Category Archives: Political Opinion

Hillary Clinton’s Candidacy Is Depressing

Hillary Clinton has announced that she is running for president of the United States. What her likely nomination says about the Democratic Party and tens of millions of Americans is depressing. Other than Barack Obama — whose resume consisted of being a charismatic black — it is hard to come up with a less accomplished…

I Am Hillary Hear Me Roar

Just two days before her mother made it official, Elle magazine released its interview with Chelsea Clinton in which she said that while it’s good that about 20 percent of Congress is made up of women, “Since when did 20% become the definition of equality? And so when you ask about the importance of having…

The Long Retreat in the Culture War

The Republican rout in the Battle of Indianapolis provides us with a snapshot of the correlation of forces in the culture wars. Faced with a corporate-secularist firestorm, Gov. Mike Pence said Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act would not protect Christian bakers or florists who refuse their services to same-sex weddings. And the white flag went…

In Knots over Bowe

Let your imagination run wild for just a moment. Suppose, just suppose, We The People were represented in Washington by a press corps that is tough but fair, a press corps that holds the powerful accountable. One in which correspondents like Ed Henry and James Rosen are the rule, not the exception. Those fair-minded media…

Conservatives Serve Social Justice to Memories Pizza

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Social justice is a concept we typically identify with the liberal ideology. The belief held by many progressives is that you’re a victim of societal unfairness in America if you were born outside of this country’s traditional white male power structure. People without that privilege face less opportunity and more discrimination, thus society owes them…