Jon Sanders is associate director of research at the John Locke Foundation in Raleigh, N.C. Sanders has been published in The Wall Street Journal, National Review, FrontPage Magazine, the San Francisco Chronicle, The Freeman, the Philadelphia Inquirer and numerous newspapers in North Carolina.
Sanders has been an adjunct instructor in economics at North Carolina State University, and he holds a masters degree in economics with a minor in statistics and a bachelors degree in English literature and language from N.C. State. Sanders is a native of Garner, NC.
It is apparently not enough for President Barack Obama to ramrod through a host of statist programs and czarify the entire U.S. government.
The perception that the Obama administration is exceptionally two-faced concerning budget matters is, believe it or not, unfair.
In Hialeah, Florida, in 2006, a woman walked into an abortion clinic, and the doctor lost the patient. That is, the baby was born. Only then was it deposited in the biohazard bag, where it eventually died.
As President Barack Obama and Congress wrestle over the ironically named economic stimulus plan, the ever-ready-to-serve media are churning out feel-good articles about the likely recipients of all that federal dough and how it would really help them.
America is on the precipice of Great Depression II: Free Markets Bugaboo. We are in fact teetering on the brink, and if you don't know what teetering is, suffice it to say that anything that sounds like a titmouse in its death throes cannot be good.
In a famous moment of American oratory, President John F. Kennedy during his inaugural address urged "my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country."
Please note. American politics isn't war. Our Founders have handed us down a system that is noteworthy for many things, among them the peaceful transition of power (sloganized as "Ballots, not bullets").
A new study analyzes the fifty states' economic competitiveness against free-market principles and sixteen factors they identify as affecting a state's competitiveness .
According to the New York Times, which rumor has it is a newspaper of some repute in New York City, professional comedians can find very little to joke about concerning Sen. Barack Obama.
In Durham, N.C., a leader in the local Democrat Party and her husband are facing multiple charges in what WTVD ABC 11 News called "a satanic ritual that got out of hand."
In recent weeks, Sen. Barack Obama has found himself having to make two major speeches to address significant, unavoidable issues facing his campaign.
On the sixth of June, 1944, Operation Overlord commenced — the largest air, land and sea operation ever undertaken — with Allied Forces landing at the Normandy coast of France.
Once upon a time, a very tedious time seemingly long, long ago, there were three frontrunners in the Democratic presidential primary.
If you are a politician and you favor federal support for ethanol and other biofuels, would you kindly stop telling voters you care for the poor?
Hallelujah! The Southern Baptists have finally found themselves an issue in which they can be praised of men!
Upon reflection, it's no wonder Barack Obama is winning the Democrat nomination: he combines the hardcore statist ambitions of Hillary Clinton with the color-by-numbers rhetorical pablum of John Edwards.
The rumor is, an overworked Democrat consultant was e-mailed the Declaration of Independence under the subject line "Don't forget this was written by a top Democrat!"
What great consensus have they all reached — President George Bush, the Democratic leaders in Congress, and the Republicans in the minority? Essentially, that it really is their business to muck around in the economy.
When Reagan said in his First Inaugural Address, "Government isn't the solution to our problem; government is the problem," he believed it to his deepest core.