John Ransom

Posted September 06, 2014

The money involved may be smaller when academics hit the revolving door between Washington and the Ivory Tower, but it smacks of no less venality, no less corruption and no less conflict of interest. It just proves academics typically think smaller than those on Wall Street and Main Street.

Posted September 05, 2014

It is in fact the very unthinkablity of war in Europe between Russia and the West that Putin is counting on to reestablish normal relationships, fuel Western joy -and the stock market- and fuel his next gambit in Eastern Europe.

Posted September 04, 2014

It takes more than broad proclamations of success for passing Obamacare or ending the war in Iraq to institute the change you want; it takes more than just being elected president and declaring victory.

Posted September 02, 2014

One of the most successful ways for dictators to cling to power in light of mass dissatisfaction is by waging short, triumphant wars to distract a citizenry looking for someone to blame.

Posted September 01, 2014

Growing up in Chicago I was witness to how Jesse Jackson Sr. and Operation PUSH would shake down companies for money in return for not being hit by special interests with the tag of being racist by the King of Black people.

Posted August 31, 2014

The right loves mom and apple pie. The Chevy Volt is an example of how far from baseball, hot dogs and apple pie Americas best loved brand of cars has strayed.

Posted August 30, 2014

The Middle East isnt just a foreign policy problem; its another one of the man-caused disasters that has become the hallmark of the Obama administrations version of Moe, Larry and Curly.

Posted August 29, 2014

Obama's version of nation-building doesnt include elections, and purple stained fingers, but rather a benign neglect, a Darwinian respect for survival of the strongest. The only votes that count in this scenario are typically dipped in red, blood red.

Posted August 28, 2014

Only in progressive America would it take a new academic report to verify whats been plain to us, the anti-science conservatives, for years: Whatever economic plan Obama's following, and Democrats are rooting for, just isn't working. In fact, its making matters worse.

Posted August 27, 2014

Like most Democrats, Harry Reid knows nothing about money. So he had to earn it the old fashioned way, through graft.

Posted August 24, 2014

Prepare for an alternate reality to be let loose that will trumpet the health benefits of reducing carbon and healthcare costs too!-- for little kids, grandma and grandpa, tied up in a neat little bow called fighting the deficit.

Posted August 24, 2014

The only crime that I see in this case is that a liberal DA got busted for drunk driving and somehow still has a job and a paycheck. Typical liberal. And if THATS not political, I dont know what is.

Posted August 22, 2014

He thinks hes entitled to speak about Ferguson because hes a black man with a black mans experience in America. He believes in legitimatizing black mistrust of America instead of removing mistrust between the races

Posted August 21, 2014

Obama's election is inconceivable without first understanding the historic wrongs the country has foisted on a community that has never enjoyed the protection a family can give them.

Posted August 20, 2014

If anything in life is certain it is this: When Obama wages war on anything, including war, we ought to expect a mass casualty event at this point.

Posted August 18, 2014

In the contest to run America for the foreseeable future, the Democrats have so mismanaged and bungled their chance to make a case for themselves that their only choice is to criminalize the opposition.

Posted August 17, 2014

Self immolation is the last resort of those who have no other voice.

Posted August 17, 2014

What if we had a president who has some gonads and some sense of proportion?

Posted August 16, 2014

Brooke, like the rest of his generation, went to war singing about hope. And all he got for his trouble was change; change he would not have recognized, nor likely approved of, had he lived.

Posted August 15, 2014

The man who once race-baited by pretending that Trayvon Martin was his own son, now dead and gone, is definitely the father of this version of our country. The likeness and resemblance is too striking for him not to be.

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