If you’re among those Americans who believe the government hasn’t evolved past the days when it resorted to rounding up entire categories of people and holding them captive for the sake of political expediency, you’re in good company. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia agrees. Speaking Monday at the University of Hawaii, Scalia addressed the High […]
This essay, written by John P. Cochran, was originally published by Mises Daily on Feb. 4. As Chairman Bernanke’s reign at the Fed comes to an end, the Wall Street Journal provides its assessment of “The Bernanke Legacy.” Overall the Journal does a reasonable job on both Greenspan and Bernanke, especially compared to the “effusive […]
Many conservatives have been thinking it, but leave it to rocker-turned-pundit Ted Nugent to say it: The Republican Party needs to grow a pair. In what was likely a reference to the GOP’s post-State of the Union hints that the Party plans to move forward with a more hopeful message and a kinder, gentler approach […]
Reddit AMAs and Google hangouts are always tricky things for high-profile people who, unlike the Sofia Vergaras and Ted Nugents of the world, can’t (or won’t) simply open up and speak plainly about who they are and what they think – opinions be damned. When you’re the President, equivocation in an unscripted setting can spell […]
Journalist Glenn Greenwald, who published the initial reports on the National Security Agency’s spy tactics, was accused by a top lawmaker on Tuesday of personally profiting from selling the information provided by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. “For personal gain, he’s now selling his access to information, that’s how they’re terming it…. A thief selling stolen material […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
What would you do if someone asked you to sign a petition calling for the imprisonment and execution of all American gun owners? For some California college students the answer is a simple, “No problem.”
Since Mitt Romney’s defeat in the 2012 Presidential election, there has been a great deal of chatter among America’s conservative pundits about a battle for the soul of the Republican Party. The GOP establishment’s actions in recent weeks confirm that there is a fight on for the future of the Party; and the leadership’s primary objective is to obliterate the Tea Party.
An interesting trend may be emerging among Senate Democrats in the twilight period between President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address and the perilous midterm campaign season: some of them – even Obama’s staunchest supporters – may be ready to signal to the President (and to voters) that he’d better keep his hands off their Constitutional powers.
A full 62 percent of Republicans are against the immigration reform plan being hatched by the Congressional GOP, further blurring the focus of just how far a bill will advance ahead of the 2014 midterm elections.