Flag Burning and Freedom

Flag Burning and Freedom

The poem, “The Flag Goes By,” written in 1900 by Henry Holcomb Bennett (1863-1924), brims with love of country and national loyalty: Hats off! Along the street there comes A blare of bugles, a ruffle of drums, A flash of color beneath the sky: Hats off!...
De-skilling America’s Doctors

De-skilling America’s Doctors

A surgeon declared war against health care’s central planners recently in The Wall Street Journal. “So when do we say damn the mandates and requirements from bureaucrats who are not in the healing profession?” asked Dr. Daniel F. Craviotto Jr., an orthopedic...
Obama: Stuck on Stupid

Obama: Stuck on Stupid

To help campaign workers in Bill Clinton’s 1992 presidential campaign to keep their eye on the ball, to stay focused on the public’s top concern, Clinton campaign manager James Carville coined the phrase “It’s the economy, stupid.” Carville was right. As is precisely...

A Government Against Liberty

Let’s say you’re like most people and believe the federal government has become too large, too wasteful, too crooked and too intrusive. Now imagine the morning mail arrives from the money-bleeding U.S. Postal Service ($16 billion in the hole last year) and...

Thatcher’s Revolution

Daniel Yergin, Pulitzer Prize-winning American author, energy scholar and economics researcher, wrote recently that the passing of Margaret Thatcher provides “a timely reason to ask: What was the Thatcher Revolution about?” Yergin explains that he tackled that same...

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