Rational Takes from a Pragmatic Idealist

Helping folks understand a crazy world with rational takes from a former CIA officer and congressman on current events, foreign policy, and technological advances.

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AMERICAN REBOOT is a clear-eyed path forward for America, rooted in the timeless ideals of bipartisanship, inclusivity, and democratic values. It’s a political playbook for the future of our country.

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Getting Big Things Done

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Most people realize the way we solve problems is by empowering people, not the government.


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I don’t care who you are or where you live. You want to be able to put food on your table, a roof over your family and to ensure the people you love are healthy and happy.
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Will Hurd - Technology change analysis

The technological change we are going to see in the next 30 years is going to make the change we saw in the last 30 years look insignificant.
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Will Hurd - Education inequality

We have income inequality because we have education inequality. We have to prepare our kids for jobs that don’t exist today.
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Will Hurd - Jobs and Economy, empowering people

American economic and military dominance is no longer guaranteed. Prosperity is a product of empowering people not the Government.
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Will Hurd - National Security

America has become an exceptional nation not because of what we have taken but what we have given.
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Will Hurd - Leadership. William Hurd Portrait

There has been and continues to be a lack of leadership in Washington, D.C. Leaders should inspire not fearmonger.
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“America has become an exceptional nation not because of what we have taken but because of what we have given.” Will Hurd signature in white