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This Florida Billboard Is Making Liberals Go Crazy -PHOTO

 The American citizens are growing increasingly frustrated and fed up with the overreaching and omnipresent federal government, and that definitely includes President Barack Obama and both parties in Congress. The American electorate sent a resounding message during the midterm elections, thoroughly repudiating Obama’s progressive, leftist agenda, along with the Democrat sycophants that supported his destruction […] Read More →

A D.C. cure: Take the Hard Votes

Jonah Goldberg,  What day is it?” “It’s today,” squeaked Piglet. “My favorite day,” said Pooh.  As a proud member of the “don’t just do something, sit there” school of politics, I don’t fret much about partisanship and gridlock. Partisanship and gridlock aren’t bugs of our constitutional system, they’re features. And while everyone likes to see […] Read More →

Republicans and the Language of the Left

Jack Kerwick,   As the mid-term elections approach, it’s high time for Republican commentators to walk the walk. Just the other morning, Mark Steyn, busily promoting his new book, made an appearance on Bill Bennett’s radio program. The latter agreed enthusiastically with the former that in order for conservatives to prevail culturally, it is imperative for […] Read More →

Ebola in New York: Five Things to Watch

 A doctor who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea tested positive for the disease in New York on Thursday evening and is being isolated at Bellevue Hospital. The diagnosis of Dr. Craig Spencer, 33, marks the second uncontrolled Ebola case imported to the U.S. (Other people stricken with the disease have been brought […] Read More →

Walter E. Williams: Will the West Defend Itself?

 The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), sometimes called ISIS or IS, is a Sunni extremist group that follows al-Qaida’s anti-West ideology and sees a holy war against the West as a religious duty. With regard to nonbelievers, the Quran commands, “And kill them wherever you find them, and turn them out from […] Read More →

A Return To Republicanism?

Paul Jacob,   I’m a republican. You’re a republican. It used to be that most Democrats were also republicans. Today, I’m not even sure that most Republicans are republicans. But I’m hoping you are, whether you vote R or D or something else. Or don’t vote at all. This is not an essay in political latitudinarianism. […] Read More →

Twitter Parodies, Politicians and Police Raids

 For as long as there has been Twitter, there have been parody accounts. From Representative Paul Ryan to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to the pope, public figures often find themselves the subject of these impersonations. Most have come to accept them as an annoying but inevitable side effect of life in the public eye. And […] Read More →

How Far Away Can Skynet Be?

Derek Hunter  Remember the Terminator movies and the evil electronic overlords of Skynet – the computer system that became self-aware and launched the war against humans? We aren’t there…yet. But we are fast approaching the point where people simply aren’t necessary to conduct a significant amount of business and life. There won’t be a single […] Read More →

Thomas Sowell: Cheap Politicians

 The recent bribery convictions of former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell and his wife are only the latest in a seemingly never-ending series of convictions of government officials. A little item on the Internet featured government officials in prison, either currently or in recent times. Among them were a mayor of New Orleans, a mayor of […] Read More →

An ‘LBJ law’ for Kentucky?

Jeff Jacoby,   “My policy on cake,” the ebullient Tory mayor of London, Boris Johnson, once remarked, “is pro having it and pro eating it.” Rand Paul, the Kentucky senator and potential GOP presidential aspirant, has hopes of embracing a similar policy on running for office. Kentuckians, to their credit, aren’t buying it. Paul was elected […] Read More →

Scarlett Johansson: Planned Parenthood’s Biggest Cheerleader

Cortney O’Brien,  Scarlett Johansson may be known as the butt-kicking Black Widow in the “Avengers” franchise, but in real life her recurring role is less-than-heroic. Just call her Planned Parenthood’s biggest cheerleader. The Hollywood starlet is the enthusiastic new face of Planned Parenthood Action Fund’s new advertising campaign. Their latest project, which comes on the heels of the […] Read More →