Category Archives: Columns

Donald Trump — A Messiah the Angry, Frustrated and Fed-Up Wing Has Been Waiting For

Okay, so what happens after Trump? What happens if he fades away or decides he’s had enough and drops out? What do his angry, frustrated and fed-up supporters do?  Do they also drop out? Early warning: This column has more questions than answers – usually not a good thing for someone who’s at least attempting…

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,…

Immigration — Issue of the Century

“Trump’s immigration proposals are as dangerous as they are stunning,” railed amnesty activist Frank Sharry. “Trump … promises to rescind protections for Dreamers and deport them. He wants to redefine the constitutional definition of U.S. citizenship as codified by the 14th Amendment. He plans to impose a moratorium on legal immigration.” While Sharry is a…

How Do You Know What’s Right and Wrong? Left-Right Differences, Part VII

How can we determine what is morally right? The answer to this question — the most important question human beings need to answer — is a major difference between Left and Right. For conservatives, the answer is, and has always been, that there are moral truths — objective moral standards — to which every person…

How Long Will the Trump-Sanders Thing Last?

If John Steinbeck were still around, the current goings on in politics might inspire him to write another book about unhappiness – this one non-fiction, which he might call, The Summer of Our Discontent. It doesn’t take a political scientist to figure out that that’s what Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders have tapped into –…