Who Trashes Liberal Arts?
An op-ed piece titled "Conservatives, Please Stop Trashing the Liberal Arts" appeared last week in the Wall Street Journal. But it is not conservatives who trashed the liberal arts.
If Liberals Are The Good Guys, Why Do They Lie So Much?
Liberals never argue with one another over substance; their only dispute is how to prevent the public from figuring out what they really believe.
Where the Red Line Came From -- Before it Was Crossed
There are still nearly two years left in Barack Obama's presidency, but historians looking back on his record in foreign policy will surely identify one costly error: his refusal to follow through on the implied threat in stating that the Syrian regime's use of chemical weapons would be a "red line."
Hillary Using Racism Template to Weaponize Sexism?
If Hillary Clinton survives her myriad real scandals and becomes the Democratic presidential candidate for 2016, are we going to be bludgeoned with sexism the same way Barack Obama's supporters have exploited "racism"?
Expert: Billions in Chicago Bonds Pay for Literally Nothing
A new piece by a state expert says bond proceeds provide little of actual value in Chicago.
How Do You Solve a Problem Like the Clintons?
NEW YORK -- This being the 50th anniversary of the film "The Sound of Music," please permit me a poor adaption of a few of its song lyrics, which fit in nicely with our current political climate.
Life Lessons from the German Air Disaster
It is far easier for an individual to do great evil than to do great good.
Grover Norquist :
Time to Kill the Death Tax
For the first time in a decade, the U.S. House of Representatives may soon vote to kill the death tax.
Federal Income Tax Reporting - A Political Non-Issue?
The Internal Revenue Code is a mess. In this, most agree. Marco Rubio has announced his plan to reform the Internal Revenue Code and each Republican candidate will undoubtedly follow quickly with their own particular plan.
Stand Up for Indiana!
In what has been called the "Catholic moment" in America, in the late 1940s and 1950s, Catholics were admonished from pulpits to "live the faith" and "set an example" for others.
Debra J. Saunders:
Onward, Christian Florists
"There's something very dangerous happening in states across the country," Apple chief executive Tim Cook warned Monday in a Washington Post opinion piece against Indiana's newly passed Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
What's Happening on College Campuses?
Who would have thought, only a few years ago, that our basic First Amendment right of free speech would be under attack on college campuses (of all places!)? But those are now ordinary campus events.
Hey, Kick Those Christians Again!
In the political game -- humanity's reward for forbidden fruit chomping in the Garden of Eden -- all disagreements concern power: Who's No. 1 around here; who gets the final say-so.
Dividends Provide a Safe Haven in Volatile Markets
Downbeat U.S. data has weighed on cyclical stocks during the past week. With the exception of the labor market data, most data has been consistently soft.
Ransom Notes Radio:
Obama Admin Hearts the Ayatollahs
There is really no other explanation Obama does not think Iran is a destabilizing force in the Middle East.
Wishful Thinking: "Strong Growth" to Propel Housing Read
CoreLogic chief economist Dr. Frank Nothaft says Strong Economic Growth To Propel US Housing Market in 2015.
Robber Barons, 21st Century Style
When asked who the Vice President of the United States is most people usually hesitate, smile and simply shake their head. To ask who the following men were the response would be almost incomprehensible but most assuredly laughable.
Five Things About Hillary Clinton You Probably Didn’t Know (Safe for Work)
From her private email server to her use of unofficial clandestine spy rings in Libya, Hillary has repeatedly proven that she has a penchant for scheming that would make Ernst Stavro Blofeld blush.
A Direct Cause of the Declining Quality of Life for Americans
Today, we're going to follow up an observation we made when we examined the major trends for how the consumer spending patterns of Americans has changed from 1984 through the present, where we observed that since 2009, increases in expenditures for health insurance are being paid for by the reduced consumption of entertainment.
Over Half of Funding for Teddy Kennedy “Shrine” Came From Taxpayer Dollars, Half of That From Defense Budget
It was supposed to be all private money but alas even in death Teddy Kennedy has found a way to take from the American taxpayer. That the money is going to his own self aggrandizement would have pleased him. That the money came from defense would have pleased him even more.
Young Evangelicals And Millenials: Spirituality And Politics
Senator Ted Cruzs Liberty University speech gave great insight into what makes young evangelicals tick.
Reasoning With Iran
"America and the West have a historic opportunity to negotiate a nuclear agreement that will promote peace in the Middle East and the world. It will give your country, Iran, a brighter future. What do you say to that?"
Daniel J. Mitchell:
Who Reads International Liberty?
This is the 6th Anniversary of my first post on International Liberty.
Hey John, Why the Long Face ?
As Secretary of State John Kerry frantically tries to reach an appeasement agreement with the Islamic Republic of Iran over Irans nuclear weapons program, yes it indeed is a nuclear weapons program, the security of Israel and the United States continue to hang in the balance.
Many Religious Freedom Law Opponents Would Force Participation in Abortion
Theres a secret underneath Boycott Indianas false rhetoric about that states new religious freedom law: some of those involved also want to force you to help purchase and perform abortions.
The Poverty of Identity Politics
Imagine if the current President were a Republican, and if during the second half of his second term, after having been elected both times with record turnout by blacks, the black unemployment rate remained stagnant at 11 percent while the black poverty rate hit a record high of 27 percent. What would black politicians be saying about that Republican President?