• Steve Forbes Discloses Key Crossroads of His Media Company’s 100-Year History, Judges ‘Pitch Tank’

    Paul Dykewicz brings you the details on Steve Forbes from this year’s FreedomFest.

  • Steve Forbes, Jim Rogers Headline FreedomFest Speakers Who Warn of Risks

    LAS VEGAS—Media mogul Steve Forbes and former Quantum Fund co-founder and fellow author Jim Rogers headlined the first full day of the FreedomFest conference here and criticized Washington lawmakers who are sputtering in their efforts to reform health care and | Read More »

  • Every Word, Including 'And' And 'The'

    Every Word, Including ‘And’ And ‘The’

    The media’s daily slander of Donald Trump is hard to square with their increasingly frenzied assurances that he is going to lose the election.

  • College Campus Lunacy

    College Campus Lunacy

    As the fall semester begins, parents, students, taxpayers and donors should be made aware of official college practices that should disgust us all.

  • Donald Trump Is the Middle-Class Growth Candidate

    Donald Trump Is the Middle-Class Growth Candidate

    Did Hillary Clinton actually propose raising middle-income taxes in a recent speech? The audio suggests she said, “We are going to raise taxes on the middle class,” although the prepared remarks indicate she meant, “We aren’t going to.” Well, these things happen. But the fact remains that Clinton’s proposals to raise taxes on so-called rich people, rich corporations, Wall Street, investors (capital gains, dividends and financial transactions) and estates will greatly harm middle-income wage earners, who have essentially not had a pay raise since the year 2000.

  • When Do The Mothers Of ISIS Speak?

    When Do The Mothers Of ISIS Speak?

    Whatever questionable choices were made at the Republican National Convention last week, I didn’t hear of a single speaker whose sole accomplishment was raising a delinquent who attacked a cop.

  • Black Votes Matter

    Black Votes Matter

    Black votes matter. If Republicans could get 20 percent of black votes, the Democrats would be ruined. This is highly unlikely, given the approach used by Republicans. However, the point is that Democrats must not only continue to get nine-tenths | Read More »

  • Is Hillary Morally Unfit to Be President?

    Is Hillary Morally Unfit to Be President?

    Does Hillary Clinton possess the integrity and honesty to be president of the United States? Or are those quaint and irrelevant considerations in electing a head of state in 21st-century America? These are the questions put on the table by | Read More »

  • Hillary Clinton's Non-Indictment May Not Help Her

    Hillary Clinton’s Non-Indictment May Not Help Her

    Unindicted co-conspirator: Technically, the term, made familiar in the Watergate scandals, does not apply to Hillary Clinton, since no one has been or apparently will be indicted in the emails case. But if you read the bulk of FBI Director | Read More »

  • Why Trump Is Routing the Free Traders

    Why Trump Is Routing the Free Traders

    In last week’s indictment of free trade as virtual economic treason, The Donald has really set the cat down among the pigeons. For, in denouncing NAFTA, the WTO, MFN for China and the Trans-Pacific Partnership, all backed by Bush I | Read More »

  • Lasting Imprint of Family

    Lasting Imprint of Family

    The report was so “seismic” — Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s word — that Lyndon Johnson’s administration released it on the Fourth of July weekend, 1966, hoping it would not be noticed. But the Coleman report did disturb various dogmatic slumbers and | Read More »

  • Outsourcing Security Is Dumb and Deadly

    Outsourcing Security Is Dumb and Deadly

    It is not a theory that delegating the protection of our embassy and military personnel to other countries risks lives. It is a reality bathed in American blood. The latest reports on Benghazi released this week underscore the persistent dangers | Read More »

  • Polls Are Telling Donald Trump the Truth, But He's Not Listening

    Polls Are Telling Donald Trump the Truth, But He’s Not Listening

    Polls used to tell Donald Trump something. They told him he was winning the Republican primary race, that his message and style were connecting with voters, that he was more popular than any of his rivals. Trump talked about polls | Read More »

  • Overthrow the Establishment to Fix the Economy

    Overthrow the Establishment to Fix the Economy

    Famed investor Wilbur Ross recently told CNBC that “Trump represents a more radical new approach to government that the nation’s economy desperately needs.” He’s right. Trump seeks an overthrow of the establishment. He’s a disrupter. Just what we need to | Read More »

  • The Gun Control Farce

    The Gun Control Farce

    Surely murder is a serious subject, which ought to be examined seriously. Instead, it is almost always examined politically in the context of gun control controversies, with stock arguments on both sides that have remained the same for decades. And | Read More »

  • Why We Have, And Probably Will Keep Having, Sluggish Job Growth

    Why We Have, And Probably Will Keep Having, Sluggish Job Growth

    Why has the American economy had such sluggish job creation and economic growth? That’s a pretty fundamental question, and one for which most conventional economists offer unsatisfying answers. Clues can be found, I think, in the new book by the | Read More »

  • Nation Needs Purdue's President

    Nation Needs Purdue’s President

    Mitch Daniels, former governor of Indiana and current president of Purdue University, knows that no one in the audience is there to hear a commencement speaker. When, however, he addressed his institution’s class of 2016, it heard him distill into | Read More »

  • Measuring Life by the Spoonful

    Measuring Life by the Spoonful

    “How is your daughter doing?” is one of the most complicated questions I’ve had to answer. As Veronica marks her 16th birthday this month, we are sharing an update in hopes of de-stigmatizing and demystifying life with chronic pain, fatigue | Read More »

  • Obama, Immigration Propaganda and Our National Identity

    Obama, Immigration Propaganda and Our National Identity

    Just when you think the Hollywood left might be showing some independence from the Obama White House, it once again falls in line to mouth its propaganda. Just kidding. No one believes that Hollywood leftists think independently. Fox News reports | Read More »

  • The #NeverTrump Party's Desperate Scenarios

    The #NeverTrump Party’s Desperate Scenarios

    Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol stunned the political world when, after weeks of talk about recruiting a high-profile candidate to run for president with an anti-Trump conservative third party, he confirmed that he has instead focused on the relatively unknown | Read More »