Bringing Satan to Springfield

by Laura Hollis -- According to an NPR story this week, The Satanic Temple of Chicago paid to have a statue installed in the rotunda of the Illinois Capitol. To accompany the more…

Technology brings freedom ... and tyranny

by Laura Hollis -- The New York Times recently ran an article titled "How China walled off the internet." In it, author Raymond Zhong starts by quoting former President Bill Clinton, who more…

Democratic corruption and voter fraud

by Laura Hollis -- In a free, democratic republic, public policy should be a matter of persuasion. That is, those running for elected office are supposed to propose the policies they espouse more…

9 takeaways from the midterms

by Laura Hollis -- The much-anticipated "most-important-midterm-election-in-our-lifetime" is over. Democrats have a narrow majority in the U.S. House of Representatives, and Republicans have slightly increased their majority in the U.S. Senate. What more…

Why smaller government will calm our tempers

by Laura Hollis -- The midterm elections are less than a week away, and predictions are changing daily. Nate Silver at 538 predicts that Democrats will take the House, but not the more…

The making of a red wave?

by Laura Hollis -- Are Republicans finally getting the message? Polls (notoriously inaccurate, as Hillary Clinton, MSNBC and the Young Turks can attest) that earlier showed Democrats taking the House – and more…

What do Democrat voters want?

by Laura Hollis -- I am trying to put myself in the shoes of Democrat voters, not those in hysterics, screaming obscenities and pounding on the doors of the U.S. Supreme Court, more…

We're next on the Alinskyites' chopping block

by Laura Hollis -- We're next. Yes, I mean us – the American people. At least the Christians, Jews, Muslims, conservatives, Republicans, libertarians, blacks, Asians, Hispanics, LGBTQ folks, immigrants, rich, poor and more…