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The Unexamined President and His Media Enablers

by Bruce S. Thornton

Advancing a Free Society

As usual, the mainstream media are getting wrong the significance of President Obama’s release of his actual birth certificate. Read more →

Failure Is Very Much and Option

by Victor Davis Hanson

NRO’s The Corner

Lost in the furor over the budget is any discussion of the fact that, after a certain baseline point, redistributive payouts might be making things worse for those on the receiving end. Read more →

Homer Economics

by Bruce S. Thornton

Advancing a Free Society

The showdown between public employee unions and cash-strapped state governments on display in Madison should be bad news for President Obama and the Democrats. Read more →

Goodbye to All That: 2004-2007

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

Days of Rage

In times to come, the period between the failed campaign of John Kerry and the Democratic control of the Congress, coupled with the beginning of the successful surge, should be known as “The Insane Years.” Read more →

Proteus-in-Chief

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

Barack Obama 1.0 had a solid record of hard-left governance as an Illinois state representative and US senator. He voted for partial-birth abortion, wanted all troops out of Iraq by March 2008, and proved himself the most partisan of the 100 members of the Senate, even to the left of the only Socialist senator, Bernie Sanders. Read more →

On Reminding the Politicians Who’s the Boss

by Bruce S. Thornton

RightNetwork.com

The Democrats and their tribunes in the mainstream media weren’t too happy about the House of Representatives reading aloud the Constitution. Read more →

The War Against Palin Goes On and On and . . .

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

We Are Civil Now

In emulation of Jonathan Chait’s now infamous 2004 New Republic essay, “The Case for Bush Hatred” (“I hate George Bush — there, I said it”), Slate just published an op-ed, “Why I Loathe My Connecticut Senator” by one Emily Bazelon, with a detailed description of why she “despises” and “hates” Sen. Joe Lieberman (again, the same reason as Chait’s Bush hatred: too conservative and too in power). Read more →

Rhetoric and Perceives Status

by Victor Davis Hanson

NRO’s The Corner

The Left in the last 48 hours has tried to make the argument that the Tucson shootings were the result of Tea Party angst, healthcare furor, talk radio, opposition to illegal immigration — almost any contemporary hot-button hoi polloi issue or any populist forum. Read more →

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