This Is “Forward”?
Progressive politicians and activists, from President Obama to NBC News, love to talk about moving America forward. But what does that mean? Forward into what?
Liberals, Islamists Take Same Stand on Free Speech
Only a freakin liberal or Islamistsame thing? Anyone?would think that something offensive would qualify someone for the death penalty.
Boom: This Column Contains The Most Epic Takedown Of Michael Moore
Two well known lovelies in Hollywood went in full, Anti-American-Doofus-Mode, this past week over American Sniper; a movie that celebrates our military, patriotism, Christianity and killing terrorists, via a sniper who could bust a jihadists noggin at well over one click.
Debra J. Saunders:
Pelosi's Syriana Versus Boehner's Bibi Invitation
"I don't believe I'm poking anyone in the eye," House Speaker John Boehner asserted Wednesday. That was after His Speakership told the media that he had invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak before a joint session of Congress about "the grave threats radical Islam and Iran pose to our security and way of life."
Liberals’ Zany Logic on Holiday Pay
While reading the Washington Post I ran across a column about a proposal by one of my home states (CA) legislators regarding people working on Thanksgiving and Christmas. The proposal so appealed to the Left that the proposal (not even a bill yet) was covered on the other side of the country by one of the nations most prestigious newspapers. It commanded me to read on to find out what this was about.
But One Life to Give for My Metro
Metro has a reputation for shoddy service and a history of not learning from its mistakes, Aaron Wiener acknowledged in a recent column for The Washington Post. He then asked, Why should we reward such a poorly run enterprise with our business, or place our lives in the hands of a system we cant trust? Darn good question.
The Citizens Mandate: Time for Mainstream America to Get a New Attitude!
The Citizens Mandate, released on January 15 by over fifty conservative leaders, does far more than call upon the GOP to honor the mandate given it by the electorate in the 2014 landslide.
An Iran Deal Is Nothing To Fear
Pondering the looming specter of a nuclear-armed Iran, some Americans are deeply worried that we won't reach a deal to block that possibility. Some people have a different fear: that we will.
How Europe’s Easy Money will Affect the World
The ECB now has committed to buying 60 billion euros worth of bonds per month for 18 months, much larger than the estimate for 50 billion euros per month for 12 months.
The GOP Cannot Outbid Dems for the Middle Class
Taxing capital will hurt the very middle-class workers and incomes Obama claims he wants to help. His so-called middle-class economics doesn't work.
Daniel J. Mitchell:
The Need for Social Security Reform, as Illustrated by Cartoons
Simply stated, tax-and-transfer entitlement programs dont work very well with aging populations.
The State of the Union: Obama is Playing Hardball; Republicans Tiddlywinks
The talking-heads have spent the last twelve hours arguing that Obama's Tuesday speech before Congress will soon be forgotten.
Tsunamis Most Often Come Without Warning
Most of the so-called developed world has followed the U.S./UK-led 'Anglosphere' in pursuit of Keynesian economics, focusing on consumption-based economic growth that can supposedly be stimulated by currency debasement.
Prince Michael of Liechtenstein Warns "QE a Sign of Helplessness, Will Not Reach Economy"
The problem with the global economy in general is debt. You cannot cure a debt-deflation problem via attempts to force more debt into the system. It is axiomatic the cure cannot be the same as the disease.
Je Suis Charlie? Not Me
We are all in the crosshairs of Sharia. And, anyone who hates the tyranny of Islamic terrorism may passionately declare, Je suis Charlie. But, ultimately, Charlie Hebdo was a victim of its own politics.