More Democratic Party Articles

  • Democrats don't debate; they distort

    Among Republicans, the debate over America's proper world role is vigorous. Sen. Rand Paul blames the current disarray in Iraq on George W. Bush and Dick Cheney.

  • The difference between Republicans and Democrats

    It is a line I have used to open speeches on the lecture circuit for years and it never fails to get a laugh: "I'm happy to be here tonight from Washington, D.C., where the only politicians with convictions are in prison."

  • Obama job approval drop among Millennials, Hispanics undermines predictions of permanent Democratic majority

    Demography is destiny, we were told, and it is -- up to a point. But reality can change people's minds, especially those, like all Millennials and most Hispanics, who are relatively young. You can see evidence that this is happening by comparing Obama's percentages among these groups in the 2012...

  • Democrats celebrate Flag Day, but with which flag?

    Saturday was Flag Day, the anniversary of the date in 1777 when the Continental Congress adopted the Stars and Stripes as the official U.S. flag. The Democratic Party marked the occasion on its official Twitter feed with a picture of a child holding a flag. Happy Flag Day!...

  • This massive survey on the differences between liberals and conservatives has 4 fascinating takeaways

    Republican and Democratic lawmakers have evolved at basically the same rate on the issue of homosexuality, there is still a portion of the population that opposes interracial marriage and the American public holds a generally favorable opinion of cable news, according to a new report from the...

  • 'Ron Swanson' roasts Eric Cantor and Washington; is of course a fan of Teddy Roosevelt

    Nick Offerman, best known for his role as staunch Libertarian Ron Swanson on “Parks and Recreation,” had some interesting observations about House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., and the rest of Washington. Offerman, speaking at the Radio and Television Correspondents’ Association...

  • Democrats are ready for Hillary Clinton, but is Hillary ready?

    I expected nothing but effusive praise from major media for Hillary Clinton's new book, Hard Choices, much like the mass exaltation it showered on Barack Obama, America's first African-American president.

  • Democrats fundraise off of 'Eric. Freaking. Cantor' loss

    "Eric. Freaking. Cantor." That's how Democratic National Committee Communications Director Mo Elleithee emphasized the major upset Tuesday night of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va. “I’ve been working in Virginia politics for a long time, but I’ve never seen anything like what...

  • How the White House uses deportation figures to play both sides in the immigration debate

    For President Obama to successfully deliver comprehensive immigration reform, he must convince skeptical Republicans he is committed to border security while not alienating progressives disillusioned by the record number of deportations under his watch. Soon-to-be White House press secretary...



From the Weekly Standard

  • For GOP, a Good Crop of Senate Candidates

    Republicans have distinct advantages in Senate races this year, including President Obama’s low job ratings, the number of vulnerable Democrats, and an unhappy national mood. But there’s...

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  • How to Play a Weak Hand in Iraq

    Iraqi prime minister Nuri al-Maliki knows what he wants: a third term in office for himself and U.S. military help in defeating ISIS (now the Islamic State). Political reconciliation between...

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  • The Ethics of Food and Drink

    Should the law compel nursing homes to starve certain Alzheimer’s patients to death? This is not an alarmist fantasy, but a real question, soon to be forced by advocates of ever-wider...

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