Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Thursday that the Trump administration would rescind former President Obama’s Deferred Action for Children Arrivals (DACA) executive action. Republicans and Democrats — from Paul Ryan to Hillary Clinton to Barack Obama — all call it … Continue reading
Category: Politics & Government
Price Gouging Saves Lives (Insert Deep Breath Here)
Everyone is virtue-signaling about how awful oil companies are to raise gas prices in flooded Texas. Here’s my response to a reasonable, good friend on Facebook: Bryan, that’s not how markets work. As demand goes up or supply goes down, … Continue reading
Why I Don’t Want a Compassionate President
CNN, George W. Bush’s former press secretary and others are whining that President Trump is not “compassionate” enough about the flooding in Texas. I reject the idea that a President should even be compassionate. Why? Because what such people mean … Continue reading
Is Left Wing Antifa a Terrorist Group? You Bet It Is
Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham said Tuesday that it’s time to start thinking about declaring the left wing radical group Antifa “a terrorist organization,” in light of its public violent outbursts. “We should also urge everyone to consider pressing this … Continue reading
Just Watch: Hurricane Harvey Will Be President Trump’s Fault!
Three Ways Hurricane Harvey Will Be Reported… # 1: It’s Donald Trump’s fault. Yes, it’s Donald Trump’s fault. Hurricanes happen because of climate change. President Trump disputes climate change, and consequently withdrew from the Paris climate change accord. The Paris … Continue reading
Does Steve Bannon’s Firing Mean the End of Populism?
Steven Bannon has left the building. The Trump Administration announced his firing today. Of course, it’s not called a firing, but it almost certainly was. And it’s a shame for one reason: The leftist media, who falsely portrayed Steve Bannon … Continue reading
Antifa and Nazis: They’re the Same Thing
After recent events in Charlottesville, VA, we’re hearing a lot about how white supremacist racism is taking over America. According to the prevailing point-of-view, it’s all President Donald Trump’s fault. Because Donald Trump is a white racist, the reasoning goes, … Continue reading
The # 1 Reason Millions of Americans Love President Trump
Do you wonder why so many Americans love President Donald Trump? Here’s a story that illustrates why. President Trump made light today of Russia’s retaliation for congressional sanctions that entailed expelling hundreds of U.S. personnel from the embassy in Moscow, … Continue reading
How the West Was Lost
A local government in Australia refuses to build a Jewish synagogue. Why? Because it poses too much of a “security risk”. Translation: Because it might make some Muslims mad, and when Muslims get mad they often get violent. Still worse: … Continue reading
Immigration Only Works in a Free Economy
Here’s the thing about immigration: It only works well in a free country. And in a free economy. A free country is one without a welfare state. This means that all charity is voluntary. It also means that immigrants cannot … Continue reading
Are Trump Supporters “In Denial”–or Is Hollow Politician Jeff Flake?
It’s now fashionable (in DC) to say that you’re “in denial” if you support Donald Trump’s presidency, whether in whole or even in part. Case in point: Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake claimed his party is in “denial” about President … Continue reading
Government Regulation of Social Media? Grow Up, Conservatives!
Steve Bannon, Breitbart chief and top advisor to President Trump, reportedly thinks it’s time to regulate social media like Facebook and Twitter as a public utility. Bannon’s basic argument, as he has outlined it to people who’ve spoken with him, … Continue reading