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Today’s post opens the "alphabet game" of contestants for the Republican nomination, by providing a quick look at the positions and principles of Asa Hutchinson....

If either Joe Biden or Donald Trump returns to the White House, he will be a lame duck for the next four years (if he even can fulfill a second term). We cry fowl....

“White Women in Suburbs Key Voting Bloc for 2024,” read a recent newspaper headline related to the upcoming presidential election. This got your blogger thinking what his wife will be looking for in the next U.S. President....

Donald J. Trump has many prosecutors, plaintiffs, and investigators going after him. Beyond politics, what are all of these legal proceedings about, anyway? ...

After a very recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling, students who were free to take out federally guaranteed loans are responsible for paying them back in full. That is the nature of independence, which we all should celebrate on this July 4. ...

Everyone fights in the culture wars, but nobody likes cancel culture. The fighting is particularly nasty in politics. In this post, we attempt to promote cultural and political peace, not war. ...

For Flag Day 2023, we make a point about the definition of patriotism, using examples dear to our heart. Patriotism is embodied by those who selflessly and sacrificially defend their fellow human beings, particularly in wartime....

At what point does a person’s advanced age prohibit him or her from effective service as President of the United States? This question is particularly relevant when the two leading candidates for the top office will have survived a combined 168 years when the next...

In a world of “us versus them” politics, is it true that your enemy’s enemy is your friend? Principle Based Politics does not think this is a good strategy for choosing who to support in elections. ...

Prone to think way-too-much about sports and politics, the writer of this blog often wishes things could be different in both arenas. In short, we hunger for the glory days of the Purple. ...