What Obama's Ferguson Sermon Left Out
In his 967-word statement to the nation about the Ferguson grand jury decision on Tuesday night, President Obama devoted precisely one sentence to the risks and sacrifices police officers make to keep the peace.
Thanks, Property Rights!
This Thanksgiving, I give thanks for something our forebears gave us: property rights.
The Real Lessons of Ferguson
When the Barack Obamas and Eric Holders of the world step out to tell us we have much work to do on race, they are right. But the racial progress we need to make is nothing like what they envision
Walter E. Williams:
Elite Contempt for Ordinary Americans
Jonathan Gruber, MIT economist and paid architect of Obamacare, has shocked and disgusted many Americans. In 2013, he explained to a University of Pennsylvania audience: "This bill was written in a tortured way to make sure (the Congressional Budget Office) did not score the mandate as taxes.
Dr. Ben Carson:
Illegal Executive Orders Reward Illegal Immigration
Like millions of other Americans, I appreciate the plight of billions of people throughout the world who would like nothing more than to find themselves in the United States, where they could enjoy a much higher standard of living and wonderful opportunities for advancement.
Time to Stop the Moderator Masochism
With conservatism on the ascent again and Obama's legacy in tatters, it doesn't take psychic powers to guess the 2016 presidential cycle is going to be another brutal campaign for GOP presidential contenders.
Foreign Policy without Cronies
Since its next to impossible to get Obama to understand an investment policy or a foreign policy-- without a crony attached to it-- I'm hoping we'll have a little more luck with Republicans.
Parents Offended by "Nutcracker" Christmas Tree
We havent even had time to hang the mistletoe and would you believe there are already skirmishes breaking out in the war on Christmas?
A 'Do-Nothing' Plan for Republicans
The fight over immigration reform was wiped off our TV screens by the fires and tear gas clouds in Ferguson Monday night.
Iran's No China
Obamas policy of courting Iran also has three victims: Israel, the Sunni Arab states, and the rest of the world.
Moral Befuddlement in Ferguson
"It is ordained in the eternal constitution of things, that men of intemperate minds cannot be free. Their passions forge their fetters."
US Spent 7x as Much on Food Stamps as Customs and Border Protection
Take a look at an American family's budget and you can tell what that family values.
On Monday night, St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch announced that Officer Darren Wilson, who is white, would not be indicted in the shooting death of black 18-year-old Michael Brown. McCulloch explained the falsehoods permeating the original media accounts of the shooting; he explained that Brown had, by all available physical and credible witness evidence, charged Wilson after attempting to take his gun from him in Wilson's vehicle.
As The World Burns, Obama Fires Hagel
President Barack Obama has fired Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. The Beltway clerks and pundits tell us Hagel is a political scapegoat, a sacrifice to Obama's electoral drubbing.
Obama's Economic Agenda: Higher Health Care Costs, No XL Pipeline, and More
President Obama's political barometer moved from bad to worse this week after his ill-conceived, illegal executive action to rewrite our immigration laws.
Slaughter in the Synagogue
Israel's enemies are as barbaric as any in the Middle East.
Why Michael Brown's Killer Would Have Been Acquitted
If Darren Wilson had been indicted, he almost certainly would have been acquitted, precisely because important details of his deadly encounter with Brown are hard to pin down.
Thanksgiving is a Time for Family
Thanksgiving evening, after the table is clear and the dishes are washed, has traditionally been a drowsy evening of nibbling leftover pie and visiting with family--a last deep breath before the rush of the holiday season.
Chuck Schumer: ‘Public Knows in Its Gut’ That Big Govt is ‘Only Way’ to Help Them”
Yeah thats what I want. Please tax me more. Please make it harder for me to start a business. Please make it even harder for me to hire someone. Please mess up the healthcare system even more...
Ferguson & Income Inequality
The spread of wealth or income inequality dominates the political scene around the world (see Hong Kong or ask Mitt Romney) and Ferguson will be a major part the conversation during the 2016 election.
Ferguson, Fate & Fatherlessness
Injustice happens every day. But do we even recognize what injustice actually is?
The Real Reason Women Don't Report Rapes
Every day theres another story about women who have been raped, or claim to have been raped, by famous and not so famous people. Most men are dumfounded by the women who have kept silent. If she was really RAPED, why didnt she go to the police and report it THEN?
Daniel J. Mitchell:
State and Local Governments Have No Fiscal Excuse for Rapacious Revenue-Raising Tactics
I generally focus on the profligate habits and abusive tactics of the federal government in Washington, but that doesnt mean other levels of government are well behaved.
Putting Politics Ahead of National Security - FDR Style
FDRs War Department made it clear that if war was truly inevitable, it would prefer that Japan commit the first overt act. Less than two weeks later, FDRs wish was granted.
Please, Just Do It!
Why, if the government continues to manipulate the numbers doesnt it just get to the point?
Carrie Schwab Pomerantz:
What Will You Do for Giving Tuesday?
I'm a fan because I believe that charitable giving can be an important part of just about everyone's life.
Ferguson, A.K.A. ‘Benghazi West’
Could it be that Governor Nixon was experiencing the Benghazi Effect? Or was Nixon just frozen into inaction by indecision and incompetence?
Rents Going Up - Will Inflation Follow?
Overall impact on the CPI will at best be subdued, especially if wages do not follow. If more money goes for rent and Obamacare, less money will go elsewhere.
Ferguson a Lesson Lost on Race
Of all the wild talk coming out of Ferguson and the killing of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by a white police officer -- and all that angry and predictable noise emanating from race hustlers like Al Sharpton -- there are two things I just can't shake.
Beware of Our Betters
Jonathan Gruber's several videotaped remarks about the gross deceptions that got ObamaCare passed in Congress should tell us a lot about the Obama administration. And the way that the mainstream media hesitated for days to even mention what Professor Gruber said, while they obsessed over unsubstantiated charges against Bill Cosby, should tell us a lot about the media.
Refuting 7 Lies Liberals Have Told Millennials About Conservatives
The biggest reason young Americans tend to lean to the left is that they grow up immersed in liberalism.