Removing Statues of Violent Bigots? Start with Che

Rosario is Argentina's second oldest city. Located by the Paraná river, it is the home of hard-working people, a busy port, the national flag memorial, and the country's bitterest football rivalry between Rosario Central and Newell's Old Boys. It is also the birthplace of Ernesto “Ché” Guevara. In the last fifteen years or so, coincidentally … Continue reading Removing Statues of Violent Bigots? Start with Che

Why Are Trump’s Justice Department Appointees Protecting the IRS?

Various media sources have reported that federal District Court Judge Reggie Walton has ordered the IRS to finally respond to various legal requests for information and documents made by the conservative tea party organizations that sued the agency. But the question that no one is asking is why that order was even necessary, and why … Continue reading Why Are Trump’s Justice Department Appointees Protecting the IRS?

If you voted GOP to stop liberalism, you wasted your vote

By DANIEL J. MITCHELL To be blunt, Republicans are heading in the wrong direction on fiscal policy. They have full control of the executive and legislative branches, but instead of using their power to promote Reaganomics, it looks like we’re getting a reincarnation of the big-government Bush years. As Yogi Berra might have said, “it’s déjà vu all over … Continue reading If you voted GOP to stop liberalism, you wasted your vote

Five Ways the Charlottesville Marches Backfired

By Jeffrey A. Tucker It’s a rule of social and political movements that they cannot fully control the outcome of their efforts. Actions cause reactions, many of them unanticipated and certainly unintended. This is because no group, no matter how powerful, can control the human minds of others not part of their cause. This is … Continue reading Five Ways the Charlottesville Marches Backfired

Today’s conservatives are hypocrites

Conservatism at its core is a noble ideology. There’s something meaningful about holding onto traditional values and institutions. At the core of conservative political philosophy is a devotion to individual rights, minimal government interference, and stability that comes with tradition – all great goals. Conservative scholar Russell Kirk wrote an article for the Heritage Foundation … Continue reading Today’s conservatives are hypocrites

Conservatives Must Demand Spending Controls in Exchange for Raising Debt Ceiling

Donny notes: The proper position is to demand spending cuts in exchange for allowing a vote on anything over the next two years, and NO increase in the debt ceiling. -- Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has indicated that the federal borrowing limit must be raised by Sept. 29, or the U.S. could run out of … Continue reading Conservatives Must Demand Spending Controls in Exchange for Raising Debt Ceiling

Opposing free trade is a leftist trait

In 1979, then-California Gov. Ronald Reagan launched his presidential campaign saying, “A developing closeness among Canada, Mexico, and the United States—a North American accord­­­—would permit achievement of that potential in each country beyond that which I believe any of them—strong as they are—could accomplish in the absence of such cooperation. “In fact, the key to our … Continue reading Opposing free trade is a leftist trait