Obama’s Phony Populism


President Obama is coming to New York tomorrow to draw a line in the sand against Wall Street.  He is stoking public anger against the big banks, whom many people believe brought our economy to its knees as a result of what they perceive as the banks’ avarice and deceptive practices.  Obama wants to change the target [...]

Contracting with the Enemy


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How General Electric defied the international community to do business with Iran.

The Economics of Piracy: Jon Stewart Agrees with Me!


Last night on The Daily Show, Jon Stewart recognized my brilliance. It’s been a long time in coming. He was interviewing Captain Richard Phillips, author of The Captain’s Duty, who is the man that was kidnapped by Somali pirates that only recognized that their business wasn’t working so well for them when they had bullets [...]

Most Awesome Billboard: Obama Worse Than Carter


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Poor Jimmy Carter, bless his bitter, old, anti-semitic heart. President Barack Obama has totally stolen his thunder. First, Obama had to horn in on Carter’s “I received a completely unwarranted Nobel Peace Prize” mantle. Now, this! What does Carter have left now? A few rancid cases of Billy Beer?
From Story Balloon:
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Facing New Voter Fraud Charges, ACORN Rebranding Continues


Glenn Beck hasn’t been paying much attention to ACORN lately — and that’s too bad.
He’s done the nation a great service by helping to publicize ACORN’s crimes against the American people and for that we should be thankful.
But there are so many other corrupt practices ACORN is guilty of. We have only just scratched the [...]

How the Campuses Helped Ruin California’s Economy


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Brain-dead demonstrations.

Don’t Underestimate the Power of Sanctions on Iran


Jonathan Schanzer and Mark Dubowitz of The Foundation for the Defense of Democracies argue in the New York Post that sanctions targeting Iran’s energy sector will cause the regime some very substantial pain. Material and political support for the opposition is necessary as well, but the impact of tough sanctions could cause the regime to [...]

Tea Parties in American History – RealClearPolitics


Are this year's “tea parties” really tea parties? What could today's protesters have in common with the “Indians” who dumped 90,000 pounds of tea in Boston harbor in 1773? Quite a bit, actually. What do today's tea partiers want? According to the Christian Science Monitor, the movement “is about safeguarding individual liberty, cutting taxes, and […]

The Closing of the Liberal Mind


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The New Republic unleashes a vapid, mean-spirited, and indefensible attack on one of the most important intellectual figures of our time.