Targeting conservatives? It's 'Nixonian'

by Gina Loudon -- "Nixonian." That's how the IRS's action in delaying a tax-status determination for a group of Hollywood conservatives, as well as the simultaneous targeting by the Obama Justice Department more…

Obamacare resorts to homo-erotic 'twerking'

by Gina Loudon -- Where in the U.S. Constitution does it say President Obama can use our tax dollars ($80 million) for California to hire Richard Simmons to market Obamacare to con more…

Time to show Boehner the door

by Gina Loudon -- House Speaker John Boehner stated this week that he was drafting a document of GOP principles on immigration. We don't know what's in it yet, but we will. more…

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…