And They Called Me Pure Evil
SPEAK for DCSD wrote: John Ransom, part of Parent Led Reform and I Stand For DougCO Kids. Also the man responsible for the famous quote, “We will break your union and choke your schools.” The man is pure evil.
In Government We Trust: The Progressive Religion
With a storied history of attacking people of faith as extremists, radicals and the greatest threat this nation faces, it seems odd to see progressives embrace religion in their “advance the agenda at any and all costs” march. But they are, with vigor.
Minimum Wage Activist: I Want $15 per Hour so I Don’t Have to Work so Much
She is obviously, after all, not looking for an increase in income… She’s looking for more money for less work. And that attitude, more than corporate profits or the minimum wage law, is likely to blame for her diminutive pay.
What Would Karl Marx Do? Faith Leaders Enter The Minimum Wage Debate
“Upholding the dignity of the laborer.” “Seeking justice for workers.” Pastors, priests and rabbis who lend their support to striking fast food and retail workers use such high-minded language to describe their behavior.
Why Atheists Whiz on The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
Why do some atheists embarrass themselves year after year trying to eradicate Christmas from American culture? Why do they make themselves societal hemorrhoids during this hallowed season?
Daniel J. Mitchell:
Progress on the Laffer Curve*
Writing in London’s City AM, Allister Heath points out that even John Maynard Keynes very clearly recognized a Laffer Curve constraint on excessive taxation
Republican Author of Patriot Act Seeks Prosecution of Obama's Intelligence Director for Lying to Congress
The Patriot Act was anything but. It should be scrapped. James Clapper should be prosecuted and spend the rest of his life in prison where he can think about the true meaning of patriotism.
The Men Who Weren't There
What is the lasting economic impact of the men who died while serving their country in war?
Debra J. Saunders:
Google's Barge Glides by Where Others Hit SF Snags
The developers who wanted to build 8 Washington in San Francisco spent seven years lobbying City Hall -- winning approval from the Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors -- only to watch opponents kill the project by putting a successful measure on the November ballot.
How to Secure a Proper Iranian Agreement
By now you have probably read and heard a flood of analysis on the interim deal the Obama Administration made with the Iranian government in coordination with five other governments. Except for two people who write for the New York Times, the reviews we have read are quite damning.
Obamacare’s Next Broken Promises
By now, the litany of broken promises accompanying the president’s signature healthcare initiative has become all too apparent. The “if you like your plan, you can keep it” quote – and its disconnect from reality – has been drilled into the American consciousness to the point where it will likely go down as one of the most iconic moments of Barack Obama’s presidency.
China Meets Its Own Worst Enemy
To achieve any ambitious goal, you have to want it badly enough to work and sacrifice. But there is such a thing as trying too hard. Overzealous pursuit of your heart's desire can end up chasing it away.
Smoking Guns and Iran
A smoking gun is indisputable evidence of guilt in a whodunit mystery. It is rare to find dispositive intelligence of noncompliance regarding nuclear issues. So there is need even for sources like Israel and the Iranian opposition that have a stake in the outcome.
Five Food-Stamp Myths
Democrats and the media are raising the usual outcry over Republican hard-heartedness and suggesting that the proposed Republican cuts will lead to widespread hunger and hardship. Most of the handwringing is based on myths.
The Federal Reserve Should Raise Rates Immediately
Low rates are often defended as “putting money in the consumers’ pocket” but that couldn’t be further from the truth. It simply transfers money from one set of consumers to another.
The Western “God” Meets Islamic “Taqiyya” At Geneva
Depending on your point of view, the deal with Iran that was crafted in Geneva last month either stinks or is rosy. But what most of the world missed was the real motivation for both sides.