One of the most commonly heard objections to those of us who espouse limited government (the “night watchman” theory) is that we are “social Darwinists.” Allegedly, we delight in the demise of the poor who just drag the species down. Writing for AIER, Robert Wright has a terrific response. Here’s a … Read More... about Responding to the ‘Social Darwinist’ Canard
Former secretary of state and retired general Colin Powell (second from right) attends the unveiling of his bust in the Circle of Firsts at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., September 6, 2014. (U.S. Army / Handout via Reuters) In Impromptus … Read More... about A Sense of Shame, Etc.
Nikole Hannah-Jones on CBS This Morning in 2019. (Screengrab via YouTube) The American Association of University Professors purports to represent the interests of the faculty, but, like almost everything related to higher education, … Read More... about The AAUP Comes after the University of North Carolina
Country legend Travis Tritt lashed out at "wing nut cancel culture" after social media users and news outlets alike appeared to question why Tritt would perform at Game 6 of the MLB's National League Championship Series on Saturday night after going viral for canceling shows at venues requiring … Read More... about Country superstar Travis Tritt blasts 'wing nut cancel culture' after singing 'Star-Spangled Banner' during Braves game: 'Thanks for allowing me to pay tribute to America'
Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Glenn Youngkin are locked together in Virginia’s gubernatorial contest just one week out from polling day, a survey released Monday reveals. The numbers from the Republican polling firm Cygnal reveal McAuliffe and Youngkin tied at 48.3 … Read More... about Poll: Glenn Youngkin and Terry McAuliffe Tied in Virginia Gubernatorial Race
The police in Vilnius, Lithuania, have insisted a rainbow street crossing in the city should be repainted to conform with existing street regulations despite LGBT protestations to the contrary. The city council, which supports the Pylimo Street rainbow, is prepared for a court battle with police and … Read More... about Legal Battle Brews over LGBT Rainbow Street Crossing in Lithuania
Eco-warriors brought Central London to a standstill on Monday morning, with radicals glueing themselves to the roads around Southwark Bridge and Canary Warf to protest climate change. Members of Insulate Britain, an Extinction Rebellion splinter group, have once again enraged the public, shutting … Read More... about 'It's a Nightmare': Climate Extremists Glue Themselves to Roads, Shut Down Central London
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) will seek to create legislation that will reward a $5,000 bonus to unvaccinated police officers who relocate to the Sunshine State in defiance of vaccine mandates. During an appearance on “Sunday Morning Futures” with Maria Bartiromo, DeSantis said he is now “actively … Read More... about Ron DeSantis Seeks $5k Bonuses for Unvaccinated Police Officers Who Relocate to Florida
Massachusetts has some of the worst gun control laws in the country, but they aren’t having much of an impact on violent criminals, according to a new study from researchers at American University who decided to investigate what happened after the state passed new background check and gun licensing … Read More... about New Study: Massachusetts Gun Control Laws Didn't Lower Crime
The race for the governor’s seat in Virginia comes to its conclusion next week, and Democrat Terry McAuliffe remains in a fierce battle with Republican Glenn Youngkin. Despite the fact that Virginia is solidly blue, largely due to the more recent leftward population shift in the northern portion of … Read More... about Virginia Democrats Pull out the 2020 Playbook
CDC Director Rochelle Walensky stopped by “Fox News Sunday” this past weekend with a stark message for “essential workers.” Get vaccinated like we tell you to or you very well might be subjected to “education and counseling.” Seriously. Moreover, Walensky told host Chris Wallace the CDC has a plan … Read More... about CDC Head Walensky Reveals 'Plan' to Provide 'Education and Counseling' for Unvaccinated Workers
The CEO of United Airlines has warned that prices for flights during the busy holiday season will spike. United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby said surging fuel prices are to blame for the upcoming travel prices that are expected to balloon. "Higher jet fuel prices lead to higher ticket prices," Kirby … Read More... about Soaring fuel costs: United CEO warns prices for holiday flights will spike; gas prices hit 7-year high – soar to nearly $8 in California town
The Wall Street Journal has published internal material from anonymous sources at Facebook revealing that the company introduced tools that suppressed the traffic of Breitbart News by 20 percent, and other conservative publishers by double-digit margins. The company introduced two tools after … Read More... about Report: Facebook Suppressed Breitbart News Traffic by Twenty Percent
Protesters swarmed Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Sunday in support of NBA superstar Kyrie Irving after the team barred him from playing due to his unvaccinated status. Chanting “Stand with Kyrie,” the protesters marched through the streets on Sunday, waving American and Gadsden flags. As they … Read More... about WATCH: Protesters March on NYC's Barclays Center in Support of Unvaccinated Kyrie Irving
This week on MSNBC’s “The Sunday Show,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) slammed the U.S. Supreme Court as an “extremist court” that was “out of step with the American people.” Host Jonathan Capehart aired a clip of a Democratic Texas state representative lamenting that the Supreme Court was acting like … Read More... about Warren: SCOTUS 'an Extremist' Court Willing to 'Take a Shot at Roe v. Wade'
During this week’s broadcast of Fox News Channel’s “Sunday Night in America,” Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) encouraged Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) to swap parties as his caucus continues to shift further to the left. Manchin, who has been at odds with members of his caucus over their massive spending plan, … Read More... about Mike Lee Calls on Joe Manchin to Switch Parties — 'No Reason' to Remain with the Party of Inflation, Lawlessness
As the people of Georgia celebrated the Atlanta Braves’ first National League Pennant win in over twenty years, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) took a shot at Major League Baseball (MLB) and Stacey Abrams for the relocation of the All-Star Game earlier this year. “While Stacey Abrams and the MLB stole … Read More... about Gov. Brian Kemp Criticizes Stacey Abrams, MLB After Braves Clinch Pennant
Hundreds of demonstrators staged a protest against vaccine mandates on Sunday at the Barclays Center in New York City. The protesters – which included Black Lives Matter supporters – demanded that the Brooklyn Nets allow superstar Kyrie Irving to be able to play in NBA games despite being … Read More... about Black Lives Matter stage vaccine mandate protest at NYC's Barclays Center to demand unvaccinated Kyrie Irving be able to play NBA games
Indiana Republican Rep. Jim Banks recently found himself in quite the pickle: Allegedly, he had a Twitter post smacked down by administrators. The reason for Jim’s jam wasn’t wholly unrelated to the metaphor above: He’d referred to a federal official as a “man.” As relayed by CBS News, Department … Read More... about 'Hateful Conduct': Congressman Gets Corked for Calling a Four-Star Admiral a 'Man'
The increasingly partisan Anti-Defamation League (ADL) interjected itself into the annual Halloween debate this week when the organization advised parents to avoid Halloween costumes that are culturally insensitive and perpetuate gender norms. “Halloween is a week away and you and your family might … Read More... about ADL Warns: Avoid Culturally Insensitive, Gender-conforming Halloween Costumes