Walter E. Williams: Do Blacks Need Favors?

 Earlier this month, the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act was celebrated. During the act’s legislative debate, then-Sen. Hubert Humphrey, responding to predictions, promised, “I’ll eat my hat if this leads to racial quotas.”  I don’t know whether Humphrey got around to keeping his promise, but here’s my question: Is it within the capacity […] Continue reading →

The Brilliance of Obamanomics?

Michael Schaus  Brace yourself… Skepticism, doubt and criticism of Obamanomics (all of which are, undoubtedly, based in racism) will be cast aside. Why? Because, according to the 20-something-year-old White House intern that is in charge of the official White House twitter account, “Our businesses have added nearly 10 million new jobs over the past 52 […] Continue reading →

Hillary’s Bullying the Media

Brent Bozell  Hillary Clinton’s $35 doorstop of a memoir is a flop. It was a best-seller to hard-core Democrats, but her advance is estimated at $14 million, which means Simon & Schuster is taking a bath in the hopes of publishing a future president. Worse yet, The Washington Post reported that according to an […] Continue reading →

US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

 Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as the U.S. secretary of state reported progress in efforts to broker a truce in the conflict that has so far killed at least 657 Palestinians and 31 Israelis. Trapped by an escalation of fighting in Khan Younis, a town on the […] Continue reading →

Michelle Malkin: The Left’s Dark Money Managers: Meet Philip Gara LaMarche

 Philip Gara LaMarche is a secretive political operative who funnels billions of dollars from undisclosed donors to nonprofits and astroturf groups. But you won’t hear unhinged Harry Reid railing Queegishly about him on the Senate floor. Why? Here’s why: LaMarche is a militant leftist philanthropist. He’s a protected elite — Columbia University grad, former ACLU […] Continue reading →

2 police cars collide when officer runs red light

Syracuse police identify officers involved in downtown crash  Police have identified the two Syracuse police officers involved in a minor car crash Tuesday morning. The crash occurred at about 11:20 a.m. at the intersection of East Water and South Townsend streets. Officer Robert Harrington, 35, was driving a marked patrol car west on East Water […] Continue reading →

Illegal Immigration And Gangs: Our Cities Will Burn

Someday Our Cities Will Burn Because We Didn’t Protect Our Borders Economic Collapse – by Michael Snyder Did you know that the number of illegal immigrants that enter Texas each week is greater than the number of babies being born to citizens of that state?  The mainstream media is shining the spotlight very brightly on all of […] Continue reading →

Ukrainian jets shot down by pro-Russian rebels

 Pro-Russian rebels have shot down two Ukrainian fighter jets, a spokesman for Ukraine’s military operations said on Wednesday. The spokesman said the two were downed near Savur Mogila in eastern Ukraine. No details were known about the pilots. In Donetsk, pro-Russian separatists are leaving their positions on the outskirts of the east Ukrainian city and […] Continue reading →

New info revealed on Microsoft’s Halo: Nightfall series

SPOILER WARNING: This article contains minor spoilers that some readers may wish to avoid.  Last week, as part of massive layoffs at the company, Microsoft announced plans to close Xbox Entertainment Studios, the division responsible for producing original programming for the Xbox platform. But Microsoft reassured fans of its Halo franchise that the two live-action […] Continue reading →