Paul Jacob

Posted April 13, 2014

In strategy meetings through the years, I’ve often heard conservative and Republican operatives complain, “If the mainstream media would only cover the issue fairly . . .”

Posted April 06, 2014

Hey, Horace, looks like you might have been wrong. Dead wrong.

Posted March 30, 2014

Increasing public debt is bad for a number of reasons. Journalist Matthew Yglesias, speaking on, gives voice to a very different, more Pollyannish perspective: “Debt is just not a problem right now,” he says.

Posted March 23, 2014

Thirty-three hifalutin members of Colorado’s political elite — state legislators, former legislators, board of education officials, city and county politicians, and assorted insiders — have locked arms in whining solidarity as plaintiffs in what’s called a federal case.

Posted March 16, 2014

How do you turn a fine, upstanding, conscientious and goal-driven young man into a terrorist?

Posted March 09, 2014

Van Jones, the president’s controversial former green jobs czar, who once proclaimed himself a “communist,” must have been struck by lightning last week en route to taping ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos.”

Posted March 02, 2014

Oh, how the other half lives! I’m talking about those with their hands on the levers of government power

Posted February 23, 2014

New York State is deeply blue. That’s the color mapmakers use to show Democratic control. That’s also the state the state’s economy is in, depressed by those same Democrats’ policies.

Posted February 16, 2014

“Moving on from unfulfilling jobs, thanks to health-care law,” was the gleeful headline across the story spoon-fed to the Washington Post by Families USA, a pro-Obamacare group that maintains a “database of people who have benefitted” from the so-called Affordable Care Act.

Posted February 09, 2014

“I promise you that we hold everybody up and down the line accountable,” President Barack Obama told Bill O’Reilly of Fox News during last Sunday’s Super Bowl interview . . . and with a straight face.

Posted February 03, 2014

If you haven’t read a good dystopian novel lately, try the newspaper.

Posted January 26, 2014

We’re told that “economic inequality” is on the rise . . . by the same people who took our tax dollars to bail out some folks on Wall Street and elsewhere, surely making more than minimum wage.

Posted January 19, 2014

Call OSHA. Quick! We desperately need the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to take a look at the incredibly dangerous flooring in the Arkansas State Capitol.

Posted January 12, 2014

“No Justice, No Peace” is an old, vaguely threatening leftwing bumpersticker slogan advocating the amorphous concept of “economic justice.”

Posted January 05, 2014

“The New Year starts us off with another huge victory,” announced an email to supporters from Jon Caldara, president of Colorado’s Independence Institute. “I’m not going to jail!” Adding, “Well . . . at least I’m not going to jail for voting.” Or, more specifically, for voter fraud.

Posted December 29, 2013

Maybe, just maybe, we should make it easier, rather than more difficult, for Walmart to create jobs.

Posted December 22, 2013

Charity is on your mind. So be mindful of it: some forms of charity work better than others . . . and much better than government "entitlements."

Posted December 15, 2013

With it now declared to be an act of racism to dare refer to the federal government’s dramatically increased and disastrous role in our healthcare as “Obamacare” — even though President Barack Obama, himself, once did so proudly, before its onerous provisions were triggered and began to explode in the faces of the American people — let’s just note that the, ahem, Affordable Care Act is . . . not.

Posted December 01, 2013

Today's moral scolds and Mrs. Grundys aren't old-fashioned, they say, or conservative, they say. They call themselves liberals or progressives and they think they know what's best for you, your family, and the nation.

Posted November 24, 2013

The fight against tyranny occasionally brings out the tyrant in our opponents. That's not a reason to stop.