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This Week's Cover Topic

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 8:39am
At Issue this week...    Obama Presidency Race is what you make of it. For me I have made race a part of what social scientists once called the “melting pot,” by which they meant that differences — including ethnicity and race — were all melted down into one great variegated country called America. There might be different heritages and different sub-cultures mixed into the American melting pot, but once mixed together we were all Americans...

This Week's Focus Topic

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 8:43am
This Weeks Conservative Focus … Trump-Pence   I believe that Donald Trump was smart to pick Indiana Gov. Mike Pence to be his running mate. All things considered, it’s an encouraging development, whether Trump picked him because he truly wanted him or he did so at the strong urging of his advisers. If he was Trump’s first choice among finalists, it’s encouraging because it shows he is comfortable with a traditional conservative who strongly self-...

Latest News

Monday, July 25, 2016 - 2:45pm
2016 ELECTION: July 25, 2016 En route to fight one of his many duels, French politician Georges Clemenceau bought a one-way train ticket. Was he pessimistic? “Not at all. I always use my opponent’s return ticket for the trip back....
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 12:25pm
GOP CONVENTION: July 21, 2016 The Republican National Convention ended the way Donald Trump wanted it to, by nominating him for president, but well short of uniting his party for the divisive general election to come. It wasn’t for lack of...
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 12:09pm
MEDIA BIAS: July 24, 2016 The allegations of plagiarism came “fast and furious” (pun intended) from all mainstream media outlets moments after the gavel banged adjourning the Wednesday evening session of the Republican National...
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 12:01pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: July 25, 2016 Cosmochemistry is the study of the chemical composition of the universe and how it came to be. The field originated in the 1930s, long before space missions started collecting samples of moon rocks and space...
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 12:00pm
REPUBLICAN PARTY: July 24, 2016 Crucial political decisions often concern which bridges to cross and which to burn. Donald Trump’s dilemma is that he burns some bridges by the way he crosses others. His campaign depends on a low-probability...
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 11:52am
TOM COTTON: July 22, 2016 After his address at the Republican national convention in Cleveland on Monday, it would be inaccurate to declare that a star is born, because it’s been clear for some time that Tom Cotton’s performance has...
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 11:45am
GOP CONVENTION: July 22, 2016 Conventions are usually pretty boring affairs, but this week’s Republican convention was anything but. Apparently, Donald Trump thinks that’s a good thing for the party he now leads. Midweek, Trump tweeted...
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 11:34am
ELECTORATE: July 21, 2016 Political conventions are echo chambers designed to generate feelings of invincibility, sending forth the party faithful with a spring in their steps and hope in their hearts. Who would want to be a wet blanket at such...
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 11:27am
2016 ELECTION: July 19, 2016 Every time a voter contemplates the prospect of another President Clinton, it may be enough to make the prospect of a President Trump palatable. And vice versa. Swirling between the Scylla and Charybdis of this weird...
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 11:24am
Turkey’s ordeal The first news bulletins raised the wildest hopes: In a once familiar pattern, Turkey’s military would again step forward to make that country part of the West, complete with free elections and the rule of law. Back when...
Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 6:51pm
DONALD TRUMP: July 21, 2016 The Republican Convention this week resulted in the nomination of Donald Trump and Mike Pence for the party’s ticket in the fall. No more “presumptive nominee” for Trump. While some may disparage this...
Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 6:40pm
HILLARY CLINTON: July 21, 2016 What if the folks who run the Department of Political Justice recently were told that the republic would suffer if Hillary Clinton were indicted for espionage because Donald Trump might succeed Barack Obama in the...
Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 6:28pm
DOUBLE STANDARD: July 21, 2016 When Twitter banned Milo Yiannopoulos, a blogger for the conservative news website Breitbart.com who used the Twitter handle Nero, Yiannopoulos reacted with characteristic modesty. He told the New York Times the ban...
Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 6:17pm
DOUBLE STANDARD: July 21, 2016 Words — and the left’s hypocritical relationship with them — have been in the news quite a bit of late. The most recent tempest-in-a-teapot is the speech given by the wife of Republican presidential...
Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 3:46pm
TED CRUZ: July 22, 2016 Say what you will about Ted Cruz’s politics or personality, but it takes a special kind of chutzpah to stand up at a convention — in front of millions of viewers — and unfurl a comprehensive attack on the...
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