Richard Baehr is the chief political correspondent for American Thinker and also writes regularly for Israel Hayom and PJ Media.. He is a management consultant for the healthcare industry and the president of Richard A. Baehr & Associates. He frequently serves as an expert witness in healthcare litigation cases involving planning and financial matters.
MR. Behr has a longstanding interest in the Middle East and American politics, and he is a frequent speaker and writer on these subjects. He has spoken at many Jewish organization meetings, synagogues, and colleges on various topics: Israeli-Palestinian relations, the war in Lebanon, American politics and Israel, the future of Israel and the Middle East, and American political trends.
Is There a Demographic Glide Path in American Politics?
Are demographic shifts the key to American voting patterns? The particular election results selected for testing this hypothesis matter. The last time Republicans won the popular vote decisively in a presidential election was in 1988 when George H.W. Bush defeated Michael Dukakis by eight percent. Approximately 85 percent of voters in 1988 were white (non-Hispanic […]
Is Demography Destiny for Republicans and Democrats? (Audio)
Do the United States’ “enormous demographic shifts” predetermine election results in coming decades? They definitely appear to be changing the playing field to the advantage of Democrats over Republicans, Richard Baehr, co-founder of the American Thinker and the website’s chief political correspondent told a Jewish Policy Center conference call on September 24. But there is […]
Obamacare Through the Spin Cycle
It is over six years since the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, known by most simply as Obamacare, was signed into law on March 23, 2010. In the year preceding the final passage of the legislation, the bill had been worked on in multiple committees in both houses of Congress, before final passage in […]