Ilan Berman: Egypt’s population bomb

Ilan Berman: Egypt’s population bomb

By Ilan Berman It’s the most important Middle Eastern news story that no one is talking about. Earlier this Fall, Egypt’s state statistics agency, the Central Agency for Popular Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS), formally released the findings of its 2016 national census. The results shed important new light on the challenges now confronting the government of president […]

Victor Davis Hanson: Special investigators often have their own moral lapses

Victor Davis Hanson: Special investigators often have their own moral lapses

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller was supposed to run a narrow investigation into accusations of collusion between the Donald Trump campaign and the Russian government. But so far, Mr. Mueller’s work has been plagued by almost daily improper leaks (e.g., “sources report,” “it emerged,” “some say”) about investigations that seem to have little to do […]

Ben Crystal: Party of women

Ben Crystal: Party of women

By Ben Crystal I’ve said it before, and I’ve taken a ration of guff for it. But I’m going to say it again anyway: Roy Moore is a creep. I know this because non-creeps don’t compare themselves to the parents of our risen Lord to deflect charges that they carry torches for underage girls. Non-creeps […]

Letter to the Editor: Billionaire special-interests strong-arming GOP

Letter to the Editor: Billionaire special-interests strong-arming GOP

I want to briefly comment about one of the many topics swirling around the political air today.  I am American.  I believe in personal responsibility and self-reliance. I believe in striving for excellence and putting one’s best foot forward.  Yet, it happens again and again—leeches steal public resources and my tax dollars. Despite growing up in a poor […]

Mike Tully “Substantial Disruption”: Binding our tongues

Mike Tully “Substantial Disruption”: Binding our tongues

By Mike Tully Whoever controls the media, controls the mind. ― Jim Morrison Imagine ESPN is televising the Arizona-Arizona State football game.  A camera zooms in on an ASU fan wearing a Sun Devil mask and, since the game is in Tucson, the announcer says, “That mask won’t make any friends in that crowd!”  Suddenly, a […]

Phil Richardson: The National Debt or Parable of the Great Taxation

Phil Richardson: The National Debt or Parable of the Great Taxation

By Phil Richardson With the “gift-giving” season already upon us, none among we voracious consumers wishes to look at our credit card balance, let alone read a lecture about what we as taxpayers are expected to soon contribute to the many divisions of something called “government.” This week, I offer up an ancient edict that […]

Dr. Murray Feldstein: Shining a light on Arizona’s sunrise regulations

Dr. Murray Feldstein: Shining a light on Arizona’s sunrise regulations

By Dr. Murray Feldstein While the federal government ponders how to fix America’s broken healthcare system, states can do more to help patients get greater access to healthcare at a lower cost. The best place to start is by eliminating regulations that prevent medical professionals from helping patients to the full extent of their training. […]

Ilan Berman: US would be wise to prepare for EMP attacks on its cities

Ilan Berman: US would be wise to prepare for EMP attacks on its cities

By Ilan Berman Imagine that a hostile nation – say, North Korea – fires a nuclear-tipped missile at the United States. The missile detonates in the upper atmosphere above a major American city such as Los Angeles, releasing a cascade of charged electrons that damages and destroys all technology and electrical systems within line-of-sight of […]

Dr. Marilyn Singleton: Money, media, and medical care

Dr. Marilyn Singleton: Money, media, and medical care

By Dr. Marilyn Singleton More than 50 years ago Professor Marshall McLuhan posited that the medium is the message. Now it seems that money is the medium of the message. This month Medical Marketing and Media magazine published its 2017 Health Influencer 50, a “list of professionals across the health care spectrum.” The magazine writes that these “influencers” made […]