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When Is a Crime Committed in the Name of Allah Not About Islam?

Politicians say dopey things all the time, but every now and then one of them says something so downright dim-witted that you have to stop and take notice. Nancy Pelosi, of course, is such an example. When she said that Congress would have to pass ObamaCare so we could find out what’s in it, I…

Can the Republican Party Survive?

Every four years we get the same alert: “This is the most important presidential election in our lifetime.” The message is clear, if not spoken in so many words: Get out and vote because if you don’t and the wrong candidate wins … America is doomed! Of course, it never quite works out that way….

Ted Cruz May Win in Iowa, But Iowa Ain’t America

There are a lot of evangelical Christians in Iowa and Ted Cruz spends a lot of time courting them. If for whatever reason they sit home on Caucus Day, it’s no secret that Ted Cruz would be in trouble – and not just in Iowa. He’s expected to win there and if he doesn’t, it…

Hillary Opens Door on “Sexism” — and Trump Barges In

Everybody with a pulse knew that Hillary Clinton was going to play the gender card every chance she got in her pursuit of the presidency. Everyone knew that any slight – real or imagined – was going to be portrayed as a shot not just at her, but at all women everywhere on the planet….

If Kids Are Off Limits, Don’t Use Them as Props

You can get away with a lot of things in the world of politics – just ask Donald Trump or Bill Clinton – but making fun of a candidate’s kids apparently is not one of those things. Yes, I’m referring to the Washington Post cartoon that portrayed Senator Ted Cruz as an organ grinder in…