Friday, February 28, 2020

CANADA: A Great and Good Country

A 143rd birthday is as good a time as any to consider one’s health. This Canada Day, we can contemplate a storied past and...

Dave Camp’s Tax Reform Shows Why We Should Abolish the IRS

As Congressman Dave Camp’s big line goes, the United States’ tax code is ten times the size of the Bible, but with none of...

“Lost” Emails Should Be the End of the IRS

There is a double indignity to being on the receiving end of a bad lie. The insult of being served with obvious dishonesty is...

Citizen Bain

There is a film about a ruthless, wealthy man who just wanted to be loved. The man bought up everything that caught his eye,...

Where to from Here?

In last week’s column, I put out a call for proposals to solve the heretofore intractable Israel-Palestinian situation. Readers did not disappoint. I have tremendous...

Presidents Don’t Run the Economy

So often when he addresses crowds, Bill Clinton officiates at a marriage of mendacity and excitable ignorance. This was plainly the case in his...

The Presidential Race is Over, Cue the Conspiracy Theories

This race is over, but the conspiracy theories are about to begin. And, boy howdy, are things going to get ugly. To wit, Mitt Romney...

Rand Paul’s Righteous NSA Lawsuit

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) is suing the federal government on behalf of everyone who has a mobile phone. For this, he should be thanked....

On Taxes, Obama and Romney Obfuscate

Democrats are fond of saying that Republicans rely too heavily on tax cuts in their economic proposals. In reality, Mitt Romney’s tax plan is...

Remember the Morning

Nine years ago today, our world changed. On the morning of September 11, 2001, four hijacked airliners crashed into targets in New York, Washington...

The TSA Tea Party

Yet again, those in power have misread and underestimated the will of the American people. Last November

Power, Freedom, and Christmas

So begins and ends the role of the most powerful person on the planet in the greatest story ever told. Taken from the Gospel...

Obama, Biden and Economic Patriotism

Perhaps the clearest example that Barack Obama’s re-election campaign has abandoned all hope is their slap-dash effort at articulating an economic agenda for a...

The TSA Tea Party

Yet again, those in power have misread and underestimated the will of the American people. Last November’s election results shattered the grinning assurances of...

While I Breathe, I Hope

On January 5, 2011, Upper Canada College bid farewell to one of the school’s most extraordinary friends. In the...