Bill Clinton and his friends probably feel themselves entitled to a little chuckle over the plight of Kenneth Starr, the plotter of the impeachment of Mr. Clinton. The wheel that goes around comes around, and all that.
For nearly a century, the Jones Act has been a reliable safeguard against American and global corporatists wanting to make higher profits at the expense of U.S. national security and jobs. Thanks to the Jones Act, shipping vessels that operate in U.S. waters must be American crewed, American owned and American built.
With Donald Trump having wrapped up the Republican nomination and Hillary Clinton almost across the Democratic winning line, attention turns to the next president’s policy agenda. Restoring American prestige and global leadership must rank high on the list.
Donald Trump could not have picked a better opponent than Hillary Clinton. Riding a national anti-establishment wave, he dispatched a host of establishment Republicans and now faces America’s quintessential establishment politician. While unclear if this will be enough for a Trump triumph, it is quite clear Mrs. Clinton is the kind of opponent he is most effective against, and that there could be no better time to do so.
Is backing fossil fuels a smart position in this contentious election year?
Last week, labor union-backed activists protested McDonald’s shareholder meeting in Oak Brook, Illinois. Their demands were familiar: $15 and a union. The protests are part of a combined effort by the labor movement to find relevance by trying to unionize the growing service sector.
Many political candidates this campaign season have criticized what they imply are conspiratorially high drug prices, and some irresponsibly prescribe policies that could limit incentives to develop life-improving and life-saving medications in the future.
Recent evidence suggests that monolithic Muslim hostility is cracking while Europeans, who are overwhelmingly on the Left, increasingly despise Israel.
As any warrior will tell you, combat is never really behind you.
As a former Navy flier, I’m familiar with a poem called “High Flight.” It’s popular with pilots and is frequently displayed on the walls of air bases and flying schools.
It is a little known fact that by the end of World War II, which some historians call “the good war,” more than 500,000 men from the Army ground forces alone, not including Navy and Army Air Corps personnel, were discharged for psychiatric reasons. This was so even though about 12 percent of the 15 million draftees had been rejected as mentally unfit.
I’m going to reveal the grand secret to getting rich by investing. It’s a simple formula that has worked for Warren Buffett, Carl Icahn and all the greatest investment gurus over the years. Ready?
On this Memorial Day, as we honor our troops who gave their lives defending freedom, it is worth remembering what makes our freedom so valuable. Every living creature yearns to be free, as it’s the foundation to happiness.
Reckoning comes late to the Clintons, but it comes. Bubba has skated past a lot of transgressions, always counting on his gift of gab and his deep-dyed Southern charm to escape retribution. He played the charm card with consummate skill: “Aw, shucks, what can you do with a good ol’ boy like me?”
Anew voter coalition is emerging. A new era has begun.