Will the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision destroy American democracy? You might think so given the responses of its critics. The Citizens United decision, far from signaling the fall of the republic, strengthens the First Amendment and freedom of speech.Let’s start with the facts of the case. Citizens United, a nonprofit political advocacy group, produced […]
Tran Huynh Duy Thuc, left, and Le Cong Dinh were sentenced to long prison terms in Vietnam
Tonight, Glen Beck will air his must-see special on communism, which should artfully recount the historical development of that inherently evil, political ideology. While Beck’s narrative will focus on the past, we must not lose sight of the fact [...]
I make a habit of not paying attention to Keith Olbermann much for the same reason I wouldn’t pay attention to a grimy, addlepated hobo on the streetcorner wearing a sandwich board that said ”Will Drop Pants for Food”. I think him about as intelligent as a pet rock and as sensible as a pair of 4-inch stiletto heels [...]
Republican Scott Brown, the senator-elect from Massachusetts whose upset victory turned him into somewhat of a savior for his party, arrived in Washington Thursday to meet with Senate leaders and check out his new digs. The soon-to-be former state lawmaker, who appeared bleary-eyed and still processing his victory at a press conference the day before, […]
Liberals are now trying to sell the fantasy, and maybe even convince themselves, that ObamaCare isn’t among the reasons Senator-elect Scott Brown is headed to Washington. One of the only Massachusetts exit polls doesn’t corroborate the story: Rasmussen reports that 51% of voters on Tuesday were opposed and 47% in favor—41% “strongly opposed” and just […]
‘It is to me a new and consolatory proof that wherever the people are well-informed they can be trusted with their own government; that whenever things get so far wrong as to attract their notice, they may be relied on to set them to rights.” —Thomas Jefferson to Richard Price, January 8, 1789. Two hundred […]
Republican Scott P. Brown pulled off one of the biggest upsets in Massachusetts political history last night, defeating Democrat Martha Coakley to become the state’s next US senator and potentially derailing President Obama’s hopes for a health care overhaul. via Republican trounces Coakley for Senate, imperils Obama health plan – The Boston Globe.