How to combat 'playground politics'

by Gina Loudon -- Several years ago when my husband entered elected politics, I was naturally fragile to the attacks that would come our way. These attacks would not only come from more…

Don't duck! Win hearts and minds

by Gina Loudon -- Last week I wrote my weekly commentary on the whole "Duck Dynasty" debacle. I asked, "Could it be that these bearded, successful hillbillies are the impetus to restore more…

Duck for Christmas dinner

by Gina Loudon -- Statistics say that one-third of the world's population is Christian, and about 70 percent of Americans identify themselves as believers in God. Thus, to a vast majority of more…

Sex, nerds and 'smart bras'

by Gina Loudon -- Sex sells. And no good free-market loving proponent would deny a company's right to leave those decisions to supply and demand. But when do publicity seekers become marketing whores? more…

Power of a person: Case for the party platform

by Gina Loudon -- Any grassroots activist worth their salt would say that they want a bottom-up party, not a top-down party. Even establishment GOP politico Haley Barbour said that our party more…

Would you fight, freeze or run?

by Gina Loudon --  (Editor's note: This is Part 2 in a series on the psychology of violent confrontation. Read Part 1 here.) Fight, freeze or run? Last week, I relayed the more…

Psychology of violent confrontation

by Gina Loudon -- (Editor's note: This is Part 1 in a series on the psychology of violent confrontation. Read Part 2 here.) Advice abounds Vice President Biden says that when one more…

The deadliest threat of Obamacare

by Gina Loudon -- This week I participated in two panel discussions on Hannity discussing the psychological ramifications (and other aspects) of Obamacare. After leaving my vacation with my husband to travel more…

Let's wage war on D.C. hacks

by Gina Loudon -- This week, I was asked to appear on Al Jazeera America to give my thoughts on the problems in the Republican Party and where it split on social more…