Why the presidents who are often ranked among the greatest in American history are really some of the worst.
Historically, it has taken a recession in the two-year window before a presidential election for a challenger to knock off a sitting president.
A lesson from George Orwell’s “Animal Farm.”
None of the candidates talk with any serious depth about how we should interpret the Constitution.
To win the 2012 presidential election, Republicans need to nominate a solidly conservative candidate.
Project tells story of Roosevelt love affair, visit from British royalty
The Democratic Leadership Council may be closing its doors soon. It’s ideas, however, will live on.
Jason Lewis explains why he supports having the option for states to secede, and why federalism is more important than ever
When will liberals be satisfied with the size of government?
Last week, Monty Pelerin wrote that the Democratic Party’s end was in sight. Here’s why he might be right.
The country would be better off if Obama didn’t deliver his next SOTU address to Congress.
Craigslist may soon have a piece of White House memorabilia
John Bolton, Criticizer-in-Chief - TheDC
Former UN Ambassador John Bolton speaks to TheDC about the president’s radical agenda, how history will view the Bush administration, and whether he is considering a run for president in 2012
Comprehensive reform is overrated. For real change, Washington must think small - New America Foundation
No doubt, the problems we face — massive unemployment, a broken immigration system, a malfunctioning financial sector — are monumental. But it does not follow that each complex, giant problem must be addressed by one complex, giant bill. If anything, history shows that piecemeal reforms are often more lasting than a legislative Big Bang.
In 10 years, interest payments and entitlement programs alone will take up 90 percent of the federal government’s revenue. How will we pay for our military? What will be left to spend if disaster strikes and our country is again called to fight for freedom?
The Fed is the central bank with monopoly power and the power of the currency. That single action has had profound impact on your ancestor’s money, your parent’s money, and now on your money. Try going down to your local bank and asking for a dollar in exchange for its value in gold
Finding a cure for Bush Derangement Syndrome
It’s a disastrous law by any measure, and Americans have caught wind of this
James Traficant—the former Congressman, former ex-con and former maestro of the one-minute floor speech—used to call me Mr. Chairman when we saw each other in the halls of Congress.
Denial: “What a joke. Harry Reid may have gone over the top with his “evil-mongers” crack, but he and Nancy have got one thing right: These so-called town hall protesters are so Astroturf you can practically see the Monsanto labels on their polyester shirts.