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

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.

The Real Lesson of the Election

As Obama’s unpopularity grew during the last four years, his team at some point decided to concede Indiana.  From their perspective, Indiana lacked one tactical asset that Ohio had — early voting. Early voting is a boon for the vote