Opinion

Race, Politics and Lies

Among the many painful ironies in the current racial turmoil is that communities scattered across the country were disrupted by riots and looting…

Anti-Trust Law and Lawlessness

We all make mistakes and some of us learn from them. What is even better is to learn from other people’s mistakes, where they pay ...

Chaos in the Primaries

Painful as it is to realize that both the Democrats and the Republicans will still be holding their primaries a year from now, that is ...

The New Inquisition

How long will this country remain free? Probably only as long as the American people value their freedom enough to defend it. But how many ...

The Iran 'Agreement' Charade

By abandoning virtually all its demands for serious restrictions on Iran’s nuclear bomb program, the Obama administration has apparently achieved…

Etiquette Versus Annihilation

Recent statements from United Nations officials, that Iran is already blocking their existing efforts to keep track of what is going on in their…

Who Trashes Liberal Arts?

An op-ed piece titled “Conservatives, Please Stop Trashing the Liberal Arts” appeared last week in the Wall Street Journal. But it is not…

Lee Kuan Yew (1923-2015)

It is not often that the leader of a small city-state — in this case, Singapore — gets an international reputation. But no one deserved ...

A Simple Question

It is amazing how a simple question can cause a complex lie to collapse like a house of cards. The simple question was asked by ...

Ruinous 'Compassion'

It is fascinating to see brilliant people belatedly discover the obvious — and to see an even larger number of brilliant people never discover…

Two Warnings

When Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a joint session of Congress on March 3rd, it was the third time he had done so. The ...

The 'Disparate Impact' Racket

The U.S. Department of Justice issued two reports last week, both growing out of the Ferguson, Missouri shooting of Michael Brown. The first…

The Honesty Gap

There may be some poetic justice in the recent revelation that Hillary Clinton, who has made big noises about a “pay gap” between women and ...

Giuliani Versus Obama

The firestorm of denunciation of former New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani, for having said that he did not think Barack Obama loved America, is in…

Giuliani Versus Obama

The firestorm of denunciation of former New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani, for having said that he did not think Barack Obama loved America, is in…

Glib 'Happy Talk'

When Alfred E. Neuman said “What me worry?” on the cover of Mad magazine, it was funny. But this message was not nearly as funny ...

Damaging Admissions

Opponents of charter schools have claimed that these schools are “cherry-picking” the students they admit, and that this explains why many charter…

Measles, Vaccines and Autism

The current controversy over whether parents should be forced to have their children vaccinated for measles is one of the painful signs of our…

Obama Versus America

In his recent trip to India, President Obama repeated a long-standing pattern of his — denigrating the United States to foreign audiences. He…

Stormy Weather and Politics

It was refreshing to see meteorologists apologize for their dire — and wrong — predictions of an unprecedented snow storm that they had said…

Early Presidential Prospects

With 2015 just getting under way, the buzz of political activity makes it seem almost as if we are already in the midst of the ...

'Diversity' in Action

Islamic terrorist attacks in Europe, and European governments’ counter-attacks are more than just a passing news story.Europe is currently in the…

New Year's Irresolution

President Barack Obama’s absence from the great gathering in Paris of national leaders from other countries, to show their solidarity with France…

The 'Equality' Racket

Some time ago, burglars in England scrawled a message on the wall of a home they had looted: “RICH BASTARDS.”Those two words captured the spirit…

A Year of Anniversaries

2014 has been a year of anniversaries. It was the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War — a war which many ...

Are Facts Obsolete?

Some of us, who are old enough to remember the old television police series “Dragnet,” may remember Sgt. Joe Friday saying, “Just the facts,…

Who's Responsible?

The cold-blooded murder of two New York City policemen as they sat in their car is not only an outrage but also a wake-up call. ...

Tortured Reasoning

Critics and defenders of the harsh interrogation methods applied to captured terrorists can argue forever over whether those methods were…

Is Law Optional?

The fiasco of “Rolling Stone” magazine’s apology for an unsubstantiated claim of gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity house — and the…

Christmas Books

This year, Christmas shopping may be an especially welcome respite from the ugly events going on across the country, as mobs take to the streets…

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