With all the hot rhetoric about race and police, we would hope that we would be having a sober, serious national discussion on the issue that would shine light, understanding and answers.
But, unfortunately, light and understanding are not what drives Democrats.
And thanks to Democrats, we won't see any federal legislation this year dealing ...Read more
The U.S. Supreme Court has decided that homosexual and transgender individuals are covered by the anti-discrimination provision, Title VII, of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch wrote in his opinion: "An employer who fires an individual for being homosexual or transgender fires that person for traits or actions it would ...Read more
Henry Olsen, a scholar from the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C., has a well-deserved reputation for on-target analysis on politics and elections.
Olsen just published a column in the Washington Post titled "Trump may be down, but he is not out. At least not yet."
The bottom has fallen out of President Donald Trump's ...Read more
As more of our political elite joins the mobs in the streets to conflate the death of George Floyd with a general indictment of America as a racist and evil nation, black Americans, more than anyone, will suffer.
Former President George W. Bush has now weighed in to falsely accuse our nation of "systemic racism."
President Bush was born to a ...Read more
In 1992, I operated a small publishing business in Los Angeles. It was destroyed as a result of riots that ensued after four police officers were acquitted of charges of excessive violence in the beating of Rodney King.
It changed my life. I focused my resolve to work in public policy to change destructive realities that were taking our ...Read more
President Donald Trump stepped up to declare houses of worship "essential places that provide essential services" to the American people.
"The governors need to do the right thing and allow these very important, essential places of faith to open right now for this weekend," he said.
The president raised eyebrows by declaring that he will "...Read more
With the House passage of Speaker Nancy Pelosi's $3 trillion Heroes Act, COVID-19 policy has now officially transformed into presidential politics 2020.
Let's recall that prior to the crisis, the nation appeared quite pleased with the leadership that President Donald Trump was providing.
The economy was growing at a brisk pace, with job ...Read more
I'm pleased to read that Republican leaders in the White House and on Capitol Hill want to take a pause before enacting more coronavirus stimulus spending.
Thinking about the coronavirus debt that my grandchildren will have to endure is already starting to keep me up at night.
But what really had me in cold sweats was when I found myself ...Read more
Congress passed and President Donald Trump signed into law the CARES Act to provide emergency measures to help us get through the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 shutdown.
A crucial objective was to provide funds to the many individuals who suddenly found themselves cash-strapped and unable to pay bills because, through no fault of their...Read more
We're seeing now what efforts against COVID-19 were supposed to produce: a flattening of the growth curve of new fatalities. The growth rate of fatalities is dropping.
We entered the dark tunnel, and now we are on the way out. Rays of light are shining in.
We will survive. But will we learn?
It appears that the initial estimates of the scope ...Read more
At this writing, the number of deaths from COVID-19 in the U.S. is 42,425.
This is just a little higher than the number of deaths in the U.S. each year from auto accidents.
It's no mystery how to reduce those 40,000 auto accident deaths to zero. Simply prohibit driving.
How many Americans would agree to this?
Not many. Most Americans prefer ...Read more
Here are a few examples of headlines over recent weeks.
"Republicans exploit coronavirus to restrict abortions." -- Los Angeles Times
"The Coronavirus Becomes an Excuse to Restrict Abortions," -- The New York Times
"Texas women forced to travel 20 times farther for abortion under coronavirus ban." -- The Hill
Five states -- Texas, Ohio, ...Read more