About the whacked-out leader of the world’s newest Islamic republic

By John Ruberry The world has a new Islamic republic. On Friday Gambia's strongman president, Yahya Jammeh, declared the impoverished west African nation that is almost completely surrounded by Senegal, a Muslim state. Other such nations are Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Mauritania--none of which are well-known for freedom or prosperity. Jammeh promises freedom of religion … Continue reading About the whacked-out leader of the world’s newest Islamic republic

Ted Cruz Still Playing Nine Innings

Yesterday the net was all a flutter with the latest Des Moines Register Poll showing that my man Ted Cruz is for the first time, in the lead in Iowa by a significant margin. The firebrand junior senator from Texas is backed by 31 percent of those likely to attend the Republican caucuses that start … Continue reading Ted Cruz Still Playing Nine Innings