Monthly Archives: August 2018

We shouldn’t cheer secret recordings in the White House

It is a brave new world out there, ladies and gentlemen, and I don’t think it is a better one. Omarosa Manigault Newman, a former contestant on Donald Trump’s old show, “The Apprentice,” who later became a campaign aide and staffer in the West Wing, has dominated the news cycle this week for taping conversations […]

Medicare for all would be an unmitigated disaster

“Medicare for all,” they say. And by “they” I mean virtually every potential Democratic contender for president in 2020, as well as a disturbingly high number of liberals in Congress, and candidates seeking to be the next wave of elected officials, like socialist “it girl” Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Well, last week the Mercatus Center at George Mason […]

We need a true defender of the First Amendment, and it isn’t the ACLU

I have a confession to make, which is sure to set the teeth gnashing of my conservative brethren. I was once a proverbial “card carrying member” of the American Civil Liberties Union. Not something you hear a lot of Republicans admit, I grant you. I was supportive of the ACLU because, despite taking a number […]