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Despite Academia's Best Efforts, Reagan Tops in Poll of Modern Presidents

In past columns, I've mentioned some teachers and professors that I've known who bluntly said that Ronald Reagan was the nation's worst president. It has become rather common in academia to describe the Reagan years as being filled with greed, and la ...

GOP Chances for Senate Rise But Nominees Must Stay Conservative

The new theme that conservatives and Republicans will start to read and hear about in the coming months will be that the GOP is so terribly divided that it won't be able to win critical races for control of the U.S. Senate in November. That theme wil ...

Redskins Decision Symbolizes Government That Fiddles While Iraq Burns

Let's make this clear: Barack Obama is not responsible for the Federal Trademark Trial and Appeal Board's decision to cancel certain trademark protections related to the NFL's Washington Redskins, due to the "disparaging" nature of the word 'Redskins ...

Rutgers Honored Ignorance and Racism in Treatment of Condi Rice

It's happened again. Another conservative African-American leader with the "taint" of a GOP past is invited to speak to a university. A small group of "enlightened" professors or students decide that the speaker is offensive to the highbrow standards ...

Americans Step Gingerly While Wall Street Stampedes

It's hard to believe it, but our post-2008 economic meltdown financial markets applaud mediocre financial numbers and a so-called recovery that has left many Americans holding their breath over the future value of their home and the stability of thei ...

More Ammunition for Obama Administration

Increasingly, Americans fear their government. They fear its power, its might and its ability to ruin their lives. The recent showdown in Nevada between federal agents and a cattle rancher and a group of his supporters is a symbol of the kind of abus ...

Democrats Face their 'Sinkhole'

Alex Sink was the dream candidate for Democrats in a special Congressional election set in a swing district in Florida. Sink had served as the state's CFO and ran a very respectable race as the Democratic nominee for governor just four years ago. Her ...

Atlanta Snow Jam: Citizens depend on each other

It was a winter storm response described as an "epic failure" of government by one national news network. A midday winter storm struck Atlanta's metro population of nearly 6 million on Tuesday. By early afternoon, hundreds of thousands of commuters h ...

What a stupid, divisive move!

Could there be a group that looks more insular, elitist and out of touch than the U.S. Chamber of Commerce? One strategist for the chamber says they want "no more fools" nominated for office by the Republicans. By "fools" he meant Tea Party candidate ...

How CNN lost its way

Let's be honest, no matter how one paints it or spins it, CNN is a news network in trouble. I can talk about this because I have known far too many former CNN leaders, anchors, and alumni to not know a little bit about the history of the company. And ...


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