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It’s Time For Leaders To Earn Back The People’s Trust

January 24, 2017 by

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By Sen. Mike Lee ~ Conventional wisdom holds that the great malady plaguing American life today is the toxic combination of political polarization and social fragmentation. And there’s a great deal of truth to this diagnosis. We are, as one astute observer put it, a “fractured republic,” fraught with intense divisions and deep anxieties that are […]

Deep Distrust Of The Government Is American Norm

February 9, 2014 by

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By Edwin Feulner, Ph.D. Founder of The Heritage Foundation ~ No one tests the historic optimism of the American people quite like your  average politician. Poll after poll finds a deep distrust of government, with more than two-thirds saying they can’t believe what they hear from  Washington. You don’t have to look far for examples […]