Michael Schaus

Posted October 29, 2014

In order to be a big-government liberal, mental gymnastics and verbal tap-dancing must come naturally.

Posted October 28, 2014

There is a war on prosperity in New York City; and Bill de Blasio has just conscripted New York City property owners to fight on the side of the environmentalists. Businesses will first be given incentives to clean up their act; but mandatory compliance will ultimately be the tool of choice for the environmentalists who run the Big Apple.

Posted October 27, 2014

Entrepreneur Pete Turner might have to consider rebranding his business because a bunch of self-victimized leftists are throwing a hissy fit.

Posted October 26, 2014

Dont let anybody tell you that its corporations and businesses that create jobs. The statement hardly merits a deconstruction, given its patently obvious disconnect from common sense. But I wanted to write a column; so lets press ahead anyway.

Posted October 24, 2014

The real trouble came when she claimed that our Campaigner in Chief was actively campaigning in competitive districts. One of the Bloomberg News hosts asked the obvious question: "Seriously?"

Posted October 23, 2014

Is there anything that big government does well? I mean sure, the IRS is pretty good at separating me from my hard-earned money; but, then again, so are Vegas Casinos... At least the casinos are voluntary.

Posted October 22, 2014

Socialist agitators, who demand a livable wage of at least $20 per hour can only afford to shell out an hourly wage of $13 for each of their loyal employees.

Posted October 20, 2014

Cuba to the rescue Thats right: The communist Caribbean country is stepping up to help fight Ebola in Africa. Of course, it should be pointed out that the world isnt exactly clamoring for Cuban healthcare whenever an epidemic breaks out.

Posted October 18, 2014

The National Automobile Dealers Association is defending the law as a consumer protection scheme. (I can only assume they are using the term protection the same way Al Capone routinely employed the phrase.)

Posted October 17, 2014

According to the Washington Post, Eric Holder should lend his credibility and professionalism to the troubled NFL And no, I dont think this suggestion was satire.

Posted October 15, 2014

Incompetent, or uninterested, the gaggle of self-interested amateurs in the West Wing seem intellectually under-equipped to grapple with Vladimir Putins Kremlin.

Posted October 14, 2014

The self-proclaimed Robin Hood of Rock is beginning to sound a little more like Grover Norquist than a traditional leftist. The U2 frontman, Bono, recently praised Irelands extraordinarily low tax rate, claiming that the move has brought unparalleled prosperity to the Emerald Isle.

Posted October 11, 2014

Contrary to what our friendly anti-gunners might believe, this sheriff is probably more in sync with the intention of the Constitution than any of the 535 politicians on Capitol Hill And Im not just saying that because he happens to agree with me on gun rights.

Posted October 09, 2014

Unconfirmed reports of Michael Bloomberg weeping with joy have been trickling in since the CDC decided to out-nanny the former NYC Mayor.

Posted October 08, 2014

I really, really, really, really hate being put in a position where Im defending the Nannycrat Mike Bloomberg But, hey: Sometimes we all have to do things we dont want to do.

Posted October 07, 2014

Im waiting with bated breath for a thoughtful answer. (Or is this like the DMV, where I have to take a number and wait in uncomfortable chairs for unreasonable stretches of time?)

Posted October 06, 2014

Appearing on the Dan Caplis Show (710 KNUS), Democrat Joe Salazar defended his plan to withhold all funding for schools if administrators dont get hip with political correctness. Being a good Progressive is apparently more important than educating children.

Posted October 04, 2014

During a recent Q&A session at a campaign event in Princeton Indiana, the President trotted out the tried-and-failed talking points of 2012 to defend his signature healthcare law.

Posted October 03, 2014

The specifics of the Burger King tax-inversion deal aside, Buffetts appearance on CNBC illustrates a core concept of Liberalism: Some animals are more equal than others.

Posted October 01, 2014

I know I was surprised to learn that 1.4 degrees of warming (over the last century) was enough to push the cradle of civilization into mass chaos. (Because, as we all know, it was always such a peaceful corner of the world up until recently.)