Michael Barone: The Two-Point-Something Campaign

Michael Barone: The Two-Point-Something Campaign

By Michael Barone This spring it seems as if there have been two-point-something Republican presidential candidacy announcements per week. And, since she made her own announcement April 12, Hillary Clinton has answered an average of about two-point-something questions from the press each week. Those (imprecise) statistics illustrate the asymmetrical nature of the presidential race. One […]

Bill Tatro: Oversupplied

Bill Tatro: Oversupplied

By Bill Tatro In 1930, the Smoot-Hawley Act raised tariffs on over 20,000 imported goods. Up until that point the American manufacturer was producing at record levels. The American consumer was consuming at record levels. Regardless of whether you could afford it or not through lay-away, systematic payout or even simple credit, one’s wants became […]

Aaron MacLean: Isolationism with drones is leading to American failure

Aaron MacLean: Isolationism with drones is leading to American failure

By Aaron MacLean The Times of London reported this Sunday that, according to “senior American officials,” Saudi Arabia has decided to purchase nuclear weapons “off-the-shelf” from Pakistan. Whether or not this specific report turns out to be accurate, it is clearly the case that the Gulf Arabs feel betrayed by the Obama administration’s facilitation of […]

Emil Franzi: The conservative tripod further defined

Emil Franzi: The conservative tripod further defined

By Emil Franzi All politics are ideological. Those denying that ignore whatever belief system they bring with them regardless of how simplistic, irrational or nasty it might actually be. Those who rant against ideologues usually are one. Some are more rigid than others. Conservatives noted Objectivist followers of Ayn Rand differed from the libertarians they […]

Thomas Sowell: ‘Just asking’

Thomas Sowell: ‘Just asking’

By Thomas Sowell In a recent panel discussion on poverty at Georgetown University, President Barack Obama gave another demonstration of his mastery of rhetoric — and disregard of reality. One of the ways of fighting poverty, he proposed, was to “ask from society’s lottery winners” that they make a “modest investment” in government programs to […]

Progressive Review: Major journal reports the fallacy of race

Progressive Review: Major journal reports the fallacy of race

The Progressive Review has long been a lonely voice pointing out that while ethnicity is a good way to describe different cultures, race is not because it is a concept falsely parading as science when, in fact, science says something quite different. In fact, historically the concept of race has roots in what we now […]

Ben Crystal: Obama and the great divide

Ben Crystal: Obama and the great divide

By Ben Crystal After 50 years and northward of $22 trillion spent on America’s “war on poverty,” we have identified the root cause of poverty in America. President Barack Obama made the official announcement at a Tuesday confab his handlers billed as a “Poverty Summit.” According to the man who has presided over the largest […]

Pro-Choice Arguments: Set Up and Knocked Down

Pro-Choice Arguments: Set Up and Knocked Down

By Nathaniel Kezer According to Lifenews.com, “National Right to Life estimated based on Guttmacher and CDC figures, and America has seen 55,772.015 abortions since Roe v. Wade.” However, pro-choice advocates argue that it is not wrong. So I have identified several arguments that they use to do so and I address each one of them. […]

Charles Heller: Rules for anti-freedom radicals

Charles Heller: Rules for anti-freedom radicals

By Charles Heller Do you dream of the day when the anti-freedom bigots will be vanquished, and our right to keep and bear arms will finally be secure? Stop dreaming! That day will never occur. Bloomberg happens. Schumer Happens. Feinstein happens. In the old days, Metzenbaum happened. Brady happened. The Jews know that in every […]

Andrew Stiles: Paul Krugman is a self-righteous moron

Andrew Stiles: Paul Krugman is a self-righteous moron

By Andrew Stiles Paul Krugman is very concerned about ideologues. “The most reckless and dangerous ideologues,” he wrote in the New York Times recently, “are often those who imagine themselves ideology-free.” You know, people like this guy. The Krug is especially annoyed that certain ideologically and intellectually bankrupt deviants (i.e., Republicans) refuse to admit that […]