Despite its many falterings and regressions, the Judeo-Hellenic-Christian West over the long and tortuous course of its evolution has produced the most advanced civilization known to history. Characterized by the rule of law, scientific discovery, technological invention, educational opportunity for the masses, economic prosperity, individual autonomy and relative freedom from the harsh exactions of nature,
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Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks at a news conference to introduce the “Medicare for All Act of 2019” on Capitol Hill, April 10, 2019. (Aaron P. Bernstein/Reuters) Government programs often become more expensive over time. Medicare for All is growing without even having gotten into law. The version of the plan Senator Bernie Sanders (Socialist, Vt.)
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi addresses guests at an event hosted by the Economic Club of Washington in Washington, D.C., March 8, 2019. (Kevin Lamarque/REUTERS) House speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that she is holding out hope Democrats and President Trump can work together on immigration reform, which she said “has to happen.” “It’s complicated, but it isn’t
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Potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and Senator Elizabeth Warren., D., Mass., listens during a rally in Boston, Mass., January 21, 2019. (Brian Snyder/Reuters) Senator Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign raised $6 million in the first quarter of this year, it reported Wednesday. The campaign received over 213,000 contributions from more than 135,000 donors whose average donation was $28,
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Democrats and Republicans continue to battle over the memo. FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service dedicated to delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. The number one network in cable, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 15 years and according to a
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Alternate headline: Don’t blame me for my immigration positions — blame my constituents! At a CNN town hall last night, a questioner ripped Kirsten Gillibrand for her past “hardline” positions on immigration, which included support for a constitutional amendment for making English the official language of the US. Not to be outdone, CNN moderator Erin Burnett
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Ramesh, placing third in your home state is bad, even worse than being a distant fourth in New Hampshire in the early polling — presumably the early primary state that would be Elizabeth Warren’s home turf. Her recent fundraising haul of $6 million in the last quarter is in the “eh, okay” range, but what’s raising
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Acting ICE director Ronald Vitiello (left) shakes hands with Vice President Mike Pence before Pence delivered remarks at ICE headquarters in Washington, D.C., July 6, 2018. (Leah Millis/Reuters) Acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Ron Vitiello resigned suddenly on Wednesday, the latest personnel change in President Trump’s massive shakeup of the Department of Homeland
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Documents reveal details of the so-called ‘insurance policy’ Page and Strzok discussed about Trump. FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOXNews.com and the direct-to-consumer streaming service, FOX Nation. FOX News also produces FOX News Sunday on FOX Broadcasting Company and FOX News
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Do not be surprised when college presidents say, “I oppose free speech on college campuses,” or law deans say that President Trump’s executive order to require free speech on campuses is “unconstitutional.” The reason is simple: college and university administrators and professors do not believe in free speech and do not wish to hear it in
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Several Virginia Democratic lawmakers feel like they rushed to judgment against governor Ralph Northam and state attorney general Mark Herring. “There were a lot of life lessons” learned from the wreckage in Richmond, said state Sen. Janet Howell (D-32nd). Chief among them? “Don’t rush to judgment.” “I’m sorry we did,” said Howell, who also pilloried
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Last month, KOMO-TV broadcast reporter Eric Johnson ran an hour-long segment, Seattle Is Dying, and if you’ve heard tell that the Emerald City — along with San Francisco — seems to be deteriorating, you’ve heard tell right. I’ve had the increasing displeasure of visiting these places frequently over … Read More
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In the middle of a column about how norms change, David Brooks remarks, “There used to be a social penalty for supporting gay marriage. Now there’s a social penalty for not supporting it.” I am not at all sure that there was a significant social penalty, in almost any stratum of our society, for supporting
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