Obama’s new tax on…Rainwater!?

Would President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency really force Americans to pay a tax on “rainwater runoff” from homes and small businesses? You bet they would.  In fact, the EPA, under radical environmentalist Lisa Jackson, is proposing regulations to do just that.  Take a look at the EPA’s own Federal Register filing, where the EPA generally describes the initiative it’s […]

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Sean Hannity: ‘If You Look Up the Dictionary Definition of Socialism, This Is It’

By Terence P. Jeffrey, Editor-in-Chief (CNSNews.com) – In a preview of his book “Conservative Victory—Defeating Obama’s Radical Agenda,” due to be released Monday, Sean Hannity said of the policies President Barack Obama has been pursuing: “If you look up the dictionary definition of socialism, this is it.”   Hannity made the observation in a video […]

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Is There a Philosophy of Hypocrisy?

by Victor Davis Hanson Here are a few things that I think don’t quite compute. 1) The now familiar Palin/Edwards dichotomy. John McCain was damned for picking Sarah Palin who had not finished her first term as governor, and had previously only been elected to local political offices and served on a state commission. Her […]

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Romney to Obama: Stop Blaming Others for Failure

By Fred Lucas, Staff Writer Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (CNSNews.com/Penny Starr) Washington (CNSNews.com) – Saying that America is not better off than it was $1.8 trillion ago, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney said President Obama should stop blaming his predecessor and the American people for high unemployment and growing deficit and failure of the […]

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Social Legislation

From an email: *Your Social Security Just in case some of you young whippersnappers (& some older ones) didn’t know this. It’s easy to check out, if you don’t believe it. Be sure and show it to your kids. They need a little history lesson on what’s what and it doesn’t matter whether you are […]

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Islam and the West: ‘Overlapping Consensus’ or Capitulation? [on Andrew March]

by Janet Doerflinger American Thinker January 12, 2010 In his recent book, Islam and Liberal Citizenship: The Search for an Overlapping Consensus, Yale political scientist Andrew F. March argues that fears of an inherent conflict between Western and Islamic political norms are overblown. If true, this would be very good news. Such “overlapping consensus” could […]

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