Mar 7, 2017
Homeowners pay more in school taxes while less is spent on students. Catholic high schools in New York are turning out educated children at less than half the cost of public schools. Maybe public officials could sit down with Catholic school principals. Don’t hold your breath.
Feb 15, 2017
In 2016, the angry children and grandchildren of working class World War II veterans living in depressed rust belt states gave Donald Trump his margin of victory because they felt economically left behind and ignored by the Democratic Party. They let off steam in the voting booth.
Jan 24, 2017
With Republicans controlling the White House and both houses of Congress, desperate leftists are suddenly embracing states' rights to protect Obama's legacy.
Jan 9, 2017
As French voters prepare to choose a president in 2017, it appears they are tired of political business as usual and may be igniting a populist explosion.
Dec 20, 2016
Nov 23, 2016
The Madisonian constitutional system of "checks and balances" was designed to avoid policy decisions that were "impetuous," "overheated," "hasty," "impulsive," "rash," or "premature." Madison wanted government to be "focused on 'permanent single' needs rather than immediate desires."
Oct 31, 2016
A bleeding administration attracts political sharks smelling an opportunity to challenge Cuomo if he runs for a third term. If Cuomo should come out of these corruption trials unscathed, he’ll run to spite his detractors. If victorious, he'll spend his final four years in office settling scores.
Oct 17, 2016
Buckley taught me to be civil. Buckley was more than a celebrity. He was a great writer, an intellectual powerhouse, and the undisputed leader of the post-World War II conservative movement. I miss the man I had the privilege of calling a friend.