What Is America's Cause in the World?

What Is America’s Cause in the World?

Economic nationalism is alive and well in the GOP, and securing the border remains a central concern of America’s center-right. “Take away this pudding; it has no theme,” is a comment attributed to Winston Churchill, when a disappointing dessert was put in front of him. Writers have used Churchill’s remark …

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Merkel Flips Off Biden's Protest -- to Buy Putin's Gas

Merkel Flips Off Biden’s Protest — to Buy Putin’s Gas

Would a Germany that is doubling its dependency on Russia for the natural gas that fuels its economy be willing to go to war against that same Russia, and send German troops to fight alongside NATO? Would Berlin be willing to declare war on its own gas station? When the …

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Are the Halcyon Days Over for Joe Biden?

Are the Halcyon Days Over for Joe Biden?

But the defining crisis of the Biden presidency may be the crisis on America’s southern border… an annual rate of 2 million people walking into our country uninvited, the advance guard of a Third World invasion that will change the character and composition of the United States. On taking the …

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Biden vs. Biden on 'Is America a Racist Country?'

Biden vs. Biden on ‘Is America a Racist Country?’

Can you lead a country about whose history you profess shame? And how long will Americans follow leaders who appear to agree with those who hate what America was and, yes, what America is? “Hear me clearly: America is not a racist country.” So declared Sen. Tim Scott, a Black …

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Joe Biden's Bid to Remake America

Joe Biden’s Bid to Remake America

The bait to lure Republicans into embracing this $2.3 trillion in Great Society II and Green New Deal spending is the modest fraction to be allocated to infrastructure — airports, bridges, roads, ports, public transit. Most of the rest is to be used to grow social programs and launch new …

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The Emerging Existential Crisis at the Border

The Emerging Existential Crisis at the Border

Among the recent border-crossers, who are transported by bus to detention centers, where they remain for 72 hours and then are released to travel where they wish, many are carrying the coronavirus. Thus, what’s shaping up on the border is not only a national security crisis but a national survival …

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Trump -- Once and Future King?

Trump — Once and Future King?

There is a specific Trumpian agenda, with which he is alone associated, that is becoming the issues agenda of the conservative movement and the party base, if not the party elites. “I don’t know if he’ll run in 2024 or not. But if he does, I’m pretty sure he will …

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Dark Winter of a Grand Old Party

Dark Winter of a Grand Old Party

There may have been a worse 90 days in Republican Party history, but it is difficult to recall exactly when. It has been a dreadful three months for the Grand Old Party. On Nov. 3, President Donald Trump seemed to have lost the White House by narrowly losing three crucial …

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