Some statements and arguments are so asinine that you'd have to be an academic or a leftist to take them seriously.

There's a commonsense perspective and first-rate line of attack for economic recovery in the ideas quoted below from a major speech by a top U.S. politician.

Too many Republicans seem to think that the way to "reach out" is to offer blacks and other minorities what the Democrats are offering them.

While no one ever lost money overestimating the capacity of the U.S. government to blunder, we cannot rule out that American officials knew exactly what they were doing when they helped provoke the crisis in Ukraine.

It’s time to tell Washington that in regard to Putin’s actions in the Crimean Peninsula, we’re going to mind our own business: no aid, no troops, no interference.