Q and A

Saturday Q&A: Military analyst takes aim at climate change directive

Dakota Wood is The Heritage Foundation's senior research fellow for defense programs. Wood, who spent two decades in the U.S. Marine Corps, spoke to the ...

Saturday Q&A: Former Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld on Churchill solitaire

Donald Rumsfeld served as secretary of Defense under Presidents Gerald Ford and George W. Bush. He also was White House chief of staff under Ford, ...

Saturday Q&A: A Democrat consultant's expectations from Iowa

Joe Trippi is a veteran Democrat political strategist who has worked on the presidential campaigns of Ted Kennedy, Walter Mondale, Gary Hart, Dick Gephardt and ...

Saturday Q&A: An analyst's alternative to Social Security

Peter Ferrara is senior fellow for entitlement and budget policy at The Heartland Institute. He served in the White House Office of Policy Development under ...

Saturday Q&A: Georgia lawyer on unleashing state power under Article V

David Guldenschuh is an attorney based in Rome, Ga., and a leader in the Article V movement, a nationwide effort to restrict the federal government's ...

What Trump can expect in the Granite State

Joe McQuaid is publisher of the New Hampshire Union Leader, the daily newspaper of Manchester, the state's largest city. He spoke to the Trib regarding ...

Saturday Q&A: Idaho psychic offers 2016 predictions

Betsey Lewis is an Idaho psychic, former talk-show host and author whose latest book, "Predictions 2016 and Beyond," was published on Dec. 31. She spoke ...

Q&A: The best of 2015

Editor's note: The following is a collection of some of the notable quotes that appeared in the weekly Q&A during 2015: • "I guess ...

Q&A: Cardinal Wuerl on getting back to the core of Christmas

Cardinal Donald Wuerl is the archbishop of Washington, D.C. Wuerl, who was elevated to the College of Cardinals in 2010 by Pope Benedict XVI and ...

Saturday Q&A: Mercatus Center's de Rugy on the shallow roots of farm subsidies

Veronique de Rugy is a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and a nationally syndicated columnist. She spoke to the ...

'This is not a war we can't win': Fighting ISIS

Clifford D. May is the founder and president of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a Washington, D.C., policy institute specializing in national security and ...

Christmas music on the radio: The gift that keeps giving

Mike McVay is senior vice president of content and programming for Cumulus Media, the nation's second-largest radio station owner and operator with 454 stations in ...

'Watters' World' shows a lighter side of Fox News

Jesse Watters is a correspondent on the Fox News Channel's "The O'Reilly Factor." He spoke to the Trib regarding "Watters' World," his new series of ...

Ken Gormley begins charting Duquesne University's future

Ken Gormley will become Duquesne University's 13th president on July 1. Gormley, a constitutional scholar, author and current dean of Duquesne's School of Law, ...

Will holiday shopping be a fat goose or a goose egg?

Audrey Guskey, a Duquesne University associate professor of marketing, is a nationally recognized expert on consumer trends. She has appeared on, among others, CNN, MSNBC, ...

Stopping the government's raid on savings

John Berlau is a senior fellow with the Competitive Enterprise Institute, a Washington, D.C., think tank dedicated to free enterprise and limited government. He spoke ...

A republic -- if we can remember that

Will Butts is the author of "This Republic: Illuminating Republican Government," a book drawing upon the writings of the American Founders, in general, and John ...

Syria, Putin & psychology

Jim Penman is a professor at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, and author of the recently published book "Biohistory: Decline and Fall of the West." ...

Can House GOP save itself?

Lou Dobbs is the host of "Lou Dobbs Tonight," which airs weeknights at 7 and 11 on the Fox Business Network. In two interviews last ...

Believe the polls? Pass the salt

Larry J. Sabato is the founder and director of the University of Virginia Center for Politics and the author or editor of two dozen books ...