Opinion

Thomas SowellSomeone once said that taxes are the price we pay for civilization. That may have been true when he said it, but today taxes are mostly the price we pay so that politicians can play Santa Claus and get reelected.

Walter WilliamsI've often said that I wish there were some humane way to get rid of the rich. If you asked why, I'd answer that getting rid of the rich would save us from distraction by leftist hustlers promoting the politics of envy. Not having the rich to fret over might enable us to better focus our energies on what's in the best interest of the 99.99 percent of the rest of us. Let's look at some facts about the rich laid out by Bill Whittle citing statistics on his RealClearPolitics video "Eat the Rich."

Thomas SowellSince everybody else seems to be coming up with plans on how to cope with the skyrocketing national debt, let me try my hand at it too.

Sam BlumenfeldOne of the ways the Federal Government can significantly cut its 13 trillion-dollar debt is by selling some of 635 million acres of land it owns in the United States. Believe it or not, Washington owns three out of every 10 acres of land in the country. Yet, the Obama administration wants to buy more. It wants Congress to allocate $900 million in new spending in 2012 to increase its ownership of U.S. land.

On June 27, 1993, there appeared in the London Telegraph a lengthy article about Britain’s secret education establishment. It was revealed that since 1941 this shadowy association, known as the All-Souls Group and representing some of the most powerful people in the world of British education, has been meeting three times a year in an oak-paneled room at Oxford University. The article stated:

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