Chip Wood

Last Wednesday’s debate proved once again that a candidate will fare best when he or she attacks the Democratic opposition — including Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton — and the media.

Thursday, 29 October 2015 20:00

John Boehner's Final Betrayals

Before stepping down as speaker of the House, John Boehner cut a deal with the Democrats on the budget that delighted the Obama administration but pretty much left conservatives out in the cold.

Hillary Clinton’s testimony showed conclusively that Hillary knew, almost immediately, that the attacks on our facilities in Benghazi, Libya, were a preplanned terrorist attack — not a spontaneous protest over an anti-Muslim video.

Thursday, 15 October 2015 00:00

Hillary Should Thank Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders’ entire campaign has done the seemingly impossible; it’s made Hillary Clinton seem almost moderate by comparison. 

Wednesday, 14 October 2015 16:00

Why the Left Hates Ben Carson

The Left hates anyone who rejects their philosophy of dependence on the government. But it saves its worst vitriol for a black American who rejects their paternalistic solutions.

Thursday, 08 October 2015 13:00

Why Don’t We Accept More Christian Refugees?

Why would the United States want to deport refugees from the Middle East who managed to make it to this country? That is what is happening to a group of 20 people who fled the Islamic State in Iraq and made it to the United States. But these people weren’t Muslims; they are Christians.

Wednesday, 23 September 2015 10:45

Please Shut Down the Federal Government

The Republicans have won solid majorities in both the House and the Senate. This means they should be able to pass any legislation they want, right?

Wrong. Not when the Republican leadership in Congress doesn’t have the courage to challenge the threat of a presidential veto.

Tuesday, 01 September 2015 16:00

Hillary's Desperate Name-calling Strategy

Hillary’s campaign strategy now is to switch the focus from the stupid things she did as secretary of state to the stupid things she says as a candidate.

Tuesday, 25 August 2015 08:00

Ready for a Biden-Warren Ticket?

The political pundits are all agog over the latest rumor sweeping Washington: that not only will Vice President Joe Biden enter the race to become the Democratic nominee for president, but he has struck a deal with ultra-liberal Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts to become his running mate.

Pundits who have been demanding that Donald Trump add some specific policies to his comments about immigration just got their wish. And I’ll bet a lot of them wish they hadn’t pushed him to do so.

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