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The truth be told, marriage today is at its core a financial arrangement and for most people a temporary one.
The prominent positioning of the words “We the People” on my passport formed an almost unbearable irony as I clutched it while waiting to clear customs at New York’s JFK airport last Sunday.
Whenever there is chaos it is appropriate to look to the guy at the top. In this case, that guy is Barack Obama. Above all, it is the president’s job to lead and Barack Obama is choosing not to.
Since government has proved willing to substantially replace many of the things that mothers at one time counted on a man to provide, there is less incentive for women to weed out the men that won’t meet that responsibility.
posted on: Feb 14, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser
Minimum wage is a Democrat favorite that adheres to the maxim that the more wrong an idea is, the more that Democrats will cling to it.
posted on: Feb 7, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser
The virtues of the American farmer as extolled by Paul Harvey in a commercial for Dodge trucks are the self-same virtues we look for in fathers – and for which there is no substitute when no father is around.
posted on: Jan 24, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser
If it’s obvious that women can’t play in the NFL, it should be equally obvious that women shouldn’t serve in combat roles in the military. War is brutish work which is why, since the dawn of time, it has been done by men.
posted on: Jan 17, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser
It was Thomas Jefferson that said, “The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government.”
posted on: Jan 10, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser
One of the biggest drivers of America’s massive spending and debt problem is our inability to weigh the good intentions of programs that spend billions of dollars against the actual results that those programs produce.
posted on: Jan 3, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser
Republicans are in many ways replicating the experience of the Southwest Conference and its once prestigious Cotton Bowl game. Largely through fecklessness and self-inflicted injury, Republicans are forfeiting their standing as a governing party.
posted on: Dec 20, 2012 | author: Paul Gleiser
The Treasury Department announced to little fanfare that it will begin selling off the 26.5 percent stake in GM that was purchased with your money. You're going to take a bath.
posted on: Dec 13, 2012 | author: Paul Gleiser
Conservatives believe in the sanctity of individual property rights. Liberals believe that those who are well off should be compelled to forfeit wealth for the greater good.
posted on: Dec 6, 2012 | author: Paul Gleiser
It is always a mistake to underestimate the problem-solving capacity of a robustly growing American economy. Yet Republicans argue with Democrats as if our current sluggish economy is the best we can do. It’s not.
posted on: Nov 29, 2012 | author: Paul Gleiser
With respect to the fiscal cliff, let the Democrats have what they want. They’re going to win anyway so give them their higher tax rates. Demand exactly nothing in return – save that they accept responsibility for the results.
posted on: Nov 15, 2012 | author: Paul Gleiser
If you're celebrating Obama's victory, be careful. You own President Obama and President Obama owns the economy and world events. Given the parlous state of both, prudence dictates that you keep your glee in check.