Eight Things To Love (or Not Love) About 2016

The 2016 presidential race is now in full swing, and so much has been going on. Candidates have been putting their feet in their mouths and moderators have been starting fights while the rest of the us try to deal with issues of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Here are eight things to love and strongly dislike this election season: Love: The Catholic Bishops The bishops have recently come out with a statement saying that Catholics who support abortion and euthanasia are in formal cooperation with evil. Formal cooperation means you are directly involved in the evil act even if

Sorry Trump, Muslims Have a Right to Religious Liberty, Too

Religious freedom is a core American value, one of those things that really do make us different. We invented it. We practiced it from the beginning. And I am not going to let it go without a fight. Watching President Obama blame the American people for having security concerns over Syrian refugees is disgusting. But watching Donald Trump refuse to rule out serious violations of Americans’ fundamental constitutional rights is equally so. Yes, the mainstream media are trolling for gotchas. And yes, I understand that Trump’s core supporters just want a big strong alpha male who will thump their enemies. But respect

Trump: The Out-of-Touch Outsider

Outsiders often respond to the critique that they are inexperienced by countering that the silver lining is their freedom from the problems of Washington.  “Sure, I’ve never been elected, but that’s why the people want me – I’m like them, I know what they’re like and what they want.”  That response falls apart for GOP front runner Donald Trump, who manages to display both flaws in a “yuge” way: The “Deportation Force” – This could demonstrate his lack of understanding of the nation’s current military/ police capabilities.  It could demonstrate that he’s unaware of how sensitive the issue of policing

What Do the Paris Attacks Mean for the 2016 Election? (VIDEO)

*Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected by last week’s terrorist attacks in Paris.* Frank Cannon is president of the American Principles Project and a respected conservative political strategist with over 30 years of experience. What I think is much more important is the events in France over the last week.  I think it is a boon for two particular candidates: Donald Trump and Ted Cruz.  I think the idea that business as usual and particularly adhering to a sense of how you are supposed to operate — this political correctness — is really, really at its weakest point