Puerto Rico, Venezuela: Countries in Crisis

Puerto Rico’s government was supposed to pay up May 3. They owe $370 million in bond payments. After spending the weekend to try to negotiate a settlement, officials came up short and have decided to default. The total due on Monday is $422 million, but Puerto Rico has enough to pay $22 million in interest and […]

Why Muslims “Deserve” Special Status

We read about President Obama’s disdain to use the words “radical Islam,” or to admit the recent terror attacks have been committed by Muslims. He wants to open the U.S. borders wide to admit hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees–yet there are several accounts where the State Department is turning them down if they are […]

Keep on Praying, God is Listening

As the WWII generation continues to reach the end of their lives and the baby boomers get grayer, the children being born from here on out will have no direct link to the way things used to be. This is what we Christians might call the “glory days” of the United States, when there was […]

Two New Efforts to Force the Left’s Agenda

Seventeen Attorneys General have banded together to target any companies that challenge climate change politics. New York AG Eric Schneiderman said at a press conference that any companies “committing fraud by lying” about the dangers of climate change will be pursued to the fullest extent of the law. Exxon Mobile is one of their targets. […]

Clinton takes Misstep, Calls Unborn a Person

Hillary Clinton was asked when or if an unborn child has constitutional rights and her answer angered some in the abortion rights community. She said, “The unborn person doesn’t have constitutional rights.” She followed by saying there is legal room for reasonable kinds of restrictions on abortions after a certain point in time. Her responses go […]

Help Senators Stop Obama’s Nominee

President Obama is making his decision now on who he will nominate to fill Justice Scalia’s seat on the Supreme Court. It is up to the conservatives in the Senate to stop the nomination process at the earliest stage. The process goes like this: the Senate Judiciary Committee will review the nominee and then present that […]

National Security Divides the Candidates

On Tuesday night, CNN hosted a Republican presidential debate featuring the topic that’s on everyone’s mind following the recent terror attacks in Paris and San Bernardino: National Security. For policy wonks it was interesting and illuminating. For those unfamiliar with the nuts and bolts of foreign policy it was at times hard to follow. CNN’s […]

The Farook Brothers: One a U.S. Veteran, One a Terrorist Killer

Sayed Rizwan Farook was an environmental inspector with the county health department in San Bernardino, CA. He carried out the December 2 shootings, which left 14 people dead and 21 injured. His wife Tashfeen helped with the killings. It is believed Tashfeen was radicalized overseas, and may have immigrated to the U.S. as an “operative,” […]

Congress is About to Vote

Congress Enters Final Legislative Month of 2015 The House was able to push through two resolutions that would block President Obama’s plan to force steep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. The Senate already approved identical motions last month. The President vows to veto them. Syrian Refugees – The President wants our current program expanded to […]

Candidates Vie for the Hearts of Conservatives

The debate hosted by Fox Business News and the Wall Street Journal was a showcase for economic issues, including immigration, banking, taxation, the Federal Reserve, growth and government spending. The questions were good and the candidates had an excellent forum to explain their platforms–at least on a cursory level. It was a true debate, with lots of […]

Paul Ryan Elected Speaker

Paul Ryan (R-WI) was elected Speaker of the House on Thursday. In his acceptance speech, he implored Congress members to pray for him, and to pray for deeper understanding of each other.

Update on the Democrats: Bernie Sanders

In this 2016 presidential race, pundits are stumped in their inability to explain the soaring poll numbers of outsiders like Donald Trump, Ben Carson, and Carly Fiorina in the Republican race, and the rocketing popularity of Socialist Bernie Sanders on the Democrat side. Sanders is receiving small donations from large numbers of people, such that he […]

CNN Sponsors Second Republican Presidential Debate

The Reagan Library was the host site for two presidential debates  Wednesday evening. The bottom four candidates brought their case to the American people via CNN at 7 p.m., while the top eleven candidates debated at 9 p.m. As one commentator said, “This is the Superbowl of Republican politics.” Part One: George Pataki, Bobby Jindal, Rick […]

Has Donald Trump Found a Loophole?

Trump not only wants to end birthright citizenship, he wants to send back so-called “anchor babies,” who along with their parents, have taken up residence in the U.S. How can he do that? Has Trump, self-proclaimed expert at contracts, found a loophole? Perhaps he has found two.

Who Won the Republican Debate?

Some say Donald “trumped” it! Read summary and watch highlights from the Republican debate.