It’s Now All About Your Identity

Since the election, some fatalistic Washington conservative elites have accepted — and Obama operatives have rejoiced in — a supposedly new and non-white-male ethnic electorate:  Americans will be categorized, and collectively so, on the basis of largely how they look

Do We Live in a Welfare Society?

In 2011, “payments for individuals,” including health care, constituted 65% of federal spending, up from 21% in 1955. That’s the welfare state. Yet, the subject is virtually taboo. Because Americans disapprove of government handouts, we don’t even call the welfare

Interesting Definitions

From StrangeCosmos, new word definitions: Smile – A curve that can set a lot of things straight. Dictionary – The only place where divorce comes before marriage. College – A place where some pursue learning and others learn pursuing. Office

How Democrats and Unions Sank a California City

… the city’s decades-long journey from prosperous, middle-class community to bankrupt, crime-ridden, foreclosure-blighted basket case is straightforward — and alarmingly similar to the path traveled by many municipalities around America’s largest state. San Bernardino succumbed to a vicious circle of

Obamacare and Business

A day after Barack Obama earned a second term in the White House, Papa John’s founder and CEO John Schnatter said the president’s signature health-care reform law would increase his business costs and possibly result in employees’ hours being cut.