• Will Bob Corker Save the GOP?

    Will Bob Corker Save the GOP?

    “Pat, sometimes it seems like our friends want me to go over the cliff with flags flying,” President Reagan once told me.

  • All Politicians Don't Lie Equally, and Lying Does Matter

    All Politicians Don’t Lie Equally, and Lying Does Matter

    Far too many people have become unacceptably cynical about the issue of integrity in politics, and it is having disastrous consequences. Only the scofflaws and reprobates benefit from such an unraveling of our ethical sensitivities.

  • Most U.S. 21st Century Population Growth Came in Just 27 Metro Areas

    Most U.S. 21st Century Population Growth Came in Just 27 Metro Areas

    It’s springtime, and the Census Bureau has released its population estimates for counties and metropolitan areas as of July 1, 2014.

  • The Ticket to Prosperity

    The Ticket to Prosperity

    Gaza is home to Palestinian people, who have suffered injustices and have a history of legitimate grievances against both Israel and Arab governments

  • The Iran 'Agreement' Charade

    The Iran ‘Agreement’ Charade

    By abandoning virtually all its demands for serious restrictions on Iran’s nuclear bomb program, the Obama administration has apparently achieved the semblance of a preliminary introduction to the beginning of a tentative framework for a possible hope of an eventual agreement with Iran.

  • Stop Pretending to Be Offended by Everything

    Stop Pretending to Be Offended by Everything

    Lena Dunham received plenty of criticism for her insufferable New Yorker piece titled “Dog or Jewish Boyfriend? A Quiz.”

  • Let's Recognize Who the Real Haters Are

    Let’s Recognize Who the Real Haters Are

    One may reasonably wonder whether the militant left in this country is solely dedicated to manufacturing issues to keep the nation in a constant state of uproar, angst and disharmony.

  • Diversity -- or Meritocracy?

    Diversity — or Meritocracy?

    A voracious and eclectic reader, President Nixon instructed me to send him every few weeks 10 articles he would not normally see that were on interesting or important issues.

  • Indiana Religious Freedom Act in Accord With Traditional American Toleration

    Indiana Religious Freedom Act in Accord With Traditional American Toleration

    There has been a great ruckus about Indiana’s recently passed religious freedom law.

  • Hands Up, Don't Discriminate Against Gays!

    Hands Up, Don’t Discriminate Against Gays!

    Happy National Hate Week! Today, we’re all hating on Indiana. Who will be the left’s Emmanuel Goldstein next week?

  • Etiquette Versus Annihilation

    Etiquette Versus Annihilation

    Recent statements from United Nations officials, that Iran is already blocking their existing efforts to keep track of what is going on in their nuclear program, should tell anyone who does not already know it that any agreement with Iran will be utterly worthless in practice. It doesn’t matter what the terms of the agreement are, if Iran can cheat.

  • The Next Bubble

    The Next Bubble

    They’re doing it again!

  • Stand Up for Indiana!

    Stand Up for Indiana!

    In what has been called the “Catholic moment” in America, in the late 1940s and 1950s, Catholics were admonished from pulpits to “live the faith” and “set an example” for others.

  • Where the Red Line Came From -- Before it Was Crossed

    Where the Red Line Came From — Before it Was Crossed

    There are still nearly two years left in Barack Obama’s presidency, but historians looking back on his record in foreign policy will surely identify one costly error: his refusal to follow through on the implied threat in stating that the | Read More »

  • Self-Enforcing Discrimination

    Black politicians, civil rights organizations and others who say they are concerned with the welfare of poor black people often support harmful measures. One of the most effective tools for disadvantaged people is to be able to charge a lower | Read More »

  • Keep Our Skies Open to Competition

    Keep Our Skies Open to Competition

    Most people probably don’t even hear the flight attendants’ final message when they reach their destination, so glad are we to be done with the brutal and demeaning experience that domestic flying has become.

  • Compulsory Voting is Unconstitutional

    Compulsory Voting is Unconstitutional

    President Obama recently praised the idea of “mandatory voting,” saying it would be “transformative” and “completely change the political map in this country,” showing again how unbound he feels by the limits imposed on the power of government by the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

  • The Enemy of My Enemy

    The Enemy of My Enemy

    The forces that do not want a U.S. nuclear deal with Iran, nor any U.S. detente with Iran, are impressive.

  • Can Family Breakdown in Low-Education America Be Reversed? Maybe

    Can Family Breakdown in Low-Education America Be Reversed? Maybe

    Our kids, at least many of them, are not doing very well.

  • Hey, Pretty Boy: Do You Actually Know What's In The News?

    Hey, Pretty Boy: Do You Actually Know What’s In The News?

    When “NBC Nightly News” anchor Brian Williams crashed and burned over all the tall tales he had told, there must have been mirth in the hallways at ABC.