The fact that so many successful politicians are such shameless liars is not only a reflection on them, it is also a reflection on us. When the people want the impossible, only liars can satisfy them, and only in the short run. The current outbreaks of riots in Europe show what happens when the truth catches up with both the politicians and the people in the long run.
House Speaker John Boehner is right when he says President Obama should reimburse the taxpayers for travel expenses connected with campaigning. In fact, Boehner and the Republicans should reimburse the taxpayers as well. They should reimburse the taxpayers for the trillions of dollars taken from them to fund things the government is not authorized by the Constitution to do in the first place.
Former federal prosecutor Andrew McCarthy wrote a piece for PJ Media describing an article about the NDAA written by Joe Wolverton in The New American as "hysteria" and "absurd."
Demography may not be destiny, but it sure is close. As minorities, who reliably vote for Democratic candidates, begin to outnumber whites, who often vote for Republicans, will we see a tipping point where Republican presidential candidates stand little chance of winning?
Popular liberal myths can fool even the most informed among us, and believing in myths can lead to a skewed worldview, which can have serious consequences for ourselves and our country.
Why is atheism the privileged philosophy worthy of taxpayer support in America's schools? Why must Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish schools pay their own way, but atheist public schools are supported by billions of taxpayer dollars? The truth is that the atheist schools not only produce 30 percent academic failure but are also responsible for the moral chaos that now plagues America's youth.
If you cast a ballot for Barack Obama, is it possible to know what you're voting for? Upon digging into the president's personal history, everything about Obama seems a composite fabrication. With Mr. Barack Barry Hussein Soetoro Obama (PBUH), nothing is as it seems.
For 16 years Barack Obama's literary agency touted him as "born in Kenya." Supposedly "this was nothing more than a fact checking error." Mistake or not, the President is simply not telling the truth.
Greece, Spain, Ireland, Portugal, and Italy (and California). In each case, the promise of more bailouts and a steady flow of cheap money only produced more reckless behavior, excessive levels of government spending, and record levels of debt.
It’s widely believed that JPMorgan Chase’s recent $2 billion–plus loss proves we need the comprehensive banking regulation called for by the 2010 Dodd-Frank law. Not only is that belief wrong, but the only way to minimize systemic damage from banking without stifling productive innovation is to end all guarantees and all barriers to competition.