Hillary Clinton

Draining Washington’s swamp, Fred Thompson-style

By |November 16th, 2015|

(By Melanie Sturm, ’76 Contributor) “I often long for the realism and sincerity of Hollywood,” joked Sen. Fred Thompson, the “Law & Order” star who recently died. A real-life prosecutor and Watergate counsel, Thompson formulated the famous question […]

Hugh Hewitt’s 16 keys to the 2016 race

By |November 6th, 2015|

(By John Andrews, ’76 Editor) Much like a sportscaster providing “keys to the game” ahead of an NFL kickoff, author and radio host Hugh Hewitt suggested 16 keys to the 2016 presidential race at an issue forum at CCU last night.  The fervent Ohio State and Cleveland Browns partisan pled for audience sympathy […]

A woman in the White House

By |October 18th, 2015|

(By Ellen Densmore, CCU Student) The fact that America elected a black president less than 150 years after slavery was abolished, and less than 50 years since Martin Luther King, Jr. fought to end racial segregation, is truly remarkable. It should be a reason for celebration. But if we objectively consider what this particular president stands for


Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right

By |August 27th, 2015|

Well, this presidential election cycle has taken a turn for the surreal, hasn’t it? Three of the candidates drawing the largest crowds — Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton — are characters you’d expect […]

When welfare beats work

By |August 25th, 2015|

(By Joy Overbeck, ’76 Contributor) With multimillionaire Democrats such as Hillary Clinton predictably accusing mean Republicans of ignoring the poor, and the upcoming election sure to hinge on “who cares more” about struggling Americans, it’s […]

Marriage decision will force resistance

By |June 24th, 2015|

The Supreme Court is expected to rule that defining marriage to be only between one man and one woman denies equal protection under the law and is therefore unconstitutional. The court could even rule that […]

Trading places: Pacific pact tests political alliances

By |May 1st, 2015|

President Barack Obama finds himself in unfamiliar — and uncomfortable — territory. In working out a Pacific trade deal, the president is surrounded in general agreement by Republicans even as the Democratic base — among […]

Twenty Fifteen: Here’s what one informed observer sees coming

By |January 5th, 2015|

(Centennial Fellow) 2014 was the year of unravelling for President Obama as his party received a historic drubbing at the election polls, his administration was plagued with scandals and incompetence, and his international diffidence troubled allies and emboldened foes. 2015 will see a further progression of the Obama legacy: an increase in the $18 trillion debt that can’t be repaid, more division within the nation and between the governing parties, more brazen defiance regarding separation of powers, and a destabilized global political environment where US leadership is woefully lacking. […]

Inconvenient truths denied by climate faithful

By |September 12th, 2014|

At the tumultuous summer’s close, when throat-slashing, genocidal jihadists and economic malaise dominated headlines and our psyches, Hillary Clinton announced her preoccupation. […]

Think Again: National interest or self interest? Not a hard choice

By |June 21st, 2014|

If character is doing the right thing when nobody’s looking, World War II Gen. Dwight Eisenhower radiated it on D-Day’s eve, writing that “any blame … is mine alone” in never-delivered remarks known as “In Case of Failure.” […]