Why DC Statehood Is a Suicidal Gamble

Why DC Statehood Is a Suicidal Gamble

On Tuesday, the mayor’s office made national news by releasing a list of monuments and memorials in Washington that should be “removed, replaced or contextualized.” Among them are the Washington Monument, the Jefferson Memorial and Columbus’ statue at Union Station… D.C. is unrepresentative of America and undeserving in any way …

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Will the Catholic Bishops Call Out Joe?

Will the Catholic Bishops Call Out Joe?

During the South Carolina primary, Fr. Robert Morey of Florence denied Biden communion on the grounds he had excommunicated himself by taking the stand he has taken on the killing of the unborn… Had moral truth changed? Did Catholic teaching change? No, Biden changed. As a cradle Catholic and recipient …

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The Real World Reasserts Itself

The Real World Reasserts Itself

If black lives matter, where is Black Lives Matter? Rarely in these stories of shootings and killings does one read that the dead were the victims of rogue cops or white supremacists. Since the death of George Floyd beneath the knee of a cop in Minneapolis on Memorial Day, the …

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As the Filibuster Goes, So Goes the GOP

As the Filibuster Goes, So Goes the GOP

After abolishing the filibuster, says Obama, Democrats should ram through statehood for Puerto Rico and D.C., thereby expanding the Senate to 104 members, and adding four new Democratic senators. That new Senate, says Obama, should enact every law possible to enlarge and expand the electorate, including extending the ballot to …

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American 'Stormtroopers' -- A Bright Shining Lie

American ‘Stormtroopers’ — A Bright Shining Lie

When the protests turned into riots, when the looting and arson began, when the statues began to be pulled down, when the rampages went on and on for weeks and months after Floyd’s death, support began to wane. And it is dissipating quickly. The country is not going to sit …

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Can Trump Pull a Truman?

Can Trump Pull a Truman?

A medical crisis, an economic crisis, and a cultural and social crisis, have hit us all at once, raising some fundamental questions. On July 22, 1988, after the Democratic National Convention in Atlanta, the party nominee, Gov. Michael Dukakis, enjoyed a 17-point lead over Vice President George W. Bush. Five …

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A Culture War Battle Trump Can Win

A Culture War Battle Trump Can Win

Where was Biden when Trump was standing up for America on Independence Day? As his Party tweeted that Trump’s trip to Mount Rushmore was aimed at “glorifying white supremacy,” Biden was wailing about the need “to rip the roots of systemic racism” out of America. Speaking at Mount Rushmore on …

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Are Uncivil Protests and Mob Violence Winning?

Are Uncivil Protests and Mob Violence Winning?

Consider what else the radicals and rioters have accomplished. They have made mass civil disobedience an acceptable and even praiseworthy form of protest, if you are justifiably outraged. They have won near-immunity for burning and looting stores. Blanket amnesties at the state and city level appear to be in the …

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