From the VG Bookshelf: Lessons from the Past

From the VG Bookshelf: Lessons from the Past

Today’s Bookshelf is a slight deviation from normal. Instead of reviewing a book, I wanted to highlight an article by Thomas Sowell. “Lessons from the Past” appeared in Jewish World Review earlier this year. As with so much of Professor Sowell’s work, the article takes what so many perceive as truth and sets it on its ear. In this case, he takes on racism, minimum wage and how so-called good intentions often have bad results.

Stacey Abrams Sets Out to Save Democracy

Stacey Abrams Sets Out to Save Democracy

There are few things more laugh-worthy, or maybe cringe-worthy, than reading that Stacey Abrams  is gearing up to protect democracy by “fighting voter suppression.” Remember, this is…

Thomas Sowell On A Social Poison

Thomas Sowell On A Social Poison

One of the most powerful of Thomas Sowell’s writings is Black Rednecks and White Liberals. Whether you believe in a “Redneck culture” or that it came to…

Joaquin Castro Doxxes Trump Supporters

Joaquin Castro Doxxes Trump Supporters

When Joaquin Castro took to Twitter yesterday, I doubted he expected the blow-back to come. Castro, brother of presidential candidate Julian Castro–not to mention Democratic representative from…

Don’t Trust the Taliban to Keep Its Promises

Don’t Trust the Taliban to Keep Its Promises

For the last 40 years, the Middle East has been a huge thorn in the side of America’s security and diplomacy. The slippery slope began in 1979…

Judge Dismisses Case and the DNC Weeps

Judge Dismisses Case and the DNC Weeps

Let’s face it. The last few months haven’t been good ones for the Democrats. The Mueller Report didn’t deliver as expected. There is dissension in the ranks…

Iran:  The Path to War

Iran: The Path to War

Earlier this month, British marines seized an Iranian super tanker off the coast of Gibraltar. The tanker carried oil bound for Syria in violation of sanctions the…

Ocasio-Cortez Learns the Road Goes Both Ways

Ocasio-Cortez Learns the Road Goes Both Ways

From almost the moment she first burst onto the political stage, Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez has been a media darling. Her use of social media has made her both…

Gallagher Not Guilty & the Liberal Media Spin Begins

Gallagher Not Guilty & the Liberal Media Spin Begins

Edward Gallagher stepped up and promised to serve this country. He swore to protect it from its enemies. Along the way, he undertook some of the most…

Presidential Debate or Circular Firing Squad?

Presidential Debate or Circular Firing Squad?

Lay in the popcorn and chill your favorite beverage. Tonight marks the first of two–count ’em, two–nights of debate featuring the ever expanding field of Democratic candidates…

Jamie Rathburn Became a Bully to Fight Bullies

Jamie Rathburn Became a Bully to Fight Bullies

Last month, Jamie Rathburn finally had enough. Her son, a third-grader at Greenbrier Elementary School in South Carolina, had been bullied once too often. Pushed to the…

9/11 First Responders Deserve Better

9/11 First Responders Deserve Better

Yesterday was a day that should live in infamy. A sub-committee of the House Judiciary Committee met to hear testimony from 9/11 survivors in preparation for a…

Scot Peterson Might Finally Face Justice

Scot Peterson Might Finally Face Justice

Yesterday, authorities announced that former Broward County Deputy Scot Peterson faces 11 criminal counts stemming from his actions–or more accurately, lack of action–during the February 14, 2018…

Buttigieg & Moulton Condemn Trump For Not Serving

Buttigieg & Moulton Condemn Trump For Not Serving

The media, not to mention the Democratic Party, have no shame. Our nation just commemorated Memorial Day, remembering all the men and women who laid down their…

From the VG Bookshelf: A Social Poison by Thomas Sowell

From the VG Bookshelf: A Social Poison by Thomas Sowell

A Social Poison is one of the essays included in Thomas Sowell’s excellent Black Rednecks and White Liberals. Whether you believe in a “Redneck culture” or that…

Madam Speaker Flips and Flops on Impeachment

Madam Speaker Flips and Flops on Impeachment

Madam Speaker has spoken. And danced. And changed positions. And finally come around to the position we all expected. She’s flipped and flopped her way into beginning…

Adam Schiff Sinks Deeper into Trump Derangement Syndrome

Adam Schiff Sinks Deeper into Trump Derangement Syndrome

First the Democrats promised the Steele Report would bring down Donald Trump. When that failed, they swore the Mueller Report would vindicate their hatred for the President…

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