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BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS

Ben Boychuk and Joel Mathis are journalists who happen to disagree about most of the issues of the day. Boychuk is a conservative with a contrarian streak, while Mathis is a liberal with a libertarian view. Red-Blue America is distributed by McClatchy-Tribune News Service. Reach Ben Boychuk at bboychuk-@city-journal.org, Joel Mathis at joelmmathis@gmail.com.

Articles by BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS

RED-BLUE AMERICA: Is it liberty or bias in Kansas? RED-BLUE AMERICA: Is it liberty or bias in Kansas?
22 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
The Indiana Gazette continues a new weekly editorial page face-off, by opposing writers on a topic of interest. Today, Ben Boychuck and Joel Mathis debate the freedom to disagree with gay marriage. [Read More]
RED-BLUE AMERICA: Obamacare hurting work ethic? RED-BLUE AMERICA: Obamacare hurting work ethic?
23 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
The Indiana Gazette continues a weekly editorial page face-off, by opposing writers on a topic of interest. Today, Ben Boychuck and Joel Mathis debate the impact of the Affordable Health Care Act. [Read More]
RED-BLUE AMERICA: Winner, losers in farm bill? RED-BLUE AMERICA: Winner, losers in farm bill?
24 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
The Indiana Gazette continues a new weekly editorial page face-off, by opposing writers on a topic of interest. Today, Ben Boychuck and Joel Mathis debate the substance of the recently-passed farm bill. [Read More]
RED-BLUE AMERICA: Executive orders overreaching? RED-BLUE AMERICA: Executive orders overreaching?
25 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
The Indiana Gazette continues a weekly editorial page face-off, by opposing writers on a topic of interest. Today, Ben Boychuck and Joel Mathis debate the range of the president's powers. [Read More]
RED BLUE AMERICA: Do abortion clinics need buffer? RED BLUE AMERICA: Do abortion clinics need buffer?
27 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
The Indiana Gazette continues a new weekly editorial page face-off, by opposing writers on a topic of interest. Today, Ben Boychuck and Joel Mathis debate the regulations on abortion clinic protests. [Read More]
RED-BLUE AMERICA: Is it OK to expose U.S. secrets? RED-BLUE AMERICA: Is it OK to expose U.S. secrets?
28 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
The Indiana Gazette continues a new weekly editorial page face-off, by opposing writers on a topic of interest. Today, Ben Boychuck and Joel Mathis debate the cost of revealing American government secrets. [Read More]
RED-BLUE AMERICA: What did we get wrong in 2013? RED-BLUE AMERICA: What did we get wrong in 2013?
29 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Dueling columnists Ben Boychuk and Joel Mathis own up: "What did we get wrong in 2013?" [Read More]
RED-BLUE AMERICA: About that handshake RED-BLUE AMERICA: About that handshake
32 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Should American leaders avoid handshakes with dictators? Why? Red-Blue America columnists Joel Mathis and Ben Boychuk debate the issue. [Read More]
RED-BLUE AMERICA: Pitting religion against health care RED-BLUE AMERICA: Pitting religion against health care
33 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Which is more important: Religious freedom or access to health care? The Supreme Court said it will accept a case in which employers challenge Obamacare’s mandate they provide contraceptive coverage as part of the health insurance package they provide their workers. [Read More]
RED-BLUE AMERICA: Saying thanks during holidays
34 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
What can we be thankful for this holiday season? The holiday season is a time when many Americans try to let thoughts of politics recede in favor of good will toward their neighbors. (Or not: Sometimes we get stuck arguing politics with distant family members at the holiday meal.) [Read More]
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