Presidential Election

Pro-abortion Joe Biden: ‘The Holy Father…gives me Communion’

By Claire Chretien, LifeSiteNews, November 1, 2019 Pro-abortion former Vice President and 2020 Democratic hopeful Joe Biden has commented on a priest recently upholding Catholic teaching by denying him Holy Communion, saying, “It’s not a position that I’ve found anywhere else, including... read more

A Crisis of Both Justice and Civic Friendship

By Stephen M. Krason, April 29, 2019 Even though the Mueller report seemed to bring an end to the long investigation of the 2016 Trump campaign for something that is not even a federal crime—collusion—the left can’t seem to let it go. Even though they expressed full confidence in Mueller... read more

Ideology and the Crisis of Integrity in American Politics

BY STEPHEN M. KRASON, APRIL 3, 2017 We hear a lot nowadays about the polarization in American politics, between the two parties and between conservatives and “progressives” (as liberals have come to be called). What is not mentioned is that, due especially to ideology, the great casualty of... read more

The World Turned Upside Down

By Victor Davis Hanson |Posted: Jan 26, 2017 "If summer were spring and the other way 'round,                                                                                 Then all the world would be upside down." -- Old English ballad Legend has... read more

The Peaceful Transfer of Power — and Its Enemies

By Charles Lipson, RCP Contributor, January 22, 2017 We mouth the formulaic words but reflect too little on the political miracle that is the peaceful transfer of power. The enormous authority entrusted to the president shifts from someone who leaves office voluntarily, without a bullet fired,... read more

Trump the Rotarian and Why Elites Hate Him and You, Too

By AUSTIN RUSE, JANUARY 20, 2017 Publishing scion Al Regnery told a story last night about how the hoi polloi out on the campaign hustings appreciated the fact that Donald Trump always dressed to the nines. Always perfectly turned out, business suit, dress shirt, shined shoes, perfectly knotted... read more

Assessing the Obama Legacy — Against his own Mileposts

By Victor Davis Hanson, Posted: Dec 08, 2016 In his 2016 State of the Union address, President Obama summarized his achievements. That same night, the White House issued a press release touting Obama's accomplishments. Now that he will be leaving, how well did these initiatives listed in the... read more

More Than 800,000 Noncitizens May Have Voted in 2016 Election, Expert Says

By Fred Lucas / November 28, 2016 An election expert projects more than 800,000 non-citizens voted in the 2016 election and overwhelmingly for Democrat Hillary Clinton. While substantial, that number doesn’t overcome Clinton’s 2.2 million popular vote lead over Republican President-elect... read more

Behold the God Gap

By William Murchison, November 22, 2016, Why regular churchgoers were more likely to vote for Trump. God (lucky Him!) doesn’t vote. Not that this indisposition makes Him a mere spectator in our electoral processes — or their aftermaths. If you go to church regularly, the Pew Research... read more

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput on vocations, elections, apostolic exhortations

If Amoris Laetitia "has elements that some serious Catholic scholars see as ambiguous," says the Archbishop of Philadelphia, "then the issues they raise need to be dealt with honestly and directly." By Jim Graves, November 24, 2016 Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., 72, was born in... read more

9 Things to Be Thankful for About the Election

By Laura Hollis |Posted: Nov 24, 2016 As unconventional, contentious and divisive as this election as been, there are nevertheless things one can find to be thankful for. Here a just a few. 1. Much of the national press has been exposed for the frauds that they are. Yes, that is actually... read more