While it is a worthy pursuit to examine and anticipate each passing twist and turn of the Trump campaign, there is one goal that should be at the top of every conservative list: avoid luring him into an independent run.
I know we are broke. I know Americas ruin is more likely to unfold due to an economic collapse than a terrorist takeover. But here I am to suggest that the fraction of a penny per tax dollar required to wander the cosmos has always been worth it, and always will be.
Its hard to know which is the more engaging hobby of late: evaluating the latest burst of news from Donald Trumps world, or tracking the contortions from those on the left and right scrambling to react.
The first words spoken on Thursday morning across America should have been prayerful love and support for the victims of the Emanuel AME Church massacre.
One of the most unfortunate by-products of the McKinney, Texas, pool party aftermath is the lost opportunity for a constructive evaluation of police performance.
After weeks of cooling rains, the sun returned to Texas this week, baking the inside of the Addison airport hangar north of Dallas Thursday as Rick Perry teed up another presidential run.
There is an upside and downside for the five (five!) Republican hopefuls tied for the lead at 10 percent in the new Quinnipiac University survey.
The recent surrender of Americas tough line against Cuban communism got me to thinking about various moments in Cuban-American history. Not long ago, I noted the 21st birthday of Elian Gonzalez, the boy returned to his father in Cuba after his mother died in a 1999 attempt to bring him to America in a small aluminum boat.
Give this to Pamela Geller: She has ushered us into a worthy discussion of tactics against the advance of global jihad.
Happy International Workers Day, the perfect occasion to write about Bernie Sanders, an actual Socialist running for President.
Every American should join President Obama in his expression of condolences to the families of two hostages killed in January during a counterterrorism operation in Pakistan.
All in all, a pretty fun week for conservatives. Marco Rubio made a classy and inspiring entrance into a Republican field that is already impressive and energizing, and sure to become even more so.
In view of where the next few hundred words lead, I should establish up front my broad admiration for Rand Paul. I have said for years that I want the Republican 2016 nominee to have his devotion to limited government, his clarity on the Constitution, his unvarnished opposition to Obamacare and his gift for expanding the GOP base.
Funny thing. I dont know a single liberal who is looking hard in the mirror saying, Dang, I need to back off of my willingness to trample the sensibilities of Bible-believing Christians.
The weeks following any years Oscars are a home film festival at our house, an attempt to evaluate which movies were snubbed on the big night, and which were overpraised.
First of all, best of luck. If you are successful, it will be your job to dig the United States out of the eight-year abyss of the Obama presidency. This will take courage, vision, hard work and resiliency.
Those of us who were Chris Kyle's neighbors are looking for a lot from the trial of his killer.
The electricity fairly crackles.
This is a natural visceral reaction when the bigotries of the left are laid bare to the bright light of American virtue.
A seemingly simple question actually carries some complexity. As our enemies shout gleefully to their God as they kill the infidels among us, the easy conclusion is that America has been in a religious war since 9/11, and perhaps longer.