It is tempting for Western observers to view Turkey’s reluctance to join the fight as a mark of disloyalty to NATO and as a sign that the alliance is mostly about convenience. This view may be too simplistic.
How are President Barack Obama’s “open borders” immigration policy and “not me worry” Ebola policy connected?
Some Americans, right and left, give up on the Constitution whenever it gets in the way of policies they like.
After President Nixon’s gold default in 1971, many people advocated a return to the gold standard. One argument has been repeated: consumer prices are rising. While this is true, it wasn’t compelling in the 1970’s and it certainly doesn’t fire people up today. Rising prices—what most people think of as inflation—is a dead-end, politically. People […]
When the FDA calls a news conference to announce approval of a drug, somebody should ask the official how many Americans died from the drug’s not being approved the previous year.
Nothing is easier than to prove that America, or any other society of human beings, is far from being the perfect gem that any of us can conjure up in our imagination.
Underlying the political collectivism of the anti-Columbus crowd is a racist view of human nature.
What makes Islamic terrorists tick? Why do jihadists emulate Mohammad in thought, word and deed? Why is he their supreme model? It’s not a pretty picture.
What is the overriding national issue that makes this year’s Congressional elections so crucial?
Western civilization did not originate slavery, racism, warfare, or disease–but with America as its exemplar, that civilization created the antidotes.
I write often about inflation, and often emphasize that it is not about rising prices. It is important that we define our concepts correctly. Inflation is monetary counterfeiting. Here is a quick graph I made to underscore the point that although the quantity of dollars may be rising, crude oil is falling. I was making two points. […]
Left free, the market will provide the greatest benefit to workers, employers and consumers, while allowing charity as well.