Articles by Paul Bradford

Don’t Think of Massie as a Hero

he coronavirus relief plan passed last week, but one congressman tried to stop it. U.S. Representative Thomas Massie (R-Ky.), an ardent libertarian, nearly forced the entire House of Representatives to return to Washington to vote on the plan. Massie defied the leadership of both parties on behalf of the Constitution . . . at least […]

Elizabeth Warren’s Consumer Protection Scam

enator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) may no longer be running for president, but her agency lives on. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) doesn’t want to be controlled by the Trump Administration. The Supreme Court might end the agency’s streak of independence later this year. Ostensibly, the CFPB aims to protect ordinary Americans from untoward business practices. […]

Tucker Carlson Is Right About the Heritage Foundation

The Heritage Foundation is outraged at Tucker Carlson. Last week, the popular Fox News host attacked Heritage and many other conservative nonprofits for colluding with Silicon Valley and Big Tech. Carlson argued that Heritage defends Big Tech’s special privileges and publishes papers that echo the tech lobby’s talking points. “As an organization, Heritage no longer […]

Nationalism Won the British Election and It Will Win Again Here

The Conservative Party won big in Great Britain’s parliamentary elections last week, prompting many analysts to wonder how it happened. The popular observation is that the Conservatives won due to Jeremy Corbyn, the controversial leader of the Labour Party. Corbyn’s associations with the IRA, Palestinian terrorists, Communist guerrilas, and anti-Semites didnt endear him to many […]

Ban Porn? Yes.
But Be Clear-Eyed About It

Many conservatives want to ban pornography, an idea outrageous to libertarians. If you’ve spent any time on social media over the last week, you would’ve seen conservatives fiercely debating the topic. Anti-porn social conservatives say the obscene material is evil and must be kept away from children. Libertarians say it’s free expression and people should […]

Fiona Hill’s Un-American Idea of America

Immigrants are what make America great. They should also run our foreign policy. That was the implicit message of former National Security Council official Fiona Hill’s testimony last week. “This is a country of immigrants,” the British immigrant said. “Everyone immigrated to the United States at some time in their family history. And this is […]

Hate Speech Laws Do Not Protect Democracy—They Threaten It

The First Amendment protects “hate speech.” So why do so many powerful figures want to criminalize this protected speech? Because this supposed menace threatens their political agenda. Last week, the Washington Post published an op-ed by MSNBC analyst Richard Stengel arguing for a ban on hate speech. Stengel, a former Obama Administration staffer and Time magazine […]

Trump Shouldn’t Celebrate Paul Singer’s AT&T Takeover Plan

Neoconservative NeverTrump billionaire Paul Singer is aiming for a takeover of another big corporation, and patriots should be concerned. His Elliott Management Corporation sent a letter to AT&T stakeholders last month urging them to agree to a proposal that would harm the company’s workers and put more money in Singer’s pocket. The proposal would slash […]

Democrats Are a Clear and Present Danger to Internet Freedom

“No user, regardless of their job, wealth or stature should be exempt from abiding by Twitter’s user agreement, not even the President of the United States.” That’s Senator Kamala Harris’s argument for banning President Donald Trump from Twitter. The junior U.S. senator from California made this strange demand a core part of her foundering presidential […]

Why Microsoft Is Complicit in China’s Tyrannical Behavior

Peter Thiel earlier this year aptly described Google’s capitulation and cooperation with China as “seemingly treasonous.” But Google is not the sole, or even the worst, Big Tech collaborator with the Communists in Beijing. Several U.S. senators, including Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), Rick Scott (R-Fla.), and Mike Braun (R-Ind.) last week […]

Canceling the Joker

Leftists and feminists fear the Joker. They claim the new Warner Bros. movie, Joker, will inspire mass shootings and “incel” violence. The Batman villain, played by Joaquin Phoenix, is seen as the ultimate angry white man. Critics shriek that no such character deserves fair representation—it’s just too dangerous for alienated white men to see a […]