The Pretense of Knowledge – by Walter Williams


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Does Congress know exactly what’s best for you?

Nancy Pelosi, The Nation’s Flower Girl


 
I think that the best segment by far on “The O’Reilly Factor” belongs to the political comedian Dennis Miller.  He deserves more than the 3 or 4 minutes a week of air time that O’Reilly gives him.
Last night, for example, Miller captured President Obama’s West Point speech perfectly.  Referring to Obama’s rhetorical flourishes covering his plan [...]

All the President’s Climategate Deniers – by Michelle Malkin


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With pursed lips and closed eyes and ears, the White House is clinging to the old eco-mantra.

The First Assassin – by David Forsmark


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A terrific debut novel by John Miller of National Review.

Storylines With Politically Fatal Endings


If Politico’s John F. Harris is correct and “Presidential politics is about storytelling” then the Obama campaign took an enormous risk using a narrative that left a lot to the individual imagination. Obama’s ambiguous call for change, created a fill-in-the-blank scenario for independents and moderates, and a call-to-arms for progressives.
In Monday’s article “7 stories Barack [...]

Eric Holder Refuses to Investigate His Partners in Class Struggle at ACORN


Attorney General Eric Holder has made it abundantly clear he has absolutely no interest in investigating his radical friends at ACORN.
It may not matter much, Glenn Beck suggested on his TV show. That’s because ACORN documents found in a dumpster suggest ACORN is considering changing both its name and its legal structure in order to [...]

Democratic Women and Battered Wife Syndrome: The Party Beats Me, But I Love It Anyway!


If I were a registered Democrat, I would look back over the past year and a half and admit that it’s time for therapy. I would confide to my therapist that, as a woman, my choice of a political party was the equivalent of dating the narcissist from hell – I gave everything for [...]

Fred Barnes: What Obama Needs to Say at West Point, The Weekly Standard


You can’t fight a successful war unless the commander-in-chief is fully committed to it. So President Obama’s chief task in his speech Tuesday night on Afghanistan is to make it absolutely clear that he is. This won’t be easy. Obama comes from the antiwar wing of the Democratic party that opposes the use of force […]

Voluntarism or Self-Interest? – by Walter Williams


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Depending on our fellow man’s generosity is a dangerous proposition.

‘GOP Has No Leaders’-Narrative Getting Old


Donny Deutsch is host of The Entrepreneurs, a primetime special profiling the success stories of America’s entrepreneurs on CNBC. I thought I would introduce him to you because I didn’t know who he was until he appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” today, and I assume you haven’t heard of him before either.
As said, despite him [...]