• Open Skies Agreements Helps Lower Prices for Travel Consumer

    Open Skies Agreements Helps Lower Prices for Travel Consumer

    Booked airline tickets recently? Even if it has been a while, nothing much has changed. Fares are high, route choices often constrained, and additional airline fees seem to keep increasing with no end in sight.

  • I Told You Things Are Getting Crazier

    I Told You Things Are Getting Crazier

    Lately I’ve shared my lament that in America today we are witnessing a surreal transformation of the greatest nation in history. Last week, a spate of headlines made this point better than I could make it on my own.

  • Fetaccompli?  Moral Hazard and the Greek Debt Crisis

    Fetaccompli? Moral Hazard and the Greek Debt Crisis

    As Greece voted, in essence, to leave the Euro, it behooves us to really take a look at who is to blame for the crisis.

  • Government Crushes People - Then Writes Them Checks

    Government Crushes People – Then Writes Them Checks

    No one or nothing produces more garbage than government. And their trash has nowhere to go except all over the private sector – us.

  • Trump and the GOP Border War

    Trump and the GOP Border War

    In the 2016 race, June belonged to two outsiders who could not be more dissimilar.

  • Redistricting Not Worth the Verbal Footwork

    Redistricting Not Worth the Verbal Footwork

    “Words mean what they say,” I wrote in my Washington Examiner column one week ago. But, as I added, not necessarily to a majority of justices of the Supreme Court. The targets of my column were the majority opinions in King v. Burwell and Texas Department of Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project.

  • Looking Back

    Looking Back

    After my 85th birthday last week, I looked back over my life and was surprised to discover in how many different ways I had been lucky, in addition to some other ways in which I was unlucky.

  • Conservative Bestseller List July 1-7

    Conservative Bestseller List July 1-7

    Are you fed up with politically-correct bestseller lists?

  • Kill Thine Enemy: TV and Video Games Demonstrate the Road to Salvation

    Kill Thine Enemy: TV and Video Games Demonstrate the Road to Salvation

    In the conflict between us and them, we know who we are, and whether or not we know them, we are certain that they are not us.

  • Words Used to Mean Things - Then Came Government

    Words Used to Mean Things – Then Came Government

    We are a nation founded upon and (allegedly) governed by words. Beginning with – specifically, foundational-ly – the Constitution. Every syllable was by our Founding Fathers debated and carefully crafted. To ensure a limited, enumerated government, maximum freedom for We the People – and a document that clearly, concisely laid out these parameters.

  • The Wrinkle in the Affordable Care Act decision

    The Wrinkle in the Affordable Care Act decision

    “What chumps!”

    — Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., June 29, 2015

  • America the Beautiful

    America the Beautiful

    Happy Fourth of July.

  • Don't Give Up On America

    Don’t Give Up On America

    As I’ve said, I was very alarmed, though not particularly surprised, by the two Supreme Court decisions last week in which the court’s majority blithely bastardized the English language, the Constitution, the rule of law and the very idea of truth in order to further advance the progressive agenda in this nation.

  • Patriotism, Optimism and Good-Natured Debate

    Patriotism, Optimism and Good-Natured Debate

    The Fourth of July is a time to remember Americans who have contributed much to their country, and this Fourth weekend is a good time to remember two such Americans who died in recent weeks — and whom I’d had the good fortune to know and joust with intellectually since the 1970s — Allen Weinstein and Ben Wattenberg.

  • Vigilance Is Patriotic

    My fellow Americans: If you see something, say something — even if it means CAIR will threaten to sue you.

  • Patent Trolls and CBM

    Patent Trolls and CBM

    For anyone that is interested in becoming a lawyer, or at least thinking about becoming one, may I suggest that you get into patent law…because even in the rough Obama-economy, patent trolls are busy at work and busy is booming.

  • John Adams and American Independence

    John Adams and American Independence

    As we celebrate our independence and astounding development from a fledging nation to the world’s superpower, we should applaud the extraordinary contributions of numerous founders. One of them whose accomplishments are often overlooked is John Adams. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, James Madison, and his cousin Samuel Adams typically receive the lion’s share of the credit for the creation and early success of the United States.

  • UK: ‘Sex Groomed’ Children Preferable to Backlash Against ‘Multiculturalism’

    UK: ‘Sex Groomed’ Children Preferable to Backlash Against ‘Multiculturalism’

    Not only do recent revelations concerning the endemic sexual grooming of British girls by Muslim men demonstrate how crippling political correctness is, but they show how political correctness complements the most abusive elements of Islamic law, or Sharia.

  • What is Wrong with the New Right of Marriage?  Obergefell v. Hodges

    What is Wrong with the New Right of Marriage? Obergefell v. Hodges

    The laudable ideals of due process and equality have been commandeered by five members of the Supreme Court to remake, in their own image, the oldest and most fundamental institution —marriage.

  • Supreme Court May Have Saved Obamacare, but It Doomed Young Americans’ Health Care Options

    Supreme Court May Have Saved Obamacare, but It Doomed Young Americans’ Health Care Options

    Six Americans in black robes have, yet again, saved the Affordable Care Act (ACA) from a major crisis, but the most important part of this story for young people is their atrocious ruling will cause significant problems for the nation’s youngest and healthiest citizens.