Saluting Our Veterans In Congress


United States military veterans are the lifeblood of our country. Forced to adapt and overcome the most difficult of circumstances while in service, veterans possess a unique understanding of leadership, negotiation and vigilance. We as citizens are forever indebted to all veterans who put their lives on the line in defense of American principles and […]

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The Church of Conservatism (aka The Neocoms)


Meet the Rt. Rev. Charles Murray and the holy Establishmentarians. In a remarkable essay, Charles Murray adumbrates the tenets of a new religion which might be called the Church of Conservatism. The theology could be fleshed out a bit, but for now here is what we may infer from what Mr. Murray tells us. The new church […]

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Education Elite Doubles Down on Common Core


We reported a while back on the growing “achievement gap” between black and white students in Kentucky, which was the first state to hop on board the Common Core Express and therefore the bellwether for the effectiveness, or lack thereof, of the national standards. Now even the Hechinger Report, a propaganda outlet known best for […]

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The Dangers of Elected, Racist Stupidity


Wednesday in the Louisiana House of Representatives, which is becoming a hothouse for material feeding this column (if you think the House is rough around here, you ought to see the Senate!), a comic outrage broke out when, during debate of a bill that would mandate the teaching of the Declaration of Independence to schoolchildren […]

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Know-It-All Government Works Overtime to Kill Jobs and Growth.


Not that the Obama administration could care any less. With strict new rules mandating overtime pay for aspiring professionals and others in mid-level managerial positions, the Obama administration is asking employers to hang out a sign that says, in effect: “We don’t want any go-getters around here. You are strictly forbidden to make any special […]

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The Donald Closes the Deal


The man “experts” predicted would never win — wins. And so. Now it is official. Against all the odds, all the naysayers, all those who disdained, derided, disparaged and despised, Donald John Trump stands today as the winner of the Republican nomination to be the 45th President of the United States. Three years ago I […]

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America: The Sorrow and the Pity


The sad isolation of the NeverTrumpists. These are trying times at the Trump Tower, with Republican Establishment types lined up all the way down Fifth Avenue to stack their arms and surrender. It brings to mind France in 1940. Mein Gott, ve don’t haf room! Vere do we put der guns? There are of course […]

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At the Twilight’s Last Gleaming


A new National Anthem controversy rocks Major League ball. Just one week after writing about The Star-Spangled Banner at sporting events, a subject I never thought I’d have to revisit again, our psychotic times have once again brought me back to our national anthem. In case you missed it, the San Diego Padres made international […]

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Electoral Hysteria Invites Defeat


Conservative pundits hyperventilate over Donald Trump. Before I wade into the overwrought debate over the prospective 2016 Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump, allow me several caveats. First, like many conservatives, I supported a candidate other than Trump during the primary season (while also acknowledging that he brought a refreshing degree of candor, on issues such […]

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The Progressives’ Deportation U-Turn


The goals have changed under Obama, but the methods remain anti-constitutional. The Obama administration was in the Supreme Court recently, defending the president’s discretionary power to suspend the law concerning the deportation of aliens in the country illegally. Solicitude for illegal immigrants has become a hallmark of contemporary progressivism, but a century ago the founders […]

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