Universities, once the beacon of western enlightenment, have fallen drastically from a century ago when an English author Beatrice Evelyn Hall claimed these words belonged to the great French philosopher Voltaire: “I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.”
There has been a tremendous amount of talk about the spending deal that was just reached in Congress. Most of the focus has been on who “won” and who “lost” politically, and if you have been keeping up with my articles you definitely know my opinion on the matter. But what nobody is really talking … Read more
One sector of the economy that is acting as if we were already in the middle of a horrible recession is the auto industry. We just got sales figures for the month of April, and every single major U.S. auto manufacturer missed their sales projections. And compared to one year ago, sales were way down […]
Americans for Legal Immigration PAC on Tuesday said it can no longer endorse President Donald Trump’s administration as it becomes clear that his tough immigration stances are highly negotiable.
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War hawks at the highest levels of U.S. government have in recent years increasingly advocated for ratcheting up military tensions between the U.S. and countries capable of striking the homeland. Why advocate such foreign policy recklessness? Why Not? The taxpayers have them covered.
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Trump, at the very onset of his administration, broke one of his most important campaign promises — to “drain the swamp.” Instead, he filled his cabinet with all of the same swamp creatures he originally attacked; the same swamp creatures Hillary Clinton was notorious for serving.
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Why do things never seem to change no matter who we send to Washington? It seems like for decades many of us have been trying to change the direction of this country by engaging in the political process. But no matter how hard we try, the downward spiral of our nation just continues to accelerate. […]
Remember the anger at the political establishment that was supposed to reshape the Washington establishment following the Tea Party sweep in Congress? Things were supposed to change—but the situation has only gotten worse.
The GDP numbers for the first quarter were just reported and they’re the lowest in three years. President Trump may be in a bit of pickle here since he has already said his administration was to get the credit for the strong markets and the bullish sentiment indicators. It’s hard to say now that this tepid first quarter number is Obama’s fault.
Police power is experiencing a resurgence under President Donald Trump and his “law-and-order” drug warrior Attorney General Jeff Sessions. But we need less police power, not more. Police power is government power and vice versa. It is the police who enforce the liberty-stealing laws passed by government criminals.
With the passage of a stopgap funding bill Friday, lawmakers gave themselves another week to agree to the terms of an omnibus spending package to fund the government through the rest of the fiscal year. And as Washington works to hammer out a final plan, other matters of domestic importance to the Trump administration are also on the agenda this week, including another attempt at an Obamacare overhaul.
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Should we make homelessness against the law and simply throw all homeless people into prison so that we don’t have to deal with them? Incredibly, this is actually starting to happen in dozens of major cities all across the United States. It may be difficult to believe, but in many large urban areas today, if […]
Low thyroid function – hypothyroidism — is the unsuspected illness in America. Estimates are that fully 60 percent of Americans have low thyroid function, making them susceptible to all manner of illness and very low energy. Why is there so much hypothyroidism? There are several reasons for it…
Our world is changing at a blinding pace that is accelerating with each passing day. Thanks to the Internet, information travels at a speed that would have been unimaginable at other times in human history, and our technological capabilities are advancing at a rate that is exponentially increasing. What all of this means is that … Read more
Those that were predicting that the U.S. economy would be flying high by now have been proven wrong. U.S. GDP grew at the worst rate in three years during the first quarter of 2017, and many are wondering if this is the beginning of a major economic slowdown. Of course when we are dealing with […]
During his speech to National Rifle Association members gathered for the organization’s annual leadership forum, President Donald Trump vowed that he will never, ever infringe on the right of the people to keep and bear arms.”
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In the era of President Donald Trump, we hear a lot about news reporters doing a lousy job– but a growing number also feel they have a lousy job. And as public distaste for members of the news media continues to increase, the results of a recent study probably mean fewer and fewer Americans will consider journalism careers.
We have just witnessed one of the greatest routs in modern American political history. We are still waiting to see if a spending agreement can be reached so that a government shutdown at midnight on Friday can be averted, but whether a shutdown actually happens or not, the Democrats have won this round by a […]
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill this week heard testimony about the U.S.’s failed efforts to defend democracy against “information warfare” the government alleges is being waged against the nation by countries like Russia.
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