The Honesty Gap
There may be some poetic justice in the recent revelation that Hillary Clinton, who has made big noises about a "pay gap" between women and men, paid the women on her Senate staff just 72 percent of what she paid the men. The Obama White House staff likewise has a pay gap between women and men, as of course does the economy as a whole.
The 15 Best Quotes From CPAC 2015
15) I close with two words, Kill ISIS! God bless you all! -- Mark Levin
If America Is Mars and Europe Venus, How Is Europe Doing?
"Americans are from Mars and Europeans are from Venus," wrote Robert Kagan in "Of Paradise and Power," published in 2003, just as the United States went into Iraq. Americans, he wrote, see themselves in "an anarchic Hobbesian world," where security and a liberal order depend on military might, while Europe is "moving beyond power into a self-contained world of laws and rules and transnational negotiation and co-operation."
It's Prime Time for Scott Walker, Whether He's Ready or Not
Any chef will tell you that you need great ingredients to pull off a great meal. Less discussed but just as true: You need to cook the ingredients in the right order.
End of Welfare for Billionaires...maybe?
What do you say to the presidents biggest billionaire supporter after he quite literally did better than anyone else EVER in a tough economy?
Bibi at the Barricade
The White House opposes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaking to Congress, but not because the speech has political implications, coming as it does just two weeks before Israel's March 17election. If the administration truly had political concerns it would not have dispatched a team of Obama loyalists to Israel to help defeat Netanyahu.
Why Obama So Dislikes Netanyahu
There is no question about whether President Obama -- along with Secretary of State John Kerry and the editorial pages of many newspapers -- has a particular dislike of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Fr. Hesburgh Leaves Legacy of Serving God, Country and Notre Dame
With Fr. Hesburghs help, the United States ushered in an era of civil rights and the Catholic school became one of the countrys top universities, despite him arriving when it was best known for its iconic football team.
Best of Times or Worst of Times?
Last week, John Kerry seemed to be auditioning for the role of Dr. Pangloss.
Debra J. Saunders:
Chris Christie's First-Date Speech
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie gave his first-date speech at the California Republican Party's spring convention in Sacramento on Saturday.
CPAC - Proving It Is Possible to be Too Popular in New Media
CPAC has become the see and be seen event for conservatives in new media. There is no debate about the fact that everyone bloggers, media, internet radio talk show hosts, and everything in between wants to take advantage of the opportunity to get close to all the conservative superstars at that conference
Paul Greenberg: Scoundrel Time
Journalism has thrived on scandal since there's been journalism. For who except a saint wouldn't take vicarious pleasure in reading about how the mighty have fallen? Especially when pride, as usual, has gone before the fall. Maybe saints don't read the papers, but we lesser mortals may not consider our morning coffee complete without a look at the headlines. And when it comes to scandal, some of us don't just scan the headlines but devour every word. Consider that a confession.
Netanyahu Comes to Congress
I have been torn about this speech by Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu to a Joint Meeting of the Congress this morning.
Nemtsov's Red Square Murder a Compelling Mystery
PARIS -- Ever since Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov was gunned down while walking with a girlfriend near Moscow's Red Square last week, there has been rampant international speculation about who's responsible for the murder.
How Democrats Plan to Win Elections
The Obama Democrats have an audacious scheme for winning future elections. They just plan to import 5,000,000 non-citizens and credential them as voters who will, in gratitude, vote Democratic.
I really wouldn't care myself but for the appearance of a book about the university's apparent subservience to athletics and the dough that athletics brings in.
How Obama Aids Terrorist Recruiters
America and the entire West are at war with jihadist terrorism and radical Islamismon the battle fields of the Middle East with ISIS and al Qaeda but more importantly in coffee houses, the basements of mosques and on the internet.
Chicago's Fiscal Free-Fall
Illinois gets the blue ribbon for being the lowest-rated state. However, credit raters differ on Chicago.
The Herd Can Be Blind
High degrees of certainty can be dangerous. Herd mentality can cause investors to chase returns en masse and pile into positions that may already be overvalued.
When it Comes to Iran and Israel, Amercians Have Clearly Been Manipulated and Misled
The unelected mullahs in Iran must be having a hearty laugh this week, enjoying the spectacle of the Obama Administration falling over itself to drive a wedge between America and our vital Middle East ally Israel.
Daniel J. Mitchell:
Ending the Export-Import Bank’s Corporate Welfare Should Be a Gimme for the GOP
The bottom line is that the only argument for the Export-Import Bank is that it helps to perpetuate a corrupt insider scam.
Investing in High-Yield Alternative Asset Classes in a Fed-Strapped Market
The latest round of Fed speak from Janet Yellen would have us believe that until the rate of core inflation rises to 2.0%, investors shouldnt expect a rate hike of any degree.
Why We Need to Hear the Truth
From waging undeclared wars to legalizing illegal immigrants Obama's disdain and disregard for historic custom and the Constitution is legendary.
Bitcoin, Bit-by-Bit, Pitches Silicon Valley Against Washington As Our True Capital
A mysterious new technology emerges, seemingly out of nowhere, but actually the result of two decades of intense research and development by nearly anonymous researchers.
Ransom Notes Radio:
Obama Admin Claims Nuclear Deal with Iran would Make Israel Safer
John Kerry says that any US/Iran nuclear deal would ultimately make Israel safer. Ya know: Kinda like the agreement with Hitler, in Munich, was going to help bring peace to the continent of Europe.
Facts, Not Myths Of Rate-Hike Risk
For a long time, investors were told that the announcement of the end of Quantitative Easing (QE) would trigger a collapse in stocks... Of course, this never happened.
A Judge Prays For Ex-Con in Court, and He is Heard
The story about the ex-con who robbed a bank just so he'd be sent back to prison -- for a bed and three meals a day -- was heartbreaking.
Marjorie Dannenfelser :
Self-Appointed, Unbiased “Fact Checkers” Strike Again
This time, PolitiFact Rhode Island is attacking Catholic Bishop Thomas Tobin of Providence, R.I., for asserting that abortions account for 94 percent of Planned Parenthoods services for pregnant women.
Top Five Myths about King v. Burwell
On March 4, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in King v. Burwell, a case that could have serious implications for ObamaCare.
Netanyahu Risks All To Address Congress, Sees the Threat of “Apocalyptic Islam”
Why does Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu want to address a Joint Session of Congress despite intense even unprecedented -- political attacks against him from the Obama administration, the media, and the left-wing in Israel?
The 13 Reasons I Owe Democrats an Apology
Flipping through some of my hate mail (I lead a tremendously exciting life, as you can see) it dawned on me that it's quite possible conservatives are a little too hard on our liberal friends. Also: I'm trolling for more hate mail.
Dems Discover the Truth About All Us Koch Brother Conservatives
For those of you currently on the Koch Brothers political agenda payroll, have open applications pending into the "club," or have been involved in the marketing campaign to cover up the true agenda of conservatives, we all have something to be a little concerned about: Our secret has been discovered.
Clinton’s Correspondence Cover-Ups
It has been confirmed that during Secretary Clintons four year tenure at the State Department she did not have a federal government email address. All official business was conducted solely through her personal email account, which is raising a lot of eyebrows in Washington.