It’s the Capital Supply, Stupid!

Republicans insist that creating jobs is all about “tax cuts,” while Democrats insist it is all about other people paying their “fair share” of income taxes. Both parties buy into the fairy tale that the purpose of national economic activity is to “compete” in some fabled “global economy.” Both parties tell us we

By | 2017-09-20T17:36:23+00:00 September 20th, 2017|

Make Title IX Fair Again

Pitzer College in Claremont, California If further evidence were needed that campus courts are the wrong place to adjudicate criminal cases and, especially, sexual assault cases, look no further than Pitzer College in Claremont, California. Here, the administrator recently hired to oversee the college’s campus court proceedings is named in a

By | 2017-09-20T10:13:42+00:00 September 20th, 2017|

McCotter on Democrats, Identity Politics, Socialism, and Kid Rock

American Greatness contributor and former Congressman Thaddeus McCotter joined AG publisher, Chris Buskirk, last week on The Seth and Chris Show to discuss—among many other things—"Why Socialism Blows." Have a listen: https://soundcloud.com/thesethandchrisshow/september-15-2017-thaddeus-mccotter Chris Buskirk:   Hi, I'm Chris Buskirk, he is Seth Liebsohn, welcome back to the Seth and Chris Show, final hour of

By | 2017-09-19T14:44:14+00:00 September 19th, 2017|

Why Trump’s U.N. Speech Was a Triumph

Donald Trump on Tuesday confirmed yet again why he is the most robust president since Ronald Reagan. Following up on his brilliant speeches before a joint session of Congress in February, his speech about combating Islamic terrorism before Arab leaders in Saudi Arabia, and his splendid defense of Western civilizational values in Warsaw

By | 2017-09-20T10:35:51+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Tags: |

Radical Chic Redux

From left to right: Members of the Manson family, Susan Denise Atkins, Patricia Krenwinkel, and Leslie Van Houten. Leslie Van Houten was a member of the Charlie Manson “family,” an infamous cult of unrepentant monsters devoted to orgies of sex, torture, and murder. In 1969, the 19-year-old Van Houten plunged a

By | 2017-09-20T10:13:17+00:00 September 18th, 2017|

Ben in Berkeley Scolds the Poor

Democracy is still new to conservatives in certain ways. Even so, it’s strange for a democratic people to see full-throated moralism denouncing the poor from an oligarchic position. For a certain brand of conservative—and in spite of all trends pointing elsewhere—it remains what’s hot today. Ben Shapiro just stood up for that kind

By | 2017-09-20T10:31:52+00:00 September 17th, 2017|

Liberal Bullies

Forty-thousand versus 25. Those were the relative numbers of people that showed up in Boston last month for a free speech rally and its counter-protest. It was an absurd spectacle. CBS Boston has aerial photos showing the two-dozen free-speechers huddled on a bandstand with officers milling around them. A fence encircles the area,

By | 2017-09-20T10:12:48+00:00 September 17th, 2017|

A Way Out for Democrats: The President Offers a Deal

President Trump is offering Democrats a lifeline with his recent efforts to work with their leadership on budget negotiations and the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program for illegal aliens. With Republicans showing themselves unwilling to bring their party more in line with the priorities of Trump voters, the president now appears

By | 2017-09-19T13:19:58+00:00 September 17th, 2017|