• 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.

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • Can We Reconcile the Trump Phenomenon With America's Founding Principles?

    Can We Reconcile the Trump Phenomenon With America’s Founding Principles?

    Apart from the endless question of who always will, who probably will, who may and who never will vote for Donald Trump, I’d like to call a temporary truce between the believers and the skeptics and warn against any conscious abandonment or neglect of our founding principles.

  • Hillary Rejects 'America First'

    Hillary Rejects ‘America First’

    “Clinton to Paint Trump as a Risk to World Order.” Thus did page one of Thursday’s New York Times tee up Hillary Clinton’s big San Diego speech on foreign policy.

  • The $16 Billion Tax-Credit Black Hole

    The $16 Billion Tax-Credit Black Hole

    President Obama and GOP House Speaker Paul Ryan want to expand it. Tax preparation companies and illegal immigrants are cashing in on it. Fraudsters have found bottomless ways to exploit it. The earned income tax credit, a bipartisan-supported “anti-poverty” benefit, | Read More »

  • Growing Vietnam Economy Could Overtake China

    Growing Vietnam Economy Could Overtake China

    President Barack Obama’s visit to Vietnam last week was the latest sign of warming relations with America’s one-time foe. This week’s Global Guru is a guest column by Asian expert Carl Delfeld which highlights the investment opportunities in this fast-growing Asian | Read More »

  • Trump, Clinton Tied in Polls: Were All the Wise Men Wrong?

    Trump, Clinton Tied in Polls: Were All the Wise Men Wrong?

    It was conventional wisdom among the political cognoscenti during most of the primary season that Donald Trump could not win the general election. The evidence seemed strong. Over 12 months of polling from May 2015 to April 2016, Hillary Clinton | Read More »

  • If Everything's Negotiable, Let's Negotiate

    If Everything’s Negotiable, Let’s Negotiate

    At this point, I am not going to announce support for Donald Trump, though I am not #NeverTrump and am emphatically #NeverHillary. To restate my position without social media lingo, I would never vote for Hillary Clinton and, though I | Read More »

  • Donald, Hillary and the Bernie Factor

    Donald, Hillary and the Bernie Factor

    Among the abundant ironies of this election cycle, there is this: We are now in the eighth year of the most liberal administration since Lyndon Johnson’s. The primary elections reveal a national mood of anxiety, apprehension and anger, in turn | Read More »

  • Trump's Problem With Women

    Trump’s Problem With Women

    The New York Times’ front-page article last Saturday on Donald J. Trump’s dealings with women forced me into a weekend of self-examination.

  • Zuckerberg's Conservative Battle: Where There's Smoke, There's Fire

    Zuckerberg’s Conservative Battle: Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fire

    Mark Zuckerberg and his massive social-media site Facebook have come under strong criticism for allegedly suppressing stories of interest for conservative readers from its influential “trending” news section.