Can you believe the incredibly stupid statement by Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake? As hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets of her city, to protest the death of a 25-year-old black man while in police custody, she ordered the cops to allow “those who wished to destroy space to do that.”
Two TSA screeners were fired in April after developing and implementing a scheme to grope attractive men at Denver International Airport. And recent and repeated mishaps with the Secret Service have revealed an embarrassing and dangerous pattern of incompetence.
The Supreme Court may be acting as if marriage is a thing of clay in its hands, but the truth is that marriage is not the business of courts.
Some of us think laws should be clear-cut statements of what you can and cannot do. Indicting people under laws that can lead to fines in the billions of dollars over what "we believe" or what international bureaucrats have "doubts" about is not really law. It is an exercise of arbitrary power, based on whatever subjective notions are in vogue among government bureaucrats.
One of the great ironies of American politics is that most politicians who talk about helping the middle class support policies that, by expanding the welfare-warfare state, are harmful to middle-class Americans. Eliminating the welfare-warfare state would benefit middle-class Americans by freeing them from exorbitant federal taxes, including the Federal Reserve’s inflation tax.
After years of propaganda, the Left has managed to convince most Americans that the rich don’t pay their fair share of taxes. But a quick look at the facts will reveal just how false the accusation is.