Trump another Reagan? Not even close

by Ellen Ratner -- Many people have wanted to compare Donald Trump to Ronald Reagan. Ronald Reagan was governor of California – but like Donald Trump, he was not a career politician, more…

4 important facts about Orlando shooting

by Ellen Ratner -- Looking into the Orlando shootings and the shooter, there are four areas beyond "religious terrorism," which has been the term of the day, to consider. First is the ability more…

Sanders could still win California

by Ellen Ratner -- This week was a win for Secretary Hillary Clinton, or was it? What did the press do to make her the nominee? The press needs to be taken more…

God bless Bernie for making America better

by Ellen Ratner -- When we were teenagers about to embark on adulthood, we could not vote. Citizens weren't allowed to vote in national elections until they turned 21. But that didn't more…

Psychiatry advancements and South Sudan

by Ellen Ratner -- Once in a great while you are afforded an opportunity to see how much things have changed. This week, I was able to escort the only psychiatrist in more…

2 men who really do make America great

by Ellen Ratner -- As the title of this column says, I am a liberal Democrat. However, I love Rep. Chris Smith. He chairs the Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and more…

How goats are helping South Sudan recovery

by Ellen Ratner -- It is two weeks until Mother's Day, May 8. Fox News Channel invited our foundation, which operates in South Sudan, for a segment on our charity. Our organization more…

Horrific killer sweeping America

by Ellen Ratner -- I am a liberal, and I like liberal causes. But I also spent almost 20 years working with people who had addictions. Addiction is bipartisan; it does not more…