The New York Times' War on Gun-Owning Rape Victims
Nasty New York Times editorial writer David Firestone pretends to care about campaign scare-mongering. But what he and his elitist ilk really fear are independent-thinking women who have dared to exercise their First Amendment powers to defend their Second Amendment rights.
The Love Affair Ends
Voters around the country will head into Election Day prepared to end their love affair with Barack Obama. Republicans should be cautious in how they interpret the voters' mixed signals.
Democratic Dogs That Aren't Barking
Sherlock Holmes famously solved a mystery by noticing the dog that didn't bark in the night. Dogs that are not barking at night -- nor in prime time -- provide some useful clues to understanding the significance of this year's election.
The Domestic Violence Blacklist
The "No More" TV advertisement blitz against domestic violence by professional athletes is obnoxious and reeks of political correctness. Exactly why does the public need to be indoctrinated about this, as if the audience for "Monday Night Football" is to blame? It's another reason to stop watching this sport.
The Democrats' Achilles' Heel
I read a shocking headline today: "Ex-Con: Most Black Youths See Obama As 'Deadbeat' Leader." Is this an obvious outlier, or could there be something to this?
Outsourcing: The Last Talking Point?
When I fretted to my friend and colleague Jay Nordlinger that Republicans may learn the wrong lessons from success in 2014, he noted sagely that he prefers to wait until the results are in before drawing any lessons. While that ought to have stayed my hand, I think some contours are discernible, and so I plunge in!
Does the Military Have a Problem with Jesus?
So no matter how stressful your life can be with juggling family issues, relationships, career advancement, work, school, or any burden that life throws your way, cast it upon the Lord and He will sustain you, the colonel wrote.
A Halloween Sack Full of Subsidized Sugar
If you really want to put a spook into people this Halloween, maybe dress up like the Free Market. That's a vision that scares a lot of folks these days especially those who grow the sugar in our favorite holiday candies.
To Quarantine or Not to Quarantine?
That is the legal and medical question of the hour.
The Coming November Wars
As it stands today, Republicans will add seats in the House and recapture the Senate on Tuesday.
When History Didn't End in Germany
RUGEN, Germany. Americans groove on the exhilaration of argument and accusation as the midterm elections finally approach, but here in Germany there's the bitter remembrance of what it was like to have none of the above. Trading barbs and insults is the American way of campaigning, but East Germans recall fear, not free speech, as reams of barbed wire and blocks of cement turned into a wall and lookouts with guards who were ordered to shoot any of their own people trying to flee their encircled prison of a country.
Obama Finally Identifies the Middle East's Biggest Problem -- Israel
The Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg has written a piece detailing the deteriorating relationship between Israel and the Obama administration.
Time to Judge Presidents and Generals on Afghanistan
In the summer of 2009, U.S. Marines pushed into Afghanistan's Helmand province to begin the new offensive that President Obama had ordered based on the model of the President Bush's Iraq strategy of nation-building and counter-insurgency (COIN).
Two Things to Count On: Georgia vs. Florida and Clinton Vs. Bush
In a topsy-turvy world, there are still some things Americans can count on. One is their favorite college football team's annual fall clash with an arch-nemesis rival. To name just a few, there is Army-Navy, Alabama-Auburn, Ohio State-Michigan, and what was long ago dubbed "The World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party" -- The Florida-Georgia game.
If Christians Don’t Vote, More Christians Will Be Persecuted
Mike Huckabee said on his show recently that only about 40 million of the 80 million evangelical Christians in America are even registered to vote.
As Colorado goes Election Night, so goes the nation -- maybe. The Centennial State is clearly a barometer of Barack Obama's falling popularity.
John Kerry Lauds Cuba’s Contribution Against Ebola
"Already we are seeing nations large and small stepping up in impressive ways to make a contribution on the frontlinesCuba, a country of just 11 million people, has sent 165 health professionals and it plans to send nearly 300 more. (U.S. Sec. of State John Kerry as quoted by Reuters, Oct. 17)
Voters Are Ready For Sweeping Change
WASHINGTON -- It's almost a foregone conclusion that President Obama and the Democrats are going to suffer a humiliating defeat in next week's midterm elections.
Challenge: The Road to Bondage
Apathy toward indecent, uncivil, and immoral behavior has been the undoing of many a nation throughout history. Nations who replace a relationship with God for secular idols are quickly filled with individuals who are apathetic about how they treat others, and ultimately become nations marred by selfishness and greed.
Ransom Notes Radio:
Masked Obama Robs Doughnut Shop
Thomas Miller, from Breitling Energy and Powering America Radio, joined the show to talk to John about oil prices hitting bottom:
Putin Sells Guns while Obama Goes Golfing
Putin has done a fairly decent job of rejuvenating Russias lagging arms sales business. But Putin isnt exactly concerned with revenue Or value. Hes a whole lot more concerned with how Russias arms transactions position in geo-political relations.
R. I. P. QE3
The grand experiment to save the US economy has completed its first phase. It has been more than six years and $3 trillion dollars later Quantitative Easing (QE) is over; long live QE3.
Be An Uncle Tom for Life
History has a way of illuminating basic truths. To a certain degree, we can look at documented events and understand how weve arrived at our present.
A Return to the JFK-Reagan Economic Model
Election Day will produce a new Republican Congress, or so the latest polls tell us.
Did U.S. New Home Sale Prices Fall in September 2014?
Now that we've had to go to some effort to work out how the median household income in the U.S. has evolved over the last several months from payroll tax collection data, we're going to put those estimates to work today to get a better insight into the U.S. real estate market for new homes.
Daniel J. Mitchell:
Does Jeb Bush’s Support for Higher Taxes Make Him more Fiscally Conservative than Paul Ryan?
Since I criticized Paul Ryans Roadmap budget plan yesterday as part of my column against the value-added tax, I now feel obliged to defend the proposal in one important respect.
Earnings Cheating Season
Is Your Favorite Company Cooking the Books?
Electing a GOP Senate Won’t Fix What’s Broke
Voter discontent will give the GOP control of the Senate, but Americans quickly will become as disenamored with a new cast on Capitol Hill.
More Kurds Rush to Kobani
A Syrian Kurdish spokesman admitted that the contingents would not turn the tide, but said they represented an expansion of support for the fighters in Kobani.
Fed Ending QE Is Not the End of Easy Money
Is there a Yellen put in place? Yes. But more accurately it is a Federal Reserve put. Its been around for quite a while. We dont have real prices. We dont have a real market.