Author Archives:

Jorge Ramos, Univision’s Port Side Anchor

Univision anchor Jorge Ramos is a man on a mission. He repeatedly describes himself as a 'reporter' and a 'journalist,' but in fact Ramos is an activist with a radical agenda. That was made clear again this week when he interrupted a Donald Trump press conference to harangue the candidate about immigration policy. A few…

Trump, Clinton, & the Great Race

Where would the Republicans be without Donald Trump? Well, it would certainly be a better world if your name happens to be Bush or Walker or Perry. The campaign would be more sedate, but also far less interesting. No one would be talking about anchor babies, the 14th Amendment, and the need for a "big,…

The $18-Trillion Elephant in the Room

The first Republican debate had fireworks and substance, passion and policy. But one of America's most ominous problems was barely mentioned. Perhaps Keith Hall should have been on stage in Cleveland. You've probably never heard of Hall, but he recently issued an ominous warning that should frighten all of us. Hall runs the Congressional Budget…

Whither the ‘Moderate’ Democrats?

This week's focus has understandably been on the crowded Republican field, which is surely about to become less crowded. As the winnowing continues, it is very possible that the party will be represented next year by a moderate like Jeb Bush or John Kasich, or by a doctrinaire conservative such as Ted Cruz. But there…

Don’t Let the Door Hit You, Congress

The United States Congress can be a little like Italy at times. It spends much of the year blowing through money it doesn't have, then heads off on vacation for the entire month of August. Our august body (although never in August) has also resembled the ancient Rome of Brutus and Julius Caesar lately. An…