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Elder: Trump’s biggest achievement of first 100 days

By Larry Elder | President Donald Trump’s biggest achievement in his first 100 days? Easy. He stopped the left. Measure Trump’s first 100 days not just by looking at what he has or has not accomplished. Look at what America would have experienced under the alternative: Hillary Clinton. Under Clinton, the debate would not be […]

Williams: Environmentalists are dead wrong

By Walter E. Williams | Each year, Earth Day is accompanied by predictions of doom. Let’s take a look at past predictions to determine just how much confidence we can have in today’s environmentalists’ predictions. In 1970, when Earth Day was conceived, the late George Wald, a Nobel laureate biology professor at Harvard University, predicted, […]

Pruden: The status quo survives in France, but in ruins

By Wesley Pruden | The French easily embrace contradiction and chaos. It’s what makes their politics work: “Plus ca change, plus c’est la meme chose,” and they said it first: “The more things change, the more they stay the same.” The Sunday national election in France proved it again. The two established political parties finished […]

Jenkins: Let Alaskans vote on an income tax

By Paul Jenkins | While our betters in the Democrat-led state House coalition approved a stiff, progressive state income tax — puckishly naming it the Education Funding Act — and our friends on the left scramble to rally support for it, the Senate thankfully is balking. While Democrats and their fellow travelers eye your paycheck, […]

Brennan: Bomber fly-bys stir memories

By Tom Brennan | This past week’s continuing interceptions of Russian Bear bombers off Alaska’s coastline by F-22 Raptors from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson brought back a few Cold War memories. Such mid-air meetings went on many times during the years 1947-1991, the Cold War years. The Russians often sent their bombers flying toward Alaska, primarily […]

Cannon: Fulfill promise to repeal Obamacare

By Michael F. Cannon Despite initially hinting that they were done with health care, the White House and congressional Republicans have indicated they want to keep working to fulfill their promise to repeal and replace Obamacare. Fortunately, there are reforms that would provide assistance to more Americans than Obamacare, deliver the largest effective tax in […]

Pruden: The high price of Fox hunting

By Wesley Pruden | The famous bimbo eruptions are back (as if they had ever really gone away), and for once Bubba appears to be in the clear. No new accusations of rude behavior have been lodged against him. “He’in and she’in” has been going on since the creation of Eden, when the original snake […]

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