May 2, 2013
All of the eulogies have been spoken by now for Margaret Thatcher; there is not much I can add about her contribution to the West. After her passing, I received a phone call from a British friend, a college classmate.
Apr 23, 2013
Christopher Ruddy’s Perspective: The late Margaret Thatcher was known to inquire of her colleagues about a person she didn’t know, asking, “Is he one of us?”
Feb 22, 2013
Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s decision to agree to expand Medicaid coverage in his state is not only perfectly sensible, but a reasonable action for a conservative governor of the nation’s fourth most populous state.
Feb 1, 2013
It s a cold Friday night last December and I am at the reception desk to see former New York Mayor Ed Koch at New York Presbyterian Hospital.
Ed Koch please, I ask the young African-American fellow serving as the receptionist.
You re here to see Mayor Koch! he says...
Jan 29, 2013
Monday, a bipartisan group of U.S. senators, including John McCain and Marco Rubio, offered a bold plan to deal with America's massive illegal alien problem.
While the full details of the plan have not yet been released, the outline of the plan detailed by the senators...
Jan 1, 2013
The new Senate deal cobbled together by Vice President Joseph Biden and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is an acceptable one to me.
It is far from perfect, however.
The deal, as it is constructed, is very close to what I proposed in my Newsmax blog post Accept...
Dec 9, 2012
Christopher Ruddy's Perspective: The fiscal cliff can be averted and the Republicans should accept a tax rate increase on the so-called "rich." Sounds like a sellout of conservative ideals? No, not if Republicans demand that any overall deal remains revenue neutral.
Nov 25, 2012
Christopher Ruddy's perspective: The dust may still be settling on the 2012 election, but there is good reason for conservatives to find optimism for the future.
Recently I found such hope reviewing the full exit poll data from our recent election.
The bottom line on the...