In his new book “Unstoppable,” Ralph Nader offers unabashed criticism of the “unconstitutional wars and unchecked militarism” of the three most recent Presidential Administrations. Many of the Nation’s most dire modern foreign policy problems, Nader contends, can be blamed on President Barack Obama’s penchant for drone warfare. The perpetually unsuccessful Presidential candidate takes the foreign […]
This column by Mises scholar Robert Batemarco was first posted at the Ludwig von Mises Institute’s website on February 25, 2014. Now that I have your attention, rest assured that even when John Kenneth Galbraith got something right, he got it wrong. One of the signature ideas for which Galbraith is known is the Dependence Effect, […]
Even though he isn’t up for reelection this year, Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is finding his name widely circulated among Texas Republicans trying to find moral high ground in their ideological game of last man standing. That’s true not only in the few instances in which he’s publicly endorsing candidates, but in the many instances […]
America’s Founders so understood the importance of the right to bear arms as a great equalizer between the political power structure and the general populace that they included the right in the 2nd Amendment to the supreme law of the land. Today, far removed from the bloody war for American independence, the sanctity of that […]
The Supreme Court ruled today that police, without a warrant, may legally enter and search a dwelling even over the vehement protestations of an occupant, so long as a co-occupant grants them access. That decision reverses a 2006 ruling, which held that the refusal of even one occupant to allow a warrantless search was sufficient […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
On Monday, the Supreme Court rejected two National Rifle Association challenges to laws that ban handgun permits for people under 21.
President Barack Obama is, in the eyes of the majority of Americans, a President who is failing to earn respect from his global peers – even as Americans continue to believe the U.S. as a Nation commands international respect.
“Stop Government Abuse Week” kicked off Monday in the House. Republicans in the lower chamber plan to hold votes on at least 12 measures designed to increase transparency and curtail government abuse.
George Soros, billionaire hero to progressive activists looking for a financial lifeline everywhere, ramped up political spending threefold through his Open Society Policy Center and its financial affiliate in 2013 – and there’s no reason to believe he’s slowing down.