Progressives Ambush the Salvation Army

Progressives Ambush the Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is the latest target of progressive wrath. British pop singer Ellie Goulding threatened to cancel an appearance at the Dallas Cowboys’ Thanksgiving halftime show, which will celebrate the army’s red-kettle campaign, unless it made a “pledge or donation to the LGBTQ community.” She backed down after the Salvation Army assured More...

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The Big Lie About Charter Schools
By asif On Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
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The Big Lie About Charter Schools

When Sen. Elizabeth Warren released her education plan, she trotted out a familiar charge against charter schools: that they “strain the resources of school districts.” To fight this supposed scourge, she promised More...

Why Obama Stopped Auditing Medicaid
By asif On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
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Why Obama Stopped Auditing Medicaid

Medicaid expansion was a key component of ObamaCare. In 2014 when the expansion started, the feds stopped doing audits of states’ Medicaid eligibility determinations. The Obama administration’s goal was to More...

Treat China as the Nuclear Superpower It Is
By asif On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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Treat China as the Nuclear Superpower It Is

Doubtless the president would not be delighted by the likening of his administration to a giant fat guy who has never skied, pushing off from the top of a double-black-diamond slope and on his way down taking out More...

Another Reason Texas Rocks - WSJ
By asif On Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
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Another Reason Texas Rocks – WSJ

Guest pass through the rotunda at the Texas State Capitol in Austin. Photo: Eric Gay/Associated Press Texas has become one of America’s More...

Southern Europe Stays Unstable - WSJ
By asif On Monday, November 11th, 2019
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Southern Europe Stays Unstable – WSJ

Spanish Prime Minister and Socialist Workers’ Party (PSOE) leader Pedro Sanchez, November 8, 2019. Photo: sergio perez/Reuters Spain More...

California’s Board Diversity Tax - WSJ
By asif On Sunday, November 10th, 2019
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California’s Board Diversity Tax – WSJ

Democrats in California work hard to punish businesses and sometimes they succeed without trying. Consider a 2018 law that imposes gender quotas for boards of public companies based in the state, which a new study More...

Louisiana: The Trial-Lawyer State - WSJ
By asif On Saturday, November 9th, 2019
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Louisiana: The Trial-Lawyer State – WSJ

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards speaks in Baton Rouge, La., Oct. 17. Photo: Melinda Deslatte/Associated Press Louisiana used to be a leader More...

The Water’s Fine, Mr. Bloomberg
By asif On Saturday, November 9th, 2019
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The Water’s Fine, Mr. Bloomberg

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Oct. 10. Photo: Martin Sylvest/EPA/Shutterstock The news that Michael Bloomberg might compete for More...

Targeting Mark Zuckerberg - WSJ
By asif On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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Targeting Mark Zuckerberg – WSJ

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in Washington D.C., Oct. 23. Photo: Stefani Reynolds/Zuma Press Perhaps the most important political divide in More...