Thomas Sowell: The Media and the Mob

Those of us who admit that we were not there, and do not know what happened when Michael Brown was shot by a policeman in Ferguson, Missouri, seem to be in the minority. We all know what has happened since then — and it has been a complete disgrace by politicians, the media and mobs […] Continue reading →

Republicans Won’t Have Obamacare Forever

 Yesterday the news was that Republicans have cut back (albeit certainly not eliminated) their Affordable Care Act-based advertising; today Greg Sargent reports that Senator Mark Pryor, an Arkansas Democrat, actually claims credit for provisions of that legislation in a new TV ad. Pryor doesn’t say that he helped pass “Obamacare,” or even that he helped […] Continue reading →

Founding Fathers Fought a War to Stop the Type of Militarized Police We Now Have

Washington’s Blog, Founders Versus Ferguson …  Former Congressman – and Cleveland mayor – Dennis Kucinich wrote a must-read post yesterday: The Boston Massacre of March 5, 1770, was a catalyst toward the American Revolution. Five civilians were killed by the British soldiers. The Declaration of Independence, in condemning the offenses against liberty by George III, stated: He […] Continue reading →

Darrell Issa to Investigate ‘Do-Nothing’ Patent Office Employees

Dustin Volz | National Journal Employees routinely do “little to no work” by abusing the agency’s generous telework policies. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa is launching an investigation into the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office after reports surfaced indicating employees routinely do “little to no work” by abusing the agency’s generous […] Continue reading →

Hillary’s Delphic Politics

Jeff Jacoby If Hillary Clinton doesn’t become the next president of the United States, perhaps she could set up as the next Oracle of Delphi. To the ancient Greeks, the oracle was an authority of immense significance, whose pronouncements carried such weight that supplicants would undertake grueling journeys to consult her before making important decisions. But […] Continue reading →