We pray that the incoming new year and decade will be better. On this New Year's Eve 2019, even Lil Jon and Senator Brian Schatz might agree.
How Republicans respond to these developments will tell us a great deal about our two-party system, and whether a new conservative party is needed.
The History Channel announced it has scrapped plans to produce a true-crime docudrama centered on the impeachment of President Bill Clinton.
The GOP needs to repeal Obamacare in its entirety before it even begins thinking about a replacement.
Trump is a loose cannon; Republicans may wish to distance themselves, but it's time to think less about political careers and more about the country they serve.
Too liberal for its conservatives and too insider for the iconoclasts, the GOP old guard will be absent or diminished at the RNC. What will the new GOP look like?
The presidency seems like a slam dunk for the Democrats and is theirs to lose. However that is what we said in 1980—when Reagan won.
Whether tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of messy democracy—or put an end to it.
WASHINGTON, March 16, 2016 — This 2016 presidential campaign is different from any other. On the Democrats’ side, through the use of super delegates, their likely candidate has been selected by party leaders, although she may not be legally permitted to run. On the Republican side, the entire party establishment wants anyone except Donald Trump. ...
Trump's Michigan win underscores the reality of the political revolt; Cruz’s second-place finish and Idaho win leave the GOP establishment with nothing to salvage.
The Donald is is leading the GOP pack because he comes across as a man with a mission: He loves this country and is tired of seeing it lose out.
WASHINGTON, February 2, 2016 — When President Obama won re-election in 2012, the Rev. Franklin Graham (son of Rev. Billy Graham) told the Christian Broadcasting Network, “The majority of Christians in this country just did not vote for whatever reason. The vast majority of evangelicals did not go to the polls. God is in control, ...
Conservatives disdain blacks on the "Democratic plantation"; are they so eager to force CJ onto their own? Isn't conservatism about thought, not orthodoxy?
The party’s base is still white – a shrinking demographic – and older – a demographic which expires more frequently. But an obituary is premature.
How far the Republican mandate goes may depend on how far Republicans are willing to take it. And that point rests on something that isn’t far from anyone’s mind: Election 2016.
Win or lose on Tuesday, the Republicans are losers, and because of that, so are we all.
WASHINGTON, October 4, 2014 — Last week, President Obama gave a speech at Northwestern University to lay out the economic achievements of his administration. The intent was to convince voters that they are better off today than they were six years ago, when he was elected. He argued that his policies are on the ballot. Will that help ...
If there’s one thing the dogmatic and ideological leftists currently wrecking this country can’t stand, it’s having their own piety and self-importance ridiculed.
Hillary Clinton and Mitt Romney have a lot in common. Each has the rolodex and political bank account to be a major force in 2016, and each is loathed by the party core.
Leaders in both political parties know the Tea Party threatens to upend the status quo.