Category Archives: Political Opinion

Responses to the President’s Arguments for the Nuclear Deal

At American University last week, President Barack Obama gave a vigorous defense of the Iran nuclear agreement. In the belief that every student who was present — indeed, all Americans — should hear the other side, here are responses to claims the president made. (For the information of my readers, I made a Prager University…

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…

Trump Gets Foxed

Are you having trouble figuring out why three prominent commentators for Fox News went for Donald Trump’s jugular at the GOP presidential debate in Cleveland this week? Allow me to speculate. Rupert Murdoch, owner of the Fox empire, has long been a foe of Trump’s, and opposes his bid for the presidency. According to an…

Two Debates — One Winner

So Donald Trump refuses to pledge allegiance to the Republican Party. If he’s not the GOP nominee, he can’t say what he’ll do – and that includes possibly running as a third-party candidate. If he meant any of it, this would make Donald the real RINO in the race. But he doesn’t mean it. The…

Obama v. Bibi — Fight to the Finish

In his desperation to sink the Iran nuclear deal, Bibi Netanyahu is taking a hellish gamble. Israel depends upon the United States for $3 billion a year in military aid and diplomatic cover in forums where she is often treated like a pariah state. Israel has also been the beneficiary of almost all the U.S….