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Cultural Winners and Losers of 2017
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Cultural Winners and Losers of 2017

The first year of President Trump stirred the makers of popular culture into a frenzy of resistance. Any list of the year's cultural winners and losers revolves around how the entertainment elites offended Americans in the red states by trying too hard to corr...
Republicans Bet the Farm
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Republicans Bet the Farm

President Trump, every Republican senator, and the GOP majority in Speaker Paul Ryan's House just put the future of their party on the line. By enacting the largest tax cut since the Reagan administration, the heart of which is cutting the corporate rate fr...
Time for Trump Makeover of Lib NPR and PBS
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Time for Trump Makeover of Lib NPR and PBS

At the close of 2017, no less than seven prominent male hosts and editors of influential government-sponsored radio and television shows are out of work amid claims of sexual harassment. According to their accusers, the alleged Malevolent Seven are powerful...
A Triple Victory for the American People
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A Triple Victory for the American People

With his signing of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, President Trump will achieve three signature legislative victories for the American people: cutting taxes, repealing the Obamacare mandate, and boosting American energy production. Tax reform will provide a str...
To Deregulate America, Dump DC Bureaucrats
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To Deregulate America, Dump DC Bureaucrats

Flanked by a towering 185,000 pages representing the federal regulatory code now and a short pile of 20,000 pages — the code's length a half-century ago — President Trump pledged last week to return us to the days of fewer regulations. Pointing to the colossal...
A Tax Bill About Growth, Not Envy
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A Tax Bill About Growth, Not Envy

As I listen to and read what those on the left have to say about the soon-to-be-law tax bill, I wonder where these folks think wealth comes from. They like to talk about milking the cow but don't seem to think it's relevant to talk about where you get the c...
Unlike Nixon, Trump Will Not Go Quietly
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Unlike Nixon, Trump Will Not Go Quietly

On Aug. 9, 1974, Richard Nixon bowed to the inevitability of impeachment and conviction by a Democratic Senate and resigned. The prospect of such an end for Donald Trump has this city drooling. Yet, comparing Russiagate and Watergate, history is not likely ...
Time to Understand: Accusations Are Not Convictions
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Time to Understand: Accusations Are Not Convictions

To say that the media is knee-jerk and irresponsible is to make the understatement of the millennium. To say that the American people are gullible to their knee-jerk is to speak a sad truth. On no other subject is this more relevant than the matter of sexual h...
Trump’s ‘Abysmal’ Poll Numbers? What About Those of Merkel, Macron, May and Trudeau?
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Trump’s ‘Abysmal’ Poll Numbers? What About Those of Merkel, Macron, May and Trudeau?

About a year into President Donald Trump's first term, the jury for much of the country and for most of the major media has returned its verdict: Trump is a failure. Trump is incompetent. Trump cannot lead. Trump has no legislative victories. Even former Presi...
Still Dawdling Over Deadly Diversity Visas
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Still Dawdling Over Deadly Diversity Visas

Capitol Hill's national security priorities are screwier than a Six Flags roller coaster. Instead of immediately shutting down one of America's stupidest visa programs, which helped bring us yet another murder-minded jihadist this week, bipartisan Beltway p...