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The case of the missing 100k jobs

 Stanford University professor Edward Lazear makes a strong case at the Wall Street Journal that we’re looking at the last few months of job data wrong.  The media has been celebrating a modest but reassuring uptick in job creation – although, as Lazear points out before making his really devastating point, the economy is still chugging below the prior […] Continue reading →

Lying liberals still defame Reagan as bigot-in-chief

Deroy Murdock, Sexist, racist, homophobe. Ronald Reagan was so busy hammering the victims of his prejudice, one wonders when he managed to reverse America’s Carter-era malaise, turbocharge the stalled U.S. economy, and catapult Communism onto the ash heap of history. Bigot-in-Chief: That’s the lie Reagan’s liberal enemies peddle. The facts, of course, consistently defeat their […] Continue reading →

Is China copying the old imperial Japan?

By : Victor Davis Hanson,  In the 1920s, Japan began to translate its growing economic might — after a prior 50-year crash course in Western capitalism and industrialization — into formidable military power.  At first, few of its possible rivals seemed to care. America and condescending European colonials did not quite believe that any Asian […] Continue reading →

World cybersecurity leaders call for cooperation

Governments and businesses spend $1 trillion a year for global cybersecurity, but unlike wartime casualties or oil spills, there’s no clear idea what the total losses are because few will admit they’ve been compromised. Cybersecurity leaders from more than 40 countries are gathering at Stanford University this week to consider tackling that information gap by […] Continue reading →

Thomas Sowell: Who shut down the government?

Even when it comes to something as basic, and apparently as simple and straightforward, as the question of who shut down the federal government, there are diametrically opposite answers, depending on whether you talk to Democrats or to Republicans. There is really nothing complicated about the facts. The Republican-controlled House of Representatives voted all the […] Continue reading →