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Inversion Therapy for Liberals

Inversion Therapy for Liberals

(Steven Hayward) As we note here frequently—like yesterday , on the minimum wage—when it comes to economics liberals suffer from a severe case of cranial-rectal inversion. Liberalism’s latest trip to a tight dark place is over the issue of —irony alert— “inversions,” whereby American corporations buy foreign companies and “relocate” their headquarters to a foreign nation to lower their corporate income taxes.? Kind of like what rich northeasterners do when they retire and move to Florida (no personal income tax), or as any number of American companies have done by moving to Texas (lower taxes and less nonsense of every other kind). The reason for inversions is …

Suing the President

Suing the President

(Steven Hayward) Liberals are in typical scoffing and mocking mode about the House pursuing a lawsuit against President Obama for failure to execute the laws faithfully, another example of the situational ethics of liberalism as well as their contempt for the separation of powers and the Constitution itself.? Liberals never thought it odd when members of Congress attempted to sue both Presidents Bush (unsuccessfully) for violating the War Powers Act, or President Clinton (successfully) over the line item veto, or President Reagan (successfully) over the first iteration of the Gramm-Rudman Act. To be sure, most attempts of …

Genetic Determinism or Free Will?

Genetic Determinism or Free Will?

What makes Man different from the animals is that he has free will.

How the Media Uses Appeal to Emotion to Distract from Issues

How the Media Uses Appeal to Emotion to Distract from Issues

With the help of Glenn Beck

Murraypalooza, or Why Liberals Are Panicking

Murraypalooza, or Why Liberals Are Panicking

(Steven Hayward) Scott beat me to the notice of Charles Murray’s long interview on Conversations with Bill Kristol the other day.? I had thought to highlight the same interview after thinking more about my conversation with Charles last week on the Bill Bennett radio show (you can listen to the segment with Charles here ), especially on the question of why the Left is in such a dyspeptic state these days.? The Left is panicking, we both agreed, because many things aren’t really going their way.? Obama’s polls are in the…

A nation of immigrants

A nation of immigrants

Bringing the culture of failure with them.

Mr. Lynch Rides to Washington: Documenting the Ruins of the Fourth Estate

Mr. Lynch Rides to Washington: Documenting the Ruins of the Fourth Estate

If thousands to hundreds of thousands of “Barry-cade”-busting veterans, flag-waving bikers, and anti-abortion marchers fall on our nation’s capital, and the press isn’t there to cover it, do they make a sound?

Someone Needs to be Asking Questions

Someone Needs to be Asking Questions

What law is the government trying to enforce at the border?

Often-split court agrees your privacy matters

Often-split court agrees your privacy matters

Supreme Court justices found more common ground than usual this year, and nowhere was their unanimity more surprising than in a ruling that police must get a judge’s approval before searching the cell phones of people they’ve arrested.

Left wing hysteria ginned up over Hobby Lobby decision

Left wing hysteria ginned up over Hobby Lobby decision

It's contraceptive Armageddon!

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