California smokescreen: More red than green

by Lowell Ponte -- Why is California ablaze with fires that have scorched more than a quarter-million acres, killed more than 76 people, and have more than 1,200 unaccounted for? The apparent more…

How today's Democrats are seizing power

by Lowell Ponte -- Hugh Hewitt once wrote the book "If It's Not Close, They Can't Cheat: Crushing the Democrats In Every Election And Why Your Life Depends On It." In 1960, more…

Will we vote to destroy ourselves?

by Lowell Ponte -- Elections have consequences, said Barack Obama. He was right. Among the unexpected consequences of voting for him were eight years of economic stagnation, an almost-destroyed American Dream, and more…

The antidote for October surprises

by Lowell Ponte -- One of the highest art forms in our democratic politics has been the "October Surprise," a news bomb designed to explode so close to Election Day that an more…

The 'uncivil' war

by Lowell Ponte -- "You cannot be civil with a political party that wants to destroy what you stand for, what you care about," said Hillary Clinton days ago. What this means, more…

Judging Kavanaugh

by Lowell Ponte -- "Can it be that it was all so simple then Or has time rewritten every line?" – lyrics from "The way we were" Last week, in one of more…

Politicizing the weather

by Lowell Ponte -- The storms we call hurricanes got their name via Spaniards from the indigenous Taino people of Florida and the Caribbean and the Carib Indian god of evil, Hurican. more…

The Democratic Party must change its name

by Lowell Ponte -- The now-socialist Democratic Party has fundamentally transformed itself. Because it now opposes democracy, it should be required to change its name. The Democratic Party has abandoned free markets more…

Are you ready for 'President' Nancy Pelosi?

by Lowell Ponte -- In the fever dreams of progressives, it is no longer enough to assassinate President Donald Trump's character by branding him a "racist," "fascist" or "traitor." Nor is it more…