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Do Steel Tariffs Put Americans First?

by David Teitelbaum (Principles: It all begins with Respect. ) - March 07, 2018

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www.politicalwritinggame.com

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Various

Goal(s) of Discussion: President Donald Trump’s core belief that the U.S. can make better trade deals is about to be put to the test. If he’s right, Americans will win. If he is wrong, a harmful trade war looms.

Should Democrats Trade The Wall For the Dreamers?

by Marvan Buren (Principles: Politics is a contact sport) - January 15, 2018

Goal(s) of Discussion: Young people are being held hostage by crass political calculations on both sides. They will eventually get a pathway to citizenship but they are going to have to wait a little longer.

How Many Wins Did Trump Record In 2017?

by David Teitelbaum (Principles: It all begins with Respect. ) - December 30, 2017

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www.politicalwritinggame.com

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Various

Goal(s) of Discussion: You can’t win a game until the game is over. Trump is making progress on many of his promises but, just like in sports, those leads can slip away quickly.

Is Bipartisanship A Good Thing?

by David Teitelbaum (Principles: It all begins with Respect. ) - December 24, 2017

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www.politicalwritinggame.com

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Various

Goal(s) of Discussion: The little that gets done in Washington DC is like sandcastles on the beach - wiped away with the tide of the next Administration. That needs to change.

Goal(s) of Discussion: There is no peace process to “derail” or to “jump start.” Maybe many years down the road, we’ll say this mattered but for now, it’s hard to see anything changing very much.

Is America On The Brink Of Civil War?

by United States Grant (Principles: Peace Through Strength) - December 01, 2017

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www.takethatgenerallee.com

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Military Campaigns

Goal(s) of Discussion: America currently has two opposing sides, deeply mistrustful of each other, and willing to fight for their cause. That is a prescription for violence and maybe even war.

The Enabler-In-Chief Is Gone

by Marvan Buren (Principles: Politics is a contact sport) - November 03, 2017

Goal(s) of Discussion: For six long years, President Barrack Obama allowed Congress to completely abdicate its Constitutional responsibilities. President Donald J. Trump is having none of it.

The Cynical Strategy Of VP Mike Pence

by Lynn B. Johnson (Principles: Power - use it or lose it) - November 02, 2017

Goal(s) of Discussion: When Nancy Reagan looked lovingly at her husband, she meant it. When Mike Pence looks lovingly at Donald Trump, it is part of a cynical strategy to steal his job – and his supporters.

Extend The Iran Nuclear Deal – Don’t End It!

by Trick Nixon (Principles: None) - October 07, 2017

Goal(s) of Discussion: Killing the Iran deal will lead directly to Iran becoming a nuclear power. There will be no “replace” if we “repeal” the deal. We must fix it instead.

Why Are We Even Discussing Tax Cuts?

by David Teitelbaum (Principles: It all begins with Respect. ) - October 04, 2017

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www.politicalwritinggame.com

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Various

Goal(s) of Discussion: Republicans are searching frantically for a reason to justify massive tax cuts. But alas, in 2017, tax cuts are a solution in search of a problem. Congress should do something useful instead.