Blogs

  • Black Murderers Matter

    The “Black Lives Matter” campaign is based on as big a lie as the “campus rape culture” lie; the Rolling Stone magazine gang rape at the University of Virginia fraternity lie; the gang rape by the Duke University lacrosse team lie; the “Hands Up, Don't Shoot” Ferguson lie; and all…

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  • For California, Gay Astronaut Beats Sainthood

    For California, Gay Astronaut Beats Sainthood

    Which Californian represents the state's splendor and greatness most appropriately; the Catholic saint who founded nine settlements that grew into major cities or a recently deceased astronaut who completed two missions on the space shuttle? Does the answer change because the astronaut in question – Sally Ride– happened to be…

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  • Happiness Soars – Along With Inequality

    Happiness Soars – Along With Inequality

    For contemporary liberals, income inequality is the source of all evil and the root cause for the world's social, racial and economic problems. Capital In The Twenty-First Century, by the French professor Thomas Piketty has become the most influential leftist book of our time – one of those weighty, cinder-block…

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  • Ms. Grijalva, Time to Fess Up

    icon Bruce Ash

    Adelita Grijalva and her TUSD education wrecking crew are at it again. What is their latest foul act? The evisceration of the all volunteer audit committee, after one of it’s members wrote a Star editorial a month ago critical of the TUSD board. This guarantees the audit committee and all…

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  • Tucson Medical Weight Loss – Just Do It!

    icon Mike Shaw

    Yes.  I just used the Nike slogan as a jumping off point to this blog entry.  I'm two months in to my weight loss journey with Tucson Medical Weight Loss and I am so happy that I decided to go for it.  I wish I had done it sooner! For…

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  • Inequality Is Up? But So Is Happiness

    Inequality Is Up? But So Is Happiness

    A prominent researcher at Cal Tech reports surprising data contradicting common liberal assumptions that inequality brings misery. Gaps between rich and poor grew dramatically during the recession but Steven Quartz reports “the percentage of Americans who say they are thriving has actually increased.” What's more, “happiness inequality” has gone down:…

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  • Rand and Ted Begin Their Excellent Adventure

    Rand and Ted Begin Their Excellent Adventure

    But Who Won in the Dueling Announcements of Candidacy? Rand Paul may not beat Ted Cruz in presidential primaries, but he certainly topped him in his announcement of candidacy. In the end, neither of these freshman senators (Paul has served four years in Washington; Cruz has been there for two)…

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  • Challenging “The Candidate of Experience”

    Challenging “The Candidate of Experience”

    The Hillary for President team takes great encouragement from recent polling showing Americans seeking “experience” in a candidate for president more than a “new direction.” They will therefore position their candidate as a seasoned “pragmatic problem solver” and “middle class champion.” But in terms of experience, what will they emphasize?…

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  • Hillary Clinton’s Candidacy Is Depressing

    Hillary Clinton has announced that she is running for president of the United States. What her likely nomination says about the Democratic Party and tens of millions of Americans is depressing. Other than Barack Obama — whose resume consisted of being a charismatic black — it is hard to come…

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