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Robert McClure: 2020 — an agenda for opportunity

We should debate enthusiastically and disagree vigorously. Welcome to January 2020 — the start of another 60-day Legislative Session and the commencement of what I fully expect to be the single wildest presidential election cycle of my lifetime (and I’ve been around for a lot of them). As policymakers from [...]

By |2020-06-03T16:02:42-04:00January 14th, 2020|Press|Comments Off on Robert McClure: 2020 — an agenda for opportunity

Reflecting on Conservatism at the End of the Decade

By Robert McClure Wednesday, 18 December 2019 04:15 PM We are fast approaching a new year, a new decade, and a new election cycle. Like many of you, I did the Facebook 10-year photo challenge and marveled at the visible changes in myself, my family, my home state, and indeed my [...]

By |2020-06-03T16:07:05-04:00December 19th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on Reflecting on Conservatism at the End of the Decade

NBA, Nike Should Be Defending Liberty for Hong Kong

By Robert McClure Tuesday, 12 November 2019 05:55 PM As violence worsens (seemingly every day) in Hong Kong, finding answers becomes more abysmal for the NBA. Early into this year's preseason, Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey tweeted out support for protesters in Hong Kong. Following the tweet — which was [...]

By |2020-06-03T16:13:08-04:00November 13th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on NBA, Nike Should Be Defending Liberty for Hong Kong

Blockchain Voting Could Prevent Election Recounts

By Robert McClure Monday, 23 September 2019 11:02 AM I am old enough to remember the chaos of the 2000 presidential election in Florida.Now approaching its 20-year anniversary, the vote tally between George W. Bush and Al Gore was so close it triggered a machine recount, hand recount, and lawsuits in [...]

By |2020-06-03T16:26:33-04:00September 30th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on Blockchain Voting Could Prevent Election Recounts

White House Event Shows Conservative Values Best for the Environment

Often, conservatives are unfairly criticized for not putting “sufficient” emphasis on expressed plans for environmental preservation. It is a widely held (but inaccurate) belief that conservative policy puts profit motives above the stewardship of our environment. And while it may help to rile up the liberal base, the reality on [...]

By |2020-06-03T16:45:10-04:00July 12th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on White House Event Shows Conservative Values Best for the Environment

John Adams, Ronald Sullivan point out sad irony at Harvard | Opinion

Tallahassee Democrat By: Robert McClure June 24, 2019 One of my favorite shows of all time is HBO's "John Adams." It took less memorable pieces of American history and presented their human aspects. We got a glimpse into the emotions, family dynamics and overwhelming frustrations of the colonists on the cusp of declaring independence. [...]

By |2020-06-03T16:49:53-04:00June 25th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on John Adams, Ronald Sullivan point out sad irony at Harvard | Opinion

From John Adams to Ronald Sullivan, how far Harvard has fallen

by J. Robert McClure III June 07, 2019 10:48 AM One of my favorite shows of all time was HBO's miniseries on the life of John Adams. I remember watching it more than 10 years ago when it first came out. It took pieces of American history that may not [...]

By |2020-06-05T15:15:33-04:00June 10th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on From John Adams to Ronald Sullivan, how far Harvard has fallen

Legislative session brought Florida forward in many ways | Opinion

By: Robert McClure May 14, 2019 The 2019 Legislative session just came to a close, and what a difference a year makes! It has been an eventful six months. Coming off the heels of a 2018 election that saw the Sunshine State buck the “Blue Wave,” Floridians elected Ron DeSantis to [...]

By |2020-06-05T16:19:26-04:00May 15th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on Legislative session brought Florida forward in many ways | Opinion

The Future of Free Speech in Higher Education Resides in Florida

By: Robert McClure Thursday, 09 May 2019 5:06PM In what may prove to be the most significant action by any state’s higher education leaders in more than a decade, the presidents of all 12 state universities in Florida recently released a joint statement affirming their commitment to “full and open [...]

By |2020-05-18T14:50:19-04:00May 10th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on The Future of Free Speech in Higher Education Resides in Florida

Save the Internet Act Isn’t a Real Solution

By Robert McClure Friday, 29 March 2019 01:57 PM Once again, the Left is trying to take control of the internet. With the introduction of the “Save the Internet Act,” Speaker Pelosi has shown the true color of leftists: avoid real solutions and focus on fundraising. The Democrats’ Save the Internet [...]

By |2020-06-08T13:01:19-04:00April 1st, 2019|Press|Comments Off on Save the Internet Act Isn’t a Real Solution