In the New Hampshire primary exit polls, almost twice as many Republicans as Democrats are optimistic about the future, and half again as many Democrats as Republicans are pessimistic.
For the sake of the US and the global economy, 2016 presidential candidates must take up positions on the following five issues.
With Tokyo taking a two-year seat on the U.N. Security Council this month, the time is ripe for a new trilateral initiative among the United States, the United Kingdom, and Japan.
The fear of a world-wide explosion in Zika infections carried by Olympic attendees who return from Brazil with the virus has all the makings of a Hollywood disaster movie. The 2014 Ebola pandemic stemming from an outbreak in West Africa showed how unprepared the world was for biological threats.
2017 defense budget: Obama bets on technological breakthroughs instead of tackling the challenges of today
The 2017 defense budget bets on third offset strategy technological breakthroughs, but the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines worry about the wars of today.
Everyone in the polling industry will tell you that they’re facing an existential crisis because voters are less willing to answer phone surveys than they once were, and are less likely to own landlines.
Even if GOP voters choose unwisely in 2016, it is still important for conservatives to do the hard work of crafting a policy agenda that addresses the frustrations of voters — Republican and Democratic — and that communicates that the right understands those frustrations and wants to help.
Free college isn’t free, it simply shifts costs from students to taxpayers and caps tuition at zero. That tuition cap limits college spending to whatever the public is willing to invest.
The election of Tsai should be viewed as more opportunity than challenge. Washington, Beijing, and Taipei can begin more forthright and creative discussions about Taiwan’s future, a process that can bring about greater stability.
Religion in America is not the corrosive influence that it’s often made out to be nowadays. On the contrary, for many Americans, it’s a source of inspiration that redounds not only to their benefit, but also to their families and communities.
It’s mind-boggling why after 20 years of successful wireless policy, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) would make such a drastic change in course.