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The Party of Entitlements

The Party of Entitlements

. By Phil Erwin The public display of political rancor is rich: Sixty or more Democrats stridently vowing to boycott Trump’s “illegitimate” inauguration – mysteriously forgetting that three short months ago they were screaming at how “un-American” Trump was for not promising to “accept the results of the election.” And they’re furious at Trump for calling […]

9/12: The Appeal to National Narcissism is Alive and Well

9/12: The Appeal to National Narcissism is Alive and Well

By Thomas L. Knapp “The narcissist,” someone once wrote on an Internet discussion forum devoted to the topic, “learns nothing, forgets nothing, and forgives nothing.” In conscious appeal to this tendency, the American political class flocks to shrines in New York, DC and Pennsylvania each year to once again cynically wring as much narcissistic flag-waving […]

Carly Fiorina: Straight talking at the Reagan Library

Carly Fiorina: Straight talking at the Reagan Library

Presidential candidate, and former Hewlett Packard CEO, Carly Fiorina, spoke last night at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley.  Her opening remarks set the tone for the evening.  “I see a world in dire need of American Leadership.” Ms. Fiorina jabbed at Democratic frontrunner, Hillary Clinton, citing the former Secretary of State and her involvement […]

Some Animals Are More Equal Than Others

Some Animals Are More Equal Than Others

By Thomas L. Knapp Presidential candidates work hard to convince ordinary Americans that they’re just like us. Regular folks. Put their pants on one leg at a time, you betcha. But nobody clears the airspace for me when I fly into a city. Nor, I bet, do federal agents cordon off several blocks around venues […]