Nov 19, 2015
In the wake of the Islamic State (ISIS) Paris attacks, Donald Trump has moved to a clear lead over Ben Carson and the rest of the GOP field of presidential candidates.
Nov 14, 2015
The attacks in Paris reflect what happens when a terrorist gang takes over a country. Just as with al-Qaida and the Taliban, if you put a nation at the disposal of fanatical terrorists, major acts of terrorism become almost inevitable.
Nov 11, 2015
Trump, Cruz, and Rubio strengthened themselves in the fourth GOP debate which was held in Milwaukee, Wis.
Trump regained his former form -- irreverent, blunt, feisty, fearless, and strong.He dished out red meat all night.His best moments were in his dissection of the...
Nov 1, 2015
The historic debates between Republican Senate candidate Abraham Lincoln and Democratic incumbent Stephen A. Douglas unfolded in Illinois in 1858 without benefit of media staging.
Oct 29, 2015
On MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show, Hillary Clinton said that it was the threat of a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage that led her husband President Bill Clinton to sign the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in 1996.
Oct 26, 2015
I have all the respect in the world for Ben Carson. For only the second time in American politics, we would have a president who made his name outside of politics prior to his election if he won.(The first, for trivia fans, is Herbert Hoover as an engineer). Carson is...
Oct 12, 2015
The first Democratic presidential debate, scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 13, will likely boost each of the candidates who participate - largely at the expense of Hillary Clinton.
Oct 5, 2015
Candidates with famous names have a built-in advantage at the outset of any race, but their name often turns into a liability as the contest unfolds.