Category Archives: Election 2016

Thought Control — and Controlling Terror

Political correctness is a means of thought control. It limits what people may say by punishing them with social and political approbation. Inadvertent violation of one of the many shibboleths of political correctness can result in legal harassment, loss of employment and social shunning. I raise the question of how our immigration policies affect the […]

Ben Carson and the Constitution

A few weeks ago, presidential candidate Ben Carson provoked a bit of a firestorm by declaring that he “would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation.”  This remark caused a good deal of criticism of Carson, including a particularly strong criticism that the remark itself disqualifies him to be president. […]

So How Exactly Does The Polling Work?

Donald Trump is now neck and neck with Dr Ben Carson in polling data. Despite this, Mr Trump’s numbers have not fallen all that much. How has this happened? It’s simple, really. It’s also what usually happens in political races with lots of candidates. First, candidates drop out. That has been occurring in the Republican […]

Is Trump the New Obama? Ways They Are Alike

Over at Aleteia I argue that “Trump is a Mirror.” In writing it I started to notice another phenomenon: There are many similarities between Trump and Obama and their appeal …   They are both “outsiders” challenging the system Why is Trump so popular?  Because  people are sick of Washington and looking for an outsider who […]

Editor’s note about the presidential primary

Everyone has opinions. The many gifted writers who blog here at are no exception. If you see an article criticizing or congratulating a candidate, please understand: It is the opinion of the author alone and not necessarily (unless it is published by itself). So please: enjoy all the different perspectives from our writers as […]

Don’t Be an Anti-Trump Hypocrite

Like so many of my friends on Facebook, I would put Donald Trump as number 4 million on my list of preferred presidential candidates, somewhere below a write-in campaign for Mickey Mouse. Like so many of my Catholic circle of friends, I would love to see the next president of the United States be a […]



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