Author: Dave Spencer

The Game Has Changed

I have been a proud member of the Republican Party for all of my adult life. But the GOP’s divisiveness, dysfunction and lack of conscience, along with the continuing chaos generated by an administration that seems to simply govern by going from one crisis to another, has made that relationship untenable.

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Will Dems Snatch Defeat from the Jaws of Victory?

Let’s say you’re a serious football fan and have rooted for your favorite team most of your adult life. They’re heading to the conference finals again, two years after suffering a shocking loss in the Super Bowl to an underdog led by an inexperienced, erratic quarterback.

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Turn Down the Noise on Social Media

Since I founded Practically Republican in 2014 – and particularly since the 2016 campaign – I have seen the conversations on our Facebook page and Twitter feed become increasingly vitriolic, with civil debate becoming more like civil war.

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Getting in Facebook’s Face

As Mark Zuckerberg rightfully squirms in his seat over the Facebook user-data breach by Cambridge Analytica, millions of people are asking themselves, “Should I delete my Facebook account?”

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When Civil Debate Becomes Civil War

Our system of government is based on the concept of compromise, a process that requires three key elements: open communication, good faith negotiation and each side making concessions to solve problems for the common good.

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A Message from Founder Dave Spencer


As a fifth-generation Rockefeller, my family has a long history of public service. But I’m not running for office. I’m simply a concerned citizen who loves his country and has a passion for politics. My goal is to connect reasonable, rational Americans who, regardless of their traditional political affiliations, will vote the candidates, the issues and their consciences. Whether we like each other or not, we must each put country over party.

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