Charles Scaliger

The patience of GOP voters and members of the House Freedom Caucus is wearing thin with Paul Ryan's continued committment to big spending increases.

The Washington Post's Derek Muller suggests that the constitutional authority of the states over the much-maligned Electoral College could be used to prevent Donald Trump from winning the presidency.

Tuesday, 15 March 2016 10:05

Passports to Become National ID Cards?

With the relentless push for states to comply with federal Real ID standards, the passport may become a de facto national ID card required for domestic travel within a few years.

Under Mario Draghi's leadership, the ECB is about to enter uncharted territory in finanacial socialism.

Venezuela's socialist government is enraged at an American website that since 2010 has been publishing unflattering information on Venezuela's rampant inflation and currency black market.



The Gitmo detention center, with its years-long denial of due process and its clear record of imprisoning the innocent along with the guilty, is a blot on the history of the United States.

In a rare display of backbone, the Senate GOP is unanimous in opposing any Obama Supreme Court nominee following the death of Antonin Scalia. The Democrats' long and sordid history of snuffing Supreme Court nominations on purely ideological grounds has finally come full circle.

Wednesday, 24 February 2016 10:00

Trump, Trade, and the Fed

Inconsistencies, bombast, and troubling positions on other issues notwithstanding, Donald Trump is the only serious presidential candidate talking the talk on avoiding the TPP, getting out of NAFTA, and auditing the Fed.

Wednesday, 24 February 2016 08:48

Scandinavian Paradise?

The Nordic countries, with their widely-admired democratic socialism, aren't quite the earthly paradise the likes of Bernie Sanders would have you believe.

Tuesday, 23 February 2016 16:45

Hello Socialism, or Bye-bye Bernie?

Though presently not the preferred choice of leading Democrats, Bernie Sanders appeals to radical leftists — despite simply repackaging typical Democratic dogma.

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