The Democrats and the Price of Oil

prices We've all been pleasantly surprised by the drop in gas prices lately. It's now in the $2.90/gallon range and that's a good thing. CBS News reported on a recent Morgan Stanley analysis. "Morgan Stanley predicted that sustained low gas prices could mean households could have as much as $40 billion extra to spend this quarter." […]

The Unbearable Lightness of Feminism

This-is-what-a-feminist-l-009 In Nigeria and Iraq, Muslim armies are selling women as slaves. Iran hanged a woman for fighting off a rapist. ISIS was more direct about it and beheaded a woman who resisted one of its fighters. But we don't have to travel to the Middle East to see real horrors. The sex grooming scandal in […]

Turkey Now Officially Partners With ISIS

syrian1 'Sherko Omer,' the son of a successful businessman in Iraqi Kurdistan, initially went to Syria to join the Free Syrian Army's fight against Bashar al-Assad, but found himself sucked in to ISIS, unable to leave. He was given a job as a "communication technician," and worked at the ISIS communications bureau in Raqqa until he […]

“Rock Star Amongst the Gold Bug Community”

alan-greenspan-720x340 Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve Chairman, had a lot to say about gold and a little to say about silver at the recent Council on Foreign Relations meeting. Greenspan is saying things that make you go "hmmmmm" and begin asking questions like "why now?" and "What's happening in the background that is about to explode […]

Midterms Great For School Choice, Bad For Common Core

2014-09-09T211843Z_1_LYNXMPEA8812F_RTROPTP_4_USA-EDUCATION-VERMONT-e1415388375221 A snap survey of insiders in the world of education policy finds that the vast majority think 2014′s midterms have paved the way for an expansion in school choice opportunities, while simultaneously spelling bad news for Common Core's ongoing implementation. The survey was conducted by Whiteboard Advisors, an educational policy consulting firm. They polled about 75 […]

Tom Tancredo Targets Chris Christie With New PAC

2014-05-21T233802Z_1_CBREA4K1TNQ00_RTROPTP_4_USA-e1415394330395 Former two-term gubernatorial candidate and Congressman Tom Tancredo is forming a political action committee to "stop Chris Christie" from getting the GOP nod for president in 2016. The reason? As chairman of the Republican Governor's Association, New Jersey Gov. Christie channeled money into an ad campaign against Tancredo when he was running against several other Republicans in […]

If There Aren’t Any Ebola Cases in the US, Why is the CDC Doing THIS?

CDC-Ebola The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) made an interesting announcement today via a press release: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has ordered $2.7 million in personal protective equipment (PPE) to increase Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) supplies to assist U.S. hospitals caring for Ebola patients. Products are being configured into 50 kits […]