When President Obama keeps talking about "violent extremists" in the abstract, you might wonder whether Presbyterians are running amok.
A new documentary calls colleges like Harvard and Notre Dame "The Hunting Ground," where rapists prey on women. A bipartisan group of senators demand new rules to "curb campus sexual assaults."
Walter E. Williams:
College Campus Update
President Barack Obama wants Americans to dig deeper into our pockets to expand college education. Let's update college indoctrination done in the name of education.
If America Is Mars and Europe Venus, How Is Europe Doing?
"Americans are from Mars and Europeans are from Venus," wrote Robert Kagan in "Of Paradise and Power," published in 2003, just as the United States went into Iraq. Americans, he wrote, see themselves in "an anarchic Hobbesian world," where security and a liberal order depend on military might, while Europe is "moving beyond power into a self-contained world of laws and rules and transnational negotiation and co-operation."
Obama's War on Transparency
The entirety of the Obama era is marked by secrecy, obfuscation and, if all else fails, sheer dishonesty.
It's Prime Time for Scott Walker, Whether He's Ready or Not
Any chef will tell you that you need great ingredients to pull off a great meal. Less discussed but just as true: You need to cook the ingredients in the right order.
Legal Aid Sues IRS Over Refunds
Lawyers with the Legal Aid Society have filed a suit in federal court against the IRS for holding onto tax refunds to make up for over payments of sometimes decades ago Social Security payments.
Message to Republicans — Motives Do Matter
I didn't intend to question President Obama's motives or the content of his heart, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani recently wrote in the Wall Street Journal.
Do You Stand with Israel?
The spineless Leftist appeasers of the Obama Administration have paved the way for a murderous regime of religious zealots to obtain a nuclear weapon... Even as Irans psychopathic leaders declare that they wish to wipe Israel off the face of the earth.
The Hillary Cover-Up and the End of Democracy
Sure, Hillary Clinton has a nasty history with crucial documents going missing -- she is the only first lady in American history fingerprinted by the FBI, and the FBI found missing documents with her fingerprints on them in the White House personal quarters.
Debra J. Saunders:
Bibi's Speech Is the Dems' Box Canyon
Bibi's speech gave a strong reason not to trust the deal being negotiated with Tehran. Not a single nuclear facility would be destroyed. Inspectors document violations; they cannot stop them.
Why Would an Ayatollah Build Secret Uranium-Enrichment Facilities?
Would Pope Francis build a secret uranium-enrichment facility? The question is absurd. But would Iran's Supreme Leader, Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, build one? The answer: No, he has built at least two.
CPAC - Proving It Is Possible to be Too Popular in New Media
CPAC has become the see and be seen event for conservatives in new media. There is no debate about the fact that everyone bloggers, media, internet radio talk show hosts, and everything in between wants to take advantage of the opportunity to get close to all the conservative superstars at that conference
The Soviet-era Echoes of Nemtsov's Assassination
On March 3, 2015 several thousand mourners in Moscow attended a memorial service for former Russian deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov.
Paul Greenberg: Scoundrel Time
Journalism has thrived on scandal since there's been journalism. For who except a saint wouldn't take vicarious pleasure in reading about how the mighty have fallen? Especially when pride, as usual, has gone before the fall. Maybe saints don't read the papers, but we lesser mortals may not consider our morning coffee complete without a look at the headlines. And when it comes to scandal, some of us don't just scan the headlines but devour every word. Consider that a confession.
Netanyahu Comes to Congress
I have been torn about this speech by Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu to a Joint Meeting of the Congress this morning.
Nemtsov's Red Square Murder a Compelling Mystery
PARIS -- Ever since Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov was gunned down while walking with a girlfriend near Moscow's Red Square last week, there has been rampant international speculation about who's responsible for the murder.
Unchecked Checkpoints: A Federal Appeals Court Gives a Pass to Unconstitutional Harassment by Border Cops
There are two ways to view the video of Richard Rynearson's March 2010 encounter with U.S. Border Patrol agents at an immigration checkpoint in Uvalde County, Texas. Authoritarians will say Rynearson should have been more cooperative, while libertarians will say the agents should have been less vindictive.
Gratitude in the Animal Kingdom and Welfare Utopia
Americans love their small businesses for so many reasons, including the fact that more Americans work for them than the large behemoths. Although we see positivity in small businesses, we see negativity in banks and on Wall Street.
It Started on This Day in New York City
As of March 4th, 1789, the Constitution of the United States was officially the law of the land. (Strangely, it didnt say anything about universal healthcare or net neutrality.)
Brutal Winter Puts So-Called "Global Warming" On Ice
NEW YORK Winter 2015 has become a combination of Dr. Zhivago and the scary scenes of Frozen. This has rendered champions of so-called global warming eerily quiet.
U.S. Continues Economic Contraction in February 2015
Following its apparent contraction in January 2015, it appears that the U.S. economy continued to contract in February 2015.
Daniel J. Mitchell:
The Potentially Big Downside Risks of Easy Money, QE, and Artificially Low Interest Rates
During periods of economic weakness, governments often respond with loose monetary policy, which generally means that central banks will take actions that increase liquidity and artificially lower interest rates... Im not a big fan of this approach.
Ransom Notes Radio:
Why Isn’t Obama Pushing for Iran to Develop Wind or Solar?
Susan Rice told the pro-Israel lobby, AIPAC, that we should be supportive of Irans peaceful quest for nuclear power. Im still not totally sure why liberals arent pushing for Iran to adopt wind or solar power instead.
A Judge Prays For Ex-Con in Court, and He is Heard
The story about the ex-con who robbed a bank just so he'd be sent back to prison -- for a bed and three meals a day -- was heartbreaking.
Marjorie Dannenfelser :
Self-Appointed, Unbiased “Fact Checkers” Strike Again
This time, PolitiFact Rhode Island is attacking Catholic Bishop Thomas Tobin of Providence, R.I., for asserting that abortions account for 94 percent of Planned Parenthoods services for pregnant women.
Top Five Myths about King v. Burwell
On March 4, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in King v. Burwell, a case that could have serious implications for ObamaCare.
Clinton’s Correspondence Cover-Ups
It has been confirmed that during Secretary Clintons four year tenure at the State Department she did not have a federal government email address. All official business was conducted solely through her personal email account, which is raising a lot of eyebrows in Washington.
Supreme Court Should Nix Obamacare Subsidies, Instigate Reform
Most Americans never wanted the Affordable Care Act. A recent Gallup poll found 56 percent disapprove of the law, and more than 30 states either have not set up exchanges or failed to establish a fully workable website.
Putin Gets Away With Murder Once Again
Once again Russian strongman Vladimir Putin has blood on his hands, and once again he is smugly confident that he will get away with murder.
Chicago's Only Possible Salvation: Bankruptcy
Is the Chicago pension system so messed up and union work rules so entrenched the only way to change either of them is bankruptcy? I think so.
Greek Problems Born from Socialism
Like many of the important discussions in the economic world today, the negotiations between Greece and its European creditors has become increasingly absurd.
Netanyahu Risks All To Address Congress, Sees the Threat of “Apocalyptic Islam”
Why does Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu want to address a Joint Session of Congress despite intense even unprecedented -- political attacks against him from the Obama administration, the media, and the left-wing in Israel?
The Honesty Gap
There may be some poetic justice in the recent revelation that Hillary Clinton, who has made big noises about a "pay gap" between women and men, paid the women on her Senate staff just 72 percent of what she paid the men. The Obama White House staff likewise has a pay gap between women and men, as of course does the economy as a whole.
The 15 Best Quotes From CPAC 2015
15) I close with two words, Kill ISIS! God bless you all! -- Mark Levin