Newt Gingrich is a historian.
That makes him kind of unique among contemporary political figures who forget history; who rewrite history; and who sleep walk through history (his line).
At last night’s Republican National Convention, Newt Gingrich said it is no longer acceptable to have our leaders lie to the American people about the threat of Islamic terrorism. We can no longer ignore history.Read More
When Hillary Clinton is sworn in as the next president of the United States, the Chris Christie effect will long be talked about.
I refer to last Saturday’s debate.
Governor Christie cut Marco Rubio off at the knees in one of the most consequential debate moments in a long time…Read More
By contrast, Marco Rubio refused to budge on life issues despite the political expediency of watering down one’s convictions, as Messrs. Bush and Christie did. Said Rubio:
“I would rather lose an election than be wrong on the issue of life.”Read More
Messrs. Cruz and Rubio were both put in hot seats, to the delight of Jeb Bush, as each were confronted with gotcha video clips highlighting their apparent flip flops on immigration issues. The three man dust-up was messy.
So who won?Read More
I like Chris Christie, but I don’t like his take on the pro life movement.
Here is what the New York Times reported on the governor’s remarks in New Hampshire on the subject:Read More
Before he went into business for himself, I remember the night that we were having dinner and my dad made a big announcement to the family. He had been offered a new sales position with a firm that was a competitor to his present employer and he had accepted it. But the big part of the announcement was, “If I exceed my quotas, I can earn twenty thousand dollars in my first year.” A hush fell over the table as mom, grandma and I were awestruck as we tried to contemplate that massive amount of money …Read More
I’ve got good news and bad news. First, the bad news: Barack Obama is going to be president for three-and-a-half more years. Now for the good news …Read More