Political Hay
by | Sep 25, 2019

Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s dramatic impeachment move is not an offensive one; it is a rearguard action. Democrats come to this not from a position of strength, but from one of necessity. Having to “put up or shut up,” they are…

by | Sep 24, 2019

Historian J. G. A. Pocock believes that, with its lobbyists, America has created “the greatest empire of patronage and influence the world has known.” He argues that the American Revolution was a response to fears of political corruption, and concerns…

by | Sep 19, 2019

This week’s Israeli elections proved one thing. Not only is Israel the only democracy in the Middle East, it is also a global democracy on steroids. The election results showed some benefits, but mainly the faults, of a multi-party electoral…

by | Sep 19, 2019

Call it Corey Lewandowski’s “called shot.” In baseball legend, the New York Yankees’ Babe Ruth, in Game Three of the 1932 World Series against the Chicago Cubs, stepped to the plate, pointed to the center-field bleachers — and proceeded to…

by | Sep 17, 2019

“We can mark the creation of this country not at the Fourth of July, 1776, but August 20, 1619, when the first kidnapped African was brought to this country against his will and in bondage and as a slave built…

by | Sep 16, 2019

Trump Derangement Syndrome is real. Its symptoms include emotional instability, delusional behavior, and foaming at the mouth. While it’s easy to diagnose, it’s hard to treat and — unfortunately — its treatment is currently covered by no major health-care providers….

by | Sep 14, 2019

Everyone had that one annoying childhood friend who would spoil every game. When it was his turn to be “it,” for example, he’d gripe about it, make excuses, and complain that the rules were unfair. Of course, he was always…

by | Sep 13, 2019

Going into the Democratic debate in Houston, presidential candidate and Texan Beto O’Rourke had a “genius” moment. Tweeted Beto: Credit cards have enabled many of America’s mass shootings in the last decade — and with Washington unwilling to act, they need…

by | Sep 11, 2019

Liberals despise Trump because of his perceived intent, despite his realized outcomes. There can be no other explanation for leftists’ inveterate rejection of accomplishments they would have lauded had they been Obama’s. Liberals’ reaction goes beyond being a partisan filter;…

by | Sep 2, 2019

As the Democratic field shrinks, the threat from an independent run rises. Historical and current reasons show why a current Democrat contender could become an Independent pretender in November 2020. It is particularly acute from the left, where rapid expansion…

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