A declaration of war in the end is a symbolic act more than a legal one. We are, like it or not, already at war. Though largely symbolic, it would serve to advance our goals by clarifying our purpose and telling the world, friend or foe, that America has made a serious commitment to defending ourselves and our allies.
Honoring our vets is an American tradition as old as the country itself.
Last time, the moderators from CNBC made themselves the story. They succeeded in uniting the GOP field against them. It was a good night for those who were quick on their feet, those who excel at the debate format. For those who wanted an opportunity to get their message on policy out to the public, they were largely denied much of a chance. As a vehicle for getting substantive discussion out, the third debate fell way short.
Cruz will split his time between attacking Hillary, Obama and the Supreme Court. He might find time to take some shots at Mitch McConnell. Cruz had to cut short his attacks on the Court and McConnell to demolish the smarmy CNBC moderators.
Mere casual observation over time shows that any tradition, holiday, or custom overtly identifiable as Christian or American in this country eventually finds itself in the crosshairs of the Secular Progressive crowd.
John Kasich will actually be a factor because of Ford bringing back jobs to Ohio from Mexico. (You heard it here first!)
The Democrats spent a lot of time accusing the Benghazi hearings of being political. They said it was wasteful. They were right, but it was they who politicized it.