The reader should know that I cringe as I write this first-person account.
Why the disclaimer?
Opinion differs about how often to use the first person pronoun in various genres of writing. Certainly its overuse in opinion writing is a … Read the rest
There’s a difference between (small r) republican principles and the Republican Party’s rules of procedure. But National Review neoconservative Jonah Goldberg doesn’t see it.
Or, maybe Goldberg is using America’s founding, governing principles to piggyback the Republican Party’s oft revised … Read the rest
In the 1990s, broadcaster Charles Sykes wrote an important book called A Nation Of Victims: The Decay of the American Character.
Fast forward to 2016, and Mr. Sykes is defending a character on grounds he once rejected in his trailblazing … Read the rest
“I think Islam hates us,” said Donald J. Trump days before the last, March 10 debate in Coral Gables, Miami.
To mainstream media, this was a body blow as big as the blasts at the Brussels airport and metro station, … Read the rest
With his decisive victory on Super Tuesday II (March 15), Trump is already winning for America.
We’ve won a reprieve. There will be no 13th Republican debate. It was cancelled by the candidate. Megyn Kelly can save her new outfit … Read the rest
Mitt gives Mormons (whom I love) a bad name. I thought Mormons weren’t meant to bad-mouth others. Yet Mitt had nothing but bad things to say about Donald Trump, who is political tabula rasa, and has never passed a … Read the rest
Donald Trump has buried George W. Bush, for good. Or so we hope.
This might not be “Morning in America,” but it is a moral victory for values in America. Somewhere in those Judeo-Christian values touted by “values voters” is … Read the rest
Making America great again, the theme of Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, depends on dispelling the myths and myth-making that made America bad.
Beginning with George W. Bush.
Said Saint Augustine: “The confession of evil works is the first beginning of … Read the rest
If Donald J. Trump wishes to lessen the impact of his disappointing second in the Iowa caucuses and walk back the tack he’s taken with Ted Cruz—he must begin to think big and talk big.
Loud in not necessarily big.… Read the rest
The Iowa caucuses are upon us. Every sentient human being who has lived through The Trump Revolution thinks Donald J. Trump, the enfant terrible of establishment politics, will likely win the Republican caucuses, come February 1.
As of January 27, … Read the rest