Joe Manchin: Racist or Profile in Courage

Joe Manchin: Racist or Profile in Courage

What has given this moderate Democrat from West Virginia such an opportunity to write himself into the history books? It is the unique political circumstances of 2021. In 1859, Abraham Lincoln related the tale of an Eastern monarch who charged his wise men with discovering words that would everywhere and …

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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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Democratic Showdown: Kamala vs. Manchin

Democratic Showdown: Kamala vs. Manchin

As for Manchin, he is sitting in the catbird seat in the Democratic Party. He holds the whip hand over both Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Biden. For if the West Virginian refuses to bend or break on the filibuster, then not only will the voting rights bill fail in …

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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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The DC Statehood Power Grab

The DC Statehood Power Grab

Which brings the question: What is D.C.’s grievance that America must somehow rectify by making it a state? Answer: Democrats want D.C. to have two senators to cement their control of the U.S. Senate, as they pack the Supreme Court by expanding the number of justices from nine to 13. …

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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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Who Really Imperils the Republic?

Who Really Imperils the Republic?

In the “domestic terrorism” at the Capitol, no protester set off a bomb, toppled a statue, or fired a weapon. Of the four who died that day, all were protesters. Ashli Babbitt, 35, a 14-year Air Force veteran, was shot to death by a Capitol cop as she tried to …

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Will the Radical Left Reunite the GOP?

Will the Radical Left Reunite the GOP?

The succession struggle in the GOP is now underway. But as for now, Donald Trump is The Man, and he is not going anywhere… Still, even if Trump cannot unite the Republican Party, he brings, far and away, the largest pile of chips to the table. “Our historic, patriotic and …

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