Will Fates Change after Tomorrow’s Debate?

The field of Republican presidential candidates has remained at 14 for some time, with a lot of excitement for the top four, and then a big gap between them and the ten at the bottom.           Will the lineup change after tomorrow’s debate? Most polls show Donald Trump leading the pack with […]

Was Donald Trump out of Line?

Donald Trump was quoted as saying he’d shut down immigration and not allow any Muslims into the U.S. until lawmakers “know what we’re doing.” Media outlets, the President’s spokesman, and even fellow Republican presidential candidates heatedly denounced Trump as a bigot, crazy, and a misguided missile. Ted Cruz simply said, “That’s not my policy.” What […]

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 […]

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.

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U.S. Drone Strikes Kill AQ’s Number 2

World News Summary  The number two man of Al Qaeda, Nasir Al-Wuhayshi, was killed in Yemen in a U.S. drone strike on Friday. He was Osama bin Laden’s secretary and was expected to succeed AQ’s global chief. He was also top leader of AQ in the Arabian Peninsula since 2002. This was a huge victory […]

2016 Presidential Race Welcomes Rick Perry

Former Texas governor, Rick Perry announced his candidacy for president on June 4. He is the tenth Republican to join the race. In his announcement speech, Perry credited farming, family and serving his country with helping him develop good values. “I know America has experienced great change, but what it means to be an American has […]

Spotlight on Ted Cruz

2016 Presidential Election I had the distinct honor of representing Upson County, GA as a delegate at the state GOP convention. I heard two presidential hopefuls speak: Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz. I respect both men and their candidacies, yet Ted Cruz hit the ball out of the park. Texas Senator Ted Cruz appeared at […]

Mike Huckabee: from Hope to Higher Ground

“I truly went from hope to higher ground,” Mike Huckabee said as he announced his run for the Republican slot on the 2016 presidential ticket.  He began speaking about his roots in Hope, Arkansas, a small town “far away from money and power and influence.” Huckabee was Governor of Arkansas from 1996-2007. He used scriptures […]