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What Pope Francis Must Say to Donald Trump

Originally published on my Huffington Post column, August 27, 2015. There is a rising tide of nativism washing over the United States at this particular moment. We have seen such waves recurrently in our history. In the 1840s, it was the Know-Nothings, who hated Catholics and opposed Irish immigration and were even responsible for riots… Read more »

Bernie Sanders’ Old-Time Religion

Originally published at my Huffington Post column on July 6, 2015. U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont is this summer’s campaign phenomenon. Consider the crowds he is drawing. In Madison, Wisconsin, he recently attracted a crowd of nearly 10,000 raucous, enthusiastic supporters. This on a beautiful summer’s evening when many Wisconsinites are at the lake… Read more »

Can You Trump That?

This post appeared originally on my Huffington Post column, published May 13, 2015. Donald Trump has teased the voting public before. He has flirted several times with the possibility of running for president. In 2012, he even rose to near the top of some early opinion polls. Each time, however, Trump backed away from an… Read more »

Does He Have a Prayer? Mike Huckabee Runs for President

This post appeared originally at my Huffington Post column on May 6, 2015. In 2008, Governor Mike Huckabee of Arkansas made a strong run for the Republican nomination for president. He won the Iowa caucus and carried over four million popular votes across the length of the Republican primary. In the wake of the nominating… Read more »

Interview: Talking Hillary Clinton with Bill Martinez

Listen below to Dr. Reid’s recent interview with Bill Martinez on Rapid Fire Radio, discussing Hillary Clinton’s viability as a presidential candidate and what the American people need from their leaders.

No Evolution Deniers in the White House

To doubt evolution at this late date is to reveal oneself to be willfully, invincibly ignorant of basic scientific principles. And there is no room in the Oval Office — none — for the scientifically illiterate.