• New Jersey Man Slays Child

    New Jersey Man Slays Child

    There were a lot of long faces at Fox News Tuesday night, but there’s a silver lining for Marco Rubio. Now he can go be a bartender like his dad! (Have you heard him tell the story about his father being a bartender? Rubio was his pop’s best customer after the debate.)

  • Sloppy Language and Thinking

    Sloppy Language and Thinking

    George Orwell said, “But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.” Gore Vidal elaborated on that insight, saying, “As societies grow decadent, the language grows decadent, too.

  • High-Tech Ted

    High-Tech Ted

    Politicians tailor their messages to different audiences. Facing New Hampshire’s primary, Ted Cruz talked more about “free-market principles” and a “commitment to the Constitution” and said “no one personality can right the wrongs done by Washington.” Politico ran the headline “Ted Cruz, born-again libertarian.”

  • Bloomberg vs. Trump?

    Bloomberg vs. Trump?

    The morning of the New Hampshire primary, Donald Trump, being interviewed on “Morning Joe,” said that he would welcome his “friend” Michael Bloomberg into the presidential race.

  • Fear Not, My Secular Friends

    Fear Not, My Secular Friends

    It amuses me that certain people are convinced that Christians are angry scolds but totally miss the humorlessness and angst of certain Christophobic secularists.

  • Heroin: Blame It On America

    Heroin: Blame It On America

    Any politician who claims to care about the drug overdose deaths sweeping the nation, but does not demand that we build a wall, deport illegal aliens and end the anchor baby scam, is a liar.

  • Political Arrogance

    Political Arrogance

    After the Iowa caucus results, it looks like Hillary Clinton vs. Marco Rubio in November!

  • Republican Debate Shows Where Comprehensive Immigration Is Headed: Nowhere

    Republican Debate Shows Where Comprehensive Immigration Is Headed: Nowhere

    Donald Trump was absent from Fox News’ Republican debate Thursday night, presiding at his own event seven minutes’ drive away featuring cameo appearances by the two previous Iowa Republican caucus winners exiled now to the undercard debate, Mike Huckabee and Rick Santorum.

  • The Three-Cornered Fight for the Soul of the GOP

    The Three-Cornered Fight for the Soul of the GOP

    It’s hard to believe that the United States, having resisted the siren song of socialism during its entire 20th-century heyday (the only major democracy to do so), should suddenly succumb to its charms a generation after its intellectual demise.

  • Vote Cruz in Iowa as if the Republic Depends on It

    Vote Cruz in Iowa as if the Republic Depends on It

    I keep hearing from supporters of other GOP candidates that Ted Cruz can’t win the general election because he is too conservative and too preachy.