I wrote a Shreveport Times column this week in an attempt to spark meaningful conversation about poverty and health care in Louisiana. What I never expected was that my column would become Dr. Fleming's springboard for announcing he has moderated his abortion access position.
Are our candidates who they say they are? In Montana, conservatives linked to the Tea Party filed as Democrats in June primaries for the Senate and State Assembly in at least eight legislative districts.
There has been a paradigm shift. The expectation of representation has morphed from a law of averages to a demand for gratification.
Contrary to Common Core-aligned curriculum that declares "free enterprise the pillar of the United States economy," I cannot find free enterprise described in any of the "founding" documents, or imbedded in the Constitution, of the United States.
Politicos have been tracking the U.S. Senate race in North Carolina like a pack of wild animals. And I don't blame them. Between Kay Hagan's increasi...
I am finding it hard to understand why some Republican members of Congress who voted for the shutdown and who promised to give up their paychecks have...
It should have told us something when Senators like Rubio, McCain and Flake, Republicans representing states with lots of Hispanic voters, said that we needed immigration reform.
Conventional wisdom has been that the party who holds the White House holds real power. No longer. Serve up whatever clown in the GOP big top you want...
Lefties have harangued Barack Obama, even suggesting that Richard Nixon was more liberal. By doing this, the left has has succumbed to right-wing ideas about social change -- that it comes from great men, rather than collective action.
The current crisis over Ukraine spotlights larger and hugely important questions: What are America's interests in an interconnected, post Cold-War world? What and how should we protect and promote them, especially with our rivals?
Grace Baptist Church in upstate New York, following the lead of the Kentucky Baptist Convention, is giving away an AR-15 assault rifle -- you know, the kind that killed kids at Sandy Hook Elementary.
Let's face it -- establishment Republicans' influence is waning. The grassroots come out for individuals whose values they share. It's difficult to inspire confidence when your nominee continues to skip candidate forums across the entire state of North Carolina.
Tuesday's election was no referendum on national politics. It was, however, another searing indictment of the Florida Democratic Party.
While Rand Paul's victory in the CPAC straw poll means very little, there were some signals from the CPAC conference that have some bearing on American politics over the next 32 months or so.
It is a sign of how far right the Republican Party has moved that New York Times columnist Ross Douthat describes Rep. Paul Ryan as a "moderate." In any rational look at the spectrum of American political views, it is hard to imagine attaching the word "moderate" to Ryan on any issue.