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John Birchers

A Bipartisan Solution to Jobs

Paul Abrams | Posted 09.08.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

I do not enjoy being forced to do something at gunpoint because a group of crazies stand in the way of better policies. But, I also do not think that my pique ought to prevent 3M people from getting jobs. Here, then, is the modest bipartisan compromise, entirely focused on jobs.

Agenda 21: Sustainability? You Mean the New World Order, says John Birch Society

Andrew Reinbach | Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics
Andrew Reinbach

The JBS is probably not expecting any dramatic rollback of the nation's environmental or sustainability laws in any event. More likely, it's playing moneyball -- staying in the game, feeding its fundraising machine, keeping its followers stirred up, and throwing sand in the government's gears.

Oh, What a Week It Was!: Healthcare Reform, Student Loan Reform, Nuclear Arms Reduction, Rising Iran Sanctions Possibility, Tough Love to Israel

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Without diminishing the skills and hard work of those who brought all these matters to this point, one cannot overstate the impact that this President's election, perspective, and persona had on these outcomes.

President Kennedy's "How To" Manual

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

President Kennedy did not capitulate to the knee-jerk criticism of the treaty but forged ahead anyway despite its lack of support on Capitol Hill.

Matt Osborne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Matt Osborne

Don't tell me that nontroversy doesn't matter. With nearly as many Americans approving of Palin as Obama, nontroversy really, really matters.

Sam Tanenhaus, The Death of Conservatism (Review)

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Joseph A. Palermo

Although a masterful writer, Tanenhaus gives his readers disembodied voices plucked from historical context, where the nexus of thought and action, theory and praxis, is either broken or simply ignored.