FDA Policies Kill

FDA Policies Kill

Among the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s responsibilities are approval and regulation of pharmaceutical drugs. In short, its responsibility is to ensure the safety and effectiveness of drugs. In the performance of this task, FDA officials can make two types...
Politically Correct Racism

Politically Correct Racism

How appropriate would it be for a major publicly held American company to hire a person with a history of having publicly made the following statements and many others like them? (In the interest of brevity, I shall list only four.) “The world could get by just...
Black Education: What Makes Sense?

Black Education: What Makes Sense?

What do you think of the proposition that no black youngsters should be saved from educational rot until all can be saved? Black people cannot afford to accept such a proposition. Actions by the education establishment, black and white liberal politicians, and some...
We Have an Identity Problem

We Have an Identity Problem

According to a recent report in The New York Times, Health and Human Services Department officials have been circulating a proposal to define sex. Their memo says, “Sex means a person’s status as male or female based on immutable biological traits...
Skin in the Game: Who Pays Federal Income Taxes

Skin in the Game: Who Pays Federal Income Taxes

“Americans with no federal income tax obligation become natural constituencies for big-spending politicians….Those with no skin in the game might see tax cuts as a threat to their handout programs.” In describing the GOP tax cuts, House Minority...
A Superior Vision

A Superior Vision

Last month, I celebrated the beginning of my 81st year of life. For nearly half that time, I have been writing a nationally syndicated column on many topics generating reader responses that go from supportive to quite ugly. So I thought a column making my vision,...

Profits Are Progressive

Is profit a dirty word? Would the world be better off without them? Or are profits progressive — the only thing that can move potatoes from Idaho to Manhattan and medicine from America to Africa? Professor and economist Walter Williams...
Campus Lunacy, Part II

Campus Lunacy, Part II

Professor Victor Davis Hanson is a classicist and historian with the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. He recently wrote an article titled “The hypocrisy behind the student renaming craze.” Students, often with the blessing of faculty, have...

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