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Is France about to Change Course?

Is France about to Change Course?

Greetings from Obamaland! Actually, that’s wrong in two respects. First, I’m actually in France. And even though I’ve joked that Obama wants to make America like France, technical accuracy requires me… Read more »

Greetings from Obamaland…Oops, I Mean Greece

Greetings from Obamaland…Oops, I Mean Greece

As much as I condemn American politicians for bad policy, things could be worse. We could be Greek citizens, which would be very depressing. Indeed, you’ll understand why I put… Read more »

Rand Paul: A Modern-Day Horatius in the Fight to Protect Private Financial Information from Corrupt and Evil Governments

Rand Paul: A Modern-Day Horatius in the Fight to Protect Private Financial Information from Corrupt and Evil Governments

Senator Rand Paul is being criticized and condemned by the Washington establishment. That’s almost certainly a sign that he’s doing the right thing. And given the recent events in Russia… Read more »

Great Moments in Government Thuggery

Great Moments in Government Thuggery

Two years ago, I shared a video about the Environmental Protection Agency’s brutal and thuggish tactics against an Idaho family. That story had a very happy ending because the Supreme Court struck… Read more »

Help the Poor by Focusing on Growth Rather than Inequality

Help the Poor by Focusing on Growth Rather than Inequality

The political left obviously hopes that it can score political points by pitching some Americans against others with a campaign based on income inequality and class warfare taxation. Is there any… Read more »

Ukraine’s Biggest Problem Isn’t Putin, It’s Putinonomics

Ukraine’s Biggest Problem Isn’t Putin, It’s Putinonomics

With Crimea potentially breaking away from Ukraine and the ongoing risk of conflict, it’s time to revisit the topic. I explained a few weeks ago that decentralization was one way of defusing… Read more »

Whether You Call it Socialism, Statism, Fascism, or Corporatism, Big Government Is Evil and Destructive

Whether You Call it Socialism, Statism, Fascism, or Corporatism, Big Government Is Evil and Destructive

Regular readers may have noticed that I generally say that advocates of big government are “statists.” I could call them “liberals,” but I don’t like that using that term since… Read more »

Assessing President Obama’s Economic Agenda

Assessing President Obama’s Economic Agenda

In recent weeks, I’ve pontificated on Obama’s spendthrift budget, Congressman Dave Camp’s timid tax reform plan, and the corrupt cronyism of Washington. I got to elaborate on all these topics – and more –… Read more »

Obamacare, Atlas Shrugged, and the Imperial Super-President

Obamacare, Atlas Shrugged, and the Imperial Super-President

Just like Clark Kent could change into Superman, President Obama has a remarkable ability to change into King Obama. Tired of that pesky Constitution? Irritated that the Founding Fathers created… Read more »

Message from the Political Class: All Your Money Belongs to Us

Message from the Political Class: All Your Money Belongs to Us

What’s the defining characteristic of our political masters? Going all the way back to when they ran for student council in 6th grade, is it a craven desire to say… Read more »