Across the Wide, Growing American Divide

Red- and blue-state America was already divided before the coronavirus epidemic hit. Globalization had enriched the East Coast and West Coast corridors but hollowed out much in between. The traditional values of small towns and rural counties were increasingly at odds with postmodern lifestyles in the cities. There were, of course, traditionalists in blue states. […]

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The Shutdown’s Silver Lining

The government has closed most schools. So, more parents are teaching kids at home. That upsets the government school monopoly. Education “experts” say parents lack the expertise to teach their kids. Without state schooling, “learning losses … could well be catastrophic,” says The New York Times. Homeschooling “will set back a generation of children,” according […]

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Remembering the Benefits of Trade

International trade benefits and enhances the lives of Americans every day. In these uncertain times, it is more important than ever to reiterate the importance of trade to America. In that context, President Donald Trump has proclaimed May 17-23 World Trade Week. The president encourages “Americans to observe this week with events, trade shows, and educational programs […]

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Election Judge Pleads Guilty to Ballot Stuffing for Democrats

A former elected official in Philadelphia who accepted large payments from a political consultant to stuff ballot boxes for Democratic judicial candidates has pleaded guilty as part of a continuing federal investigation.  The Justice Department announced Thursday that Domenick J. DeMuro, 73, who was an election judge in South Philadelphia, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to […]

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Nationwide protest planned for Friday

By Carol Brown An organization called Open the States is planning nationwide protests on Friday. The mission, posted on the their home page is this: The citizen-led movement against overreaching COVID-19 lockdowns has been met with derision in the media, scorn from governors, and censorship from big tech. OpentheStates.com was founded to address this dismissive response by giving the American […]

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Dr. Siegel: “We’re Going to See More People Die from the After-Effects of this Virus than the Virus Itself

More than 500 US Doctors penned a letter to President Trump this week urging him to end the to reopen the US economy. The letter claims that calls to the suicide hotline have increased 600 per cent, liquor sales have increased 300 to 600 per cent and cigarette sales have also increased. Dr. Marc Siegel joined Varney and Co. […]

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