Presidential Election

Paprocki ignites debate — again — when religion and politics collide

By Steven Spearie, The State Journal-Register, October 24, 2020 The spiritual leader of Roman Catholics in central Illinois said abortion remained a “preeminent priority” for Catholic voters in the Nov. 3 presidential election, a reflection of a letter U.S. Catholic bishops released last... read more

Judging by the Record

A NOTE FROM OUR PUBLISHER: It is one thing to judge someone’s heart or motivation. It is another thing entirely to take them at their word and judge their very public actions and positions. By Michael Warsaw, Sepetember 5, 2020 Former Notre Dame football coach Lou Holtz addressed the... read more

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