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Townhall: Flavor-of-the-Month Leaves Bad Taste

What Democratic presidential candidate Mayor Buttigieg repeatedly offers as a bold new idea is contradictory, and, because of that, dangerous.  For your kids’ lives and liberties. Click on over to this weekend’s column. “Pete Buttigieg Pushes National Service To Boost National Cohesion” with Rachel Maddow (MSNBC) April 15, 2019 “Pete

Weekend With Basketball: Big Woman on Campus

Gender equality — a concern that has come to sports.  Click on over to this weekend’s scoring of arguments, then come back for a few more free throws: “Notre Dame women headed back to title game after late rally to knock off Connecticut,” by Mike Bernardino (USAToday, April 4, 2019)

Charity vs. Gum-Flapping

This weekend at Townhall: real help as more meaningful than political posturing. Click on over, to read Paul’s Sunday column, if you haven’t already. But make sure to come back here, to donate (see below)! “DeVos Defends Plan to Eliminate Special Olympics Funding,” Washington Post (March 27, 2019) “Betsy DeVos is still

Court-packing Pols

The Democrats have their eyes fixed upon the prize: the Supreme Court. They are even making promises.  Click on over to Townhall.com, then come back here for even more of their plans. Left-wing group tries to raise money with a Supreme Court-packing fantasy, by Philip Wegmann, Washington Examiner Meet Pete Buttigieg,

Townhall: Dear Fellow Peasant

The core idea behind the institutions of representative government — state legislatures, city councils, Congress — is that lawmakers, sometimes referred to as “representatives,” should endeavor to implement “the will of the people.” Right? Stop laughing.  To be such a ‘servant of the people’ necessarily entails knowing the public’s preferences.

Townhall: Socialist-ic

This weekend at Townhall: The rise of self-proclaimed socialists within the ranks of the Democrats is alarming. But is it only tragic? Might not it be a little bit comic? Here you can find some context: Human Freedom Index (Cato Institute) Bernie’s Bogus “Medicare for All” (Common Sense), Paul Jacob (January 19, 2016)

Townhall: Uncle Sam Wants to Nationalize You!

…this weekend at Townhall…. Some folks cannot leave well enough alone. They want not only your money and access to your property. They want you. And seek to compel you. To do what they want. And they see this because . . . freedom? Universal Service Hearing of National Commission

Townhall: Don’t Interrupt the Democrats

At Townhall, Paul Jacob cuts Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez enough slack for the Democrats to hang themselves. Green New Deal FAQ, NPR “House Resolution,” House.gov Hannity on AOC, Fox News Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal: A Bizarre Grab-Bag of Terrible Ideas, Reason TV Ocasio-Cortez retracts erroneous information about Green New Deal backed by

Bernie Sanders, monopoly, control, redistribution, central. planning, government, meme, illustration

Townhall: Testing Humanity, and Other Fails

Socialism depends for its increasing support upon widespread ignorance of economic reality. That it keeps creeping back into politics may not seem strange. What may seem strange is that a major business enterprise would also not understand that reality. But that appears to be the case. More at Townhall. And yet more below:

Bernie Sanders, monopoly, control, redistribution, central. planning, government, meme, illustration

Townhall: Testing Humanity, and Other Fails

Socialism depends for its increasing support upon widespread ignorance of economic reality. That it keeps creeping back into politics may not seem strange. What may seem strange is that a major business enterprise would also not understand that reality. But that appears to be the case. More at Townhall. And yet more below:

End the Occupation

What to do about America’s longest-running war…. Click on over to Townhall for an answer. And here are some hints for further reading: The Hill’s reportage of a U.S./Taliban deal . . . New York Times op-ed on the withdrawal… Max Boot’s op-ed on the no-win war…. India Times article

Service vs. Involuntary Servitude

The National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service will release an interim report this Wednesday at an event at the Newseum in Washington, DC, beginning at 9:00 A.M. The Commission was created by Congress “to consider and develop recommendations concerning the need for a military draft, and means by which to foster a greater attitude

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