Want a Real Anti-Poverty Plan? Stop Amnesty!
It is now all the fashionable rage in Washington, D.C., to proclaim solidarity with America's working poor in front of the cameras -- while stabbing them in the back behind closed doors.
Lately, the anti-capitalists have become obsessed with "conflict of interest" in science -- any trace of corporate money must poison honest medical research.
Walter E. Williams:
Please Stop Helping Us
Riley points out that there has been significant achievement among the black middle class but that wide black-white gaps remain with respect to income, educational achievement, unemployment, labor force participation, incarceration rates and other measures.
Democrats' Impeachment Fixation
"Sorry to email you late on a Friday, but I need your urgent support," Nancy Pelosi wrote me.
Cash for Russian Clunkers
Down with the billionaires, Obama is saying. Hurray for the Russian state! While we wage war against private persons in Russia, we send cash to the Russian state-- cash used to wage war on Ukraine.
Federal Judge Raps DC Government In Gun Control Case
In Heller, one of the most important rulings for liberty in recent American history, attorney Alan Gura successfully sued the D.C. government.
Obama: Troll Hard With a Vengeance
This week, as I have been predicting for months, President Barack Obama announced that he would be considering unprecedented executive action to provide legal status for millions of illegal immigrants.
Same-Sex Marriage vs. Motherhood
The movement demanding legal recognition for same-sex marriage has made a radical and profoundly uncharitable assumption.
The July Crisis of 1914
On July 28, 1914, Germany's Kaiser Wilhelm II returned to Berlin after a long sailing holiday in the North Sea and off Norway.
Can We Do This Again
I always leave refreshed, cheered, buoyed. There's hope after all.
?Barack Obama's foreign policy disasters are about what one might expect from a leftist community organizer elected to be leader of the free world.
The United States is awash in energy.
Rand Paul's Theft Protection Plan
In 2003, a Nebraska state trooper stopped Emiliano Gonzolez for speeding on Interstate 80 and found $124,700 inside a cooler on the back seat of the rented Ford Taurus he was driving.
America: The Land of Debt
In order to have credit card debt, one first must have credit. However, some without traditional credit show up as delinquent on account of late utility, medical, or other bills. The key general finding is: Of those with credit files, an astonishing 35% have debt in collections.
Forget the Shakedown and Look to Rosie and Florence
The old poverty pimps and entities with vested interest in stirring the pot and limiting hope are pushing in overdrive these days.
Jesus, Today's Church, and "Inequality"
?That Jesus commanded His disciples—of which I am one—to love “the poor” is beyond dispute. Equally beyond dispute, however, is that, regardless of what growing legions of left-leaning clerics would have us believe, Jesus never—never ever—addressed the issue of “inequality.”
Obama Unfriends Putin on Facebook – Then Gives Him Hundreds of Millions of Dollars
Putin wants to get the Soviet band back together, and the West’s reaction thus far has been largely lackadaisical. It Seems Putin has everyone in his pocket. Heck, even the good old US of A kinda depends on him to shoot our spy satellites into space.
Truth On Our Side?
The tolerance that secular progressives boast, however, is little more than a hollow facade. There is nothing tolerant about the secular progressive worldview, and secular progressives are just as arrogant as the most self-righteous holy roller when it comes to their certainty that their version of "the Truth" is the correct one.
Daniel J. Mitchell:
Do You Want the Global Destruction of Financial Privacy to Enable Higher Tax Rates and Bigger Government?
It’s a bad idea when governments demand information on your bank accounts and investments so they can impose economically destructive double taxation. It’s a worse idea when they also demand the right to tax economic activity in other jurisdictions (otherwise known as “worldwide taxation“).
Ransom Notes Radio:
Remember When We Didn’t Trust the Russians?
Remember when we didn’t trust the Russians? Yeah… We probably should have held on to that mentality. Why, exactly, are we paying them to prop up our space program? Mark Skousen also joined the program to talk about the long term economic picture.
Compensating for the Echo Effect
We think we may finally have a decent handle on how to compensate for the echo effect in our forecasting of the S&P 500's future.
Israel Puts the Pressure on Hamas
According to one credible news analysis and the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Israel is methodically reducing the size of the Gaza Strip by 40% by creating a 3 km wide zone in which no buildings will be left standing.
Real Unemployment Rate Is at Least 18 Percent
Friday, the Labor Department is expected to report the economy added 235,000 jobs in July, and the unemployment rate remained steady at 6.1 percent, but that hardly tells the story.
Cease the Cease-Fires
Many years ago, on my first trip around the world, I was struck by how the children in the Middle East -- Arab and Israeli alike -- were among the nicest looking little children I had seen anywhere.
5 Obvious Principles of Human Nature That Baffle Liberals
Liberals are forever struggling to understand the basic tenets of human nature that most other people just take for granted.
The King of Bryan College
?In my columns, I often write about the swift moral decline within our nation's secular universities. That usually involves writing about corrupt university administrators. But I would be a hypocrite were I to ignore corruption by administrators at Christian colleges and universities. Right now, there is a controversy brewing at Bryan College in Dayton, Tennessee with moral ramifications that are simply too important to ignore.