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How Donald Trump Won the Debate

Frank Luntz utilizes an unusual apparatus to definitively evaluate who won a political debate: He takes a small sample of voters, hooks them up to an electronic device, turns on a TV, and carefully tabulates all the moments when they click “like” and “not like” while a politician speaks.

A message reading "All Lives Matter" is written on the pavement as police in riot gear cast shadows while standing in line ahead of a curfew Friday, May 1, 2015, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

For Hillary Clinton and Democrats, Not ALL Lives Matter

Have you noticed that in 2016, not ALL lives are created equal? At least, not according to Hillary Clinton, President Obama, the Democratic Party, and their knee-jerk, sycophantic sock-puppets in the mainstream media. In fact, there’s a color-coded, religion-specific pecking order to determining which lives matter most.

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 28: on the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 28, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including …

News, Notes, and Snark from the DNC

How exciting and action-packed was the 2016 Democratic National Convention? Pfizer hopes to bottle-it-up and sell it as a cure for insomnia!

Bill and Hillary Clinton, center, greet people as they exit the funeral for Mario Cuomo at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola in New York, Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Justice, When Your Name Is Not ‘Clinton’

Although FBI Director James Comey declined to recommend criminal charges against Hillary Clinton, his investigation confirmed an alarming number of statutory violations by the ex-Secretary of State.

President Barack Obama pauses while speaking at the Treasury Department in Washington, Tuesday, June 14, 2016, following a meeting with his National Security Council to get updates on the investigation into the attack in Orlando, Florida and review efforts to degrade and destroy ISIL. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

President Obama, Attack Terrorists, Not Strawmen

In the direct aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks – out of the simmering ashes of the Twin Towers and the smoldering remains of so many of our loved ones – America was momentarily united. Conservatives and liberals, Red America and Blue America … none of it mattered. We were one nation, united in common purpose, mourning and grieving together.

CARMEL, IN - MAY 02: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign stop at the Palladium at the Center for the Performing ArtsÊon May 2, 2016 in Carmel, Indiana. Trump continues to campaign leading up to the state of Indiana's primary day on Tuesday. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty …

It Wasn’t Trump who First Defied the Judiciary

With apologies to Mr. Taylor, there absolutely was a U.S. president in “recent memory” who outright defied the judiciary. In fact, his misconduct generated global headlines and triggered a constitutional crisis, which ultimately led to his impeachment.

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It’s Time for Conservatives to Consolidate for Trump

Trump is not a philosopher-king conservative. He’s not a purist. Instead, he’s a mercurial, Machiavellian executive who sidesteps obstacles, cuts corners, manipulates loopholes, gouges eyeballs and leverages positional assets to achieve what he wants. His focus is on outcomes – on winning – not on ideology.

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The Dallas Cowboys’ Draft Day Dilemma

The Dallas Cowboys are the ultimate Rorschach test for football fans: On one hand, they’re America’s Team – the most valuable, most glamorous sports franchise in North America. On the other, they’re a floundering, borderline-dysfunctional 4-12 organization that’s had one winning season in the last six years.

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The GOP’s Immigration Trump Card

Donald Trump has rocketed to the top-tier of GOP presidential polls, so naturally the greatest concern of the mainstream media is to determine how forcefully Republican leaders will condemn him.

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American Football vs. International Futbol

George Carlin’s classic critique of football and baseball strikes today as slightly yesterday. But his premise easily extrapolates to compare and contrast the good ol’ US of A and all our funny-sounding international neighbors, who seem to adore a kicky-kick sport (what we call “soccer”) managed by the honorable men of FIFA.

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The 10 Rules for Brand Building: Advice for NFL Prospects

The NFL is a business. That means, young athlete, that you are about to become a businessman—whether you want to or not. As a businessman, your most valuable long-term asset is your brand identity.

DeMarco Murray

Rushing into Oblivion: Underpaid and Unappreciated, Backs Look for Daylight in Pass-Happy NFL

It used to be one of the true glamour positions in all of American sports. Coveted and prized—its elite players enjoyed prestige, power, and respect. It commanded top-dollar and gave us the Heisman pose, for crying out loud! In the 1980s and 1990s, the Minnesota Vikings and the New Orleans Saints both paid a king’s ransom for just one of ’em (Herschel Walker and Ricky Williams respectively). Ah… what used to be.

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Kid Dynamite First Exploded in a Boxing Ring 30 Years Ago

On March 6, 1985, a stick of (Kid) Dynamite was tossed into the professional boxing ring at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany, New York. Less than two minutes into the first round, referee Luis Rivera mercifully stopped the fight. A short, squatty teenage heavyweight had just won his pro debut, destroying a stiff named Hector Mercedes.

Et Tu, Eric Cartman? NFL Gets the 'South Park' Treatment

Et Tu, Eric Cartman? NFL Gets the 'South Park' Treatment

During an offseason originally dominated with concussion-related litigation, it’s ironic that people now wonder if Roger Goodell’s head should be examined. The 32 franchise owners pay Goodell to maximize revenue, increase football’s popularity, and safeguard the NFL’s profit-model for generations

Political Lessons From the NFL Scandals

Political Lessons From the NFL Scandals

Confession: At first I was supportive of the NFL’s two-game suspension of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice. Why? Because the incident that ignited the scandal took place inside of a casino elevator, and casinos have security cameras everywhere (Initially, we only