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.
Department of Homeland Security: What is it Good For
Late Friday night, Congress passed legislation funding the Department of Homeland Security for one week. This vote followed weeks of debate over efforts to attach a prohibition on funding President Obama's executive order granting amnesty to certain illegal immigrants to the Homeland Security funding bill.
The 15 Best Quotes From CPAC 2015
15) I close with two words, Kill ISIS! God bless you all! -- Mark Levin
Obama Smears Netanyahu, Coddles Iran
The Obama White House is in full war mode against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, leader of our best ally in the Middle East, for accepting House Speaker John Boehner's invitation to speak before Congress, while it mollycoddles that region's most dangerous nation, Iran.
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.
CPAC's Curiously Skewed Poll and Other Oddities
I attended the annual Conservative Political Action Conference this past weekend, and as usual, it ended with a much hyped but slanted presidential straw poll.
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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.
Peace in Our Time
Now it's come out that John Kerry and the administration's other foreign policy masterminds have been withholding details of Washington's coming deal with Teheran from our "ally" Israel. There are some things, they figure, it is better the Israelis not know.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
When Hashtag Diplomacy Isn’t Enough
Reports show that ISIS has now threatened war against Twitter employees for blocking accounts associated to the Islamic State.
Overreaching in Plain English
Get this: The federal government is trying to explain things to citizens in plain English.
The West vs Putin
Putin vs the West. That was the cover story a week ago of the left-leaning British news magazine The Economist. But is that what is really happeningis Putin against the West? Or would it be more accurate to say, The West vs Putin?
Cheap Laughs: A Weekly Review of the NY Times
Writing this weekly round-up of the muddled and nonsensical bull in the New York Times op-ed pages is usually a pleasure. Its not all that hard to take a typical NYT column and easily identify the gapingly obvious liberal biases, factual errors, and logical mistakes.
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.
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.
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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.