Please Do Not Feed The Food Stamp Program

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The Republican Party in Oklahoma recently published a Facebook post that offended a lot of people and eventually prompted an apology. The post read: “The Food Stamp Program, administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is proud to be distributing this year the greatest amount of free Meals and Food Stamps ever, to 46 million people. Meanwhile, the National Park … Read More

Obama Doubles Down On Iranian Nuke Deal

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“Let’s not mince words: The choice we face is ultimately between diplomacy and some sort of war — maybe not tomorrow, maybe not three months from now, but soon,” President Barack Obama told roughly 200 people in his speech at American University. The president used the speech to scorn most of the critics of his pending deal with Iran. In … Read More

Trumped up: Greatest GOP debate God ever created will be huge!

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America! Are you ready? On Aug. 6, 2015, at 9 p.m. Eastern Time, airing live on Fox News from the Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland, the most colossal audience in cable news history will view the first Republican debate of 2015, the political event of a lifetime. If you’re Donald Trump. The current face of the Republican Party will command … Read More

Experts question if Trump can go the distance

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No matter how Donald Trump performs in  the Fox News/Facebook GOP debate, in the aftermath his campaign will begin to move into another phase. His competitors are about to start shooting back. And how he handles criticism and the inevitable setbacks of a long campaign will make all the difference in whether his surge continues. So far, Trump has seemed like the only player in the game, based on media … Read More

Great Uber Debate Unfolds in New York City

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There’s an old joke that a New Yorker learns to drive by raising an arm and hailing a taxi, but it’s quickly becoming ancient lore. Like many cities around the world, New York’s taxi industry is facing a crippling blow from the surging popularity of Uber. The difference in this city was the fierce battle going on between Uber and … Read More

Hillary Clinton Wants More Cowbell

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Almost everyone remembers the iconic “more cowbell” SNL skit featuring Will Ferrel and Christopher Walken. No matter how obnoxious Will Ferrel’s cowbell thumping got, Christopher couldn’t get enough. After a long-winded speech calling for “more government” I’m surprised it wasn’t Hillary Clinton in that skit. Hillary Clinton’s got a fever, and the only prescription is more government. In a recent … Read More

How Lyndon Johnson and the Left Turned Us Into The United States of Welfare

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When various rankings of the best or worst presidents come out, they tend to list all of the usual suspects. However, I have yet to encounter a list that compiles and ranks the most consequential of presidents. One could argue that President Lyndon Johnson was the most consequential president in history and not for the better. Johnson announced his War … Read More

It’s Time to Pull the Plug on Greece’s Life Support

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The European Union just made a tough decision, deciding to stop bailing out Greece and to start letting them fend for themselves. Greece owes 1.6 billion euros ($1.78 billion), and that payment was supposed to be due on Tuesday. Banks and stock markets have partially reopened after being closed for a few days, the American markets have suffered because of … Read More

Jeb Bush is the ‘Electable’ Candidate, But That Won’t Get Him Elected

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Jeb Bush has made his candidacy for president official, and he’s instantly won the “electable” candidate endorsement from the GOP establishment. The label itself means nothing considering the fact that “electable” candidates have done notoriously bad at the polls. Electability is a notion that needs to be thrown out the window. The term is a joke, electable candidates are not … Read More

What a Jeb Bush presidency would mean for advisers

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Florida financial planners are mixed on the contender, citing his fiscal and social conservatism As former Florida Governor Jeb Bush launches his presidential campaign today, one of his first challenges will be to persuade Republican primary voters he’s conservative enough for them. Florida investment advisers who knew Mr. Bush as the state’s chief executive from 1999-2007, said he established himself … Read More