• How Google Can Rig Everything in Washington, D.C. - and Around the World

    How Google Can Rig Everything in Washington, D.C. – and Around the World

    Let us ponder for a moment who and what Google is. Google has made tens of billions of dollars – being all up in your business. Uber-efficiently doing what governments the world over have for centuries only at best bumblingly attempted – accumulating reams and reams of data on millions and millions of people.

  • Another EPA Disaster, This Time in Rural Georgia

    Another EPA Disaster, This Time in Rural Georgia

    Still reeling from a disaster it created at a Colorado gold mine, the EPA has so far avoided criticism for a similar toxic waste spill in Georgia.

  • Liberal Double Standards and Planned Parenthood

    Liberal Double Standards and Planned Parenthood

    Liberals are famous for shaming conservatives for their past associations with questionable characters, while they exempt themselves from the same standards. What a shocker!

  • This Is What Tourette Syndrome Looks Like

    This Is What Tourette Syndrome Looks Like

    “Are you sure?” I asked my daughter before writing this column.

  • Donald Trump's Half-Serious, Half-Fantasy Immigration Plan

    Donald Trump’s Half-Serious, Half-Fantasy Immigration Plan

    Donald Trump’s six-page platform on immigration may not be, as Ann Coulter wrote, “the greatest political document since the Magna Carta.” But given the issue’s role in elevating the candidate to leading Republican polls, it merits serious attention.

  • Hillary: Nominee or Indictee?

    Hillary: Nominee or Indictee?

    While perhaps too early for Democratic elites to panic and begin bailing out on Hillary Clinton’s campaign as a doomed vessel, they would be well advised not to miss any of the lifeboat drills.

  • Fed Right, Trump Wrong

    Just-published minutes from the Fed’s July 28-29 meeting indicate that most officials saw conditions for a rate liftoff as “not yet” achieved. They may be approaching a rate-hike moment, but they’re not there yet.

  • Fox News Anchored In Stupidity on 14th Amendment

    Fox News Anchored In Stupidity on 14th Amendment

    Based on the hysterical flailing at Donald Trump — He’s a buffoon! He’s a clown! He calls people names! He’s too conservative! He’s not conservative enough! He won’t give details! His details won’t work! — I gather certain Republicans are determined to drive him from the race.

  • Is Hillary Above the Law?

    Is Hillary Above the Law?

    Hillary Clinton decided when she took the office of Secretary of State that she was above the law.

  • Academic Fascism II

    Academic Fascism II

    Last week’s column highlighted college campus absurdities and the ongoing attack on free speech and plain common sense. As parents gear up to fork over $20,000 to $60,000 for college tuition, they might benefit from knowing what greets their youngsters. Deceitful college officials, who visit high schools to recruit students and talk to parents, conceal the worst of their campus practices. Let’s expose some of it.

  • Breaking the Rules

    Breaking the Rules

    Humans need rules. Rules make life more predictable. But when the rules multiply, the world needs some rule-breakers.

  • Immigration -- Issue of the Century

    Immigration — Issue of the Century

    “Trump’s immigration proposals are as dangerous as they are stunning,” railed amnesty activist Frank Sharry.

  • Has the Unrepresented Majority Finally Reached Its Boiling Point?

    Has the Unrepresented Majority Finally Reached Its Boiling Point?

    We can acknowledge that Donald Trump’s popularity is partially related to his unapologetic defense of himself and his policies, but let’s examine why that is particularly appealing to his supporters and others. How did we get to this point?

  • State Still Releasing Water to Save a Few Fish

    State Still Releasing Water to Save a Few Fish

    Farm officials chide governor’s ‘unreasonable’ water policy

  • Unchecked Medicare Fraud is Government Run Amok

    Unchecked Medicare Fraud is Government Run Amok

    In today’s world, federal agencies in the Obama era are the spending equivalent to Genghis Khan.

  • EPA-created Toxic Disasters Date Back to 2005 for Gold King Mine Owner

    EPA-created Toxic Disasters Date Back to 2005 for Gold King Mine Owner

    The EPA has a record of releasing toxic runoff from mines in two tiny Colorado towns that dates to 2005, a local mine owner claims.

  • The Strange Death of the Center-Left

    The Strange Death of the Center-Left

    In 1935 George Dangerfield published “The Strange Death of Liberal England, 1910-1914,” a vivid account of how Britain’s center-left Liberal Party, dominant for a century, collapsed amid conflicts it could not resolve.

  • Random Thoughts

    Random Thoughts

    Random thoughts on the passing scene: Stupid people can cause problems, but it usually takes brilliant people to create a real catastrophe.

  • Move at the Pace of an Injured Snail

    Move at the Pace of an Injured Snail

    Pretty much everyone in the world wants the Federal Reserve to begin its “rate liftoff.” September is the latest target date for this market consensus. But permit me one dissenting question: Are you sure?

  • Can Trump Build Lasting Political Support and Avoid Gaffes?

    Can Trump Build Lasting Political Support and Avoid Gaffes?

    Donald Trump’s performance in his first presidential debate and his comments afterward showed that his unique skills for amassing a fortune, offering headline-grabbing retorts and ranking first in voter polls cannot protect him from his penchant for ill-advised public criticism of others.