Politics
by | Jun 15, 2019

At a recent Cato Institute conference, speakers from various NGOs discussed their efforts to assist desperately impoverished civilians in North Korea and the challenges that they face due to the various sanctions imposed on the country. The event was moderated…

by | Jun 15, 2019

Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) is on a mission: to expose the wasteful government spending that balloons the federal deficit and provides nothing of value to taxpayers. Her Billion Dollar Boondoggle Act (S.565), introduced in February 2019, promises to do just…

by | Jun 15, 2019

A person contemplates a business deal. The negotiators get very clever, sly — trying to maximize the deal’s value and minimize their taxes. It happens all the time. Some really weird, crazy ideas come out. “Hey, do you think we…

by | Jun 15, 2019

Geostrategists going back to Sir Halford Mackinder have advised Western leaders to prevent at all costs the rise of a power (or a coalition of powers) that could dominate the Eurasian landmass. Yet, 30 years of fecklessly aggressive U.S. foreign…

by | Jun 14, 2019

She is so excruciatingly, insufferably, painfully stupid, shallow, pandering, desperate, and without ethics. Kirsten Gillibrand. United States Senator from New York. Candidate for 2020 Democrat Presidential nomination. Dolt. She was not initially on my radar. I follow the news like…

by | Jun 14, 2019

The United States has a long tradition of reliance on a two-party political structure. For that structure to function effectively both parties need to be competent and responsible. Unfortunately, that is not the case now. The lineup of Democrat presidential…

by | Jun 14, 2019

America’s bull is loose in the China shop. President Trump has set in place a confrontation with China over that nation’s trade infractions. The shop’s elite patrons are in paroxysms, while Main Street presses their nose to the glass to…

by | Jun 14, 2019

Imagine if Donald Trump announced he would change his longtime opposition to public funding of abortion in order to ensure that black, Hispanic, and poor women can abort their babies. Would liberals need even 10 seconds before foaming at the…

by | Jun 13, 2019

A child’s lemonade stand set up on a hot summer day is a classic element of Americana. Lemonade stands are one of a child’s first forays into entrepreneurship, and teach valuable skills about commerce, sales, and resource management. Lemonade stands…

by | Jun 13, 2019

It has been a perilous few weeks for the Chinese Communist Party. The government faces wavering economic indicators compounded by the redoubling of its trade war with the United States, and mounting condemnation of the treatment of its Muslim Uighur…

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