Obama’s Win in Retrospect

We now have the opportunity to observe the last Presidential campaign for what it was and, accordingly, peer more clearly into the future. Barack Obama’s reelection was not a failure of democracy but can be viewed as a failure of American voters, marking a shameful period in American history. Rather than using the election as an opportunity to turn around the national deficit, the Presidential campaign was reduced to little more than pandering

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When Lightning Strikes

EDITOR’S NOTE: We are reposting the following article, which was originally published by FreedomWolf on December 3rd, 2012, due to an update on the status of the F-35 fighter jet. Recently, all F-35s have been grounded because of a “crack in the turbine blade of one of the planes.” US Represented feels that this discussion needs to be revisited in light of the considerable sum of money invested in this project. Picture courtesy

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Seeing Red: Modern Strategies of the GOP

THE OLD AND THE NEW Not long ago, the Republican Party stood largely for pragmatic military policy, stable economic measures, and sensible national and international diplomacy. Think of the impressive successes inspired by this political vision, such as when President Reagan pulled the country out of a recession and ended the Cold War. Unfortunately, as most will admit (including honest Republicans), the past decade has seen a deterioration of Grand Old Party values and tactics. Faced with

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The Unfriendly Skies

The Airline Deregulation Act of 1978 was implemented to remove government restrictions on the airline industry with regard to schedules, fares, and routes by allowing the airline companies to compete more effectively in the free market. History now shows that it has had the opposite effect on the industry. By 1983, Frank Lorenzo and his Texas Air Group had acquired Continental Airlines, a legacy carrier that had been operating since

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Peace Ain’t What It Used to Be

Since 1900, the Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to a group or individual who has furthered the cause of world peace. Recipients have included Henry Durant, Albert Einstein, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Now, another name can be added, rather ironically, to the long list of distinguished Nobel Laureates: the European Union (EU). This has sparked a great deal of controversy and criticism in the EU, especially among its

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