The Supreme Court's decision last week in McCutcheon v Federal Election Commission, eliminating the total limit that an individual can contribute in an election cycle to candidates and party committees, amounts to a shot of adrenalin to American democracy.
When Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif, went off on Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-Wis), for his remarks that "We have got a tailspin of culture, in our inner cities in particular, of men not working and just generations of men not even thinking about working or learning the value and the culture of work," the wrong part what she had to say got all the attention.
The recent upset victory by Republican candidate David Jolly for the open seat in Florida's 13th congressional district, a district carried by Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012, has produced a rush of excitement in Republican circles.
One year ago, on March 18, 2013, the trial of abortion monster Dr. Kermit Gosnell began in Philadelphia. Two months later Gosnell was convicted on three charges of murder, 21 felony counts of performing illegal late-term abortions, and 211 counts of violating the 24-hour informed consent laws.
According to a Pew Research Center survey, unfavorability rating of the Tea Party stood at 45 percent in October 2013, up from 25 percent in February 2010. Favorability was at 30 percent, modestly down from 33 percent where it stood in February 2010.
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer was right to veto SB1062, which would have amended the Arizona Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
When Kentucky Senator and Republican presidential aspirant Rand Paul re-surfaced the Monica Lewinsky scandal as relevant to Hillary Clinton's presidential candidacy, fellow Republican Karl Rove immediately took him to task on national television.
Once again, bitter feelings are being cast in the direction of Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz.
The latest round of the IRS scandal, in which Tea Party and conservative groups have been selectively targeted for harassment by our tax collection agency, is now unfolding.
The president's annual state of the union address is another example of how dysfunctional our government in Washington has become.
Senior advisor to President Obama, Valerie Jarrett, wrote for the White House blog and The Huffington Post that, "A Woman's Health Care Decisions Should Be in Her Own Hands, Not Her Boss's." I couldn't agree more.
It's no surprise why pro-abortion forces in America don't want free speech when it comes to raising awareness about this issue of, literally, life and death.
What did Christie know and when did he know it about actions of operatives in his administration who engineered the closing of key traffic lanes, leading onto the George Washington bridge outside Fort Lee, New Jersey, as political punishment for a Democratic mayor who did not endorse Christie's reelection.
Now we have the latest in the long and growing list of unpleasant "surprises" about the Affordable Care Act. It turns out that expansion of coverage of Medicaid for low income Americans increases rather than decreases visits to hospital emergency rooms.
As 2013 comes to a close, it's as good a time as any to do some national soul searching. Polls show that three out of four Americans say the nation is on the wrong track. Disapproval ratings of our president are lodged above fifty percent.
We must ask why A&E was bothered that Robertson condemned homosexuality, but not everything else? Is it okay that he thinks bestiality, greed, promiscuity, drunkenness, slander, and swindling is wrong?
A new study just published by the National Institute on Retirement Security – "Race and Retirement Insecurity in the United States"- presents a dismal snapshot of the state of retirement savings of minority American families.
When presidents give speeches, the affair is choreographed like a Broadway production. The message is not just the words of the speech, but where it is given and who happens to be the chosen audience.
As we experience more of the unpleasant realities of the Affordable Care Act, Americans are questioning, finally, the forthrightness and honesty of their president in his selling of this law.
I have lined up my Christmas presents this year for our President, Barack Obama, and for his Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius. I will send them both a copy of the last book written by one of greatest economists of the last century, and winner of the Nobel Prize in economics in 1974, F.A. Hayek. The book is called The Fatal Conceit: The Errors of Socialism.
If the last two presidential elections tell us anything, it's that Republicans don't succeed with candidates who lack clear vision and conviction consistent with the party's conservative platform. Given this, I understand why Democrats think that New Jersey governor Chris Christie should be a leading contender for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination
Post-mortems now gushing forth about why Ken Cuccinelli, conservative Republican candidate for governor in Virginia, lost to Democrat Terry McAuliffe, a business-as-usual political retread from the Clinton crowd, tell us more about who produces this punditry than what reality actually might be.
So let me say whom I see as the Republican "dream team" ticket for 2016 – Senator Ted Cruz and Dr. Ben Carson.
A renaissance in American family life – restoration of marriage and children as central to our culture – and purge of the scourge of abortion – can restore a healthy future that today looks so ominous
The Tea Party is not going away. Fortunately we have brave patriots who care more about our country's future than they care about the chitchat on editorial pages and talk shows. We're not retreating – we're advancing in a different direction.