by | Mar 11, 2020

Washington The forces of militant ignorance are in motion again. They are marching with Crazy Bernie Sanders and his spendthrift wife. They are marching with Congressgirl Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the former bartendress. They are rousing the drowsy forces of the Occupy…

by | Mar 6, 2020

“Socialism is coming,” J. A. Wayland promised in 1902. “It’s coming like a prairie fire and nothing can stop it!” No man did more than Wayland, a millionaire socialist–entrepreneur, to fulfill this unrealized prophecy. In the decade leading up to…

by | Mar 5, 2020

Bad news, Bernie. Really bad news. When billionaire Mike Bloomberg joined the Democrat debate stage two weeks ago in Nevada, a brooding Bernie Sanders looked ready to pounce on him screaming, “Capitalist reptile!” The old codger glanced, grimaced, growled at…

by | Mar 4, 2020

Much to the dismay of their Boomer and Gen X elders, an Axios poll from early 2019 indicated that roughly half of millennial and Generation Z respondents agreed with the statement that they “would prefer to live in a socialist country.” This…

by | Feb 27, 2020

A year ago, in his 2019 State of the Union, Donald Trump vowed, “Here, in the United States, we are alarmed by new calls to adopt socialism in our country. Tonight, we renew our resolve that America will never be…

by | Feb 27, 2020

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren spoke for many Democrats across the country when she said in Tuesday’s South Carolina Democratic presidential primary debate, “Bernie [Sanders] is winning right now because the Democratic Party is a progressive party, and progressive ideas are popular ideas.” But…

by | Feb 27, 2020

I remember very little about Cuba — a field of grassy ferns that closed up when I touched one, the boulders below El Morro Castle, and the fairytale-blue sea. Hazy as these images seem, they’re realer than anything Bernie Sanders…

by | Feb 25, 2020

“President Sanders, speaking from the White House yesterday, proposed/criticized/blamed … ” Um, er, no — not really. It’s not going to happen. This Bernie thing — the rise of Bernie, the magnetism of Bernie, the radiance that shines from his…

by | Feb 20, 2020

As Sen. Bernie Sanders looks more and more like the one who may win the Democratic presidential nomination, some tell us that he isn’t the radical leftist others make him out to be. Maybe he’s not even a socialist, despite…

by | Feb 14, 2020

Bernie Sanders is making a lot of Democrats nervous. Every day brings fresh warnings about the perils of pitting a soft socialist palooka like Sanders against a battle-scarred capitalist brawler like the president. Veteran pugilists like James Carville know Sanders…

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