Hands Up, Don't Discriminate Against Gays!
Happy National Hate Week! Today, we're all hating on Indiana. Who will be the left's Emmanuel Goldstein next week?
Etiquette Versus Annihilation
Recent statements from United Nations officials, that Iran is already blocking their existing efforts to keep track of what is going on in their nuclear program, should tell anyone who does not already know it that any agreement with Iran will be utterly worthless in practice. It doesn't matter what the terms of the agreement are, if Iran can cheat.
The Green-Card Racket for Beltway Cronies
Can we stop putting America up for sale to the most politically connected bidders yet? Where is our self-respect?
When Foreign Policy and National Security Are Based Upon Campaign Promises
America finds itself in what may perhaps be the worst global security situation since the prelude to World War II and that is not hyperbole. We are at a point where our allies feel abandoned and our enemies feel emboldened.
Walter E. Williams:
Black politicians, civil rights organizations and others who say they are concerned with the welfare of poor black people often support harmful measures. One of the most effective tools for disadvantaged people is to be able to charge a lower price for what they sell and pay a higher price for what they buy. Let's look at this principle first using a couple of nonracial examples.
Dr. Ben Carson:
Education: The Future Depends on It
Over the past few months in cities throughout the country, we have seen harsh moments that have been characterized as "racial incidents." Whether it be Ferguson, Mo., New York City or Los Angeles, these events continue to occur in states regardless of which party dominates the political landscape.
The Whitewashing of Ted Kennedy
Imagine an eighth grader, presented with a portrayal of Sen. Edward Kennedy, the late patriarch of the "royal family" of American politics. The student would learn nothing but legends about "the greatest senator of all time," as Sen. Ed Markey proclaimed.
How Do 'Religious Freedom' Acts Encourage Discrimination?
The Indiana governor has managed to step on an impressive number of parts of his own anatomy recently and in the process gravely injured what was already a long-shot ambition to run for president in 2016.
The KKK Took My Building Away
Recently, some University of North Carolina (UNC) students went to a Board of Trustees meeting armed with signs saying Black Lives Matter and Kick Out the KKK. Who knew that the KKK was still a presence on the UNC flagship campus in Chapel Hill? Of course, the answer is that no one knew. That is because they arent.
“Don’t Sweat it” Takes On Whole New Meaning With TSA
Careful, airline passengers! If you happen to show up to your flight late, or are nervous about forgetting to turn off the lights before your trip, you may find yourself interrogated by one of the Transportation Security Administrations 3,000 Behavior Detection Officers (BDOs).
Wayne Allyn Root:
Creating $200 Million Super Fund to End Careers of Obama & Hillary
Loose lips sink ships. Here is how Republican donors can sink the ships of both Obama and Hillary.
Obama's Strategy for ISIL: Multisectarianism
The Obama administration's plan for thwarting the Islamic State, which it carefully calls ISIL, is to encourage multisectarianism in Iraq.
The Fascist Left and Same-Sex Marriage
Last week, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed a law with the same name as one signed on the federal level by President Bill Clinton in 1993, which was co-sponsored by Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., the presumptive next Senate minority leader. Naturally, Pence found himself on the wrong end of a partisan barrage from ABC News' George Stephanopoulos for signing that law the following Sunday. It sure is nice to be a Democrat.
Evaluating the Pan-Arab "Joint Army"
A pan-Arab military coalition has begun waging war in Yemen, ostensibly on behalf of deposed Yemeni President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi. Is this Arab League-approved "joint army" a credible combat force?
GOP Leaders Spearheading the Battle Against Crony Capitalism and Corporate Welfare At Its Very Worst
WASHINGTON - It isn't drawing front page coverage, but the Republicans' budget-cutting battle to abolish the Export-Import Bank deserves our attention and support.
Satrapy Fishing in the Yemen
Three years ago, film-goers were treated to Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, which critic Kenneth Turan called a pleasant fantasy about the Middle East. Today, of course, Yemen is the hub of a bloody conflict, one which President Obama persists in viewing with equal unreality.
Muzzling the Marketplace of Ideas
Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom of speech. The words of the First Amendment couldnt be plainer. Yet more than two centuries after the Bill of Rights was written, they remain the subject of fierce debate.
The Hysterical Reaction Against Indiana’s Religious Freedom Bill
Protesters are demonstrating, the Obama administration is speaking out, the mainstream media is in an uproar, major companies are threatening boycotts, and even the NCAA is concerned that a new bill signed into law by Indiana governor Mike Pence could negatively impact the inclusive culture of college sports.
How RFRA Became Controversial: Disputes About Birth Control and Gay Marriage Undermine Bipartisan Support for Religious Freedom
When President Bill Clinton signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act in 1993, the law had broad support in both major political parties and was widely perceived as an expression of a pluralistic society's tolerance. When Gov. Mike Pence signed Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act last week, the law became a bitterly partisan issue, denounced by Democrats across the country as an instrument of bigotry.
Ax the Income Tax
March Madness, baseball and flowers. Spring in America would be so grand without income taxes and the headaches of filing on April 15.
Obamacare Decreased the Quality of Life for Average Americans
Now that we've demonstrated that the passage of the Affordable Care Act has resulted in a declining quality of life for average Americans since 2009, we thought we'd next discuss how that outcome came to pass, but first, we thought we'd first illustrate the trade off that American consumers are being forced to make using a production possibilities frontier curve - perhaps the first time in living memory that such a curve has been developed using real life data!
Downside Data Surprises in Canada; Bad Weather Up North? How About Recession?
The string of bad data reports not only applies to the US, economists up North appear to be no better at predicting the weather than US economists.
Robber Barons, 21st Century Style
When asked who the Vice President of the United States is most people usually hesitate, smile and simply shake their head.
A Change of Heart at the White House?
During todays unscheduled press conference President Barack Obama responded to a wide range of questions varying from race relations in the United States to the Russian incursion into Ukraine.
The "Live and Let Live" Philosophy That Informs The Policies Of Rand Paul
Libertarianism no longer seriously can be considered marginal. It has emerged as an important part of our public discourse.
Daniel J. Mitchell:
Bill Clinton and the Retroactive Application of Mitchell’s Golden Rule
Its amazingly simple to reduce the burden of government spending. Policy makers simply need to impose some modest spending restraint so that government doesnt grow faster than the economys productive sector.
U.S. Isolated in Opposition to Chinese Bank
Over the past few decades while the economic power of the Chinese has grown exponentially, many observers have been surprised by the relative willingness of China to operate within the financial and economic framework established by the dominant Western order.
Enough is Enough
"I think all of us should have a respect for innocent life. With regard to the freedom of the individual for choice with regard to abortion, there's one individual who's not being considered at all. That's the one who is being aborted. And I've noticed that everybody that is for abortion has already been born. I think that, technically, I know this is a difficult and an emotional problem, and many people sincerely feel on both sides of this, but I do believe that maybe we could find the answer through medical evidence, if we would determine once and for all, is an unborn child a human being? I happen to believe it is."
Ransom Notes Radio:
Clintons Will be Clintons
Irans militia chief explained that erasing Israel off the face of the planet was nonnegotiable.
With an Iran/US Agreement Will we Soon See $20 a Barrel Oil?
Many believe that the precipitous decline in the price of oil that the world just saw was Saudi Arabias reaction to Obama cozying up with Riyadhs sworn (literally) enemy, Iran. Saudi Arabia essentially dropped an oil bomb. The blast from which the world appears to have absorbed for the most part.
Main Street's Sacrifice
Much is being made over what ails the economy and it often comes back to the consumer(s) still reluctant to spend. This is certainly a theory that gained credibility when Americans put their gas savings inside empty coffee cans.
Carrie Schwab Pomerantz:
Social Security: Should You Wait Until Age 70 to Collect?
Dear Carrie: My younger brother and I (he's in his mid-50s, and I'm in my early 60s) disagree about whether it makes sense to file for Social Security before the age of 70. Could you shed some light? -- A Reader
Who Trashes Liberal Arts?
An op-ed piece titled "Conservatives, Please Stop Trashing the Liberal Arts" appeared last week in the Wall Street Journal. But it is not conservatives who trashed the liberal arts.
If Liberals Are The Good Guys, Why Do They Lie So Much?
Liberals never argue with one another over substance; their only dispute is how to prevent the public from figuring out what they really believe.