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The putting of an elite, uber-educated liberal on the hot seat is from time-to-time is both instructive and good for the republic.
To hear race hustlers like Al Sharpton tell it, the streets of cities all over America are patrolled by white police officers who will use any excuse to abuse or kill a black man.
Many in the commentariat are saying that it would have been better if Ferguson, MO police officer Darren Wilson had been indicted and brought to trial even if ultimately exonerated at trial. This is flatly wrong.
Ivy Leaguers (not all but many) tend to consider themselves superior, particularly Ivy Leaguers who go on to careers in government. And right now our government is awash in Ivy Leaguers.
posted on: Nov 18, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser
If you work hard, pay your bills, pay your taxes, raise your kids, go to church and make prudent choices about your life, to Jonathan Gruber, and those in his circle, you are an unsophisticated rube.
posted on: Nov 13, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser
In 2010, President Obama promised that America would have a leadership role in space. Since then, he has effectively gutted NASA.
posted on: Nov 6, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser
All of the soaring Obama speeches dating back to his keynote at the 2004 Democratic National Convention came crashing back to Earth on Election Day 2014.
posted on: Oct 23, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser
No cult of personality can effectively or justly govern any nation, let alone a republic of 50 sovereign states and 315 million people.
posted on: Oct 16, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser
If you want to understand why distrust of government is so high, the story of Amber Vinson might shed some light.
posted on: Oct 14, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser
According to a Des Moines Register poll, in a hypothetical matchup, Mitt Romney beats Hillary Clinton 44 – 43, making Romney the only Republican with better numbers than Clinton.
posted on: Oct 9, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser
Further litigation of same-sex marriage right now takes up precious bandwidth that could be used on issues we can still win.
posted on: Oct 7, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser
As strongly as I oppose gay marriage I oppose the idea of a President Hillary Clinton more.
posted on: Oct 2, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser
Visit the Bush Library in Dallas and you will come to understand that President Bush saw 9/11 as a signal event in a growing and dangerous clash between civilizations.
posted on: Sep 25, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser
Peddling a fantasy that the tide of war is receding can win an election. But unless the tide really does recede, the battle will eventually have to be joined.
posted on: Sep 18, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser
If the goal of the War on Poverty was to significantly reduce the proportion of the population living below the poverty line, one would have to say that so far the war is a draw.