Questions to ask Democratic candidates in the CBS debate

This week Fox Business Network proved a political debate can actually be about substance if the moderators want it to be. Even more impressive, they got substantive positions out of candidates while still getting astronomical ratings for a primary debate. Neil Cavuto in particular followed up with candidates who strayed from their questions and forced them to indicate support or opposition to various issues: $15 minimum wage hike, etc. This is good for America. And in the spirit of good debate, here are a list of substantive questions that moderators…

The CNN-Democratic debate was a media love-fest

Tuesday’s debate between Democratic presidential candidates showcased the inherent difficulties this next presidential election will face. Similar to the last two elections and the current Obama Administration receiving a mainstream media pass on almost every difficult issue or controversial decision, so this Democratic election cycle began with a left-leaning media love-fest. Proof once more that our media is in bed with liberalism and all its proponents while conservatives will all have a target on their backs when crunch time comes. Rhetoric flies high in these debates, but the far leaning,…

Questions for candidates that won’t be asked in a debate

The 2016 presidential election race has already begun and the 2015 municipal election season is fast approaching in my neighborhood. I have 3 sets of 5 questions I seek answers to when looking at candidates. These are not likely ones that will come up in a debate so I have to dig a little to answer them. A QUESTION OF CHARACTER When we elect someone to public office we are entrusting them to make decisions on our behalf using information to which we don’t have time to review and perhaps…