If there’s any constant in presidential campaigns, it’s that at the first sign of difficulty, everyone who wants one particular candidate to win has an iron-clad critique of the candidate’s decisions thus far, which goes something like, “If only they’d get their heads out of the sand and listen to what I have to tell them, they wouldn’t be having these problems.” You only have to get two or three partisans in a room (or an exchange on email, Facebook, Twitter, etc.) to quickly learn that the answers to what the candidate should have done before and ought to do now are as clear as a bright spring morning; it’s just that the candidate and his or her advisers can’t see the wisdom of the true path to victory. 1,107 more words
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"Never Mind The Law Of The Land": Defending The God-Given Liberty Of County Clerks To Ignore Duties They Don't Like
It’s sometimes easy to forget with all the presidential campaign stuff going on, but there will be gubernatorial elections in two states this November, Kentucky and Louisiana. 425 more words
Donald Trump’s burst onto the political stage represents something deeply repulsive to the idea of freedom and liberty: the rebirth of white identity politics.
In many ways Trump’s rise reflects the reflexive push-back against an increasingly aggressive administrative state, changing demographics and the hollowing out of traditional and middle class values. 1,216 more words
About one third of the 867,000 veterans with pending applications are likely deceased, the report says, adding that “data limitations” prevent investigators from determining how many now deceased veterans applied for health care benefits or when. 156 more words
A few days ago I argued here that Donald Trump’s rise in the polls is in part a response to liberals’ political correctness and defense of multiculturalism, and that Trump’s campaign represents the next stage in the descent of American politics into pure spectacle. 251 more words
US President Barack Obama is a Muslim.
At least that is what a majority of Republicans in the United States believe, according to a new survey commissioned by a North Carolina-based agency that is described as “Democratic-leaning.” 76 more words