Hillary Goldman Clinton
Aside from the establishment, there is no bigger boogeyman in the 2016 election than the dreaded Goldman Sachs.
John C. Goodman:
Relief of Poverty: Four Centuries of Futility
More than 400 years ago, the British adopted the Poor Law system, under which local communities were made responsible for the relief of poverty. For the next four centuries the Poor Laws were amended again and again, as the following argument went to and fro: Was the system providing necessary relief or was it in various ways interfering with the natural workings of the labor market by subsidizing idleness and encouraging indolence.
Debra J. Saunders:
Condom-Nation Hits Middle Schools
The San Francisco Unified School District's board is poised to expand its Condom Availability Program for high school students into middle schools.
Bernie’s Stupid Free College Proposal
Bernie Sanders, everyones favorite socialist running for the American Presidency, has as one of the central tenets of his campaign that college should be free to all Americans. It seems to be a popular proposal with some, especially those paying the circumspect fees colleges are charging these days. It is just plain stupid and let me explain why.
Stand In For Rand?
Rand Paul, the junior senator from Kentucky, suspended his presidential campaign last week. Though he took fifth place in the Iowa caucuses, he garnered a mere four percent of the vote.
Johnny Cash: The Unsung Disciple
On the 26th of this month, legendary singer/song-writer and iced-cool customer Johnny Cash would have celebrated his 85th birthday. Even as I write, his live version of Folsom Prison Blues click-clacks through my earbuds like a Southern Pacific boxcar over oily railroad ties.
Healthy Economic Growth Is Our Missing Ingredient
This year's Republican presidential race has generated an unusual number of unusually bad ideas -- Donald Trump on Muslims, Ted Cruz on carpet bombing, Marco Rubio on male footwear. It has also has produced one of the best: Jeb Bush's 4 percent plan.
Hillary’s “Yeah But” Defense
Long ago when I was a youth I remember my father telling me that a person with real character admitted to his mistakes and took his lumps. The thought of lying about or denying something I was responsible for should never even cross my mind. It was just the way most kids were raised back then. If you screwed up and you were caught you stepped forward to admit the wrong-doing, even if it meant there would be some lumps involved.
The Road to Utopia: The “Greenest” Nation on Earth Is a Nightmare
The North Koreans appear to have successfully detonated a hydrogen bomb in January 2016 and promise more excitement to come. Immediately after the bang the government news agency bragged that the nation was now capable of wiping out the whole territory of the U.S. all at once.
America is a Nation Headed For a Fall
When a nation is beset by problems too big or too difficult to solve, it tends to obsess over trivia.