James Pethokouskis recently addressed celebrated leftist economist Thomas Piketty’s claim that rising income inequality in the United States confirms criticisms of Marxism, albeit 60 years later than Karl predicted, in his The New Marxism (parts one and two) columns at National Review. We were disappointed that the usually adept economics columnist failed to identify Piketty’s most glaring false assumption nor emphasize his most revealing admission.
Unlike most Democrats, this GOP supporter of Medicaid expansion doesn’t deem fellow conservatives that oppose this aspect of Obamacare as proof they don’t care for the poor. After all, such compassion prompted this former Dem to switch parties 13 years ago to advocate the continuance of Reagan economic policies that shrunk poverty and grew the middle class
As delightful a world without snakes and other reptiles may be, Patrick has been honored as the patron saint of Ireland since at least the seventh century for driving out polytheism from the Emerald Isle with a three-leaved shamrock symbolizing the Holy Trinity. A Roman Briton sold into Irish slavery at age 16 before his escape
Fellow conservatives, wishing to distinguish themselves from moderate Republicans and identify with tea partiers, usually think of Republican Sens. Marco Rubio (FL), Ted Cruz (TX), Mike Lee (UT) and Rand Paul (KY). But one would be hard-pressed to find a Republican conservative more adept at calling out the establishment
The Leaky Leahy legacy and the presence of so many liberal, appeasing-apologists-for-terrorists, Democrats in the U.S. Senate makes CIA eavesdropping on them at least as imperative as NSA collection of meta-data from the rest of We the People. Faux-defense-hawk (no Democrat today is for a strong American military
Even Clinton consigliere Lanny Davis is outraged that the Federal Communications Commission would even entertain the idea of placing government agents in news rooms for the purpose of monitoring the content of broadcasts by the press for companies they license. Thanks for belated small favors, Mr. Democrat, but
It is fitting that if we are to celebrate the birthday of just one president, that it be the Father of our Country, without whose leadership and character there would be no USA, and yes, Monday’s federal holiday is still, and always has been, declared in federal law, as Washington’s Birthday, not any so-called amorphous “President’s Day”