John C. Goodman:
What Should The GOP Do About Obamacare?
It should come as no surprise to Townhall readers that the new Republican congress has no plan to deal intelligently with Obamacare.
From the Great Emancipator to the Mental Masturbator
Its a terrible tragedy that this nation or any nation so conceived and so dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal would be subject to the self-love of one man, furiously, famously engaged in a pornography of politics that is really just a one man peep show.
Norquist Rallies Conservatives, Libertarians to Oppose Online Gambling Ban
Conservative advocates, including Grover Norquist and Lawson Bader, joined the fight to stop Congress from banning internet gambling, through H.R. 4301 and S. 2159, companion bills both titled Restore America's Wire Act with a blistering coalition letter.
Teacher to Student: If You Don't Support Gay Marriage, Drop My Class
Students who oppose gay marriage are homophobic, according to an audio recording of a Marquette University instructor who went on to say that gay right issues cannot be discussed in class because it might offend homosexuals.
In Defense of Russell Brand (Sort Of)
British vaudeville comedian Russell Brand needs better staff. Hes touring the U.S. promoting his book Revolution while impishly equating Che Guevara with Jesus Christ and Gandhi.
Arthur Schaper :
Rohrabacher: MJ is OK in DC (and for GOP)
With decriminalization of MJ, Republicans have a winning issue to coalesce the youth vote and maintain libertarian GOP loyalties.
A Backdoor Tax on the Internet
Ready to pay more for Internet access? Me neither.
Daniel J. Mitchell:
If You Want Better Business Tax Policy, Handcuff Politicians with Pro-Growth Forms of Tax Competition
Tax competition is a very important tool for constraining the greed of the political class. Simply stated, politicians are less likely to impose bad tax policy if they are afraid that jobs and investment (and accompanying tax revenue) will move to jurisdictions with better tax policy.
A Tale of Two Substances
Progressives may be going after Big Soda, but, when they finish off that industry, they will set their sights elsewhere. Beware.
Ferguson—Michael Brown Got Justice
Ferguson, Missouri is a litmus test. If you think Michael Brown, who happens to be black, was a victim of police brutality, youre probably a racist. If you think the Grand Jury should indict officer Darren Wilson, who happens to be white, youre most likely a racist and/or a Bolsheviki dupe.
If I understood the President correctly the 4.4 million immigrants who just got their get out of jail card are no longer considered illegal. They are simply called the UNDOCUMENTED.
How Google’s Branching out Could Harm Core Investors
While Google was rather tight-lipped on the event, a NASA press release announced that a Google subsidiary called Planetary Ventures LLC will use the hangars for research, development, assembly and testing in the areas of space exploration, aviation, rover/robotics and other emerging technologies.
Most Attractive Deal in Town
China is a victim of its own success and must keep the engine roaring, even if it means a deadly battle with inflation at some point.
Congress: Flush the Medicine Cabinet Tax!
The new Congress is expected to consider legislation to repeal some of the taxes imposed by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The tax on over-the-counter (OTC), nonprescription drugs is one they should consider repealing. Depending on your health plan and location, the tax on OTC medications essentially doubles the cost of these drugs.
Why the Nasdaq Stock Index is Nearing Dotcom-Era Highs
Despite its mixed reputation, todays Nasdaq is a different animal from the days of the dotcom era.
Big Trouble with Small Business at the Export-Import Bank
In testimony submitted on Capitol Hill this summer, Fred Hochberg, Chairman of the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank, wrote that [k]eeping small businesses the engine of our economy at the forefront of U.S. exports is at the core of our work at Ex-Im Bank.
What about the Brainiacs?
Is this immigration game really worth the candle? I think not. And I say this as someone who is an immigration reformer, not a restrictionist.
Amnesty Will Change The American Character
In granting five million illegal immigrants amnesty, President Obama changed the country. To use his words, he has fundamentally transformed America.
Post-Obamacare Reform That Works for Workers and Employers
Judging by the midterm election results, the American public hasnt forgotten President Obamas broken promise that if you like your health plan you can keep your health plan. The good news for healthcare is that the fallout has disrupted the political status quo so much that a partially patient-centered healthcare reform may be possible soon after the president leaves office.
Sarah Perry :
Keep the Change
Teachers unions are squirming.
Putin Meets with North Korea
The Russians appear to have bought into the North Korean line that "without preconditions" absolves a multitude of misdeeds.
Ransom Notes Radio:
Nancy Pelosi’s Obama-Delusion
Its bad enough that we have to deal with a President who behaves like an emperor But its almost unbearable that we have to deal with people like Nancy Pelosi as well.
Shaky Accounting EU Style
"Shaky" is exactly what one should expect when you get a bunch of nannycrats who believe Nirvana is on the horizon if wealth and taxes could just be redistributed properly.
Why Gold and Silver Dollar Coins Maintain Value
Surprise, surprise! Last week the terrorist group ISIS announced that it was issuing its own currency.
GOP’s Sound & Fury Signifies Nothing
Its time for Republicans to stop suing Obama, and start stopping him before its too late.
The Truth About Obama's "Temporary" Ebola Amnesty
When it rains, it pours. Just before unveiling his colossal administrative amnesty for millions of "undocumented" aliens and foreign tech workers on Thursday, President Obama separately ordered up to 8,000 more executive pardons and special work passes for Liberians, Sierra Leoneans and Guineans illegally in this country.