Hosting the Republican National Convention is one of the most reliable predictors that a state will vote against the Republican presidential nominee in the ensuing election. Which state should the RNC put in the Democratic column in 2016? Vote here.
We are encouraged by Jeff Bell’s run for the Senate in New Jersey. Like Bill Kristol, we expect Bell to punch way above his weight class in the match-up against incumbent Democrat Cory Booker because Bell will draw a distinct contrast between his conservative world view and the secular liberal world view of Booker.
The only thing worse than a completely unnecessary conflict in Ukraine would be a completely unnecessary conflict involving America. Even in the worst case the U.S. has no cause for military intervention. Who controls the Crimea ain’t worth a possible nuclear confrontation.
Vladimir Putin knows his history, and he heard loud and clear the message in Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel’s statement that, “we are entering an era where American dominance on the seas, in the skies, and in space can no longer be taken for granted.”