John F. McManus
Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, the governor of Jakarta, Indonesia's largest city, recently lost his reelection bid and was also sentenced to prison for saying that the Koran does not forbid Muslims from voting for non-Muslims.
During his campaign for president, Donald Trump frequently employed the word “obsolete” to describe NATO. But NATO has never been “obsolete.” It has greatly aided its UN sponsor in the gobbling up of more aspects of national sovereignty.
Italian Communist Antonio Gramsci called for softening up the people by steering them away from their cultural foundationsn — faith in God, love of country, reliance on family, and attachment to the churches, schools, morals, and other anchors.
If Neil Gorsuch follows the lead set by Antonin Scalia, the man whose place on the court he will fill if approved by the Senate, chances are that he will follow in the footsteps of the late jurist. And that would be good for America.
Senator John McCain receives friendly airtime and is relied upon for his perspective because of his willingness to stand apart from true conservatism — which is based on the U.S. Constitution’s limitation of the federal government.
When a federal judge blocked President Trump’s ban on entry to America from seven majority-Muslim nations, his decree won praise from the liberals and left-wingers.
Lewis is one of the most liberal members of the entire House and unquestionably one of most consistently Democratic congressmen in the Deep South.
Six years ago in a speech exposing the scourge of neoconservatism, I startled some of the audience by claiming that socialism is more dangerous than communism.
While chatting recently with a friendly technician who was repairing my copy machine, I got a taste of a very big problem facing our country. The man knew everything about the bulky machine. But he displayed a woeful lack of awareness about our nation’s fundamental principles. And he volunteered a political preference I fear is shared by millions.
Supporters of Hillary Clinton’s bid to become President can’t get over the fact that she won more votes than did her opponent. Her numbers exceeded Donald Trump’s by a more than 2.8 million. “How can it be,” her followers ask, “that she can attract that many more voters and still lose?”