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Bill Zeiser
by | May 9, 2014

Much has been made of Mitt Romney’s comments this morning that Republicans should back a minimum wage increase. Here at AmSpec, for example, Ross Kaminsky and Larry Thornberry have expressed their disappointment at Mitt’s pandering. I’d like to jump on…

by | Apr 29, 2014

I just wanted to dash off some very quick, very angry thoughts about the lifetime ban and $2.5 million fine that NBA Commissioner Adam Silver issued to Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. As Aaron covered yesterday, while Sterling’s comments…

by | Apr 25, 2014

In summarizing the views of Voltaire, biographer Evelyn Beatrice Hall wrote the famous words: “I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” How far we have drifted from that pithy…

by | Apr 22, 2014

Remember that time when the world’s population exceeded its food production capacity, countless thousands of people dropped dead of starvation, and those of us who survived were reduced to eking out a subsistence level existence? No? That’s because those late-18th…

by | Apr 21, 2014

Income inequality is one of the favorite bogeymen of the left these days. Instead of asking the important question as to whether life is improving–after all, a 2011 Heritage Foundation study shows that most of America’s “poor” live much better…

by | Apr 16, 2014

Michael McGough of the Los Angeles Times offered some clearheaded thinking about so called “hate crimes” in his column yesterday. McGough wrote in the wake of the tragic killings allegedly perpetrated in Kansas City by Frazier Glenn Cross, an elderly Nazi…

by | Apr 14, 2014

The internet’s collective outrage was directed yesterday at a 14 year old Dutch girl named “Sarah.” Her offense was to send a tweet to American Airlines reading “hello my name’s Ibrahim and I’m from Afghanistan. I’m part of Al Qaida…

by | Apr 9, 2014

The oft-entertaining website The Smoking Gun came out with a bombshell report on Monday that Reverend Al Sharpton, civil rights leader cum racebaiting, attention seeking cad, worked as a stoolie for the FBI who helped build a case against the…

by | Apr 6, 2014

Thanks to the Cato Institute’s Walter Olson, a former colleague of mine, for highlighting public employee unions and their war against the public. Via his Facebook page, Olson gave his characteristically sharp take on an article about a recent train…

by | Apr 4, 2014

We have made great strides in the policing of thought in this country. Just ask Brendan Eich, one of the founders of Mozilla, developers of the web browser Firefox. Eich had just landed a promotion to the big chair as…

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