Blogs

  • A Metastatic Government

    When Hank Adler was in studio yesterday to talk about his new book (see below), he told me that his column today would be about the attempt by the IRS to enforce demands for overpayment of old Social Security benefits from third party descendants of the deceased who allegedly received…

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  • Cantor v. Hensarling for Speaker

    Cantor v. Hensarling for Speaker

    The weekend Wall Street Journal carried a small piece on a big brewing fight over the Ex-Im bank. I supported re-authorization of the Bank in the past and will again in the future. Ex-Im supports exports and exports build trade surpluses or at least keep down trade deficits. Far more…

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  • What the Left Did Last Week

    In his column last week, Charles Krauthammer crossed a line. He declared the American left totalitarian. He is correct. Totalitarianism is written into the left's DNA. Krauthammer wrote about a left-wing petition “bearing more than 110,000 signatures delivered to the [Washington] Post demanding a ban on any article questioning global…

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  • Three Books For Graduates

    Three Books For Graduates

    Got a graduate to buy for? High school, college or grad school? Look no further than these three books: 1. You Don't Have To Be Smart To Own A Smartphone by Hank Adler Buy this in bulk for every new job-seeker and new employee you know. They should be handed…

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  • Hillary As GHWB

    Hillary As GHWB

    My Monday Washington Examiner point makes the obvious point that Hillary is set up to succeed President Obama just as George H.W. Bush was to succeed Ronald reagan in 1988. Both are consummate Beltway insiders with vast networks of staffers and donors, highly developed “brands,” and extremely practiced public personas.…

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  • Waiting For Mr. Churchill

    Waiting For Mr. Churchill

    My friend Robert O'Brien was among Mitt Romney's senior foreign policy team, a senior official at the U.N. during the Bush years, and is managing partner of the Los Angeles office of the national law firm Arent Fox where he litigates complex commercial disputes and international disputes. You have heard…

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  • Jane Goodall – Rebecca Costa

    Jane Goodall – Rebecca Costa

    Jane Goodall is a British primatologist, ethologist, anthropologist, and UN Messenger of Peace. Considered to be the world's foremost expert on chimpanzees, Goodall is best known for her 45-year study of social and family interactions of wild chimpanzees in Gombe Stream National Park, Tanzania. She is the founder of the…

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