Tom Hoopes

July 22, 2016

Hidden GOP Convention Highlights

You have heard about the big ticket items: Ivanka “sampling” Michelle, Cruz’s non-endorsement endorsement speech, Trump’s l-o-o-o-o-n-n-g closer. Here are a few picks from myself and
July 16, 2016

Translating the Media’s Pence-Speak

Rolling Stone greeted news of Donald Trump’s vice presidential pick with the article “4 Reasons Mike Pence Is the Absolute Worst.” The article provides a great
April 4, 2016

Trying to Fill Abortion Hole, Trump Digs Deeper

When Donald Trump last Wednesday said mothers should be punished for having abortions, something became very clear to pro-lifers: Trump was not one of them. On
March 16, 2016

Never Say #NeverTrump

What looked like a healthy anti-Trump movement when it started, the #NeverTrump hashtag has now been exposed as a politically bone-headed idea. I have long been
March 4, 2016

Best Anti-Trump Tweets

The hashtag #NeverTrump was trending all week and it provided some great succinct anti-Trump arguments. First of all, from the candidates themsevles: Cruz focused on his
February 15, 2016

A Great Catholic American: Justice Scalia, RIP

There were plenty of shameful celebrations when Justice Scalia died. Brietbart quoted some of them: The sports editor at “Vocativ,” Tomás Ríos, tweeted out that “Scalia
February 6, 2016

Catholics Like Rubio, Cruz and Hillary; Not Trump

CARA is sharing Pew Research Center political polling numbers at their blog. Respondents weren’t asked to pick a candidate but to say whether they would make