The average American family pays about $11,000 a year in federal taxes, but many families pay an even larger amount in a hidden tax called Regulation. The cost of burdensome federal regulations is estimated to be between $8,388 and $17,134 per … [Read more...] about Your Taxes May Be Twice What You Think￼
Is your old-time religion getting a little stale? Do you feel in need of some spiritual revitalization? If you are interested, then V. P. wannabee Al Gore may be just the prophet you've been waiting for. In his much ballyhooed new book, Earth in … [Read more...] about Al Gore Calls Us to a New Religion￼
Television viewers during the past week were treated to a lot of extraordinary gymnastics by women. The athletic gymnastics were on display at the Olympics in Barcelona, and the mental/psychological gymnastics were shown to the nation Saturday night … [Read more...] about What do the Feminists Really Want?
Presidential candidate Bill Clinton says he wants change. The word “change” is in his every other sentence, which may be the biggest legacy of Ross Perot's foray into national politics. But, as Barbara Jordan intoned: “change from what, to what?” … [Read more...] about Has Bill Clinton Changed the Democratic Party?
The National Education Association (NEA) held its annual convention July 3-8 in Washington, D.C. Its 81500 delegates passed scores of policy resolutions which empower its staff to spend its $164,347 t425 budget in support of its left-libera1 … [Read more...] about What is the Big Teacher’s Union Up to This Year?￼
When we elected Ronald Reagan President, conservatives dreamed that we would soon get a strict-constructionist Supreme Court. We hoped for an end to judicial activism -- the practice of writing into U.S. law the social preferences of the sitting … [Read more...] about We Still Have an Activist Supreme Court
Burly Boris Yeltsin bowled them over in Washington when he addressed Congress. And no wonder. A master politician, he had studied his American audience, and he talked our language. He seized the opportunity to speak the truth that only diehard … [Read more...] about TWO SPEECHES IN CONTRAST
Burly Boris Yeltsin bowled them over in Washington when he addressed congress. And no wonder. A master politician, studied his American audience, and he talked our language. He seized the opportunity to speak the truth that only diehard right-wing … [Read more...] about Two Speeches in Contrast
Vice President Dan Quayle has upset a lot of people by his criticisms of the “cultural elite.” I watched a television interviewer hammering him last week. “You were born into a wealthy family,” she said; "you yourself must be part of the … [Read more...] about Who is the Cultural Elite?￼
Of all the proposals made for dealing with the problem of teen pregnancy, the most irresponsible is the one submitted on May 26 by Cook County Commissioner Maria Pappas. She is calling on Chicago and its suburbs to “vaccinate” or “immunize” all teen … [Read more...] about Bad and Good Advice to Teenagers