John Peterson

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Name: John Peterson
Date registered: December 5, 2016

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  1. Mandate to Govern — March 27, 2017
  2. Republicans Learning to “Govern???” — March 26, 2017

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Mar 27

Mandate to Govern

After the 2016 Presidential and Congressional Elections, we often heard comments about “the election representing a mandate from the people” that the respective group would follow. The problem with these statements is that they were applied to groups with widely varying understandings of what that mandate involved. The Freedom Caucus believes they have a mandate …

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Mar 26

Republicans Learning to “Govern???”

Since the disaster of the American Healthcare Act, there have been several prominent Republicans talking about the difficulties that the Republican Party seems to have with being the governing party rather than the opposition party. It would seem to me that in our country’s form of Government, both parties are supposed to be “governing” rather …

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