Resist the 'Climate Change' Power Grab - Laura Hollis (1/21/2023)
The World Economic Forum insect overlords have convened in Davos for their annual confab this week, and once again, their focus is "crisis." Everything is a "crisis" for the WEF and their minions seeded throughout the world's governments.
The Recycling Religion - John Stossel (1/20/2023)
For decades, we've been told: recycle! Recycling paper (or cardboard) does save trees. Recycling aluminum does save energy. But that's about it.
The New American Politburo - Alan West (1/19/2023)
The American Politburo must be defeated, and it shall be. The indomitable American spirit is rooted in individual liberty and freedom. We will reject this idea of equity, equality of outcomes, as defined by these elitists who deem themselves our masters,
What the Democratic Trifecta Hath Wrought - Michael Barone (1/18/2023)
While private entrepreneurship may be thriving, as analyst Joel Kotkin argues, the Biden Democrats, who came to power determined to show that government can solve problems, have done quite a bit to prove the opposite.
Belligerent Spending, a Congressional Addiction - Veronique de Rugy (1/17/2023)
While some Republicans may have had misguided motivations, a few disrupted McCarthy's campaign in order to enact fiscal restraint. Their colleagues were fine with business as usual.
Charity, Better Than Government - John Stossel (1/16/2023)
Businesses do better things because competition forces them to spend money well. If they don't spend well, they disappear.
Government never disappears. When politicians fail, they force us to give them more of our money so they can do it again.
Media: Biden Isn't Banning Gas Stoves, And It's Good That He Is - Evita Duffy-Alfonso (1/15/2023)
Biden has been able to distort reality quite seamlessly with the help of the corrupt corporate press, the latest example being the recent controversy over his administration's floated ban on gas stoves.
A Government by Experts - Andrew P. Napolitano (1/14/2023)
With the exception of Lincoln's dictatorship, America from its founding to the early part of the 20th century more or less enjoyed the James Madison model for the federal government.
Diverse Incompetence in the Skies - John Hirschauer (1/13/2023)
Leaders at every level are defining down success in high schools and colleges and removing standardized test requirements in the name of equity. They are hiring teachers, doctors, pilots, and apparently FAA agents at least in part on the basis of race.
Our Government Is Failing Us - Laura Hollis (1/12/2023)
Since we are purportedly a free people, the primary responsibilities of our government should be to protect us from serious external and internal threats. Our federal government -- as well as those of some states and cities -- is no longer doing that.
How DEI Is Supplanting Truth as the Mission of American Universities - John Sailer (1/11/2023)
An obsession with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion threatens students, professors, and the very credibility of higher education in the U.S. How has this fundamental shift taken place? Gradually, then all at once.
An Election; Not a Coronation - Alan West (1/10/2023)
This past week the American people were given a very important lesson about constitutional governance, a vital one for our Republic. There can be no doubt that one of the most dysfunctional legislative bodies in America is the U.S. Congress.
So Congress Is a Mess. It's Supposed To Be Messy - Jonah Goldberg (1/9/2023)
It's not exactly a blistering insight into how Washington works, but nothing will get you more praise and respect than being powerful and wielding that power effectively.
Ron DeSantis Gets Real Fighting Wokeness - Rod Dreher (1/8/2023)
For a very long time, conservatives have watched wokeness march through state-owned, state-funded colleges and universities, while Republican lawmakers have sat back and done nothing. That has changed with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.
The Coup We Never Knew - Victor Davis Hanson (1/7/2023)
How did a virus cancel the Constitution? Did the lockdowns rob us of our sanity? Or was it the woke hysteria that ignited our collective madness? We are beginning to wake up from a nightmare of a country we no longer recognize.
This Is The Science™ In Our Decade - David Strom (1/6/2023)
t's easy to roll one's eyes at the sheer idiocy of academics, but it would be a mistake to dismiss their cultural power. The academia to established practice pipeline isn't 50 or 100 years now, but a decade or less.
Musk's Battle for Free Speech - Adriana Cohen (1/5/2023)
Yet instead of combatting a tiger or violent swordsman at the Colosseum in ancient Rome, the battle royal is happening at Twitter's headquarters in Silicon Valley, where he's up against a myriad of tyrannical forces.
America Is Showing Signs of an Early Decay - Richard W. Rahn (1/4/2023)
The history of the world is in good part the history of the rise and fall of empires. The USA (American) empire is the latest, and even though it is only a little more than 200 years old, it is already showing signs of decay, which may be fatal.
Maldives At Risk? - David Strom (1/3/2023)
Climate alarmism is nearly a religion, and as with all religions any dissent from the orthodoxy is committing a heresy. And as with millenarian religious movements, predictions of imminent doom are made and when the doom inevitably doesn't arrive, dat
Transgenderism's Scientific Legitimacy Crisis - David Gortler (1/2/2023)
Modern claims about gender identity — nonbinary genders, gender fluidity, and even a gender "continuum" with undefined and unlimited genders — are foreign to and in conflict with biology and science.
America's Rule of Brute Force - Andrew P. Napolitano (1/1/2023)
If it is lawful for the U.S. government to enter Mexico and kidnap a Mexican physician, is it lawful for the Chinese government to enter Hawaii and kidnap an American tech executive or politician?
Are Universities Doomed? - Victor Davis Hanson (12/31/2022)
Left-wing indoctrination, administrative bloat, obsessions with racial preferences, arcane, jargon-filled research, and campus-wide intolerance of diverse thought short-changed students, have fully alienated the public.
The Consequences of Senate Republicans' Omnibus Surrender - Jarrett Stepman (12/30/2022)
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and 17 other Republicans joined Democrats as the Senate passed a $1.85 trillion monstrosity of a spending bill Thursday that does a whole lot more than just waste money.
Biden's Use of the Eichmann Defense - Mark Bard (12/29/2022)
The moral principle that an individual's conscience -- without reference to government mandate -- must determine his position on social controversies such as slavery and suffrage remains true for all others -- including the nasty issue of abortion.
The Left's Big Pitch: Embrace a Worse Life in the Name of Equality - Ben Shapiro (12/28/2022)
The problem with this philosophy is that it removes the incentive for all that creates prosperity: work, creativity, thrift, responsibility. And removing that incentive means more misery for everyone.
Does President Zelenskyy Deserve a Blank American Check? - Douglas Andrews (12/27/2022)
On Tuesday, 80-year-old Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell found a microphone and said something stunning — something that made us question both his honesty and his grasp of reality.
People Shouldn't Live on the Streets. Period. - Froma Harrop (12/26/2022)
A lot of smart voices seem afraid to say outright that homeless mentally ill people should be taken off the streets, forcibly if necessary.
Most People Don't Know How Bad the Border Crisis Is - Byron York (12/25/2022)
This week could mark the most consequential development on the U.S.-Mexico border since January 2021, when President Joe Biden essentially opened the nation's doors to millions of illegal border crossers.
How Do We Get Our Nation Back on Track? - Star Parker (12/24/2022)
In his Farewell Address to the nation in 1796, America's departing first president, George Washington, observed: "It is substantially true that virtue or morality is a necessary spring to popular government."
Equality Ad Absurdum - Robert C. Thornett (12/23/2022)
The woke version of social justice is based on the fallacy that engineering an equality of power among identity groups somehow creates justice. But as Plato and Greeks before him knew, it usually works against true justice for all involved.
Groomer Clowns Steal Christmas - Rod Dreher (12/22/2022)
What kind of society permits this, much less celebrates it? What kind of demented parents take their children to see such a highly sexualized spectacle? We should stop calling them drag queens and instead call them what they are: Groomer Clowns.
Social Credits, Digital Passports and Other Coming Totalitarian Evils - Cheryl K. Chumley (12/21/2022)
The battle is against social credits and digital passports. But the war is against collectivism. If America is to be free, Americans must insist on their God-given rights.
Why the Redefinition of the Word 'Woman' Matters - David Harsanyi (12/20/2022)
Samuel Johnson's "Dictionary of the English Language," first published in 1755, defines the word "woman" as "the female of the human race." And so it's been for 267 years.
The Time For Talk Is Over; Action Is Needed - Everett Piper (12/19/2022)
Is the Church obligated to have an ongoing "conversation" with those waving their rainbow flags over our children, and is it unloving to say we're not interested in more dialogue and the time for talk is over?
Blaming Consumers for Inflation Makes No Sense - EJ Antoni (12/18/2022)
In a recent late-night interview, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen blamed inflation on consumers spending too much. Yellen's assertion could not be further from the truth nor more insulting.
Please Stop Talking About the Hunter Biden Laptop - Tom Basile (12/17/2022)
Elon Musk is pulling back the curtain on one of the most salacious political maneuvers in American history that polling suggests could have affected the outcome of the 2020 presidential election.
'Save the World' Is a Racket; Stop Falling For It - Laura Hollis (12/16/2022)
The methodologies of the save-the-world con artists vary, but the underlying beliefs and practices are always the same: "Our goals are so lofty that the rules don't apply to us."
When Teachers Turn Social Activists - Scott Walker (12/15/2022)
Worse than union organizing and politics, many teachers are pushing their own radical social agendas. This was the reason for the new law in Florida that received so much erroneous attention during the past year.
No, America Does Not Owe the World Climate 'Reparations' - Stephen Moore (12/14/2022)
It was the fossil fuel energy revolution of the last century that supplied America with the wealth and financial resources to provide some half a trillion dollars of disaster and foreign aid to seemingly every area of the rest of the world.
Protecting the Speech We Hate - Andrew P. Napolitano (12/13/2022)
Under natural law principles — the belief that our individual rights come from our humanity — all persons can think as they wish and say what they think and publish what they say, without a government permission.
America's Suicide - Mark Lewis (12/12/2022)
The men who founded America did not establish a democracy; they created a republic. But the country has, more and more over its history, devolved into a democracy, where the contest is simply over who can vote themselves the most cash.
You Will Be Made to Celebrate - Ben Shapiro (12/11/2022)
These twin attacks on traditional American society — vitiation of the distinction between private and public, and elimination of the distinction between innate characteristics and behavior — are predicates to tyranny.
First Amendment on Trial - Nate Jackson (12/10/2022)
Does an American citizen enjoy the First Amendment's guarantees of religious liberty and free speech or not? It's not overstating it to say that's what the U.S. Supreme Court will decide in 303 Creative LLC v. Elenis.
Justice Alito Got It Right On Abortion and Stare Decisis - Ronald L. Trowbridge (12/9/2022)
When Vice President Kamala Harris told "Meet the Press" host Chuck Todd recently that the Supreme Court's June decision overturning Roe v. Wade was done "by an activist court," she was in a limited sense right, but in a wider sense wrong.
Republicans Off to Rocky Start - Rob Bluey (12/8/2022)
For a party that campaigned relentlessly against Bidenflation this year, you'd think Republicans might use their new power in Washington to make it a priority to curtail wasteful government spending. Think again.
DEI in the ER - John Mac Ghlionn (12/7/2022)
From elementary schools to colleges and universities, the U.S. education system is in crisis. Academic standards have drastically slipped, with a woke madness gripping classrooms across the country.
Authoritarianism Without Authority - Noelle Mering (12/6/2022)
Freedom of thought and speech are fundamental to a truth-seeking society. Censorship and collective shaming are essential to the perpetuation of a fraud. Yet half the country shrugged, and more than half played along.
The Media vs. Free Speech on Twitter - Tim Graham (12/5/2022)
Anyone who thinks the First Amendment is best represented by the "news" media is not paying attention to the way they wage war on freedom of speech for the conservative "rabble" on social media platforms.
We Don't Need Biden's Permission To Own A 'Semi-Automatic' Firearm - David Harsanyi (12/4/2022)
Need it really be pointed out that it is perfectly within our rights to purchase products devoid of all socially redemptive value? Certainly, it is not the state's business to determine what we "need."
The Question Fools Don't Ask - Dennis Prager (12/3/2022)
What would you think of a person who never asked the price of anything he or she bought? You would assume the person was inordinately wealthy. But if the person wasn't, you would dismiss him as a fool, and never seek his financial advice.