The Tyranny of the Phillips Curve

Repeat after me, class: Growth does NOT cause inflation. Write it on the blackboard 100 times. For decades, the economics profession has been trying to tell us all just the ...

Biden’s Three Paths to Victory

Democrats have three paths to victory next November, all being eagerly embraced by Republicans. PLAN A: Enrage Republicans by bringing a string of ludicrous indictments, civil ...

Susan Sarandon

Calvin and Hobbled

Here’s a little secret regarding opinion pieces: It’s all about “angle.” You look at something in the news, and you find an interesting angle for your readers. Case in ...

Why Does Washington Want to Destroy America’s ‘Magnificent 7’?

Nothing exemplifies America's tech industry dominance in the global economy more than the meteoric rise of what is now being called the "Magnificent Seven" stocks -- Amazon, ...

All I Want for Christmas is to Be Treated Like Nikki Haley

The media are trying to pick the GOP nominee for us just like they did with John McCain. (Remember how great that worked out?) Once again, their pick is the whiny warmonger -- ...

Are the French Toast?

Quelle surprise was caused in France recently when Charles de Gaulle’s grandson, Pierre, suddenly announced his intention to apply for citizenship in Vladimir Putin’s Russia. ...

Green Groups Are No Longer Promoting a Cleaner Environment

The late, great humorist P.J. O'Rourke used to quip that everyone wants to save the world, but no one wants to wash the dishes. Well, now that can be said for traditional ...

Haley Vows War with Iran, China, Russia and TikTok

GOP mega-donors are appalled that Gov. Ron DeSantis prohibited kindergarten teachers from sharing anal sex cartoons with their students. Must be some kind of fundamentalist ...

A Gift Horse, Gelded

Rampant crime is a major concern these days, but the GOP hasn’t profited from it. It’s puzzling why a topic that used to be a no-brainer for Republicans hasn’t yielded the ...

Houses of Parliament, London

Enough Already

The U.K. has thankfully seen the back of its empire, however the husk of what remains of our state has been hijacked by less overt internationalists. In 2016 the nation called for ...

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Dems Have Now Officially Rejected President John F. Kennedy’s Legacy

There's a political cartoon going around that shows John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy sitting on a couch watching a speech by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. The two hold their palms to ...

The Right’s Derek Chauvinism

Quick quiz: Who was Jerry Parr? Don’t Google it, that’s cheating! Without looking it up, do you know who he was? Odds are, you don’t. Jerry Parr was the Secret Service ...

The Deadly Pattern

The question was a valid one: “How could you, a conservative and a gentleman, be for them?” The man is an acquaintance of long standing, also a gent, so I bothered to explain: ...

Will New York Politicians Tax Wall Street Out of Existence?

Let's face it. Anyone who works in, or just visits, the Wall Street area of Manhattan can't deny the aura of power and money isn't what it was 20, 30 or 50 years ago. The ...

Sieg Nile! The Nazi/Muslim Question

I love it when the world catches up to Dave! Last week proved that my favorite obsessions can go mainstream (I look forward to the day when my newest fetish, “Never leave the ...

The Judge’s Dilemma

I knew what to expect when I voted for Donald Trump. Although I never directly interfaced with him or any of the business entities he controls, as an attorney for the IRS I did ...


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