KE Cellars

The allegorical VA.

The VA is a microcosm of a national health care system and Obamacare is nothing but a precursor to national health care.

The allegorical VA.
posted on: Jul 24, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

A nation that can’t control its borders has no immigration ...

A nation that can’t control its borders has no immigration policy no matter what laws it passes.

A nation that can’t control its borders has no immigration policy.
posted on: Jul 22, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

From uber-regulated to Uber-innovative.

That heavily regulated industries never innovate and are easily beaten by creative entrepreneurs is forever lost on those who believe in the goodness of government.

From uber-regulated to Uber-innovative.
posted on: Jul 17, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

Nemesis moves in on Pennsylvania Avenue.

Nemesis, the ancient mythological Greek goddess whose job it is to take down those guilty of hubris, is now living fulltime in the Obama White House.

Nemesis moves in on Pennsylvania Avenue.
posted on: Jul 10, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser
Out of the shadow thanks to the IRS.

Out of the shadow thanks to the IRS.

posted on: Jun 26, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

Purely for the mental exercise, let’s imagine that during the presidency of George W. Bush it came to light that the IRS singled out MoveOn.org or Planned Parenthood or some other liberal group for special scrutiny.

The Cantor earthquake.

The Cantor earthquake.

posted on: Jun 12, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s seismic defeat in the Virginia GOP primary should give comfort to no one in the ruling class.

The Obama military deficit.

The Obama military deficit.

posted on: Jun 5, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

It is increasingly clear that on the U.S. armed forces of which he is commander-in-chief, Obama has no clue whatsoever.

That our vets not have suffered in vain.

That our vets not have suffered in vain.

posted on: May 29, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

Tragic as the VA scandal has been for the veterans and their families who have suffered and in many cases died from the department’s bureaucratic intransigence, the episode is perhaps useful anyway.

The Great Society at 50.

The Great Society at 50.

posted on: May 22, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

Fifty years ago today, President Lyndon Johnson gave a speech at the University of Michigan in which he first proposed what he called the “Great Society.” So what of the Great Society on its 50th birthday? Sadly, there’s little to celebrate.

A glimpse of our health care future courtesy of the VA.

A glimpse of our health care future courtesy of the VA.

posted on: May 20, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

How many will die if the Department of Health & Human Services becomes to the U.S. general population what the Veterans Administration is to our military veterans?

Thinking hard about college.

Thinking hard about college.

posted on: May 8, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

If five years after graduating college your son or daughter is likely to be earning less than what a year of that college cost, you should be very concerned.

Who’s recording what <em>you</em> say?

Who’s recording what you say?

posted on: May 1, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

What if instead of Donald Sterling, it were you in his predicament? Don’t be quick to dismiss the possibility.

Texas to Toyota: “Howdy, Pardner.”

Texas to Toyota: “Howdy, Pardner.”

posted on: Apr 29, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

Governor Rick Perry had a bad night in 2012 during one of the countless Republican presidential debates. But he’s had a near perfect run as promoter-in-chief for the Lone Star State.

<em>Rolling Stone</em> gets it wrong – again.

Rolling Stone gets it wrong – again.

posted on: Apr 24, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

I’m thankful for Rolling Stone for making the never-ending task of coming up with material for these commentaries unbelievably easy.

The Dow is not the economy.

The Dow is not the economy.

posted on: Apr 17, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

Never in our lifetimes has the Dow Industrial Average been less reflective of the underlying economy than it is right now.

« Previous Entries