Categories: "Elections & Electoral Politics" or "Democratic National Convention" or "Republican National Convention"

Does Hillary Inspire Anyone?

Who other than college students enamored of voting for the “first woman president” — because voting for the “first black president” has worked out so well — will be inspired by the candidacy of Hillary Clinton? I don’t mean in contrast to any of the… more »

Hillary's Fatal Conceit

Even if you were naïve enough to believe that presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton was actually listening to anything through her mercifully brief “listening tour” to Iowa — during which she met with a handful of hand-selected and… more »

Rand Paul Jumps In

Although it is not named for the hero of Ayn Rand’s influential novel Atlas Shrugged, Louisville’s Galt House Hotel was an appropriate place for Kentucky Senator Rand Paul to make official his candidacy to be the next president of the United States. On… more »

Obama's Mandatory Voters

On Wednesday afternoon, speaking at the City Club of Cleveland, President Barack Obama suggested mandatory voting in the United States as an alternative to campaign finance reform — also known as restricting the free political speech of Americans. It’s… more »

Déjà Vu All Over Again

We all know — and are still suffering for — the fact that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney was defeated by an incumbent who had (and continues to have) abysmal approval ratings while presiding over an economy that is leaving millions of… more »

My first article for National Review: The Left’s Outrage over Giuliani Rings False

I'm pleased to announce my first ever article for National Review's website. I hope to contribute to them on a regular basis going forward. Does anybody really buy the Left’s faux outrage over former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani’s opinion, offered… more »

Can’t We Do Better?

I’m not much of a conspiracy theorist — and I certainly have nothing on Paul Craig Roberts whose most recent article, helpfully disseminated by the Ron Paul Institute, claims the Charlie Hebdo attacks to be a “false flag” operation — but I can’t help… more »

Hillary Clinton: The Biggest Loser

Andrew Romano, a California-based writer for Yahoo News, spilled a lot of ink in recent weeks explaining why Latinos were not ditching the Democrats in this election (they moved toward the GOP by six percent overall, and more in some tight key races),… more »

Pre- and post-election lessons

Two large cross-currents in American political opinion will be the driving forces in today’s elections: A general dissatisfaction with government and politicians and a specific dissatisfaction with President Barack Obama. These trends reinforce each… more »

The Most Ridiculous Campaign Ad of the Year

Democrats and liberal organizations have put out a lot of hyperbolic, hyperventilating ads this year...almost all related to birth control, since they don't actually have a positive agenda to run on. This matches my predictions of several months… more »
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