Ryan Shucard

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Ryan Shucard
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Pursuing the Lab Leak Hypothesis is Worth More to America than Merely Knowing its Origins
By Ryan Shucard
Last week, the U.S. Senate unanimously voted to cut taxpayer funding for the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) and the ...
June 11, 2021
Will Today Be the Day 'Solutions Journalism' Finally Backfires?
By Ryan Shucard
Today is Election Day. Numbers rule this day. Intangibles matter not and it’s too late to triage the decades-long decay ...
November 03, 2020
Term Limits. Now, More Than Ever.
By Ryan Shucard
In an era where every truly systemic issue in Washington has alluded America’s politicians for decades, political dynasties, big money, ...
August 15, 2020
Why Are We Ignoring America’s Most Elemental Instrument of Change?
By Ryan Shucard
Voting is our people’s greatest mechanism for change. It is arguably our only avenue for which we peaceably exercise our ...
June 11, 2020
COVID’s New Normal Proves Results Matter More than Cheap Lines at 2020’s Ballot Box
By Ryan Shucard
It’s no secret many of our representatives enjoy easy reelection prospects. Fewer and fewer must actually show their mettle, deliver ...
May 19, 2020
America Has Been Funding Dangerous Entities in China. It Has to End.
By Ryan Shucard
Speaking with White House pool reporters about the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic, National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien recently remarked, ...
May 16, 2020
Coronavirus Swept Away America’s Impeachment ‘Hangover’ but Important Lessons Remain
By Ryan Shucard
The dust has settled on impeachment but only as a result of the current COVID-19 pandemic. Otherwise, the American public ...
April 04, 2020
McConnell Helps Deliver Decisive Blow to Win the ‘War on Carp’
By Ryan Shucard
I get it, with all the impeachment and war with Iran hysteria, why would anyone care to cover the ongoing ...
January 11, 2020
New White House Petition Challenges Trump to Build the Wall
By Ryan Shucard
Perhaps more than any other phrase in President Trump’s lexicon, “build the wall” remains his most popular campaign rallying tool ...
October 03, 2019
War Powers: Back to Congress or Back to War?
By Ryan Shucard
Reasonable citizens and sensible politicians acknowledge unforeseen global crises, regional security incidents, and clandestine military operations are unavoidable realities for ...
August 22, 2019
An ‘Easy Fix’ Congress Routinely Ignores. Time is Up
By Ryan Shucard
The congressional appropriations process is both complex and complicated. Of the 12 annual appropriations bills debated and negotiated in Congress, ...
July 15, 2019
Freedom Fighters: Return to Sender?
By Ryan Shucard
Dealing with a complicated and fragile situation somewhere in the Middle East has become an expected staple within the massive ...
June 15, 2019
Riches by Regulation: Communities’ Most Trusted Healthcare Workforce Needlessly Overburdened
By Ryan Shucard
For nearly 20 years, the nursing profession has resided atop Gallup’s most trusted professionals list. Hardly anyone would dispute the ...
May 17, 2019
When Commonsense Becomes Modernization
By Ryan Shucard
For Congressman Ken Buck (R-CO), and members of a recently established Select Committee, the effort to modernize Congress is serious ...
April 20, 2019
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