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Sen. Ben Sasse's new book has good lessons on why we hate each other

Sasse writes, “Saying that ‘civility matters’ is too simple — and too boring. What we need is something bigger: We need to believe that both the dignity of our opponents, and the character we aim to model for our kids, require some basic rules for public debate.”

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2018-11-13 10:15:00

Senator Ben Sasse says Jeff Sessions served with honor, replacement shouldn't end Mueller probe - Nebraska Radio Network

U.S Senator Ben Sasse says such an appointment would be a non-starter for him. He believes the probe, led by Special Prosecutor Bob Mueller, is critical to the security of the nation.


Sen. Ben Sasse stands out politically, and religiously, in the post-election GOP

When journalists have sifted through the tea leaves and the ashes left by campaign 2018, they'll doubtless be watching a singular Nebraskan, Sen. Ben Sasse, 46. He'll be the intellectual leader of Donald Trump-wary conservatives in Congress who embrace the Republicans' 1856-2015 heritage. Sasse will


Ben Sasse: I think it's less likely that someone primaries Trump in 2020 than others in Washington do

Don’t say Flake. No one likes him! Plus, instead of promoting him as a reasonable, principled alternative to Trump’s feral populism, dopey liberals would follow their instincts and spend the bulk of the campaign hounding him for his Kavanaugh vote.


Ben Sasse: Fake news is going to be harder and harder to detect

Flash forward two years and consider these hypotheticals. You’re seated at your desk, having taken your second sip of coffee and just beginning to contemplate the breakfast sandwich steaming in the bag in front of you. You click on your favorite news site, one you trust. “Unearthed Video Shows Presi


Bob Corker: I haven't ruled out running for president, you know

2020 WATCH: Will Sen. Bob Corker run for President???“I haven’t ruled it out.”— Natalie Andrews (@nataliewsj)November 13, 2018

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Sen. Jeff Flake: 'Somebody needs to run' against Trump in 2020 GOP primary

PHOENIX - We're still in the middle of counting the votes for who will fill Sen. Jeff Flake's seat next year after the Arizona Senator since 2013 said he will retire. But, the war of words between the soon-to-be-retired Flake and President Donald Trump continues. President Trump's squabbles with t


Episode 68: Revenge of the Corn | National Review

For the lastRemnantbefore the midterms, Jonah invites Senator Ben Sasse (R-Corn) back to theRemnantto discuss ‘Them,’ his new book about giant ants. Jonah also does some particularly pungent rank punditry.


Flake Urges a Primary Challenge to Trump

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) toldPoliticothat a Republican needs to challenge Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination in 2020.Said Flake: “I’ve not ruled it out. I’ve not ruled it in. Just, somebody needs to run on the Republican side.”Flake said both outgoing Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) and


Ben Sasse is right that loneliness is a core problem. Here's what he misses

When a U.S. senator sets pen to paper to explain the core problems of Washington and America as a whole, you don’t expect the explanation to come down to “loneliness.” But that’s the central message of Republican Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse’s new book, Them.The cruel irony is that Sasse is right, and th


Why Ben Sasse Quit Twitter for Half a Year—And What He Now Teaches His Family about Social Media

Senator Ben Sasse, author of the insightful new book,Them: Why We Hate Each Other—and How to Heal, writes about the six-month “sabbath” he took from social media and how he used it differently when he returned:


Podcast: James O’Keefe, Senator Ben Sasse - Say Anything

James O’Keefe from Project Veritas was on the radio show today to talk about undercover footage his group published showing staffers for Senator Heidi Heitkamp saying, among other things, that she’s not the moderate she’s campaigning as.


What to do: 4 can't-miss events in Washington this week

Republican Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska will appear at the National Press Club to discuss his book, "THEM: Why We Hate Each Other — and How to Heal." Lunch will be served in the club’s Holeman Lounge at 12:30 p.m., with remarks beginning at 1:00 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session. Sasse w


The Ben Sasse Hannity Attack

October 23, 2018, 12:05 amA book on the pale pastels of a Never Trumper senator.Nebraska’s Republican Senator Ben Sasse has a new book out. The book, is titledThem: Why We Hate Each Other — and How to Heal.I should note at the beginning that the Senator has a cordial relationship with theSpectator’s


The Cornhusker Berryian: Ben Sasse’s Argument for Rootedness

It was said of the late Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D-NY) that he had written more books than most senators had read. Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) seems to aspire to follow in Moynihan’s footsteps. Like Moynihan, Sasse has an academic background. With a doctorate in History from Yale, Sasse split


Republican Senator Ben Sasse criticized Trump's glorification of the assault of a journalist

While speaking with CNN's Jake Tapper on Sunday, though, the Nebraska lawmaker appeared ambivalent in his rebuke of the president, who on Thursday praised a Congressman for assaulting a journalist.


America's Loneliness Problem

Today on the Daily Standard Podcast, Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) joins host Charlie Sykes to talk about his new bookThem: Why We Hate Each Other--and How to Heal.How do social media, tribalism, and politics contribute to the real problem facing America, loneliness?The Daily Standard Podcast is sponsore


Ben Sasse knows the future | Glenn Beck | WVOC

< br />Do you think you've found your dream job and you're ready to put in a few decades and then retire? Sorry. That's not the way Ben Sasse sees it.Technology is disrupting us in ways never before seen in human history. Glenn has long said there will come a day when you can't trust your eyes and B


Ben Sasse: ‘You Don’t Bring a Bone Saw to an Accidental Fistfight’

– Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) told CNN’s “State of the Union With Jake Tapper” on Sunday that he doesn’t believe the Saudis’ version of what happened slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.“Saudi's got a lot of explaining to do, and I think everything should be on the table. The intel that I have read i


Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse Thinks American Politics are in a Bad Spot

“20 or 25 years ago, when you polled the American people, about 14% of folks thought the other political party was not just wrong, but actually evil,” says Sasse. “Today it’s 41%.”