Everyone knows that the U.S. harbors thousands of illegal immigrants.
The question that we should be asking with regard to illegal immigration is – do the benefits of it outweigh the costs?
I have a question for all readers to ponder – especially for those keynesian/neo-keynesian readers: Can a problem be sufficiently solved if the cause is unknown?
Let’s think about a bodily disease for a moment. Maybe the disease could be cured by trying out various anti-bacterial and anti-viral medications. But if there was no way [...]
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has once again refused to hold a moment of silence in remembrance of the Munich Massacre. Even on the 40th anniversary of the massacre, in which 11 Israeli athletes were killed by Palestinian terrorists, the IOC remained obstinate. Announcer Bob Costas addressed the issue during the opening [...]
Chick-Fil-A has been on fire recently for stating publicly that it doesn’t support gay marriage. So much so that even the mayors of Boston and Chicago, Menino and Emanuel, have fervently stated that they want to ban Chick-Fil-A in their respective cities. At least New York City major Bloomberg has heard of [...]
As a result of the tragic shooting at the Dark Knight Rises premiere in Aurora, Colorado, some people have begun discussing the merits of pro-gun vs anti-gun arguments; others think that it’s too soon. The two main subsections of gun control that are discussed most often are whether people should be allowed to own [...]
Due to complaints that voter ID laws would disenfranchise poor voters, photo ID cards have been made free, for those who cannot afford them, by the states that have enacted those laws. The Brennan Center for Justice, however, recently released a report enumerating “the difficulties that eligible voters face in obtaining free [...]
During President Obama’s speech to the nation today regarding the tragic shooting in the movie theater in Colorado, he said that this is not a time for politics, it is a time for prayer and reflection. I understand and respect that, but I’m going to get right to the politics anyway.
These types [...]
Max Weber, in his lecture “Politics as a Vocation,” stated “Either [a politician] lives ‘for’ politics or [he] lives ‘off’ politics.” The first serves a cause, usually the well-being of the community or the state, while the other serves himself. In the United States today, most Congressman are not concerned [...]
Have you heard? The senate held a cloture vote today to decide what to do with the Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light On Spending in Elections Act, also known as the DISCLOSE Act. The original version of the bill was introduced the House of Representatives by Chris Van Hollen in the House and Chuck [...]
Earlier this month President Obama signed into law a federal ban on bath salts – a street name for a number of drugs, primarily MDPV, BK-MDMA (Methylone), and Mephedrone. They have effects similar to those of MDMA, amphetamines (Adderall), or methamphetamines. What started an investigation into bath salts was when a man named Rudy Eugene [...]
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