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Dan Liljenquist
Dan Liljenquist is a former state senator and U.S. Senate candidate.

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So far — at the time of this writing two days into the convention — I can’t tell if we are watching a comedy or a tragedy unfold. Leave it to Donald Trump to keep us guessing.
The heartfelt pleas of Diamond Reynolds and David Brown have inspired me. They give me hope that out of such tragedies we might chart a new course forward.
By arguing that there are no precedents to fit “these facts” says more about the unprecedented nature of Clinton’s gross negligence than about the legal likelihood of a conviction.
Trump’s populist economic plan is reminiscent of the Luddite movement in England in the early 1900s. I’m not surprised that Trump is playing the Luddite in the general election as his populist messa...
On paper, Venezuela should be a prosperous country. It has huge oil reserves, rich agricultural land, vast mineral wealth and a literate population. So what happened?
It is both natural and proper for a society — still in shock over what happened and mourning for those lost — to re-evaluate, remediate and reorient, with the hope that future tragedies might be pre...
For years, the Puerto Rican government used the plain language of its constitution and its favorable tax status to lure investors into buying its bonds.
“Neurosis is always a substitute for legitimate suffering.” — Carl Jung. Puerto Rico is suffering from a collective neurosis. Government leaders everywhere must embrace the principles of legit...
Over the next couple of months, leading up to the Republican National Convention, Trump can make significant progress in cementing his credibility as a leader and in unifying the Republican Party if he provides...
I am pleased to see that Congress has refused to bail out Puerto Rico. A bailout is not the answer.