Why Go West?

Why Go West?

Rep. Ilhan Omar participates in a news conference in Washington, D.C., February 7, 2019. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) Immigrants see what is right about the West. That’s why they come. And then too many critique the very…

Divided on unity

Divided on unity

(Pixabay) Americanism, the Confederacy, trade, the Age of Aquarius, and more I’ve been thinking a little about unity, of the national kind. Last Friday, Jonah Goldberg had a (typically) wonderful piece: “Who Cares about National…

Getty Alphabet's stock slid by almost 8% in pre-market trading, slashing the market cap of Google's parent company by about $70 billion to $831 billion. Alphabet reported a 17% rise in first-quarter revenue, its slowest…

A vial of the measles, mumps, and rubella virus (MMR) vaccine at the International Community Health Services clinic in Seattle, Wash., March 20, 2019. (Lindsey Wasson/Reuters) People — and sick animals — have a right…

Yars RS-24 intercontinental ballistic missile systems at the Victory Day parade at Red Square in Moscow, Russia, May 9, 2018. (Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters) Any future treaty must limit all Russian and Chinese nuclear forces. With the…

Telecommunications workers install a new antenna system for AT&T’s 5G wireless network in downtown San Diego, Calif., April 23, 2019. (Mike Blake/Reuters) It’s a mystery why free-market advocates are urging the Trump administration to establish…

Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks at a rally in New York City, March 2, 2019. (Andrew Kelly/Reuters) He is now winning the money race, thanks to activists. But do we want voters on the fringe setting…

Joe Biden in September 2018 (Yuri Gripas / Reuters) On Biden, Emperor Naruhito, Bush 43, presidential golf, milkshakes, and more In 1984, the question about Joe Biden was, Will he or won’t he? Will he…

Thousands of Central American migrants in Mexico are in need of assistance. By Vatican News Pope Francis has donated 500,000 dollars to assist migrants in Mexico. The funds, from the Peter’s Pence collections, will be distributed…

President Donald Trump speaking to the National Rifle Association, a group that made a multimillion investment in his campaign, declared his administration will not ratify the UN Arms Trade Treaty -- a treaty supported by…

A 13-year-old Kentucky girl who died hours after falling ill at her cheer competition was suffering from strep, her family has learned, two months after the sudden loss. "Apparently, an underlying Strep infection overwhelmed her…

In a reversal, presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg's campaign vowed on Friday to return all money donated from lobbyists, after facing backlash from progressive Democrats. Interested in 2020 Elections? Add 2020 Elections as an interest to…

The Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor (Brendan McDermid/Reuters) The Right Side of History: How Reason and Moral Purpose Made the West Great, by Ben Shapiro (Broadside Books, 288 pp., $27.99) The trashing of…

Students protest in support of the gun control in Plantation, Fla., February 21, 2018. (Carlos Garcia/Reuters) Sixteen-year-olds absolutely should not vote There’s an insidious movement afoot to lower the voting age to 16. By promising…

The Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., June 11, 2018. (Erin Schaff/Reuters) Judicial #resistance against the Trump administration is spiraling out of control. Honestly, after two years of nationwide injunctions, ludicrously expanded standing rules, and blatant…