Politics

Trump Won More Black and Latino Voters than Romney. Why?

Trump Won More Black and Latino Voters than Romney. Why?

These results are particularly remarkable when one considers the Latino vote, which it seems Trump should have alienated by his quest to build a wall.

Would Sanders Have Beaten Trump?

Would Sanders Have Beaten Trump?

Earlier this year, it was predicted that a Clinton match-up would be "an unmitigated electoral disaster."

5 Things That Explain Trump’s Shocking Victory

5 Things That Explain Trump’s Shocking Victory

It really happened.

Election Pundits: Clueless, Spectacularly Clueless

Election Pundits: Clueless, Spectacularly Clueless

Donald Trump's convincing victory shows that the commentariat does not understand the American people.

The Last Hurrah of Old, White America?

The Last Hurrah of Old, White America?

In desperation, old, white America seeks a strong man to upend the current order, to preserve their vision of America.

Scholar: ‘Fainting Couch’ Feminism Needs to Go

Scholar: ‘Fainting Couch’ Feminism Needs to Go

Has feminism encouraged women to become emotional tyrants, interested only in how they can get the world around them to cater to their whims? 

A 1791 Warning on Voter Fraud

A 1791 Warning on Voter Fraud

Does it really affect us if cheating occurs at the ballot box?

6 Reasons We’re in Trouble No Matter Who Becomes President

6 Reasons We’re in Trouble No Matter Who Becomes President

The next president will have a monumental task. Can Americans leave the vitriol of the campaign behind?

Unfortunately, Most Voters Are ‘Idiots’

Unfortunately, Most Voters Are ‘Idiots’

In Ancient Greece, the "idiot" was the individual concerned only with private things. 

Notre Dame Prof: America Can’t Be Saved; It Must Be Re-Founded

Notre Dame Prof: America Can’t Be Saved; It Must Be Re-Founded

Is America's decline a logical result of its founding principles? 

Not Sure How to Vote? Try John Adams’ Advice.

Not Sure How to Vote? Try John Adams’ Advice.

If more Americans followed his advice, perhaps we would experience a more informed and civil election season than the one we’re expecting.

Can You Name America’s First Presidents?

Can You Name America’s First Presidents?

Many college students can't even name Thomas Jefferson as one of them.

America Used to Elect its Presidents Way Differently

America Used to Elect its Presidents Way Differently

Once upon a time in America, it was considered vulgar to seek the nation’s highest office. But then things changed.

Millennial Explains Why She Can No Longer Use the Word 'Boyfriend'

Millennial Explains Why She Can No Longer Use the Word 'Boyfriend'

In a recent Washington Post article, a feminist explains how sexism has driven the word boyfriend from her vocabulary.

Obamacare Failing Before Our Eyes

Obamacare Failing Before Our Eyes

Premiums are soaring, but it's not just enrollees who are feeling the pain.

Politician Triggers Parenting Debate after Leaving Son ‘Home Alone’

Politician Triggers Parenting Debate after Leaving Son ‘Home Alone’

What is the appropriate age to leave a child home alone?

Hillary's Economically Clueless Plans Will Create More Poverty

Hillary's Economically Clueless Plans Will Create More Poverty

A point-by-point debunking of her woeful economic proposals.

Is Diversity the New Noblesse Oblige?

Is Diversity the New Noblesse Oblige?

The idea of bestowing benefits to underprivileged classes goes way back. 

Prof: Most Students Don’t Know Thomas Jefferson was President

Prof: Most Students Don’t Know Thomas Jefferson was President

Is it possible that the next generation is on the verge of accepting today’s political opinions as historical fact?

Don’t Culturally Appropriate Halloween—It’s Mine

Don’t Culturally Appropriate Halloween—It’s Mine

Not just anyone is allowed to participate in Halloween.

Do Americans Even Care about Freedom Anymore?

Do Americans Even Care about Freedom Anymore?

Think about the chief slogans for Campaign 2016, and then think back to the American founding. Something is missing.

Poll: Voters Ignorant On Issues That Affect Them

Poll: Voters Ignorant On Issues That Affect Them

A poll of 700 people revealed that many voters lack a basic understanding on many key issues.

The Best Political Ad of 2016

The Best Political Ad of 2016

It's not angry; it's not smutty; it's not vicious.

Justice Clarence Thomas On Why Our Government is ‘Broken’

Justice Clarence Thomas On Why Our Government is ‘Broken’

'Rather than confront the disagreements and the differences of opinion, we’ll just simply annihilate the person who disagrees.' 

There’s No Moral Difference Between a Wall and a Migrant Visa

There’s No Moral Difference Between a Wall and a Migrant Visa

If, as most Americans believe, a border fence is not justified, then neither is the current system of visa policies.

Why Most People Today Are Acting Rather Than Thinking

Why Most People Today Are Acting Rather Than Thinking

Alexis de Tocqueville offers some insight.

‘Sweet Land of Liberty’: Colin Kaepernick and Freedom of Speech

‘Sweet Land of Liberty’: Colin Kaepernick and Freedom of Speech

Kaepernick is exercising more than his right to free speech.

Can We Restore Dignity to Our Degraded Times?

Can We Restore Dignity to Our Degraded Times?

It seems clear to me that both presidential candidates have committed grave wrongs in their treatment of women.

Pages