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Rick Jensen

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Jensen: Kavanaugh hearing: hypocrisy on both sides

Hurricane Florence tearing up the south Atlantic coast is nothing compared to the hypocrisies tearing up our country over Christine Blasey Ford’s accusation that Brett Kavanaugh tried to pull off her clothes at an alcohol-fueled house party when they were teenage minors.

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Jensen: Do you really want democratic socialism?

Heading into the midterms, it’s a good idea to take stock of what you really want and don’t want from “your” government.

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Jensen: A Philly man’s detention in Africa should not be ignored

When good people fight for freedom and peace, the rest of us should fight for them.

Jensen: What the government knows what’s best for you

When government “nudges” people into new behaviors, resistance is often ugly.

Jensen: Embracing violence is not what our politics needs

The Democratic Party wants you to be so angry that you are embracing violence and ostracizing everyone who disagrees with your views. Leadership doesn’t seem to want it to be too obvious.

Canada is actually the bully on tariffs

It’s amusing to see liberal Americans “virtue signaling” the world by “apologizing” for Trump for “attacking” Canadian Prime Minster Justin Trudeau.

Jensen: Media continues to lie about Trump

The problem with the “fake news” meme is that such fabrications exist in two places — online at sites dedicated to creating falsehoods and mainstream news outlets.

Jensen: Police dogs and ‘Reefer Madness’

Years ago, a propaganda film entitled “Reefer Madness” depicted first-time cannabis smokers turning into instant maniacs, hallucinating, killing and raping after just a couple of puffs.

Jensen column: Stop worrying about Tide pods

“So you know all those kids who are dying from eating those laundry pods on YouTube?”

Jensen column: Two horrible actions for republicans

President Trump won the election as a populist.

Jensen column: This week’s profiles in political courage

Arizona Republican Jeff Flake proudly stood before America this week and crowed, “Mr. President, I rise today to address a matter that has been much on my mind, at a moment when it seems that our democracy is more defined by our discord and our dysfunction than it is by our values and our principles.”

Jensen column: There is no personal information

Your personal information is most likely out there for criminals to use.

Jensen column: Sean Spicer ruins the party for liberals

The (liberal) image makeover of Sean Spicer is dramatic, flamboyant and, well, very “Hollywood.”

Jensen column: Media reports on the antifa, finally

The Washington Post headline is absolutely astonishing: “Black-clad antifa members attack peaceful right-wing demonstrators in Berkeley”