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Michael Rummel

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Founder and Editor-in-Chief at The Common Courtesy. History and politics junkie. I enjoy long rants on the beach and making funny faces at dogs.

Immigration and Dehumanization – The Crisis on The Border

Gas canisters fly through the air and land in the sandy soil, releasing their stifling contents. Armed men in uniforms bark orders...

WIll the Blue Wave Wash over GA-6?

Few things are clear in the political landscape of 2018. Predictable trends and strategies haven’t found a place in a political landscape so thoroughly...

What Tax Bill?

Republicans rode into 2018 on a high; they passed a momentous tax bill (which included the repeal of the individual mandate, a major blow...

‘The Memo’ and the Need for Reform of the Intelligence Community

The firestorm set off last week by House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes is undoubtedly an event of political theater, but the attention it has...

Interview with GA-10 Congressional Candidate Joe Hunt

Caleb Herrin and Michael Rummel sit down with Joe Hunt to discuss jobs, education, immigration, and more! https://soundcloud.com/user-696304133/common-courtesy-interview-with-joe-hunt-congressional-candidate-for-ga-10

Senate Democrats Should Fund the Government and CHIP

In a rare win-win of bipartisanship, Democrats can save CHIP, maintain course on DACA, and keep government from shutting down

The President’s Sinister War on the Press

Last weekend, the President of the United States personally called for a journalist to be fired. The American public should be deeply concerned by...

Ending Net Neutrality Will Hurt Startups and Small Businesses

The FCC is preparing to cripple the greatest information and media revolution since the printing press. As a place for unfettered access to knowledge and...

Moving the Embassy to Jersualem is Incredibly Dangerous

Vice President Pence today stated that Trump is still ‘actively considering’ moving the U.S. Embassy to Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The move...

State of the States: Florida

The Sunshine State is still struggling with the effects of Hurricane Irma. While the devastation in Puerto Rico has (understandably) dominated national news coverage,...