As I said in my recent article on Vietnam, this is the war we lost. Or is it? Upon arrival in Saigon, I decided to schedule a tour to explore the city. I found an individualized tour with transportation included….

Not many presidential candidates in American history, outside perhaps a Eugene Debs or Gus Hall, would announce a presidential bid vowing to “transform the country” and complete “the political revolution.” Then again, not many candidates have been like Bernie Sanders,…

In Finance and Philosophy, Alex Pollock, formerly Chief Executive Officer at the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago and now a distinguished senior fellow at the R Street Institute, asks why we’re always surprised by financial crises. In fact, we shouldn’t be surprised at all.

The bicentennial anniversary of Karl Marx on May 5 came and went. This marginal thinker who became a curious voice of the disenchanted has haunted the globe with puerile economic analysis that a class of people has embraced as its…

60 Minutes demonstrated the primary ailment of American healthcare on Sunday. “The actual drug naloxone can cost as little as a nickel a dose, according to industry insiders,” Lesley Stahl remarks about the drug that brings the opioid dead back…

Fundamental misunderstandings of capitalism are peddled to young people on a daily basis. The most glaring example of this trend was a recent tweet by TeenVogue magazine, advertising their capitalism explainer article to teen girls with the caption, “Can’t #endpoverty…

Background In 1985 my family moved to Israel for two years, playing our part in reclaiming a heretofore unclaimed portion of our Biblical patrimony. So, with 35 other young families, we co-founded the new community of Neve Aliza in Ginot…

For about the millionth time the siren song of socialism is alluring the gullible. Even though socialism has a perfect record of disasters it continues to rise from the grave. Today it’s manifested in the young socialist challengers in Democrat…

My teenage son had a date Sunday, but the girl lives more than an hour away and my son doesn’t yet have his driver’s license, so I was recruited as the parental accomplice in this romantic mission. We met up…

by Roger Kaplan | Sep 28, 2018

Conservatives of a certain age may recall a quip from the days in the wilderness, “When you see two pols in conversation, you may assume they are conspiring against the public good.” The joke had a downside, of course, inasmuch…

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