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Breaking down the Keystone pipeline fight

The Keystone pipeline has became a symbol for both sides of the debate – one claiming the pipeline would surely destroy the earth as we know it, and the other talking about it as if it deliver America’s economic rebirth. But here’s the thing - it didn’t have to be that way.

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Future of the GOP depends on being more diverse

The Republican Party we know today can barely get 20 percent of the non-white vote in presidential elections. That kind of political party can’t survive precisely because it is the non-white population that is growing, much faster than the white population.

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