The U.S. Treasury isn’t a party favor, but someone ought to tell that to Congress.
A visit to New York helps a guy realize how little Washington makes sense.
Ron Paul might have given Rudy to score political points, but don’t think that means his remark on 9-11 was wrong.
According to the Supreme Court, the unborn can run, but they can’t hide.
The ’1984′ Hillary commercial was less sensational, and more factual… fortunately.
Seeing the Capitol building lit up at night may be inspiring to some, but they’re not thinking about what’s going on under the dome…
There are only eleven months left in 2007, but it’s not too late to make a few predictions for the coming year on issues we all care about.
President Bush, wrongly blamed for many things, is indeed to blame for making so many conservatives commit themselves to a neo-Wilsonian foreign policy of shaping the world according to our image and likeness — a policy both unworkable and un-conservative.
This election has ignored almost all ideology and become a narrative about issues of scandal and incompetence.
How to handle this year’s Senate race with machine-like efficiency.
The thing about the coming Democratic takeover of the House is that it just might not happen.
Even accepting the premises of the Green Movement at face value, there is no reason to make society suffer, just to bring about minor reductions of emissions that won’t make a difference.
Those who decided to break down the walls of public morality have not succeeded in patching them up with latex.
Can Democrats still lose in 2006? You bet they can.
A humble attempt at explaining to Democrats how supply side economics works–and why it works.
By failing to enforce our immigration laws from the start, we have provided the safety valve for the political pressure that should have destroyed Mexico’s reigning culture of corruption.
Amid the debate over the “war on drugs,” there is an irrational hope surrounding the idea of legalization that often ignores the uglier side of drug use and its consequences not only to the users, but to society as a whole.
In ancient times, men looked up at the stars and saw warriors, bears, and flying horses. Today we have a different sort of visual treat for the imagination — congressional districts.
Maryland’s new ‘Wal-Mart bill’ encourages the retail giant to leave the state, and it’s all for the benefit of declining labor unions.
From public works to steel subsidies, government rarely gets it right. Government is not an inherent evil, but it is the next best thing.
Democrats’ best hope in the 2006 midterm election is that voters will become fed up with an apparently corrupt status quo — a ruling party whose leaders are constantly living under a cloud of legal and ethical suspicion. Republicans, on the other hand, can only hope that Democrats continue to be themselves — overreaching, arrogant, and unbearably shrill.
The current darks days for the GOP could help advance conservative policy proposals, and it could ultimately help the Right to gain a firmer grip on the Republican Party.
Youthful protesters, paid protesters, and Don Young’s way.
Is it crazy for government to ask you for I.D. before you vote, or should we have “don’t-ask-don’t-tell” voting for anyone who can memorize the name and address of an alleged voter?
A political round-up featuring daylight savings insanity, a report on the 2008 election from New Hampshire, funeral crashers, and more.
The extraordinary effect of the recent Kelo Supreme Court decision is that the Constitution now protects your right to burn the flag and sell virtual child pornography, but not your right to keep the home you’ve owned and lived in all your life.
The choice of Howard Dean as chairman earlier this year was the result of Democrats’ failure to find another candidate who could stop him. Since then, the good doctor has taken up the task of euthanizing his own political party with such zeal that many suspect he is a GOP plant.
More than a social insurance plan for older Americans, Social Security has become an electoral insurance plan for Democrats lacking new ideas.
It was nearing four in the morning, and seven men who had been shut out of the town’s inns for lack of funds were still warming themselves around a fire. …
The minimum wage is such an easy issue to demagogue that it is surprising this year’s wage increase bill — from $5.15 to $7.25 — failed in the Senate by a slim 46-49 margin.
To understand the significance Howard Dean’s new role as DNC chairman, one must grasp the significance both of Dean himself and of the position.
The mass theft of music and movies through online file-sharing may remain illegal, but the law will sadly be unenforceable.
Despite attempts by commentators on both sides to deny and spin the numbers, the so-called “moral values” voter, from whom Bush took the plurality of his support, is for real.
Why George Bush will win the election despite the odds, and why it will drive liberals mad.
Why the back-and-forth over the President’s service during the Vietnam War has hurt John Kerry’s campaign and may be a case of consultants looting the Left.
With plenty of speculation surrounding Senator John Kerry’s military service in Vietnam, the fate of the pet dog that accompanied him on duty is raising more questions.
The presidential race handicapped. Prediction: Bush wins easily.
Despite the continuing chattering of his detractors, Ronald Reagan’s legacy of freedom speaks for itself.
Some Catholic politicians stray from Church teaching, but still expect their faith to enhance their electoral appeal. Will the clergy take them to task?
The federal government regulates e-mail spam because legislators want Americans to know that they care about what Americans care about.
Are activist judges, legalizing gay marriage, the same as sharia courts handing down undemocratic moral edicts?
Looking back at John F. Kerry’s pooh-poohing of the communist threat during the Cold War.
With his State of the Union Address, President Bush has once again demonstrated a foolish willingness to indulge the culture of entitlement.
Downloading copyrighted material for free is no big deal… until you find someone has stolen your own work.
While San Franciscans were voting for $8.50 minimum wage last Tuesday, voters in Cambridge, Mass. were voting against rent controls. Both price controls are bad ideas.
Desperate for a Republican governor, many California conservatives plan to vote for Arnold Schwarzenegger. They’re deluding themselves.
Source: AFF Doublethink Online | James Velasquez
Source: AFF Doublethink Online | Joseph Hammond