Monthly Archives: January 2016

Defeating Trump, Sanders will take someone other than Michael Bloomberg

As D.C. residents were preparing for, and then digging out from, the winter storm of the century, the already-volatile 2016 presidential race faced a potential storm of its own: the prospect of former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a Democrat-turned-Republican-turned-independent, mounting an independent bid for the White House. Now, these rumors have surfaced before […]

Impeachment debacle shows Maine Democrat split: solutions vs. extremism

In recent days, Maine Democrats managed to embarrass not only themselves, but the institution of the Maine Legislature, with a ridiculous debate over impeaching Republican Gov. Paul LePage. At a time when the state has real problems that desperately need serious discussion and bipartisan solutions — like the drug crisis that has gripped our state […]

Democrats’ joint fundraising with Clinton reveals hypocrisy, bias

The candidates running for the Democratic nomination not named Hillary Clinton have faced long odds this election cycle. That’s to be expected, of course, as she was always considered the prohibitive favorite to win the 2016 nomination. However, it’s also been clear that the Democratic Party has gone out of its way to structure the […]

GOP must stand up to the White House on gun control in every way

It appears that President Obama is set to undermine Congress and the Constitution by, yet again, taking executive action on an issue: In this case, the right to bear arms. Of course, there is not much Obama can do in this area without congressional cooperation to undermine our civil rights, but it appears that won’t […]