Why Romney won CPAC straw poll

by Ellen Ratner -- The Conservative Political Action Committee, or CPAC, is the annual gathering of conservatives from around the country to hear speeches, visit booths on topics they are interested in more…

Moon base: Ingenuity or crazy talk?

by Ellen Ratner -- Former Speaker Newt Gingrich suggested not just a trip to the moon but a real base on the moon this week. "Crazy" is how most of the media more…

Is Newt truly forgiven?

by Ellen Ratner -- Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich won the South Carolina primary on Saturday. Now he is officially a contender for the GOP presidential nomination. Three different primaries and three more…

U.S. does not believe in reformation

by Ellen Ratner -- Before I got on the train to New York Sunday morning, I bought the New York Times. My favorite thing on Sunday is to read the book review more…

ELLEN RATNER: We're in for a wild ride!

by Ellen Ratner -- Two weeks ago, I wrote a column with some of my early New Year's predictions. This week, my big prediction is that WND's new website will be very more…

We're in for a wild ride!

by Ellen Ratner -- Two weeks ago, I wrote a column with some of my early New Year's predictions. This week, I asked our staff at Talk Radio News Service to give more…

Let's move Congress to the 21st century

by Ellen Ratner -- I go to a lot of Christmas parties. I love them! Because I cover politics, the discussion at these parties often turns to how Washington is broken. This more…

A glimpse of 2012 America

by Ellen Ratner -- Time Magazine named its person of the year this week. It was the protester. I don't have a problem with it naming a person of the year or more…

The Cain self-delusion

by Ellen Ratner -- Like many of us who watch politics, we have all watched and weighed in on the spectacular rise and fall of Herman Cain. Most of the press folks more…