Derek Hunter

Posted August 28, 2014

There was a time, or so Im told, when feminism was about equality for women. Women had been treated as second-class citizens in many well-documented ways, and it was not right.

Posted August 24, 2014

In every cartoon Ive seen with an ostrich, there comes a scene where it gets scared and buries its head in the sand. Ostriches dont do this in real life, but it came to symbolize, in cartoons at least, the concept of thinking something bad will go away if you simply ignore it.

Posted August 21, 2014

It seems like the world, or at least the media world, is obsessed with the happenings in Ferguson, Mo. No detail is too insignificant to speculate about, no matter how wild the speculation. I know more about it than I should, and I bet you do too.

Posted August 17, 2014

On Thursday, I started a column about the problems of the political right, but there are too many to cover in one column, so here we are again.

Posted August 14, 2014

There are major differences between the various factions of the political right – social conservatives, fiscal conservatives, national security conservatives, Tea Partiers, etc. – and they all, to some extent, bleed into each other to varying degrees. Each has their problems, just as each has their strengths, but for purposes of brevity I will just refer to them all nebulously as “Republicans.” It may irritate some, but tough. This is about politics, not pandering.

Posted August 10, 2014

It’s a tradition as old as time – blaming someone else for one’s own problems.

Posted August 07, 2014

People from every corner of the planet wanted to move here, throw themselves into that pot, become Americans and melt themselves into all the opportunity that word offered. That’s no longer the case. Thanks to the progressives’ “divide and conquer” electoral strategy, the melting pot has been thrown away and replaced with a series of chafing dishes.

Posted August 03, 2014

I write today in the hope you all can get over whatever anger, distrust or bruised egos this primary season and political year has caused you. We on the right need to unite and send a message to progressives by unambiguously retaking the U.S. Senate in November.

Posted July 31, 2014

?Democrats are getting desperate.

Posted July 27, 2014

Remember the old saying, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me”? It’s meaningless now.

Posted July 24, 2014

In the movie "Grosse Pointe Blank," one professional killer is protecting a target from another professional killer when he says the other hitman is either in love with the purported victim’s daughter “or he has a newfound respect for life.” It’s a comedy (and a good one), so the second hitman is in love the guy’s daughter. No newfound respect for life at all.

Posted July 20, 2014

Growing up, I was – as I assume you were – inundated with lists of “the benefits of citizenship.” The list was long and capped, naturally, by the fact the United States was the best, strongest, freest nation on the planet.

Posted July 17, 2014

I don’t get tanning, either outside or inside. I’ve never been a sun-worshipper and can’t stand hot summers.

Posted July 13, 2014

?Remember when you could have fun at someone else’s expense?

Posted July 10, 2014

It took 5 1/2 years, but we’ve finally found a law President Obama is willing to enforce as written.

Posted July 06, 2014

We don’t have a president leading our government; we have a petulant child throwing a series of temper tantrums.

Posted July 03, 2014

As you prepare to celebrate Independence Day, I thought I’d take this opportunity, while it still exists, to mock our progressive friends.

Posted June 29, 2014

Stars are aligning for a big Republican victory this November – solidifying and expanding the GOP’s majority in the House and perhaps gaining one in the Senate.

Posted June 26, 2014

In the last week Democrats participated in a break-fight of sorts, but it was more of a “broke-fight,” and if any of them win, we all will lose.

Posted June 22, 2014

I apologize in advance for some of the terminology in this column. Much of it may make you angry, upset or downright sick to your stomach. It’s not that I use the name “Washington Redskins,” it’s that I talk about the Internal Revenue Service on page 2. Again, apologies.