On Todd Akin, the alternative media, and the call to leadership
We’ve seen it happen time and again. An earnest neophyte graduate student publishes her first scientific paper identifying evidence of a newly identified correlation or trend. Maybe it’s another compound
Eliminating fraud, waste and abuse
So the claim is that the hundreds of billions of dollars in Medicare savings will come from elimination of “fraud, waste and abuse.” And the Obama team will point to
A word on guns and gun nuts…
In the discussion of gun laws that has followed the unfortunate events in Colorado, we once again see a lack of general appreciation for the founders’ reasoning that underlies our
Newt should have hit the lobbying charge out of the park yesterday
Newt should have been able to hit another home run on that exchange about lobbying last night. Here is a very simple formula for setting the record straight. 1. Mitt
South Carolina and Florida: What’s the Story?
Heading into South Carolina and Florida, the media is pushing the narrative that those primaries will allow Romney to seal his victory. For the remaining viable challengers to have any
Hope for the future? Not all kids are as ignorant as the Occupy crowd.
We’re always hearing about the failures of modern civics education. Well here are a couple of anecdotes to give you a glimmer of hope. On Thursday evening, I brought home
My take away from the debate: perhaps the ideal presidency
Perhaps we need an administration in which Newt develops the ideas and works the mechanics but Cain keeps the administration grounded and sells the vision to the masses. It’s too
The O’Donnellfication of Herman Cain?
There is one line of political attack in this primary election that all RedStaters should unite against — the poison pill. The Democrats control the Senate right now because Republicans
Can Herman Cain fire anyone?
The sexual harassment story has now diverged into two distinct lines. Aside from the reports of the various allegations, there is this notion that the past week should serve as
Obamacare: A Back-Door Origination Clause Argument
The Constitution states that “All Bills for raising Revenue shall originate in the House of Representatives; but the Senate may propose or concur with Amendments as on other Bills.” In