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Bryan Griffin: Changing The Rules To Win

Mar 31, 2021

The political narratives have become so intense that no action is too extreme. Racism, wealth inequality, and climate disaster lurk around every corner. Even the rules shouldn’t stand in the way of advancing their political agenda, say the Democrats, if their motivations are so true.

Republicans need to do more to push back against the notion that election integrity measures are designed to suppress voting.

Bryan Griffin: Three Dangerous Trends In Our Politics

Feb 24, 2021

It’s time to speak plainly about some of the most dangerous trends of our current political climate.

Bryan Griffin: The Decisionmakers

Feb 10, 2021

On February 4th, Molly Ball writing for Time Magazine wrote an article titled “The Secret History of the Shadow Campaign That Saved the 2020 Election.”

Bryan Griffin: Back To The Same Old Song And Dance

Jan 27, 2021

Donald Trump’s final ride on Air Force One departed Joint Base Andrews to the song My Way projected over loudspeakers on the runway.

Bryan Griffin: Speak Up!

Jan 13, 2021

The President has been deplatformed. Parler, an app designed specifically to be an alternative to mainstream social media, has been shut down. Twitter, Facebook, Amazon, and Google have all dropped the guillotine on conservatives. From their public statements, it is clear that these big companies all share the same politics and have collectively decided to punish members of the opposing ideology.

Bryan Griffin: America’s New Year’s Resolutions

Dec 30, 2020

What’s your New Year’s resolution? To get fit and work on your wellness? To learn an instrument or a language? To save or to give? Maybe to take that next step towards something big in your life?

Bryan Griffin: The Government Can’t Be Our Salvation

Dec 16, 2020

As Biden makes moves to transition into the Oval Office, there’s a theme forming among his speeches and cabinet picks: the government will solve all of your problems.

Bryan Griffin: Great Reset? No Thanks.

Nov 25, 2020

Remember in 2009 when then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton traveled to Russia with a big, red, plastic button that she thought said “Reset”? Well, she presented it to her counterpart in the Russian Foreign Ministry only to be informed that the button read “overload” and was more reminiscent of an industrial emergency stop button than any sort of reset.

Bryan Griffin: Election Wins And Losses

Nov 11, 2020

The dust is settling from the 2020 U.S. election season.

Bryan Griffin: Limited Government’s Last Stand

Oct 28, 2020

Our choice next week has been billed widely as ‘the most consequential election of a lifetime.’

Are COVID restrictions still worth the cost?

Amy Coney Barrett’s legal career and curriculum vitae merit confirmation to the Supreme Court. 

Bryan Griffin: It’s Disingenuous

Sep 16, 2020

We’re in the middle of a painfully disingenuous election cycle. Can Democrats reconcile their inconsistencies, or is it all only as deep as the votes it can buy?

Bryan Griffin: Voters Aren’t Buying It

Sep 2, 2020

There’s a great divide in this country.

The Democrats spent most of their recent convention trying to make the case that the divide belongs solely to the President.

Bryan Griffin: Just Give Us The Facts

Aug 19, 2020

Is objective journalism dead?

It’s certainly been sacrificed on the altar of hate for the administration – and to the new truth of the progressive narrative.

Bryan Griffin: The Disunited Tribes Of America

Aug 5, 2020

“Remember,” said John Adams, our second President, “Democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide.”

Bryan Griffin: The Death Of The Pursuit Of Truth

Jul 22, 2020

“I cited their study, so they disavowed it,” writes Heather Mac Donald. Ms. Mac Donald is a political commentator and fellow at the Manhattan Institute.

Bryan Griffin: The Values Of A Conservative

Jul 1, 2020

In 1964, future President Ronald Reagan was addressing a crowd of conservatives about the upcoming presidential election. He had recently switched from the Democratic Party, and this speech would launch him into national prominence. He told these conservatives:

Bryan Griffin: The Picture Of The Progressive Left

Jun 17, 2020

In Oscar Wilde’s famous novel The Picture of Dorian Grey, a man is beset with a unique curse. Invincible to harm and age, every ailment or injury that befalls him is transferred to a portrait of himself. If he views it, the wounds would then become his own, so he avoids it. Not knowing what his portrait holds, in time, he becomes dangerously unconcerned with what he has become. His inability to see the portrait of his true self is his undoing.

George Floyd was murdered, and he deserves justice.

Bryan Griffin: One Person, One Vote

May 20, 2020

Will the coronavirus pandemic take the American election system’s integrity as another casualty?

At a press conference this past weekend, Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot issued a stern warning to those gathering for social events in the city: “"We will take you to jail, period."

If America is increasingly looking to determine how much bigger we should grow the government, big-government China should be the most alarming possible outcome.

The Coronavirus pandemic has once again shown the world the failures of big government. I hope people take notice.

Bryan Griffin: Having A Choice

Mar 18, 2020

Democrats vying to unseat Trump are promising a lot of “universal” things.

Bryan Griffin: Life And Death

Mar 4, 2020

Don’t be fooled by the promises from Democratic socialist candidates to erase your personal debt. There will be enormous cost to you.

In January, the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum commemorated the seventy-fifth anniversary of the liberation of the concentration camp from its horrific Nazi founders. The director of the museum, Piotr Cywinski, made the following remark:

The Israeli-Palestinian peace plan proposed by the Trump Administration last week is a serious offer at a mutually beneficial solution to a long-time conflict. However, the Palestinians aren’t serious.

Bryan Griffin: Good Government Needs Renewal

Jan 23, 2020

As the Senate hosts the President’s impeachment trial, I think back to the process that brought us here.