after 9/11

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