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Rob McKenna

Symbolism vs. effectiveness in helping the environment

“Virtue signaling” is a term that gets knocked around these days. In its defense, it is at least part of a discussion about the importance of virtues – something we could use more of in this era, not less. But the problem with virtue signaling is that it isn’t substantive. It’s frequently just cheap and easy symbolism. How often do you associate symbolism with solutions of … [Read More]

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McKenna on KIRO: How a new justice might change 2nd Amendment cases

KIRO 97.3 host Dave Ross asked Rob about the possible confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court and what it could mean for 2nd Amendment cases. The … [Read More]

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McKenna on KIRO: Just what, exactly, is an emolument?

KIRO 97.3 host Dave Ross asked Rob about the constitution’s emoluments clause and what that means for President Trump’s business interests. A federal judge recently … [Read More...]

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Jim Keough

Why the Janus v. AFSCME court decision matters

In his Gettysburg Address President Abraham Lincoln did not close by saying, “Government of the government employees, by the government employees, for the government employees.” Yet, for the past couple of decades that is exactly what has occurred in our country. No other entity spends as much money to influence government policies and has as much control over a political … [Read More]