Cloward and Piven had chosen their target wisely. George Wiley and his welfare radicals terrorized social workers all over the country, but their greatest success came in New York. Newly elected in 1966, New York City’s liberal Mayor John Lindsay was no match for Wiley. He capitulated to every Wiley demand. New York’s welfare [...]
As they cast the 216th vote last night, Nancy Pelosi and her minions also smashed Mitt Romney’s presidential ambitions. There is literally no substantial difference between Obamacare and Romneycare. The fundamentals are exactly the same: an individual mandate is placed upon all citizens to purchase health insurance, with subsidies handed out to those in [...]
The pretend “Demon Pass” vote in the House looks like it will pass Sunday. All the ifs, ands, buts and maybes seem to be breaking the Democrats’ way. It is fitting that AMC’s award winning Breaking Bad series has its season opener Sunday night. The show’s protagonist, average and ordinary high school chemistry teacher Walter [...]
The winter Olympics may seem an odd occasion to celebrate the virtues of entrepreneurial capitalism and economic decentralization, but a front-page piece in today’s New York Times provides an appropriate opportunity to do just that.
As the winter games conclude, the U.S. leads all competing countries in total medals won – 36 and counting – and [...]
The question of why so many Jews have been so good at making money is a touchy one. For hundreds of years, it has been fraught with suspicion, denial, resentment, guilt, self-hatred and violence. No wonder Jews and gentiles alike are so uncomfortable confronting Jewish capitalistic competence. Still, in his slim essay collection “Capitalism and […]
Air America goes bankrupt and off the air.
MACON, Ga. — Between pecks at his laptop, Macon City Council member Erick Erickson ticked off some of his goals for the new year: • Beating Gov. Charlie Crist and electing Marco Rubio as Florida’s junior senator. • “Taking out” Republican Sen. Bob Bennett of Utah because he’s a centrist. • Ensuring the Republican establishment […]