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Lance Armstrong is Free (Gordon Chaffin)

Lance Armstrong, arguably the greatest cyclist in human history, was cleared of all doping allegations last week when the U.S. federal investigation on him and his former teammates came to a close. These investigations, when they end without conviction, are never declarations of innocence. The fact is, the government prosecutor never found proof that Lance … Continue reading

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The Election that Inspires None (Gordon Chaffin)

Last week, America got two more chances to hear from the Republicans vying for their party’s presidential nomination. The two debates focused on the two most pressing issues facing our next president, probably the next few presidents: the economy and foreign policy. How is America going to create jobs for the 20 million unemployed, underemployed … Continue reading

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2012 Election Predictions: Is Washington Even Listening Anymore? (Gordon Chaffin)

I’ve spent the last few weeks of 2011 thinking deeply about the 2012 Elections — the Presidential race and the fight to control Capitol Hill in the 113th Congress that begins January 2013. To the pundits inside the Capital Beltway, the talking heads and the Acela corridor columnists, the 2012 Election has so many storylines. There’s … Continue reading

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Why Jon Huntsman’s Campaign Failed (Gordon Chaffin)

Earlier this week, Jon Huntsman dropped out of the race for the Republican presidential nomination. After finishing third in New Hampshire, the state where he had put nearly all his money and time, he couldn’t continue on to South Carolina. This two-term Utah governor, Ambassador to Singapore (for Pres. George W. Bush) and Ambassador to … Continue reading