Liberals And Conservatives Need Each Other

It is amazing that, for every issue, liberals and conservatives line up on opposite sides. There are a few issues for which a few...

Tortured Again: By The Senate

Intellectual torture is back, generated by a fully partisan effort by Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee. Senator Dianne Feinstein’s insistence on releasing an...

If Democrats Were Smart (They’re Not)

If Democrats were smart... they’d understand that words have meaning, and people have concerns. Words can turn those concerns into fears, and fears can...

(Commentary) 2016 Republican Candidates: Early Take

The following commentary is a guest-post which originally appeared on It’s early; many political lifetimes will come and go before the campaign is engaged...

Is Niger Going To Be Trump’s “Benghazi”?

The trouble with having a fragile ego is that you can’t leave bad enough alone. Most of the time, if one is attacked,...
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The Real Problem With Our Elections

Over the past week, this writer has focused on the Electoral College and has spent hours doing calculations. After reviewing the options, it seems...
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Gambling Site Betting Against Trump in 2020

We want to give you a full view of the 2020 campaign. There are polls, of course, but there are also betting odds. The...

How Trump and Cruz Relate to Women

This might be “The Year of the Woman.” It’s possible that we’ll see our first woman president, but even without that, women are playing...

Haters Tend to be Losers

I’ve never been a Hillary fan. I think Obama was wrong in 2008, when he told her, “you’re likable enough.” She’s not....

What Do Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump Have In Common?

While asserting Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump have anything in common may, on its face, sound absurd, let me connect the dots. They do...
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Battle Against Racism and Sexism Marches Into Presidential Politics

There’s an old Chinese saying, “may you live in interesting times.” Only the “interesting” is used in the same way as if someone asks...

Identity Politics In 2020: “Membership Has Its Privileges”

Maybe more than in any previous presidential campaign, “identity politics” is playing a major role. One obvious reason is that there has never been...