Jackie Gingrich Cushman:
The Christmas Story
Almost four decades ago, when I was in Mrs. Carmichael's Sunday School class, I memorized Luke Chapter 2, (the King James version of course). It took hours of practice and study, but the words still come when prompted by the line before.
There are few things the media loves more than blaming Republicans for anything bad that happens. The worse the event, the greater the glee. But the more the glee, the less likely it is to be true.
Will Allred Offer the Cosby Deal to the Clintons?
Gloria Allred has graciously offered a deal to embattled comedian Bill Cosby.
Merry Christmas Comrades: Where Rich, White Liberals Never Go
The truth is that while Sandy Hook and Ferguson gets all the pub, the real tragedy happens everyday where rich, white liberals never go for a photo op, like the East Garfield neighborhood in Chicago.
What if it's True?
Suppose what some call the "Christmas story" is true -- all of it, from the angels, to the shepherds, to the virgin birth, to God taking on human flesh.
Stuart Epperson, Jr.:
The Greatest Message, the Lowliest Messengers
Few Jewish children at the time of Jesus birth dreamed of becoming a shepherd when they grew up. As nomads, shepherds were typically uneducated and regarded as social outcasts.
In 2014, Frightened Rulers Did Scary Things
We all have tasks we try to get done before the end of the year, and Kim Jong Un's is amping up the crazy.
Two Ominous Stories for the New Year from New York City
Two news stories, both from New York City, suggest that 2015 may be a grim year, but the grimness might be tinged with whimsy -- at least in the second case.
New Economic Policy: Outlaw Price Increases
Economic illiteracy has absolutely no bounds. The top example of the day comes from Belarus.
The Biggest Math Story of the Year?
We thought we'd take on answering that question in our final post of the year. What we specifically set out to identify is the biggest story of 2014 where the application of maths either was or became the story.
Which Side Of History Are You On?
I saw a recent hand-held sign from a protester on television with the words: "Which side of history are you on?"
Daniel J. Mitchell:
Strangling Santa (and Everyone Else) with Regulation and Red Tape
How thoughtful. The President gave the economy a special gift before jetting off to Hawaii.
Ukraine Sets Moves Toward Joining NATO
After the loss of Crimea and Russian backing for eastern Ukrainian separatists, the Kyiv government and the Ukrainian people are no longer neutral about Russia.
Can Cuba Control Capitalism?
In his allegorical childrens story The Zax, Theo Geisel (nom de plume Dr. Seuss) writes of a pair of imaginary Zaxs, one of whom will only walk south, never sidestepping east or west, and another who will only walk north with the same obdurate attitude about directional change.
The Christmas Story with no Author: “The Man and the Birds”
In his own words, Harvey once observed that maybe, some essays are just not supposed to have an acknowledged author. Here is the paraphrased version of the essay that so many of us remember Harvey sharing with America
Christmas Reminds Us of All the Good in the World
This Christmas season, a century-old historical blip seems to have captured our imaginations helped along by a three-minute film released by British grocery chain Sainsburys.
No Bark, But Some Bite
If you are a self-professed trader, than be a trader; if you claim to be an investor, learn to let fundamentals, and not temporary situations and news that has nothing to do with fundamentals like most insider selling, dictate your actions.
Two More Cases that Could Overturn Obamacare
For his next directive, will President Obama merge Cubas socialist health care system with Obamacare?
The Continuing Obama Soap Opera
Enjoying his vacation in Hawaii President Obama has dispatched Vice President Joe Biden to New York to represent the administration at the funeral of slain New York Police Officer Rafael Ramos; in a move some would consider this a clear indication of his hostility towards and disdain for law enforcement.
Happy Kwanzaa! The Holiday Brought To You By the FBI
I will not be shooting any Black Panthers this week because I am Kwanza-reform, and we are not that observant. Kwanzaa, celebrated exclusively by white liberals, is a fake holiday invented in 1966 by a black radical/FBI stooge.
All Life Matters: Jahi McMath's Journey
The very first column I filed in 2014 exposed the plight of a beautiful young girl, the same age as my daughter, whom medical experts declared "brain dead" after a routine tonsillectomy gone wrong. Are you ready for the rest of the story?
Walter E. Williams:
Black Progression and Retrogression
There is no question, though it's not acknowledged enough, that black Americans have made greater gains, over some of the highest hurdles and in a very short span of time, than any other racial group in mankind's history.