Obama Proposes Department of Subsidies

Politicians too often confuse “free money” with “free markets”—that is, they consider themselves pro-business when they work deals that make some businesses happy, even though it usually comes at the expense of the overall economy. So it should be no surprise that President Obama claimed in a Morning Joe interview that he would appoint a […]

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Bracing for Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy is battering the East Coast this morning, expected to wreak havoc for millions of people from the Mid-Atlantic to northern New England. Our thoughts and prayers are with those who are affected by the storm. Please take care and be safe. Because of Sandy’s timing this late in October, the confluence of multiple items […]

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Lena Dunham

VIDEOS: Conservatives Deride, Spoof Obama’s ‘R-Rated’ Derogatory Ad Targeted To Women

In their last-minute attempts to woo the young female vote, Democrats have crossed the line separating good taste from vulgarity and published a video that compares voting for Barack Obama to losing one’s virginity. The YouTube video featuring actress and filmmaker Lena Dunham has received a million hits in two days, but much of the attention is negative, judging […]

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Vanishing species? White male voter in LA.

Good News for Democrats: White Men in Decline

President Barack Obama is not doing well with white men, but the Democrats can take heart because the white male demographic is shrinking in the long run, according to an expert quoted by the CBS News website. Darrell West, vice president and director of Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution, explained: “Democrats have a demographic problem with […]

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Chart of the Week: Major Benefits of Free Trade

Nations that embrace international trade enjoy significantly stronger economies, achieve lower rates of hunger, and maintain a better stewardship of the environment, according to new data published by Heritage for the forthcoming Index of Economic Freedom. There are, of course, other factors that contribute to such positive trends. But international trade undoubtedly plays a major […]

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Lena Dunham

Backward on Women’s Dignity

“We have made woman a sex creature,” complained a psychiatrist at the Margaret Sanger clinic, according to Betty Friedan’s 1963 book The Feminist Mystique. A half-century later, a new Obama ad proudly likens voting for the first time to a young woman losing her virginity. You’ve come a long way, baby. But not necessarily forward. […]

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