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The amount of money expended by the federal government on anti-poverty programs since 1965 is almost exactly equal to the national debt, currently approaching $17 trillion.
The VA is a microcosm of a national health care system and Obamacare is nothing but a precursor to national health care.
A nation that can’t control its borders has no immigration policy no matter what laws it passes.
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.
posted on: Jul 10, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.