How Obama, Unions and Environmental Regulations Turned the BP Oil Spill From An Accident Into A Catastrophe

We’ve heard that the Dutch and other governments offered assistance to the Obama administration in handling the BP oil spill shortly after it occurred, but that their help was turned down. There may have been a good explanation for this … Continue reading

Good Guys Win in McDonald v. Chicago — Mayor Daley Beside Himself

The good guys have won in the Supreme Court today. In McDonald v. Chicago the United States Supreme Court reversed and remanded the 7th Circuit decision upholding the Chicago gun ban. The Supreme Court held today, in a 5-4 opinion … Continue reading

Lower Your Taxes? Don’t Be A “Smartass!”

Joe Biden takes a break from trying to save Russ Feingold’s re-election to a get some ice cream from a Wisconsin frozen custard vendor. Biden: “How much do I owe you?” Custard man: “Just lower our taxes and we’ll call … Continue reading

A Rendezvous With Destiny

The title of the 29-minute speech given by Ronald Reagan on October 27, 1964 was “A Time For Choosing” or just “The Speech.” I’ve always (mistakenly) called it the “Rendezvous With Destiny” Speech [also the name given to FDR’s speech … Continue reading

Grizzly Burger Anyone?

A restaurant in Mesa, Arizona (Il Vinalo) is serving lion meat burgers. The restaurant says it is paying homage to South Africa for hosting The World Cup. Of course, animal rights activists are incensed. The African lion is a threatened … Continue reading

Here Come the Tax Increases

In this short video by The Wall Street Journal Stephen Moore and Mary Anastasia O’Grady discuss the impending tax increases on the middle class. [vodpod id=ExternalVideo.952448&w=640&h=405&fv=videoGUID%3D%7B96C3BE63-F597-44A8-AEC5-58DB17B0E26B%7D%26playerid%3D1000%26plyMediaEnabled%3D1%26configURL%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fwsj.vo.llnwd.net%2Fo28%2Fplayers%2F%26autoStart%3Dfalse] … Continue reading

In The Actions of Ordinary People Lie The Preservation Of Freedom

Fifth Amendment, United States Constitution, 12/15/1791: No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, … Continue reading

The Danger of Taking Freedom For Granted

The most disturbing part of liberalism is the willingness of liberals to endorse a philosophy of “the ends justify the means.” No liberal admits to believing any such thing, but if we know people more by their actions than their … Continue reading

54 Shot, 10 Dead In One Weekend? The Chicago Way, Again

In The Chicago Way I talked about how gun control works in Chicago, and it’s true purpose, which is decidedly not keeping the innocent safe from gun violence. Then there had recently been 25 shot and 1 dead in a … Continue reading

Mika Brzezinski Takes Dictation From The White House

Rush Limbaugh has called the old media the “State-Run Media” not because it actually is run by the state as Pravda or Izvestia, but because it voluntarily acts and performs its functions in a manner indistinguishable from a newspaper or … Continue reading