Hillary’s gaffes, then and now

 If Joe Biden ends up running against Hillary Clinton for the 2016 Democrat presidential nomination, it’ll be the Godzilla vs. Mothra of gaffe smackdowns.  Both of them say the most amazingly stupid things when someone points a camera at them.  Biden’s gaffes tend to be funnier, giving him a goofball reputation that voters aren’t likely […] Continue reading →

GOP 2016 Presidential contenders on immigration

 For two decades, immigration has largely split the Republican Party into two camps. The first wants to make a number of changes in the nation’s border and immigration programs, including finding a path for some of the 11 million people living in the country illegally to be become citizens. The second wants to focus primarily […] Continue reading →

Scott Walker 2016: A Look at his Campaign checklist

 A look at preparations by Gov. Scott Walker, R-Wis., for a potential 2016 presidential campaign: Nondenial denial: “I’m really focused on 2014, not getting ahead of the game. … You guys can predict all you want.” — Jan. 5, CNN. Won’t commit to serving full term if he wins re-election in November. Book: Yes. “Unintimidated: […] Continue reading →

Early Look: 2016 Senate Landscape

The 2014 Senate elections might be six months away, but the 2016 Senate elections will start in full force after the ballots are counted this year. While Democrats have a ton of seats to defend in 2014, it will be the Republicans with all the action next. They will have roughly 24 of the 34 […] Continue reading →

The 2016 presidential candidate we need

George Will  All modern presidents of both parties have been too much with us. Talking incessantly, they have put politics unhealthily at the center of America’s consciousness. Promising promiscuously, they have exaggerated government’s proper scope and actual competence, making the public perpetually disappointed and surly. Inflating executive power, they have severed it from constitutional constraints. So, sensible voters […] Continue reading →