Category Archives: Columns

Fox News Fury Over Conservative Thought

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Thursday night on Megyn Kelly’s show, National Review editor Rich Lowry announced details of his magazine’s latest issue titled “Against Trump.” As Lowry explained to Kelly, there is a concern among many conservatives in this country that Donald Trump is not a candidate who will espouse conservative principles if he goes on to become the…

Is the Spectre of Trump Haunting Davos?

The lights are burning late in Davos tonight. At the World Economic Forum, keynoter Joe Biden warned global elites that the unraveling of the middle class in America and Europe has provided “fertile terrain for reactionary politicians, demagogues peddling xenophobia, anti-immigration, nationalist, isolationist views.” Evidence of a nationalist backlash, said Biden, may be seen in…

Is Hillary in Trouble? Can Bernie Pull Off the Impossible? Is America Going Nuts?

This is the headline that ran over a National Review story: Juanita Broaddrick Still Haunts Hillary Clinton Juanita Broaddrick, in case you don’t know, is the woman who accused then Arkansas Attorney General Bill Clinton of raping her in a Little Rock hotel room, a charge, for the record, that through his lawyer, Clinton has…

A Socialist In The White House?

Remember Eugene Debs? If you do, congratulations for passing your 100th birthday. The powerful labor leader ran for the presidency five times as a Socialist, peaking at 6% of the vote in 1912. How about Norman Thomas? He did Debs one better, running for President of the United States six times on the Socialist Party…

Has Media Cronyism Dismantled Conservatism?

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Yesterday, Fox News’ popular early-evening show The Five led with a huge news story —  one that could change the very face of the 2016 presidential election. No, I’m not talking about that inconsequential drivel about Hillary Clinton having intel from our nation’s most secretive, classified government programs on her personal, insecure email server.  Who…