Clueless Allies, Strategic Paralysis »

Visegrad group

by Dr. Istvan Molnar  &  Dr. Miklos K. Radvanyi

The recent emergency summit of the European Union about the migrant crisis takes place in the context of  deep divisions among the member states, the chaos in the greater Middle East, Russia’s newly found assertiveness, the bankruptcy of Greece, Turkish duplicity, and the absence of the United States as the most powerful country within NATO.  Clearly, the historic rift between western …

Mitt Romney: The Foolish Hatchetman »


by Dr. Miklos K. Radvanyi

Although, despite his two resounding defeats in 2008 for the Republican Party’s nomination, and in 2012 against Barack Obama for the Presidency, no one accused Mitt Romney of not possessing an abundance of political intelligence.In fact, the vast majority of Americans have judged him as a decent individual.  Yet, concealed behind his apparent decency, Romney has decided to succumb to his inner demons of foolish …

ICANN: Change of Leadership, but Same Old Story … »

Icann ICANN still wants a huge gift of taxpayer property worth billions and will savage free speech if it gets its way. 


by George Landrith


Earlier this month, Sweden’s Goran Marby was named the new head of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the nonprofit organization established by Congress to manage Internet addresses. Marby replaces Fadi Chehadé, who for several years has been trying to move …

Monument To Hubris In The Arizona Desert »

by George Landrith

I don’t know if the ancient language of Arizona’s Tohono O’odham Native American tribe includes a word for “hubris” — defined as excessive pride or self-confidence, with synonyms like “arrogance” and “deceit.”

Regardless of whether they have an equivalent word for hubris, the Tohono O’odham Nation (TON) leaders have proven themselves masters of the concept.  And the casino they plan to open December 20th in the Phoenix …

Conservatives have every reason to be optimistic »


Freedom and opportunity are on the horizon with a new crop of principled, capable and positive conservatives. 

by George Landrith   

In the past few weeks and the next couple weeks, we will see most of the expected entrants into the GOP presidential sweepstakes make their plans official. The GOP bench is deep with a number of highly credible and well qualified potential nominees. Part of this deep bench is the …

More “smidgens” of IRS corruption »


by Ed Rogers  •     

Anyone paying attention to the Internal Revenue Service scandal has been waiting for the next smidgen to drop. Well, two more hit pretty hard this week. At the president’s next encounter with the media, I will scream collusion if no one asks him for his exact definition of a “smidgen,” and if he thinks he has seen a smidgen of corruption yet. At this point, only …

Credit Unions Offer Alternative for Consumers and Small Businesses »

Congress Must Act to Lift Restrictions on Consumer Choice and Access to Credit in the Market

by Horace Cooper

Much has been written about the over-reach of Dodd-Frank and the drag that law and its progeny will have on the financial services sector, the economic recovery, and job creation. Evidence continues to mount that the specter of over-regulation is crowding out free market solutions and restricting credit in the markets. …

5 Myths Liberals Have Created About Themselves »

“Five Myths: 1) Liberals love science, 2) Liberals care about education, 3) Liberals are tolerant, 4) Liberals don’t moralize, 5) Liberals love the poor.”

by John Hawkins

Liberalism is like a restaurant with ugly decor, terrible food, overflowing toilets and roaches scurrying across the floor — that stays packed every night. Sure, liberals may be sanctimonious, mean spirited and advocate policies that don’t work, but you can’t help but admire …

The right-to-work dilemma »

“Higher wages or lower unemployment? It is a wrenching choice. . . . Think of the moral calculus. Lower wages cause an incremental decline in one’s well-being. No doubt. But for the unemployed, the decline is categorical, sometimes catastrophic — a loss not just of income but of independence and dignity.”

by Charles Krauthammer

For all the fury and fistfights outside the Lansing Capitol, what happened in Michigan this week …

White House Data Debunk Myth Bush Cuts Built Deficit »

“After President Bush in late May 2003 signed the largest tax cut since President Reagan . . . government receipts from individual income taxes rose from $793.7 billion to a peak of $1.16 trillion in 2007, when the mortgage crisis began, a 47% jump.”

by Paul Sperry

While President Obama insists the Bush tax cuts caused the recession and record deficits, his own economists say otherwise.

He might want to …

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