• Phony GOP Conservatism Has Worn Out Its Welcome

    Phony GOP Conservatism Has Worn Out Its Welcome

    The long-simmering disconnect between the Republican Party’s conservative base and its leaders in government has degenerated into a full-blown schism. While President Obama accelerates his increasingly radical agenda, the GOP, despite its congressional majority, can barely muster an objection, let alone block his momentum.

  • Could Trump Win?

    Could Trump Win?

    The American political class has failed the country, and should be fired. That is the clearest message from the summer surge of Bernie Sanders and the remarkable rise of Donald Trump.

  • Documented Irresponsibility

    Documented Irresponsibility

    People who entered the United States illegally may be called “undocumented” in politically correct circles, but what is all too well documented is the utter irresponsibility of both political parties in dealing with immigration issues.

  • Is America Entering a New Victorian Era?

    Is America Entering a New Victorian Era?

    Forty-seven years ago, the musical “Hair” opened on Broadway. Elderly mavens — the core theater audience then, unlike the throngs of tourists flocking to cheap movie adaptations today — were instructed that America was entering an “Age of Aquarius.” The old moral rules were extinct: we were entering a new era of freedom, experimentation and self-expression.

  • Hillary’s Inconceivably Stupid Capital-Gains Tax Scheme

    Hillary’s Inconceivably Stupid Capital-Gains Tax Scheme

    Her “short-termism” fear will lead to long-term stagnation.

  • Why Donald Trump Is Leading The Republican Field

    Why Donald Trump Is Leading The Republican Field

    There is a simple reason why Donald Trump is leading the race nationally amongst the numerous Republicans vying for the nomination of their party. Voters are despondent, and angry, and looking for somebody different.

  • Historical Ignorance II

    Historical Ignorance II

    We call the war of 1861 the Civil War. But is that right? A civil war is a struggle between two or more entities trying to take over the central government. Confederate President Jefferson Davis no more sought to take over Washington, D.C., than George Washington sought to take over London in 1776. Both wars, those of 1776 and 1861, were wars of independence. Such a recognition does not require one to sanction the horrors of slavery. We might ask, How much of the war was about slavery?

  • Preventing Another Chattanooga

    Preventing Another Chattanooga

    In the wake of the horrific attack that took the lives of 5 US service members last week at a military installation in Tennessee, we collectively empathize with the families of the victims.

  • Tesla Gets $295M in Green Subsidy Credits for Technology Not Offered to Customers

    Tesla Gets $295M in Green Subsidy Credits for Technology Not Offered to Customers

    Tesla Motors has earned more than $295 million in green subsidy emission credits during the past three years for a battery-swapping technology customers weren’t getting, a Watchdog investigation reveals.

  • Increasingly Divided Democrats Causing Problems for Their Party

    Increasingly Divided Democrats Causing Problems for Their Party

    America’s two major political parties have a difficult task: amassing a 51 percent coalition in a nation that has always been — not just now, but from the beginning — regionally, religiously, racially and ethnically diverse.

  • Look Who’s Coddling Denver’s Social Justice Jerks

    On a tranquil Sunday afternoon in Denver, hate-mongering zealots hijacked a rally held by citizens and families of fallen police officers, who had gathered to pay tribute to Colorado’s honorable men and women in blue.

  • The Fact-Free Left: Part II

    The Fact-Free Left: Part II

    There is no way to know what is going on in someone else’s mind. But sometimes their behavior tells you more than their words.

  • Trump Opponents Take Nuanced View of Child Rape

    Trump Opponents Take Nuanced View of Child Rape

    There are few sexual perversions not celebrated by our media today, but I gather, from decades of flood-the-zone coverage of even the most preposterous allegations of rape, that liberals are still on record as being against rape.

  • Medical Monsters vs. Life-Giving Angels

    Medical Monsters vs. Life-Giving Angels

    Another week, another money-grubbing Planned Parenthood baby-parts harvester exposed.

  • The War on Uber

    The War on Uber

    Hillary Clinton gave a speech warning that the new “sharing economy” of businesses such as the rideshare company Uber is “raising hard questions about workplace protections.”

  • Why Are Republicans Resurrecting Uber-Failed Green Energy Subsidies?

    Why Are Republicans Resurrecting Uber-Failed Green Energy Subsidies?

    Thank goodness we last November gave the Republicans the Senate majority.

  • Is System Tilted In Favor of Prosecutors?

    Is System Tilted In Favor of Prosecutors?

    One of California’s most prominent federal judges, Alex Kozinski of the Ninth Circuit court of appeals, has sparked a nationwide debate about the state of the nation’s criminal-justice system with a recent 42-page jeremiad in the Georgetown Law Review. The article depicts a system that tilts heavily in favor of district attorneys, incarcerates thousands of innocent people and fails to hold accountable prosecutors who abuse their power.

  • Yet Again, the Left is Caught Fraudulently Faking Support for its Ridiculous Policies

    Yet Again, the Left is Caught Fraudulently Faking Support for its Ridiculous Policies

    Remember Russia’s Potemkin villages?

  • Trump Expresses Love for ‘Legal’ Immigrants and Mexicans, Not Sen. McCain

    Trump Expresses Love for ‘Legal’ Immigrants and Mexicans, Not Sen. McCain

    Real estate mogul and 2016 Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump may have surprised some people when he recently told an estimated 2,000 people attending the FreedomFest conference in Las Vegas that he loves “legal” immigrants, Mexico and Mexicans. But Trump | Read More »

  • How High School Nearly Destroyed Me, and Why School Choice Matters

    How High School Nearly Destroyed Me, and Why School Choice Matters

    Many say school choice is a dangerous idea because it turns parents and students into customers and teachers into something like service providers. In my experience, the absence of school choice turns parents and students into captives with no ability to make decisions that would improve educational opportunities.