The Right Prescription
by | Aug 1, 2019

If Tuesday’s installment of the Democratic presidential “debate” was dopey, featuring candidates discussing “dark psychic forces” while others claimed that unworkable environmental proposals could be paid for by merely raising taxes on a few Wall Street fat cats, Wednesday’s sequel…

by | Jul 31, 2019

If the “debate” to which the jostling scrum of Democratic presidential aspirants subjected the nation Tuesday is any guide, President Trump need not worry about losing his job in 2020. The most sensible participants were treated as unwelcome interlopers by…

by | Jul 29, 2019

Like many World War II veterans, my father didn’t talk much about the war, but he occasionally retold one anecdote that clearly made a strong impression on him at the time. At the end of the war, when it became…

by | Jul 25, 2019

Robert Mueller’s Wednesday testimony before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees provided one piece of new information: now we know why he refused to take questions after his bizarre May 29 news conference. Indeed, the maundering and semi-coherent manner with…

by | Jul 22, 2019

The Democrats have spent well over two years asking themselves what they did wrong in the last presidential election and how to avoid those mistakes in 2020. But they seem to suffer from a collective learning disability that prevents them…

by | Jul 18, 2019

It’s increasingly obvious that the Democratic Party is moribund and that its members know it. In a desperate attempt to survive, they have declared war on a chimera called “racism,” which they insist is endemic to American culture. Left-wing Democrats…

by | Jul 15, 2019

Nancy Pelosi is obviously having difficulty controlling the increasingly acrimonious infighting between factions of the House Democratic caucus. Most observers assume that the primary cause of this discord is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the cadre of far-left first-termers collectively known as…

by | Jul 10, 2019

Tuesday afternoon, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in Texas v. Azar and aggressively interrogated attorneys defending Obamacare’s individual mandate. They seemed deeply skeptical that the mandate can survive constitutional muster unless the lawyers representing Democratic attorneys general…

by | Jul 8, 2019

During the 2008 presidential campaign, Barack Obama famously became so frustrated by his running mate’s logorrhea that he asked an aide, “How many times is Biden going to say something stupid?” According to authors Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, the…

by | Jul 4, 2019

This is the time of year when, all across America, disgruntled adolescents are dragged by adults to places they do not want to go. When they aren’t posing with frozen smiles for group photos, they sit sullenly in the back seat,…

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