Immigrant Assimilation Defines, Fortifies American Values

“Understanding the spirit of our institutions to aim at the elevation of men, I am opposed to whatever tends to degrade them … I [am against] curtailing the existing rights of white men, even though born in different lands, and speaking different languages from myself.” — Abraham Lincoln, 1859. Contemporary American society views myself as […]

Increased Offshore Drilling Avoids Issues

Democrats and Republicans in Washington D.C. have worked together and passed laws increasing offshore oil drilling leases available to the oil industry. Correspondingly, President Obama has ordered the Dept. of the Interior to expand the number of available offshore oil drilling leases. Only one year after the worst oil spill in American history, expanding offshore […]

Left Said:Student Backlash Plays Into Horowitz’s Hand

If you browsed a bookstore, you would quickly run across books warning of liberal academia’s orthodoxy over us brainwashed students. One such website is, whose stated purpose is to “revolutionize the struggle against leftist bias and abuse on college campuses.” Conservative activists say universities like UCSB are “platforms for a virulent orthodoxy,” where students […]

Prevention Replaces Justice as Priority One

Osama bin Laden is dead, shot in the head during a courageous military operation in Pakistan led by U.S. Naval Special Operations Forces. The news was applauded at home by raucous Americans outside the White House, at a Phillies-Mets baseball game and in small towns everywhere. The victims of September 11, 2001 have finally received […]

Left Said: Taxation Exercises Tactfulness

The U.S. Federal Government is not a family household. The U.S. Federal Government should not “tighten its belt” during a recession. This is because, unlike the average family household, the Federal Government has obligations — like every American’s health over the age of 65 (Medicare). This commitment to protect America’s seniors from illness cannot be […]

Conservatives Ignore Unemployment Woes

Only two years after the Great Recession, Americans are still struggling to regain lost jobs, lost benefits and sunken mortgages.

Portrayal of Violence in Middle East Impedes Political Attempts at Peace

With every passing day, the Arab unrest and political revolution confirms that a sea-change is going on in the Middle East.

Wisconsin Republicans Whittle Away at Rights of Union Workers

There is a crisis in Wisconsin. It is not accidental. It is calculated. The crisis is not about state budget deficits; it is about weakening and breaking unions.

Constitutional Liberties Insufficient for Promoting the General Welfare

Where did our bipartisan relationship go wrong, my conservative valentine? Back in the good old days, your liberal northeastern Republicans interested me and you could always get along with my conservative southern Democrats.

Individual Mandate Ensures Responsibility of American Citizens

What do Richard Nixon, George H.W. Bush, Bob Dole, Mitt Romney and Barack Obama all have in common? All of these men supported the extension of health care to more Americans through what is called an “individual mandate.”

Bipartisan Alliance Demonstrates Sensitivity of Egyptian Politics

Washington D.C. is experiencing its first real test to the idea of bipartisan “civility.” The results can be seen in American political leaders’ reactions to the Egyptian unrest that began last week.