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

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 »

If You Don't Have Anything Nice to Say

Here in Colorado, a funny thing happened on the way to the ballot box: The reliably liberal Denver Post endorsed Republican Congressman and U.S. Senate candidate Cory Gardner over incumbent Democratic Senator Mark Udall. Why did this happen? Because… more »

Pass the House Border Bill

Conservative and liberal media alike were all atwitter with Thursday’s midday news that the House of Representatives was going on its summer recess without passing a border-related bill because Republicans did not have the votes to pass it. The left was… more »

Border issue leaves only "war on women" from Dems

Hundreds of Central American children held at an American Air Force base remind us of the humanitarian crisis at our southern border. Another thousand future illegal immigrants riding atop a Mexican "death train," anticipating their permisos en los… more »

Border Chaos Changes Election Year Politics

In a Gallup poll released Tuesday, the percentage of Americans who say that immigration is the nation’s most important problem reached 17 percent, the highest level in eight years and the second-highest ever recorded by that polling organization. It’s… more »
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