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Is the income tax code absurd?
Posted: April 16, 2014 in Taxes and National
Preferential deductions and credits narrow the tax base and distort the economy.

Is Putin another Hitler?
Posted: April 16, 2014 in Defense and World
Today's drift toward war with Russia seems like a replay of the past.

LA Dem felon runs for Congress
Posted: April 16, 2014 in Crime and Democrats
A convicted Democratic Louisiana felon is running for the US Congress.

Are liberals teaching intolerance?
Posted: April 16, 2014 in Rights and Religion
Apologists for certain primitive practices of the Islamic faith have recently demonstrated the power of intolerance.

Why are companies leaving the US?
Posted: April 16, 2014 in Taxes and Economy
US companies scramble away from high US taxes.

Judge delays OH marriage ruling
Posted: April 16, 2014 in Rights and States
A federal judge stayed his ruling ordering Ohio to recognize marriages of gay or lesbian couples who wed in other states.

How should the US deal with Iran?
Posted: April 16, 2014 in Defense and National
We should not announce to our enemies what we might do in every conceivable hypothetical situation.

Is free speech dying?
Posted: April 16, 2014 in Rights and World
Free speech and a dynamic, innovative society are intimately connected.

When will NK collapse?
Posted: April 16, 2014 in World and Defense
Kim's inexperience, weapons obsession, and lavish spending may result in the demise of North Korea's regime.

Convicted Dem to run for IA senate
Posted: April 16, 2014 in Crime and Democrats
A Democrat's 2nd drunken driving conviction does not disqualify him from seeking a seat in the Iowa state Senate.

Is Obama blocking Ukraine aid?
Posted: April 15, 2014 in Defense and World
The Obama administration reportedly is withholding even non-lethal military aid to Ukraine.

Are WV Dems campaigning at taxpayer expense?
Posted: April 15, 2014 in Democrats and States
West Virginia Democratic lawmakers are accused of abusing their taxpayer-funded postage privileges for political campaigns.

How corrupt is Reid [D-NV]?
Posted: April 15, 2014 in Democrats and Crime
Sen. Reid [D-NV] is enriching himself and his family at public expense.

How important is GA GOP US Senate primary?
Posted: April 15, 2014 in Georgia and GOP
Broun [GA] and Gingrey[GA] have a tendency to make controversial statements that have proved costly for Republicans.

Russia tests Obama
Posted: April 15, 2014 in Defense and World
President Obama is once again faced with the reality of following through on his warnings against overseas provocations.

Are complex taxes tantamount to oppression?
Posted: April 15, 2014 in Taxes and Economy
Americans devote 6B hours to complying with the tax code, equivalent of an annual output by a workforce of 3.4M people.

Why do Dems pay women less than men?
Posted: April 15, 2014 in Economy and Democrats
The Obama White House pays women workers less than men.

RI Dem's husband guilty of tax fraud
Posted: April 15, 2014 in Crime and Democrats
A Democratic Rhode Island lawmaker's husband claimed he was homeless to collect $58K in fraudulent Social Security benefits.

Will DC give Ukraine to Russia?
Posted: April 15, 2014 in World and Defense
President Obama has signaled to Russia that it need not fear a robust US or NATO response to its invasion of Ukraine.

Why does crony capitalism always fail?
Posted: April 15, 2014 in Economy and National
Equality of opportunity is undermined when government plays favorites.

ND Dem guilty of DUI
Posted: April 15, 2014 in Crime and Democrats
A Democratic North Dakota state representative pleaded guilty to drunken driving.

Why are socialists destroying Venezuela?
Posted: April 15, 2014 in World and Economy
Socialism has destroyed the productive apparatus of Venezuela.

Will Dems' race-baiting backfire?
Posted: April 15, 2014 in Democrats and GOP
Democratic lies could energize the Republican base to voice their disagreement at the polls.

IN Dem charged with 47 felonies
Posted: April 15, 2014 in Crime and Democrats
A Democratic Indiana county financial officer has been charged with 47 felony counts.

Why is Obama's foreign policy so ineffective?
Posted: April 15, 2014 in Defense and National
Russia hasn't blinked at US and EU sanctions over its Ukraine invasion.

Why is Russia testing a new ICBM?
Posted: April 15, 2014 in Defense and World
Russia's military carried out a flight test of a new multi-warhead intercontinental ballistic missile.

Are Dems waging war on common sense?
Posted: April 15, 2014 in Economy and Democrats
The Democratic war on women political slogan is in fact a war against common sense.

What is Cummings' [D-MD] role in IRS scandal?
Posted: April 14, 2014 in Taxes and Crime
US Rep. Cummings [D-MD] is accused of directing the IRS to target his political opponents.

Is your income tax too high?
Posted: April 14, 2014 in Taxes and National
More than half of Americans think the amount they pay in federal income taxes is too high.

What are the best welfare reforms?
Posted: April 14, 2014 in Economy and States
10 lessons about how programs for the poor should be run.

Why do Dems resort to race-baiting?
Posted: April 14, 2014 in Democrats and National
The Democratic leader in the US House is guilty of encouraging her members to wage an ugly race war.

Judge tells OH to recognize out-of-state marriages
Posted: April 14, 2014 in Rights and States
A federal judge ruled Ohio must recognize the marriages of gay or lesbian couples performed in other states.

Is the EU waking up to the Russian threat?
Posted: April 14, 2014 in World and Defense
Europe has misread Russia for years and now must scramble to push back against its widening ambitions.

What are the next Dem health scheme disasters?
Posted: April 14, 2014 in Health and Democrats
There is plenty more bad news ahead for the Democratic health scheme.

What are better ways to help the poor?
Posted: April 14, 2014 in Economy and National
Liberals' demand to make incomes more equal in general is not supported by a compelling economic argument.

Is Russia threatening Kazakhstan?
Posted: April 14, 2014 in World and Defense
Russia's land grabs are a threat to Kazakhstan's independence.

What's Obama's latest foreign policy failure?
Posted: April 13, 2014 in Defense and Democrats
President Obama and Secretary of State Kerry [D-MA] were determined to make new mistakes in the Middle East.

What will Burwell's [D-WV] HHS confirmation hearings reveal?
Posted: April 13, 2014 in Health and Democrats
US Senate confirmation hearings for a new Health and Human Services secretary will reveal more about the failed Democratic health scheme.

What is Goldwater's [R-AZ] legacy?
Posted: April 13, 2014 in GOP and National
Goldwater's [AZ] Republican libertarianism continues to be reflected in emerging GOP figures.

Is Russia expanding its Ukraine invasion?
Posted: April 13, 2014 in World and Defense
A series of coordinated attacks by pro-Russia gunmen in eastern Ukraine are eerily reminiscent of the Crimea takeover.

Why can't government control entitlement spending?
Posted: April 13, 2014 in Economy and National
The proportion of Americans deemed permanently disabled doubled over the previous 4 decades.

Does AG Holder [D] think justice is only for Dems?
Posted: April 13, 2014 in Democrats and Crime
Attorney General Holder [D] thinks justice is only reserved for his Democratic allies.

What's driving Russia's Ukraine timeline?
Posted: April 13, 2014 in World and Defense
Russia assumes it has 3 years to complete it's Ukraine takeover before there's new leadership in the White House.

Why doesn't government punish incompetence?
Posted: April 13, 2014 in Crime and Democrats
President Obama lets his administration's officials lie with impunity.

What is the Dems' latest false wedge issue?
Posted: April 13, 2014 in Democrats and National
President Obama has governed by division, fear, secrecy, and resentment.

Is Syrian chaos metastasizing?
Posted: April 13, 2014 in World and Defense
The increasingly sectarian war in Syria has ignited militants, inspiring jihadist mobilization.

How do income taxes harm civil liberties?
Posted: April 13, 2014 in Taxes and Rights
The massive federal income tax harms civil liberties much more than is necessary to raise the needed funds.

Should Ryan [R-WI] run for president?
Posted: April 13, 2014 in GOP and National
Rep. Ryan [R-WI] is acting more like the future Ways and Means chairman than a White House hopeful.

NV GOP removes opposition to marriage from platform
Posted: April 12, 2014 in GOP and States
The Nevada Republican Party convention voted to remove opposition to civil marriage equality from its platform.

Asian American group reconnects with GOP
Posted: April 12, 2014 in GOP and National
The GOP most closely aligns with core values including family, education, and entrepreneurship.

Why was Sebelius [D-KS] such a disaster?
Posted: April 12, 2014 in Health and Democrats
Sebelius' [D-KS] term as secretary of Health and Human Services was a disaster.

Will the IRS seize your tax refund?
Posted: April 12, 2014 in Taxes and National
The IRS is seizing tax refunds from the children of people it thinks got too much Social Security.

Why did Dems lose the 2014 elections?
Posted: April 12, 2014 in Democrats and Economy
Today's liberalism has little to say about how to help people rise from the bottom into the middle class.

Is the culture ready for marriage?
Posted: April 12, 2014 in Rights and National
One court ruling after another has affirmed marriage since the Supreme Court struck down the federal definition of marriage in US v Windsor.

Who will Dems blame next for health scheme failure?
Posted: April 12, 2014 in Health and Democrats
Sebelius' [D-KS] exit from HHS is an opportunity to get some accountability on the Democratic health scheme.

What's more important than income equality?
Posted: April 12, 2014 in Economy and National
Income mobility, your ability to move up and down the income scale, has remained about the same for 75 years.

How should tax reform be measured?
Posted: April 12, 2014 in Taxes and Economy
The effective tax rate is the amount that's actually paid in taxes by an individual or a company.

What can US education learn from Germany?
Posted: April 12, 2014 in Education and National
Germans embrace apprenticeships as a way to train young people for the workforce.

Should the military employ fewer civilians?
Posted: April 12, 2014 in Defense and National
We cannot risk further cuts to our uniformed personnel while the defense civilian workforce remains untouched.

Background on the Ukraine situation
Posted: April 11, 2014 in World and Defense
A buildup of Russian troops along Ukraine's border has renewed concerns about stability in the region.

Is Obama's foreign policy worse than Carter's?
Posted: April 11, 2014 in Defense and National
Former President Carter took a jab at President Obama and former Secretary of State Clinton [D-NY].

Will Dem health scheme numbers be proven wrong?
Posted: April 11, 2014 in Health and Democrats
The Democratic health scheme signups President Obama claims are wildly out of proportion to other reported March enrollment gains.

Obama's politicized, lawless administration
Posted: April 11, 2014 in Democrats and Crime
The Obama administration has turned the executive branch into its own partisan instrument.

Why is the Republican budget better?
Posted: April 11, 2014 in Education and Economy
For the 4th year in a row, US House Republicans have passed a balanced budget.

Speed trap warnings are free speech
Posted: April 11, 2014 in Rights and States
Motorists flashing their headlights to warn of speed traps amounts to speech protected by the Oregon Constitution.

IL Dem insults black Republican
Posted: April 11, 2014 in States and Democrats
A Democratic Illinois lawmaker insulted a black Republican lawmaker on the floor of the state house.

AL Dem's racist tirade backfires
Posted: April 10, 2014 in States and Rights
White parents who have adopted children of another race condemn Alabama state Rep. Holmes' [D] racist grandstanding.

Who is new HHS nominee Berwell [D-WV]?
Posted: April 10, 2014 in Health and Democrats
President Obama's HHS nominee Burwell [D-WV] generated a budget proposal that broke no new ground and stands no chance of adoption.

Sebelius [D-KS] resigns
Posted: April 10, 2014 in Health and Democrats
Health and Human Services Secretary Sebelius [D-KS] has tendered her resignation over the Democratic health scheme's botched roll-out.

IRS wasts $4B a year on bogus tax refunds
Posted: April 10, 2014 in Taxes and National
A government report in November said the IRS issued $4B in fraudulent tax refunds over the previous year.

House approves Ryan [R-WI] budget plan
Posted: April 10, 2014 in National and GOP
The US House passed a GOP budget blueprint that promises a balanced federal ledger in 10 years.

AFF backs Handel in GA GOP US Senate primary
Posted: April 10, 2014 in GOP and Georgia
American Future Fund supports behind Handel in Georgia's GOP primary for US Senate.

MO Dem felon quits re-election campaign
Posted: April 10, 2014 in Crime and Democrats
A Missouri lawmaker withdrew from the Democratic primary amid concerns about his felony conviction.

Where does the GOP get social issues right?
Posted: April 10, 2014 in Education and GOP
Conservatives have been proved right about 3 big ideas of social policy.

Do Dems make income inequality worse?
Posted: April 10, 2014 in Democrats and National
Across the country, income inequality is lower in Republican districts than in Democratic ones.

What will King [I-ME] do when GOP wins US Senate?
Posted: April 10, 2014 in States and GOP
Sen. King [I-ME] wants to caucus with any party that wins control of the US Senate.

Satellite shows Russian buildup near Ukraine
Posted: April 10, 2014 in World and Defense
NATO unveiled satellite photographs that show Russian deployments of troops and equipment near the Ukrainian frontier.

Are Dems hypocrites on campaign finance?
Posted: April 10, 2014 in Democrats and National
Every single one of the top 16 campaign contributors gives to Democrats, while only 5 give to Republicans.

Who pays corporate taxes?
Posted: April 10, 2014 in Taxes and Economy
The only taxpayer in the world is the consumer who consumes a product or service and is stuck with the cost.

Do Dem health scheme numbers reveal failure?
Posted: April 10, 2014 in Health and Democrats
The Democratic health scheme has largely resulted in a churning of the insured.

Does the Constitution need a balanced budget amendment?
Posted: April 10, 2014 in National and Taxes
A balanced-budget amendment is a required response to the nature of today's politics and governance.

Are Dems deluded about their health scheme?
Posted: April 10, 2014 in Health and Democrats
Their health scheme will remain a political problem for Democrats.

Will US taxpayers have to bail out PR?
Posted: April 10, 2014 in States and Economy
A financial default by Puerto Rico will mandate a bailout by the US Government paid for by US taxpayers.

Why does Obama ignore Congress?
Posted: April 9, 2014 in Democrats and National
It took GOP votes to break a Democratic filibuster of the civil rights bill under President Johnson.

Kerry [D-MA] continues disastrous Dem foreign policy
Posted: April 9, 2014 in Defense and Democrats
Secretary of State Kerry [D-MA] worsens America's status and influence faster than ever thought possible.

China unveils new warplane
Posted: April 9, 2014 in World and Defense
China introduces a new carrier-based fighter aircraft based on a Russian design.

Is Kerry's [D-MA] foreign policy spinning out of control?
Posted: April 9, 2014 in Defense and National
Secretary of State Kerry [D-MA] faces wide-ranging criticism about the Obama administration's failures in the Middle East and Ukraine.

Gay Republican runs for GA state House
Posted: April 9, 2014 in Georgia and Rights
Deraney could become the first openly gay man, and gay Republican, elected to the Georgia state House.

Are Dems getting desperate in their war on women?
Posted: April 9, 2014 in Democrats and Rights
Democrats tout cynical bills that don't solve women's problems.

OH Dem indicted on felony racketeering charge
Posted: April 9, 2014 in Crime and Democrats
A Democratic Ohio sheriff was indicted on a racketeering charge of engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity, a 1st-degree felony.

Why doesn't Kerry [D-MA] care that he's failed?
Posted: April 9, 2014 in Defense and National
Secretary of State Kerry [D-MA] defiantly defended his diplomatic failures.

Judges to hear UT marriage ban appeal
Posted: April 9, 2014 in Rights and States
Utah is appealing a federal judge's ruling that its man on marriage equality is unconstitutional.

Gay candidate to help MA GOP break losing streak
Posted: April 9, 2014 in GOP and Rights
The Massachusetts Republican party has a gay candidate for who could snap its US House losing streak.

White House misrepresents pay gap
Posted: April 9, 2014 in Economy and Rights
Using the 77% pay gap statistic Democrats use to stoke false outrage is just as unfair as using the 89% figure to slam the White House.

Can the EU take on Russia?
Posted: April 9, 2014 in World and Defense
Russia is escalating its Ukraine threats, and the EU is failing to respond.

Why do liberals prefer mob rule?
Posted: April 9, 2014 in Democrats and Rights
Liberals will work mercilessly to silence and marginalize people who hold views with which they disagree.

Do Dems really care about women?
Posted: April 9, 2014 in Economy and Rights
American women would see their opportunities constrained by the latest Democratic overreach.

Why are millions of Americans not working?
Posted: April 9, 2014 in Economy and National
The current unemployment rate of 6.7% vastly underestimates how many Americans actually need a job.

Have global warming scare tactics backfired?
Posted: April 9, 2014 in Economy and National
Liberals' efforts to raise fear of global warming by linking it to natural disasters has backfired.

Dems to target single women
Posted: April 9, 2014 in Economy and National
The real harm being done to all women, single or otherwise, is the Democrats' lousy economy.