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 […]