Mark Davis

Posted December 05, 2014

Like most people across the political spectrum, I approach the Eric Garner arrest video with the requisite amount of dread.

Posted November 26, 2014

When the Barack Obamas and Eric Holders of the world step out to tell us we have much work to do on race, they are right. But the racial progress we need to make is nothing like what they envision

Posted November 21, 2014

I trust we have established that the Reagan and Bush 41 immigration adjustments were vastly different than what President Obama has foisted upon us.

Posted November 14, 2014

If I had family or friends anywhere near Ferguson, Missouri, I would offer two layers of advice.

Posted November 07, 2014

From the Senate to the House to the broad vista of the states, the adrenaline of conservative victory is flowing mightily.

Posted October 30, 2014

There is something uniquely jarring about a display of selfish insolence from someone who is so praiseworthy in other respects. Maddening traits usually come from maddening people, as their true character surfaces.

Posted October 24, 2014

I should begin by offering praise to two gentlemen I am asking to stay out of the 2016 Republican presidential race.

Posted October 17, 2014

As tensions grow between factions with different levels of concern over Ebola, a buzz-phrase has arisen: Ebola has no political preferences.

Posted October 10, 2014

Reading the bio alongside Steven Buccis Daily Signal piece on the Ebola-inspired Liberia travel ban made me want to meet him and shake his hand.

Posted October 06, 2014

Welcome to Dallas, where we begin the week wondering whether our Ebola Patient Zero will die, and whether others among our neighbors will then follow due to various failures in systems that should keep us safe.

Posted September 30, 2014

It seems hard to imagine that there is a more important question than the effect Charlotte Clintons birth will have on the 2016 presidential race. But there is.

Posted September 19, 2014

While Scotlands voters weighed whether to separate from the United Kingdom Thursday, another decision involved its most famous institution separating from 260 years of tradition.

Posted September 12, 2014

As the occasional abuser will do, Ray Rice has done us a favor. He has given us the opportunity to engage in frank discussion on a topic too often hidden: the shocking number of men who beat the holy stuffing out of the women they supposedly love.

Posted September 05, 2014

The folks at the Daily Kos must have grinned at their cleverness Wednesday, proud of a Jed Lewison story headlined: Hannity scores exclusive interview with bearded fanatic who declares: Convert them or kill them.

Posted August 29, 2014

Here is a snapshot of a series of truly ridiculous things that happened in a small New England town this week, followed by an extended examination of how it represents a deep societal pathology.

Posted August 22, 2014

A young black man dies from a police gunshot, and a community bursts into presumptuous anger as if it knows racism is afoot.

Posted August 15, 2014

Call me crazy, but police in riot gear seem a thoroughly appropriate response to actual rioting.

Posted August 08, 2014

The day we learned of the two American aid workers stricken with Ebola in Liberia, I started hearing from talk show listeners with a variety of views. Here in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area, there was particular attention to the Fort Worth church community of Dr. Kent Brantly, who has earned appropriate praise for his selflessness in traveling across an ocean to care for people in a cauldron of poverty no American has ever experienced.

Posted August 01, 2014

There were two things Jesse Ventura was never supposed to win: the 1998 Minnesota Governor’s race, and his just-ended trial seeking a big payday from a hero’s widow.

Posted July 25, 2014

There is no homework for a first book tour, no prep manuals, no mentoring. I’ve been hosting talk shows since Reagan’s first term and writing in various venues for nearly as long. But the exercise that has resulted in an actual book with my name on it has been an education of a wholly different type.