Derek Hunter

Posted December 21, 2014

As if we needed more reminders of just how despotic and power mad some world leaders can be, weve been confronted lately by a number of examples of liberty under assault and reminders we must be vigilant in its defense.

Posted December 18, 2014

Few things upset progressives like a terrorist attack by Islamo-fascists. Not the act of terror itself, mind you, but the perceived backlash against Muslims that follows.

Posted December 14, 2014

Just two days before this years election, when it was clear there would be a Republican wave, the New York Times ran an op-ed that called for the abolition of midterm elections.

Posted December 11, 2014

Remember the truth? Not the truth, but truththose irrefutable realities that were backed up by facts. The old 2 + 2 = 4 sort of truth about which there was no debate. Its now dead.

Posted December 07, 2014

Big government killed Eric Garner. Police were just the weapon.

Posted December 04, 2014

There are some things that legitimately have two or more sides. Theyre generally opinions, not disputes over the facts.

Posted November 30, 2014

Outside of perhaps a drum circle or Phish concert, there are few things progressives enjoy more than dead people. Its a fetish Its what makes some people love feet and makes Bill Clinton a chubby-chaser.

Posted November 27, 2014

Every year at this time, Time magazine starts teasing their Person Of The Year issue by releasing the short list of finalists.

Posted November 23, 2014

President Obama is a genius, or so we are told. We have nothing on which to base that except the word of people who would find a way to praise him if he held a press conference while throwing live puppies into a wood chipper. So forgive me if I dont swallow the hook on that line.

Posted November 20, 2014

Jonathan Gruber, the MIT professor currently getting a dose of media scrutiny generally reserved for conservatives, said something you can hear daily in Washington, D.C.

Posted November 16, 2014

For decades, the black vote in the United States almost uniformly has gone to Democrats.

Posted November 13, 2014

Barack Obamas presidency has been an unmitigated disaster. The slowest economic recovery since World War II, an unemployment rate dropping more from people giving up hope than finding work, the rest of the world looking at American leadership on the world stage the way Michael Moore looks at a salad. You name it; its worse.

Posted November 09, 2014

Its one of lifes little ironies that the political party most often screaming about democracy! is also the party least likely to care what the majority of citizens actually vote for.

Posted November 06, 2014

Id almost forgotten to write this column. Im sitting here watching election returns, and I am just stunned.

Posted November 02, 2014

If you want to right the ship of state, how did you think that would work? Your one chosen candidate would somehow undo half a century of constitutional disregard in 20 minutes? Of course not. Its all going to be incremental. Nothing this big turns on a dime. But before it can get any better it has to stop getting worse.

Posted October 30, 2014

In the late 1960s through the 1970s, there was a panic that the Earths population, if not controlled, would lead to mass food shortages, water shortages, death, wars and the end of civilization as it existed. But much like the global cooling movement during the same period, it was proven to be horribly, horribly wrong.

Posted October 26, 2014

When it comes to lifes guarantees, theres death, taxes, death taxes, the tides, the Chicago Cubs not winning a World Series, and the race card being played by Democrats as an election approaches.

Posted October 23, 2014

Monica Lewinsky re-entered public life this week. Actually, this is the first time she volunteered to enter the spotlight. Her first foray was involuntary and embarrassing. It also was her own fault. Well, hers and President Clintons

Posted October 19, 2014

The Ebola outbreak has been a disaster in politics, but a boom for capitalism. Weird how that works, but it is how many things work.

Posted October 16, 2014

Media people love to appoint people they like to positions of influence. Just look at Jon Stewart.