Harry Alexander: Rewriting history for the Left

Harry Alexander: Rewriting history for the Left

By Harry Alexander Apparently, Arizona history is no longer safe from the Left’s “history monitors,” who are now calling for the removal of six Confederate war memorials throughout the state. Local NAACP chapters and Black Lives Matter groups want the state to get rid of the Confederate memorials because, in their words, “we can’t go […]

Dr. Alieta Eck: AMA ponders calling health care a ‘right’

Dr. Alieta Eck: AMA ponders calling health care a ‘right’

By Dr. Alieta Eck The idea that healthcare is a right might sound kind and compassionate, but in reality it is self-serving to those who would profit from Big Government in medicine—either by winning elections or reaping the financial benefits of the massive programs it demands. The American Medical Association (AMA) considered Resolution 007, to decide […]

Victor Davis Hanson: America now the world’s oldest democracy

Victor Davis Hanson: America now the world’s oldest democracy

The United States is currently the world’s oldest democracy. But America is no more immune from collapse than were some of history’s most stable and impressive consensual governments. Fifth-century Athens, Republican Rome, Renaissance Florence and Venice, and many of the elected governments of early 20th-century Western European states eventually destroyed themselves, went bankrupt or were […]

Walter E. Williams: A new twist on teaching economics

Walter E. Williams: A new twist on teaching economics

By Walter E. Williams Greg Caskey is a 27-year-old Abington, Pennsylvania, native who is a social sciences teacher at Delaware Military Academy. The academy is a thriving charter high school in Wilmington, Delaware, that was founded in 2003 by two retired military officers, Charles Baldwin and Jack Wintermantel. Students from all socio-economic backgrounds attend the […]

Michael Barone: The violent political Left

Michael Barone: The violent political Left

By Michael Barone Violence is in the air these days. It was visible to the world in Manchester, Birmingham and London in the days before the British general election June 8. It was visible on the baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia, on Wednesday morning as a Donald Trump hater and Bernie Sanders volunteer took a […]

Harry Alexander: Remembering our “chief”

Harry Alexander: Remembering our “chief”

By Harry Alexander Those of you who receive the Southern Arizona News-Examiner newsletter in your email already know about this. Those who don’t, I will tell about it now. The founder of the Southern Arizona New-Examiner, Emil Franzi, passed away on June 7 at age 78. He had suffered from cancer and it unfortunately got […]

Mike Tully “Substantial Disruption”: The great global fart

Mike Tully “Substantial Disruption”: The great global fart

By Mike Tully The third planet from the sun has gas.  I’m not referring to atmospheric gases or natural gas that is fracked out of bedrock.  The Earth’s gas is deep within its bowels, the consequence of a slow-moving digestion over millions of years that converts organic material to methane.  Giant pockets of methane gas […]

Ilan Berman: The Kremlin needs to address Russia’s demographic crisis

Ilan Berman: The Kremlin needs to address Russia’s demographic crisis

By Ilan Berman The latest numbers are in, and the forecast for Russia’s demographic health is bleak. According to official figures released by the country’s state statistics agency, Rosstat, in late May, Russia had 70,000 fewer births during the first four months of 2017 than it did a year earlier. These statistics run against the […]

Walter E. Williams: Rewriting American history

Walter E. Williams: Rewriting American history

By Walter E. Williams George Orwell said, “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” In the former USSR, censorship, rewriting of history and eliminating undesirable people became part of Soviets’ effort to ensure that the correct ideological and political spin was put on their […]

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