Hicken-Weasel: Why Colorado's Gutless Gov Is in Trouble
D.C. journalists called the latest Quinnipiac University poll results in Colorado's tight gubernatorial race a "shocker." But it's a surprise only if you've been hopelessly trapped in a Beltway echo chamber.
Two Anti-Choice Parties
Democrats often call themselves "pro-choice." Republicans defend "freedom." Unfortunately, neither party really believes in letting individuals do what we want.
Walter E. Williams:
Do Statistical Disparities Mean Injustice?
How many times have we heard laments such as "women are 50 percent of the population but only 5 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs" and, as the Justice Department recently found, "blacks are 54 percent of the population in Newark, New Jersey, but 85 percent of pedestrian stops and 79 percent of arrests"?
Dr. Ben Carson:
Courage Learned in Classrooms and at Kitchen Tables Can Thwart Despair
We have heard much about the tragic events in Ferguson, Mo., during which a young man lost his life, a community became enraged and many differing definitions of justice emerged.
Cancel the Unethical 'Daily Show'
The liberal legend of Jon Stewart began with his Oct. 15, 2004 appearance on CNN's "Crossfire," where he rhetorically sentenced the show to death.
What 'War on Women'?
Last Friday, the White House announced its "It's On Us" initiative aimed at combating sexual assaults on college campuses. I'm all in favor of combating sexual assault, but the first priority in combating a problem is understanding it.
Hey Obama: How Turkey Closed Their Border
Many countries abandoned by Obama so-called foreign policy-- including our own--are having border problems as a direct result of the presidents Democrat-induced delusions of pander.
The Emperor’s New Climate
Last weekend, an estimated 300,000 climate change evangelists flooded the streets of New York City, creating traffic jams and leaving the streets littered with trash and waste. Their publicly-stated goal? -- to raise awareness about "climate change," as if decades of yelling, bullying, and name-calling has not left the public well-aware of the movement's agenda.
School Accused of 'Purging' Christian books
Its hard to imagine that any school would have a problem with a book about a Christian family that helped Jews escape the Holocaust.
3 Mistakes Hannah Graham Made
Hannah Graham is straight-A, a second year University of Virginia student who has been missing since September 13th,2014.
A Prayer for 5775
Despite the dangers mounting all around us, as we approach Rosh Hashana 5775, for Jews in Israel, in many ways things have never been better.
A Moral Universe Torn Apart
"I am not ashamed," a young woman says into a camera. "I am not ashamed."
The woman is Leyla Josephine of Glasgow, and she is a self-described feminist performance artist. She is reading a poem titled "I Think She Was a She" -- a poem lauded by The Huffington Post as "unapologetic. ... She ardently declares her power over her body as she reminds us that a woman exercising her right to choose is not uncommon -- and should never be shamefully brushed under the rug."
107,581,000 Already in Government Health Plans
There were 107,581,000 people enrolled in government health insurance plans in the United States in 2013, the year before the Affordable Care Act (AKA Obamacare) was fully implemented.
To Defeat the Islamic State Obama Needs Clausewitz, Not Alinsky
In a recent column assessing President Barack Obama's judgment (after six years in office), the Wall Street Journal's Bret Stephens asked, "What does Obama Know?"
The Voters are Preparing to Take Over the Senate, Fire Harry Reid, Tighten GOP Control of the House and Dare Obama to Veto Their Tax Reform, Pro-Growth, Jobs Bill
A game-changing revolution is brewing across the nation's political landscape, though it's getting little serious attention in the liberal news media right now.
A growing pile of voter preference polls now show that the Republicans are on the brink of taking control of the Senate and strengthening their hold on the House in what is shaping up to be a replete repudiation of the Democrats and Barack Obama's failed presidency. But neither the Obama White House nor the Democrats on Capitol Hill are vocally sounding the alarms about their impending defeat in the upcoming midterm elections.
General Assembly an Exercise in Message-Shaping
World leaders, some of whom are taking their shady human-rights records and diplomatic immunity out for some exercise, have descended upon New York City this week for the United Nations General Assembly.
Six Ways Obama Contradicts Himself in Waging War on ISIS
A year ago, before public and congressional opposition changed his mind, President Obama planned to attack the forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, a brutal dictator whom he said had to go.
The Rush Limbaugh Show Exposes the Stop Rush Conspiracy
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committees newest email spam, asking their recipients to sign a petition calling for sponsors to end their relationship with The Rush Limbaugh Show, is based on the two-year old Stop Rush political protest as its inspiration.
Politicians and Other Moral Amateurs
That's it, that's it! Why did no one think of it before Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., concocted the solution to NFL violence?
Ferguson, Six Weeks Later: The Picture Darkens
Nearly one and one-half months after the serious disorders, often described as riots, in the working class community of Ferguson, Missouri the plot has thickened in that community and nearby areas. This past week Officer Darren Wilson, the Ferguson patrolman in the eye of the storm, voluntarily testified to the St. Louis County grand jury investigating Wilsons August 9th shooting of Michael Brown.
Daniel J. Mitchell:
Ive shared humor targeting particular bureaucracies, such as the Postal Service,IRS, TSA, Department of Energy, and National Park Service, but I dont have nearly enough material mocking government bureaucrats in general.
Grid Locked: EMP’s Looming Threat
With ISIS Resources Growing, Could It Happen?
This past weekend hundreds of thousands of environmental activists took to the streets of New York City to demand action when it comes to climate change.
The Bizarre Reason Your Health Insurance Plan Was Cancelled
There are lots of reasons why your health care plan may have been cancelled but this one is arguably the most bizarre.
Ransom Notes Radio:
Real Women Want Real Men… Not Liberals
Believe it or not: Real women actually like Real men And, for some reason, the feminist movement seems dedicated to destroying masculinity. Dr. Gina Loudon joined the show to talk about what women REALLY want.
Fork in the Road
On Friday, there were a lot of discussions about the unfairness of small investors having to wait and buy Alibaba (BABA) at $92.70 a share, instead of being able to purchase it at $68 a share or cheaper.
The Warren Commission: 50th Anniversary
50 years ago this week, the Warren Commission concluded that Lee Harvey Oswald, acting alone, killed President John F. Kennedy. After years of controversy, the evidence is clear as to who killed President Kennedy.
The USA is Back on the Global Competitiveness Podium
Of course, every top athlete strives to be #1 in the world. But at events like the Olympic Games, athletes still get recognized if they make it on the podium. The same applies to the world of global economic competition.
Anniversary of Sec. Kerry signing UN Arms Trade Treaty
With Israel under fire this summer; Russia engaging in acts of war against Ukraine; and Taiwan and South Korea facing threats from China, it is critical that our nation's leadership establish clear and effective American policy to protect American interests.
Felt-Board Faith and the Christian Imagination
"All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works." 2 Timothy 3:16-17 (KJV)
The Two Party System is Killing America
The tale of Ferguson, Ohio is in many respects the tale of two cities. One half white, overwhelmingly Republican and conservative. The other half, black, overwhelmingly Democratic, and at least nominally liberal. In a perfect world, such a community would never come into such stark and intense opposition with each other.
The Real Threat from ISIS: Lone Wolf Attacks
The Australian raids against ISIL supporters last week add poignancy and credibility to calls for "lone wolf" and organized attacks.
Another Failure for Nanny Bloomberg
Its becoming increasingly clear: Nannyism doesnt work Not even in the city that elected Nanny Bloomberg three times in a row.
Fracking Bans Start to Upset Colorado Land Owners
Facing several looming local initiatives to ban fracking in some of the most oil-rich parts of the state, those who would benefit most, the royalty owners, are out right upset.
Who Wants War?
Some pundits are saying that President Obama has been floundering in his response to the ISIS crisis because public opinion polls show most Americans don't want another war.
6 Reasons Barack Obama Is A Failed President
It's easy to just chalk up Barack Obama's terrible performance as President to "liberalism" or "incompetence," but it goes so much further than that.