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Who Makes More Money in America?

The money earned by American households has grown enormously since 1967, when President Lyndon Baines Johnson was still in office and the hippie generation was celebrating its so-called Summer of Love.

The median household income in the United States that year was $50,803 in constant 2021 dollars, according to the Census Bureau's newly released...Read more

This is What Kamala Harris Calls a 'Secure Border'

When Donald Trump was president in fiscal 2019, the Border Patrol did not encounter a single individual on the terrorist watchlist trying to illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border between the legal ports of entry.

In the first ten months of this fiscal year, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, they encountered 66.

These include ...Read more

Biden Attacks America's Founding Principle!

When the Founders decided it was time for Americans to assume "the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them," they did so while plainly stating a universally applicable principle.

"We hold these truths to be self-evident," they declared, "that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by ...Read more

Biden's Transfer of Wealth to the Wealthier

President Joe Biden acted as if he was being compassionate to people suffering economic hardships when he announced last week his plan for forgiving billions of dollars in student loans.

"Using the authority Congress granted the Department of Education, we will forgive $10,000 in outstanding federal student loans," he said.

"In addition, ...Read more

The Anti-life Legacy of Sen. Patrick Leahy

When President George H.W. Bush nominated U.S. Appeals Court Judge Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court in 1991, Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont and Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa both served on the Senate Judiciary Committee.

They still serve there today.

But Leahy, who is 82, is not running for reelection this year. Grassley...Read more

Big Government Biden

In the first 18 full months that Joe Biden has been president -- February 2021 through July 2022 -- the federal government has spent $9,728,646,000,000, according to data published in the Monthly Treasury Statement.

Even when the historical spending numbers are adjusted for inflation into July 2022 dollars (using the Bureau of Labor Statistics'...Read more

1 in 10 US Households in 2019 Worth More Than $1.3 Million

Ten percent of the households in this country at the end of 2019 -- just before the COVID-19 pandemic hit -- had a net wealth of more than $1.3 million, according to a report published last month by the Census Bureau.

There were also definite patterns among households that had higher wealth and those that had less.

In fact, traditional ...Read more

Communist China Deserves To Be Disrespected

The American people last year bought $75 billion worth of cellphones manufactured in Communist China and $59 billion worth of computers.

We also bought more than $39 billion in Chinese-made toys and games, $24 billion in clothing and textiles and $19 billion in household appliances.

Over the course of the year, people in this country ...Read more

When Clinton, Biden and Schumer Defended Marriage Against Ted Kennedy

When Democratic Sen. Ted Kennedy of Massachusetts led the fight in 1996 to stop a federal law that would define marriage as the union of one man and one woman, he faced some prominent opponents in his own party.

They included then-Rep. Chuck Schumer of New York, then-Sen. Joe Biden of Delaware and then-President Bill Clinton.

The marriage ...Read more

The 'Handshake' Photo Taken Down at a Congressional Hearing

A congressional hearing on Tuesday was suddenly and dramatically interrupted -- by the chairwoman conducting it.

Her aim: Abort a Republican congressman's attempt to present the very first photo of a person who is now 22 years old.

The scene was the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. The title of the hearing: "Roe Reversal: ...Read more

When Dick Durbin Defended the Right to Life

Dick Durbin was the man in charge.

It was Jan. 17, 1982, when the Springfield Right to Life Committee held its annual gathering at the Illinois Capitol to protest the Supreme Court's 1973 decision in Roe v. Wade.

As the master of ceremonies that day, Durbin presided over an event that opened with a prayer delivered by Bishop Joseph McNicholas ...Read more

An Unsecured Border Is a Mortal and Moral Hazard

It happened outside Brackettville, Texas, which sits about halfway between Uvalde and the border crossing at Del Rio.

This was a shooting you probably did not hear about -- in part, thankfully, because no one was hurt.

A U.S. Border Patrol agent was on a road that runs out of Brackettville when he saw a Chevrolet Suburban heading north. It was...Read more

Our Fundamental Rights Remain a Few Votes Shy of Cancellation

Did George Washington in his first act as president violate the first principle soon to be enshrined in the First Amendment?

Did the Congress that approved the First Amendment compel him to do so?

On April 7, 1789, three weeks before Washington was inaugurated, the Journal of the Senate reported that the Senate had ordered "a committee ... to ...Read more

 

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