Culture of Corruption: The Dems' Dangerous DHS Pick
The "S" in President Obama's DHS doesn't stand for "security." It stands for "sleaze." In the wake of Dirty Harry Reid's sabotage of the filibuster, Democrats have rammed through the Senate nomination of a shady Chicago crony associated with dangerous Clinton corruption and at least two visas-for-sale schemes.
Obamacare's Rocky Rollout Improves Republicans' 2014 Outlook
Democratic National Chairman Debbie Wasserman Schultz says that Obamacare will be a vote-winner for Democrats in 2014. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says the same thing.
Evil Irish Nun Movies For Christmas
The man whose last controversial movie was "Bully" certainly knows how to behave like one. Just ask New York Post film critic Kyle Smith, who dared to give a thumbs down to Hollywood bigwig Harvey Weinstein's latest anti-Catholic attack film, "Philomena," carefully timed for release during the Christmas season.
Don't Be Fooled: Obamacare Is Not Getting Better; It's Not Fixable
If you have just returned from a space mission on a spaceship without Internet access and some Kool-Aid-drinking liberal has assured you the disastrous Obamacare problems are behind us, let me do my part to help deprogram you.
It Gets So Quiet So Fast
"Our house is as quiet as a tomb." So said a friend who's at the same stage of life -- that is, a mother of three with only one child still living at home. Her youngest, unlike mine, is an introvert, but like my Ben, he is exceedingly busy in his last years of high school, thus leaving the house echoing with emptiness.
A Selfie in South Africa
President Obama is receiving plenty of criticism for his selfie cellphone portrait at the funeral of South Africa’s revered leader, Nelson Mandela.
The Truth About Ronald Reagan and South Africa
The whole world mourns Nelson Mandela. Rightly. But, as usual, some politically and historically challenged liberals have seen the passing of a great man of history as a chance to take more cheap potshots at Ronald Reagan.
Are the Senkakus Worth a War?
"The U.S.-Japan Mutual Security Treaty of 1960 obligates the United States to treat any armed attack against any territories under the administration of Japan as dangerous to [America's] own peace and safety. This would cover such islets as the Senkakus also claimed by Beijing."
Daniel J. Mitchell:
A Common-Sense Way of Fighting Organized Crime
I have some bad news and some good news. The bad news is that politicians have come up with another proposal for an additional tax.
Ransom Notes Radio:
Is it Finally Over for Obama?
After 5 years, has the media finally given up cheerleading for Obama? Charles Payne also joined the program to weigh in on the stock market’s recent momentum.
Truth Slips Away in Public Debate
There's excitement in the science world. They've rediscovered a lizard with a long nose, informally dubbed Pinocchio, which scientists thought was extinct. Columnists, comedians and satirists are excited, too.
The Rich Don't Pay Most of the Taxes... They Pay All of Them
Counting transfer payments such as foods stamps, Medicaid, Medicare, and other government welfare, Congressional Budget Office (CBO) analysis shows the top 40% pay 106% of all taxes (more than all of them). In turn the bottom 60% get money back.
Peace is Just Around the Corner in Syria
Today the non-jihadist opposition in Syria essentially collapsed. General Idris, the leader of the so-called moderates, fled to Turkey just before jihadists captured his offices.
The Obama-Castro Handshake, A Confirmation
At the funeral extravaganza commemorating a black “political prisoner” President Obama went out of his way to smilingly shake hands with the jailer and torturer of the most and longest suffering black political prisoners in modern history.
You Can't Always Get What You Want
In 1969, the Rolling Stones - who have been touring since about 1343 - put out an album that had as one of its songs, "You Can't Always Get What You Want."
Keeping The Focus on Obamacare, and The Jobless Obama Economy
There is little to like in the debt-heavy, budget deal
that is about to pass Congress.
The Disinformation Age
Where Islamism is the issue, the media continue to define deviancy down.
What Was Charles Dickens Really Doing When He Wrote 'A Christmas Carol'?
What was Dickens really doing when he wrote A Christmas Carol? Answer: He was weighing in on one of the central economic debates of his time, the one that raged between Thomas Malthus and one of the disciples of Adam Smith.
Just One Word
The real story of yesterday's news, however, is the global economy. The by-product of wealth is credit or, is the by-product of credit wealth? Credit and debit cards are more than symbols of wealth; they facilitate the flow of capital that is the engine of prosperity.
Peace For Our Time?
The time periods are decades apart, today’s technology is certainly more advanced, and the world is currently in a much better place. Yet, just consider if John Kerry’s statement regarding these most recent Iranian negotiations, is really any different than Neville Chamberlain’s well-known ironic phrase, “Peace for our time.”
Marx and Marshall Would Be Proud Of Obama's Attack On Religion
The Cult of Communism and its gateway drug, socialism, centers around mythical utopian notions of how material goods and power is “equally” distributed in a society.
2013: The Year Biotech and Pharma Saved the Stock Market.
From companies with drugs in their pipeline to companies still developing them, this has been the garden spot in the market this year – a year desperate for garden spots.
Words with Fiends
Whenever liberals are in a tight spot, they adopt the scorched-earth policy of argumentation. With no answer, they start demanding that you define words: What do you mean "liberal"? What do you mean "democracy"? What do you mean "patriotism"?
Affirmative Action Polling
A friend of mine recently expressed shock at the fact that nearly half of the electorate still approves of the job performance of President Barack Obama. In his view, the poll numbers defy common sense.