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Making Sense by Michael Reagan The fight over immigration reform was wiped off our TV screens by the fires and tear gas clouds in Ferguson Monday night. CNN and the other networks will milk the grand jury’s decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson for the killing of Michael Brown for as long as there’s […]

Tyrades! By Danny Tyree “I’ve gotta get it right the first time. That’s the main thing. I can’t afford to let it pass.” — Billy Joel. “Graco recalls almost 5 million strollers in the U.S. due to fingertip amputation hazard.” “Craigslist founder dodges questions on recall policy.” “Safety agency admonishes Chrysler for handling of Jeep […]

Raging Moderate by Will Durst You got to love Thanksgiving. You do. It’s the law. And be honest; doesn’t a little tryptophan poisoning amongst family and friends sound pretty comforting right about now? What with Ebola infested ISIS members slithering across the border carrying photos of Bill Cosby ogling Kim Kardashian’s butt? Besides, this holiday […]

Bonjour, America! Have you heard the good news? Under President Obama, the U.S. ranking for personal freedom has slipped below that of France! According to The Washington Examiner, the Legatum Institute just released its sixth edition of its Prosperity Index. It measures entrepreneurship, opportunity, education and social capital — aspects of prosperity that typical gross […]

Nothing is less important in Washington these days than how Barack Obama’s executive order on immigration will affect millions of unauthorized immigrants. Obama has turned a population roughly equal to Alabama into taxpayers who can live in America without fear of deportation, and this town yawns. All anyone really wants to talk about is whether […]

  Illegal immigrants are the perfect Republican foe. They’re easily exploited as low-cost workers benefiting business and easily maligned for being “lawless” benefiting politicians. They’re a foreign other with a tendency not to speak English so suspicion is ready-made. Plus, how are illegal immigrants going to stick up for themselves? They’re not. They’re an ideal […]

Liberal billionaires reap the benefits of their XL pipeline lobbying and what do they get? The exposure of left-wing hypocrisy, for one. Liberal President Obama’s liberal government commissioned a study for the State Department run by liberal John Kerry, and the report stated the pipeline would have less environmental risk than the current mode of […]

Making Sense by Michael Reagan Talk about being in the middle of Middle America. This week I’m in bitterly cold Nebraska — Omaha, to be exact — visiting with my wife Colleen’s family. On Tuesday night I watched the Die-hard Democrats in the Senate stop a bill to force approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline […]

I set out to write an obituary about my mother, who died Nov. 15, and was taken aback by how much she never accomplished in her 94 years. At least that’s how it seemed when her life was viewed in contrast with that of my better-known dad, Allen Funt, who invented “Candid Camera” and whose […]

I’ve done my fair share of stupid things over my life. When I was 5, my father told me to stop jumping around the bathtub, but I ignored him. I slipped and hit my head on a ceramic soap dish, which busted into a dozen pieces. I should have been hurt, but my hard, dense […]