An important factor in the political balance of power, and one easily overlooked in our peaceful democracy, is how far each side will go.
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A radical Republican, Charles Sumner was a fierce and outspoken critic of what Kenneth Stampp called the peculiar institution, better known to us as slavery.
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Are we witnessing an attempted coup by the Left in America?
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It is often said the movers and shakers of American politics exist inside a small and cozy world, busily wheeling and dealing with their peers.
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The alarming events in Steve Bannon’s, I mean, Donald Trump’s presidency are coming so fast and furiously, it is impossible to keep up. I will summarize it for you simply: it’s horrible.
The minority party is the minority party because it caters first to its minority factions instead of the national interest.
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Democrats could insist the moon landing was staged and that 9/11 was an inside job and it wouldn’t mean either was true. Neither does saying voter fraud is a myth.
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In the world of far-left political activism, George Soros needs no introduction.
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Donald Trump’s whole shtick as a politician is that he is a prototypical “strongman” who can single-handedly fix the problems that ail America.
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After six grueling years and countless attempts to hinder and repeal Obamacare, Republican lawmakers are finally getting the chance to repeal it; however, repealing Obamacare is not exactly all it is cracked up […]
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The eight-year performance due to end on January 20 will never, I suspect, be viewed with anything like a historical consensus.
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Lost in the uproar of the out-of-left-field 2016 victory by President-elect Donald Trump (R-Russia) was the equally surprising re-emergence of Julian Assange.
So, the intelligence report released Friday says, “Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an influence campaign in 2016 aimed at the US presidential election” in part to “denigrate Secretary Clinton, and harm her […]
While Team Obama is working on overdrive to secure the “Obama Legacy” and the outgoing POTUS is rallying the Democrats on Capitol Hill to save Obamacare, Team Trump is already making plans […]
George W. Bush hasn’t received a lot of credit and recognition in recent political cycles. But in the fullness of time, history will certainly credit him and his administration for interjecting openness, […]
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., could be giving his one-time generous political donor, President-elect Donald Trump, a nice big political gift for the new year.
Not only will there be several significant off-year political races in 2017, but they will have important implications for the midterm elections in 2018 and presidential election in 2020.
While Republicans emerged victorious from the 2016 elections with more wins than losses, the Democratic party felt the pangs of loss and rejection by American voters.
It turned into a great post-Christmas hypothetical, when President Barack Obama said he would have done what Hillary Clinton couldn’t—beat Donald Trump in 2016.
The Republican Party is in a rather precarious position.
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Now that many of us have had a chance to enjoy either the holidays or just a good year-end rest, it’s time to address the changes ahead for America as we begin […]
Recently questioned on the future leadership of the Democratic Party, Vice President Joe Biden listed four people: President Barack Obama, Senator Chuck Schumer, Representative Nancy Pelosi, and—of course—Joe Biden. Oh, and perhaps […]
Those who have been urging Republican electors to vote against Donald Trump are engaged, whether they know it or not, in an attempted subversion of our political system.
On Wednesday, Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) lead a last minute bipartisan effort to introduce measures that would have forestalled an upcoming change to Rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure. […]
Amid all the justified excitement about his upset victory, it’s easy to forget that Donald Trump will probably hold a weak legislative position as president.
Hillary Clinton’s probable, although now less probable, election as president next week would be tainted for several reasons, even if her margins are wide enough to dismiss the inevitable charges, among grassroots […]