Just before we passed welfare reform in 1996, many on the left promised dire consequences for millions of American families if the legislation were to become law. They said the requirement that people go back to work after two years of taxpayer support was draconian. The late Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan actually characterized it as “the most brutal act of social policy since Reconstruction.”Read More
The revelation last month that IRS officials had routinely targeted conservative organizations for excessive scrutiny is now a major political scandal, and rightly so. When you have federal agents asking citizens about the content of their prayers and investigating breakfast conversations hosted by an 83-year-old grandmother, it is a sign the federal government is far out of control.Read More
So a priest, a politician and his wife walk into a bar…
Newt and Callista Gingrich thought they were having a casual dinner with a small group of friends — including a few priests — Sunday night when the driver gave a vague excuse and diverted the car to Georgetown. As they pulled up to Cafe Milano, the couple found 250 friends waiting outside of the restaurant for Newt’s surprise 70th birthday party.Read More
This is an unusually memorable Father’s Day for me.
Next Friday, Callista and I are going to the battlefield of Verdun.Read More
(2/2) president @barackobama, 2013: 4.5k really depressed germans. 98% decline...do you need to know any more about a failed presidency?
(1/2) candidate @BarackObama 2008: 200k enthusiastic germans...