New Jersey Man Slays Child
There were a lot of long faces at Fox News Tuesday night, but there's a silver lining for Marco Rubio. Now he can go be a bartender like his dad! (Have you heard him tell the story about his father being a bartender? Rubio was his pop's best customer after the debate.)
TSA: Total Security Abyss
While a TSA agent pawed my hair bun this weekend, presumably on high alert for improvised explosive bobby pins, I pondered the latest news on the Somalia airplane terror attack.
Politicians tailor their messages to different audiences. Facing New Hampshire's primary, Ted Cruz talked more about "free-market principles" and a "commitment to the Constitution" and said "no one personality can right the wrongs done by Washington." Politico ran the headline "Ted Cruz, born-again libertarian."
Walter E. Williams:
Sloppy Language and Thinking
George Orwell said, "But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought." Gore Vidal elaborated on that insight, saying, "As societies grow decadent, the language grows decadent, too. Words are used to disguise, not to illuminate." And John Milton predicted, "When language in common use in any country becomes irregular and depraved, it is followed by their ruin and degradation." These observations bear heeding about how sloppy language is corrupting our society.
San Diego Declares War on our Founding Fathers and Men, Too
It appears San Diego City Hall has been overrun by a wild pack of militant, man-hating feminists who are hell-bent on neutering the Kings English.
The Media's Softness for Sanders and Socialism
At the start of the Democratic presidential race, the media viewed the contest as a cakewalk.
Hillary's Use of the Gender Card Isn't Working
Hillary Clinton is not a woman, and that's a triumph for feminism and a problem for Hillary.
Republicans Can Get More Black Votes
The 2012 presidential election delivered a wake-up call to the Republican Party to improve communication with minorities.
The Peasant King of Crass Leads the Field
While delivering remarks in New Hampshire this week critical of Ted Cruzs thoughtful position on the use of waterboarding, one of Donald Trumps supporters yelled out to him that this made Cruz a word not fit for pages of this site.
Bloomberg vs. Trump?
The morning of the New Hampshire primary, Donald Trump, being interviewed on "Morning Joe," said that he would welcome his "friend" Michael Bloomberg into the presidential race.
New Hampshire Republicans Stain Their Credibility
New Hampshire primary voters have long taken pride in subjecting presidential wannabes to a long and thoroughgoing scrutiny vetting the candidates on their political stands, grilling them at innumerable town hall meetings, assessing their demeanor on the campaign trail.
Shame on the Pastors Who Anointed Hillary Clinton as President
Hillary Clinton is white. The pastors who declared her to be the next president of the United States, surrounded by the favor of the Lord, were black.
How Attitude Trumped Conservative Thought
On Monday, grassroots Republican favorite Donald Trump repeated the phrase when an audience member called Ted Cruz a "p----."
Africa's Third Term Power Grabs: Prelude to War
In late December 2015, Rwandan President Paul Kagame confirmed that he will seek a third presidential term.
The Real Significance of Clinton’s Email Server
As we push towards the New Hampshire primaries, I remain sorely dismayed with the inability or unwillingness to articulate the gravity of recent lapses in national security protocol.
Will Ted Cruz’s Conservatism Sell in 2016?
Given the popularity of political outsiders in the 2016 race, pollster Pat Caddells recent warning to Washington insiders seems prescient. Addressing the political class, the media and the politicians on the August 31, 2015 edition of Fox News Insiders, Caddell pointed into the camera and said, The American people are coming in this election, and theyre coming for you.
How Hillary Clinton Got Rich Quick By Selling Promises to Wall Street Millionaires
When Goldman Sachs, the powerful, multi-billion-dollar, Wall Street investment bank, offered Hillary Clinton $675,000 for three speeches, she readily accepted.
New Hampshire 2016
So. Everyone who tried to make themselves believe that Donald Trump's second place finish in Iowa signaled the beginning of the end of the Trump campaign was wrong.
Winning an Unconventional War
Disadvantage goes to the side that abides by the Geneva Conventions.
What Rand Paul Brought to the Race
During the last Republican presidential debate in which he participated, Rand Paul condemned the National Security Agency's mass collection of Americans' telephone records, cautioned against reckless intervention in Syria's civil war, and declared that a "true fiscal conservative" must "look at all spending" for savings, meaning the military budget is not sacrosanct.
Jeremiah Cuevas :
Bernie Sanders' America: Why Sanders Poses a Greater Threat than Obama Did
At first glance Bernie Sanders is forging a Doc Brown and Marty McFly relationship with young voters. However, is America underestimating the dangers the professor poses to not only our values but also our infrastructure, and economy as well ?
"Award-Winning Metals Market Report: February 2016 - Week 2 Edition
Gold is up over 12% in the first five weeks of 2016, while stocks are down 9% in the same time, giving gold a 21% advantage over stocks.
The Sweeney Todds of Washington
If the Democrats had shut out a female candidate like the GOP did in Saturdays debate in New Hampshire, the whole party and the candidate herself would have screamed accusations of sexism.
Why the Rising Cost of Health Insurance Might Lead to a Good Thing
It's getting tough to pay for healthcare. CBS Moneywatch reports that deductibles are rising rapidly as the insurance markets adapt to the new world of the Affordable Care Act.
Conservatives Need the Filibuster
Congressman Trent Franks (R-AZ) did not invent his invective about "stealth filibusters" when, earlier this week, he bloviated in the Wall Street Journal in opposition to the Senate's protections for minority members.
How Trump Could Become President Inbox x
Convincing victories by political outsiders in New Hampshire demonstrate without doubt most voters are disgusted with both political parties. The electorate will probably make one of themmore likely Donald Trumpthe next Commander in Chief.
Making Women Sign Up for the Draft Would be the Height of Stupidity
Conservatives didnt understand why George Stephanopoulos asked Mitt Romney questions about birth control during one of the debates back in 2012. It seemed like a bizarre question since it was a non-issue at the time, but it turned out to be foreshadowing of the Democrat strategy to make birth control a central part of the election.
During this election year, we are destined to hear many words that are toxic in the way they misrepresent reality and substitute fantasies that can win votes.