From the Right



The 10% Rule: These Congressional Districts All Elected Democrats

Call it the 10% rule: If 10% or more of the workers in a particular congressional district were civilian federal employees in 2022, then that district elected a Democrat to the House of Representatives.

The Congressional Research Service this month published a report entitled "Current Federal Civilian Employment by State and Congressional ...Read more

Pelosi's $14-Million Tree Travesty

When the Senate debated the Inflation Reduction Act on Aug. 6, 2022, two Republican senators drew attention to an obscure provision buried in it.

"Their so-called Inflation Reduction Act is chock-full of Green New Deal spending; things like $1.5 billion -- billion dollars -- for a grant program to plant trees," said Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.). ...Read more

The Double-the-Debt Decade

President Barack Obama took the oath of office for his second term on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in a private ceremony inside the White House. As of that day, the total debt of the federal government was $16,432,619,424,703.06.

Last Tuesday, it climbed from $32,841,516,339,054.53 to $32,890,665,217,705.83 -- a little more than twice what it was ...Read more

Afghanistan Failed the 'Freedom Agenda'

President George W. Bush delivered an address on Nov. 6, 2003, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the National Endowment for Democracy. In that speech, he expressed confidence that Afghanistan would become "a free and stable democracy."

"With the steady leadership of President Karzai, the people of Afghanistan are building a modern and ...Read more

Football Remains America's Most Popular High School Sport

There were 436,465 American high school boys who played soccer in the 2021-2022 school year and 481,004 who played baseball.

More than half a million -- 521,616 to be precise -- played basketball, while 569,262 competed in track and field.

These participation numbers made soccer, baseball, basketball and track among the most popular sports ...Read more

The 146-lb. Raven That Haunted Yale

Edgar Allan Poe, the American poet who died in Baltimore at just 40 years of age in 1849, will long be remembered for the poem he published in 1845 about a raven that entered his home and haunted him from a perch above the front door.

A few generations later, a member of Poe's clan would similarly haunt Yale.

John Prentiss Poe, who served as...Read more

Remember Jina Mahsa Amini -- and Iran's Warships

The story of Jina Mahsa Amini revealed -- once again -- the brutal, ruthless nature of the Iranian regime.

Amini, a 22-year-old woman, traveled last September from her hometown in western Iran to Tehran, making what the United Nations Human Rights Council described as a "family visit."

During this visit, she encountered Iran's "morality ...Read more

Schumer Lets Federal Pension Money Go to Communist China

Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines sat before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence last March and calmly explained why Communist China is no friend of the United States.

"(T)he People's Republic of China -- which is increasingly challenging the United States economically, technologically, politically, and militarily around ...Read more

Does Biden Know the Difference Between the Debt and the Deficit -- Or Auburn and Alabama?

Ask anyone who follows college football to name the man who has coached Alabama for the past 16 years and they will surely give you a correct answer.

His name is Nick Saban.

But that might not be the answer you would get if you asked President Joe Biden.

At a July 29 campaign event in Freeport, Maine, Biden took a swipe at Republican Sen. ...Read more

Not a Good Deal

When President Franklin D. Roosevelt presented his fiscal 1941 budget proposal on Jan. 3, 1940, he introduced it by explaining how his administration had worked to increase the size of government.

"The relatively low and constant level of expenditures throughout the nineteen-twenties accurately reflected the relatively minor role played by ...Read more

Biden's Upside-Down Defense Policy

For decades, federal law has prohibited the Defense Department from spending tax dollars on most abortions.

Forty-two years ago, for example, President Ronald Reagan signed a defense appropriations bill that said, "None of the funds provided by this Act shall be used to perform abortions except where the life of the mother would be endangered...Read more

Biden's Biology

When President Joe Biden issued a proclamation on the last day of February in honor of Women's History Month, which was then about to commence, he made abortion one of its central themes.

In doing so, he employed a misleading euphemism that has become a common cliche used by pro-abortion politicians: "their own bodies."

"Last year," said ...Read more

Biden in the Wind

Except for a modest number who go by ferry, almost everybody who travels between Marin County and San Francisco does so by crossing the Golden Gate Bridge in some kind of vehicle.

They may do it in a car, a truck, a bus or on a motorcycle -- unless they are President Joe Biden.

If you are Biden, you do not cross the bridge at all -- and you ...Read more



RJ Matson Andy Marlette Ed Wexler Al Goodwyn Bob Gorrell Dick Wright