Congressman Tom Latham announced today that he will not run for Iowa’s open U.S. Senate seat in 2014 making Congressman Steve King the GOP favorite.
Category: 2012 Elections
We learned five things at Hillary Clinton’s testimony on Capitol Hill last week regarding the Benghazi attack: 1. She takes responsibility for the matter. 2. She gets a lot of communications via cable (over a million per year), and she can’t possibly read them all. 3. Congress won’t give her the funding she needs. 4. If [...]
Two articles discussing the election results came out recently that I found rather interesting. One was written by Janet Daley of The Telegraph, and the other is written by Gerri Willis of Fox Business. They both make comparisons between the U.S. and Europe in light of the election results, and they both conclude we are busy [...]
The American political scene on both sides of the aisle is inhabited some relatively shallow individuals in their understanding of the world. To most Republican operatives, the problem in this election is obvious: The Republican Candidate lost. The solution will equally obviously involve some way in which the Republican candidate ends up winning. There are [...]
Young Obama supporters sure knew the party and campaign talking points, but basic facts about our government? Not so much.
The following piece is by Judge Andrew Napolitano. It is a scathing assessment of President Barack Obama, but it also has within it some keen insight on how the country arrived where we find ourselves today. There is finally a sobering look at what probably lies ahead. Only in America can a president who inherits [...]
Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Last night I laid out my predictions for the Presidency, the White House, and the Governorships. My top line predictions: President Obama 290 Romney 248 Senate: 51D, 48R, 1I +1R, +1I House: 237R, 198 +4D Governorships: Republicans pick up North Carolina and Montana Governorships. Status quo [...]
I wrote this short piece a few years ago. I’m re-posting it because I think we all (myself included) need to hear this perhaps now more than ever. As we engage in political discourse in this election year, we Christians would do well in remembering that our divisions may serve to help no [...]