Abortion Exceptions and Transgender Bathrooms

Donald Trump spoke out on the campaign trail, saying he would change a plank in the Republican Party platform to make three exception to protecting the life of the unborn child. Those would be in the case of rape, incest, and endangering the life of the mother. John Katich agrees with Trump’s position, but Ted […]

The Candidates Talk about Israel

At the American Israel Public Affairs Conference (AIPAC) on Monday, four of the remaining five presidential candidates talked about U.S. foreign policy–especially with regards to Israel. The candidates giving speeches were Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, and John Kasich. Bernie Sanders did not attend or speak at the event. Hillary Clinton – Delivered a […]

Finally, a Clean GOP Debate!

It’s just a few days before 433 delegates are awarded in Ohio, Florida, Illinois, Missouri, the Virgin Islands, D.C., Guam, Wyoming, and North Carolina. This was a clean debate–the candidates disagreed, but they did not attack each other. Rubio, playing to a home crowd at the University of Miami, had an excellent night. Cruz and […]

Who Will You Vote For?

Read my summary of last night’s GOP debate

Republican Debate a Trainwreck

GOP candidates debated each other on Saturday night in South Carolina, to help voters prepare for that state’s primary on Saturday, February 20. Instead of giving us a good insight into further details of their policies, the infighting and name calling turned it into a train wreck. Divisive and cutting conduct by several candidates included […]

Three Candidates Rocked the Debate

It was an instructive and entertaining evening as the top seven candidates fielded questions from Fox Business News’ Neil Cavuto and Maria Bartiromo. All the candidates had good moments, but three stood out, dominating the evening with wit, energy and command of the issues. There was a spirit of camaraderie, even though they were not […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]