Tea Party: Learn From Al Gore
Chris McDaniel, candidate for the U.S. Senate from Mississippi, lost the Republican runoff to incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran last month, and now he is being led down a primrose path to political oblivion. McDaniel's passionate supporters think that a moment of crisis for the country is a good time to treat control of the Senate as if it's a prom queen election.
Obama's Immigration Lawyers' Enrichment Act
The American Dream is dying for tens of millions of unemployed, underemployed and long-term jobless citizens.
Walter E. Williams:
Spending and Morality
During last year's budget negotiation meetings, President Barack Obama told House Speaker John Boehner, "We don't have a spending problem." When Boehner responded with "But, Mr. President, we have a very serious spending problem," Obama replied, "I'm getting tired of hearing you say that."
Dr. Ben Carson:
Better Than Obamacare: Health Savings Accounts Would Be Free From Government Control
It's fortunate the Supreme Court of the United States saw it fit last week to rule that corporations could not be coerced into covering religiously objectionable forms of birth control for their employees.
Obama's Incompetence Sinks In
MSNBC host Chuck Todd assembled a panel of liberal-media veterans on his morning show "The Daily Rundown" Monday and joked that the assembled heavyweights presented "a nightmare scenario for Brent Bozell." But what these journalists proceeded to issue was a devastating indictment of the Obama presidency and a real nightmare for this president.
Hollywood, Where Liberal Values Reign -- Except at the Box Office
While conservatives refuse to celebrate, or even notice, how much of the popular culture is on their side, numbers at the box office prove that many successful movies are actually ones promoting conservative values.
If Hillary runs, it won't be as a Clinton Democrat
The law that Hillary Clinton and the others find so disturbing now was, of course, signed by President Bill Clinton in 1993.
Dr. Strange-gov or: "How I Learned to Stop Worrying Because I'm a Libertarian"
Libertarian alert. More righteous indignation from people who think that covering our eyes and plugging our ears and singing la, la, la, la is a national defense strategy.
Top Five Liberal Myths About the Hobby Lobby Case
Below are the top five liberal myths about the Hobby Lobby case, and how one might explain why they are wrong.
Feds: Pastors Not Welcome at Immigration Camps
Pastors and churches have been banned from helping the thousands of illegal immigrant children housed in border detention facilities run by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, clergy in Texas and Arizona tell me.
Never Let a Self-Produced Horror Show Go to Waste
"You never want a serious crisis to go to waste," President Barack Obama's former chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, once infamously stated. He never bothered to spell out the unspoken corollary to that appalling statement: And if there is no serious crisis available, manufacture one.
Pat Buchanan's Campaign Chronicle of the 1960s
Shortly before Richard Nixon was going to formally announce that he would be running again for president in 1968, Pat Buchanan and Rose Mary Woods, two of his closest aides, presented him with an idea.
Conversations with Reagan
Barack Obama was named the worst president since World War II, according to a survey of the American people who were asked to rate the nation's chief executives over the past 69 years. Obama's unpopularity will come as no surprise to those who've been closely following his big spending presidency. But the really big news was the man who topped the best presidency list: Ronald Reagan.
Humanitarianism Can Be an Effective Disguise for Profiteering
Humanitarianism and charity can't always be taken at face value, if only because there is no better front for less-than-altruistic endeavors. Most people simply assume that charity automatically equates to goodwill.
The NSA's Online Dragnet: Warrantless Surveillance Hits the Target, Along With Many Other People
As an Illinois senator running for president in 2008, Barack Obama promised there would be no more "wiretaps without warrants" under his administration.
The Triumph of Law Over Ideology
While its understandable that conscientious Christians are heartened by the outcome of the Hobby Lobby case, we must understand that the Court's ruling in the Hobby Lobby case had virtually nothing to do with the Justices' personal beliefs about the morality of abortifacient drugs, and everything to do – as should be the case – with the law.
Hamas Pushes Palestinian Government to Attack Israel
The government and the Palestinian leaders are under pressure to escalate the crisis. Hamas has challenged the Palestinian Authority to join the fight.
Keep Your Team Name And Wear It Proudly
Leftist leadership tries to shame America into believing we are perpetrators of oppression, putting ordinary people on the defensive in order to give their failed policies a free pass. In doing so, they have underestimated the people of this great and beautiful land.
Can Trust Save Us?
It remains to be seen, but it's really amazing that the more things change, the more they stay the same.
Immigration Reform Madness
Over 52,000 illegal immigrant kids and 39,000 families have been apprehended this year alone, flooding into the US primarily from Central American countries of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras.
‘Hard’ Choices about America’s Future
?Hillary Clinton thinks it’s a “hard choice” to take a human life.
Rising Minimum Wages: Job Seeking Teens Need Not Apply
From 2007 through mid-2009, the federal minimum wage was increased by over 40%. Combined with other minimum wage hikes at the state and local level and low inflation in the U.S. in the years since, there has effectively been no recovery for teen jobs in the United States:
To Be Clear, There’s No Way I’d Ever Call Hillary Clinton a Liar
?OK, I think there are any number of reasons why Ms. Clinton should not be considered for the presidency. But I guess I need to add delusion to the list.
Obama Reinvents 1979
Hooray! Higher gas prices! And this hike in prices, of course, will conveniently coincide with increased inflation, stagnating wages, record joblessness, and anemic economic growth. (Haven’t we seen this movie before?)
Daniel J. Mitchell:
A Message from the 1940s about Markets vs. Statism
Over the past several years, I’ve repeatedly argued that you get more unemployment when the government pays people to be unemployed. But I’m not just relying on theory. I’ve cited both anecdotes and empirical research to bolster my case.
Chicago Democrats a Protected Species on the National Stage
Prominent Chicago Democrats have had an easy time with the national media for decades -- as easy as shaking a ring of keys to distract an anxious child in church.
A Primer on Race
Back in the heyday of the British Empire, a man from one of the colonies addressed a London audience.
15 Ways Liberals Are Like Bratty Kids
1) No matter what they fail at, it's always someone else's fault. George Bush did it, the Republicans are mean, the dog ate Obama's homework. It's not his fault that he's flunking every class!