I am borrowing this from newsletter guru, John Mauldin, who apparently borrowed it from The Privateer. It is verifiably true, and stunning beyond words. In 1909 the federal government had an annual budget of $0.8 billion (yep, just $800 million). The population was 90...

I have become pretty accustomed to reading rather bizarre stuff from Steve Greenhut. His tiresome attacks on the U.S. military, his cartoonish suggestions that the founding fathers share his vision for America, and the joy he gets in seeing people like Barack Obama elected...

What a pickle. Right at a time that once invincible popularity ratings are cratering faster than the stock market was one year ago, and right at a time when his two most significant legislative agenda items (socialized health care, and "cap-and-tax") are taking major...

This discussion has been brewing for decades, and I certainly do not believe it is going to be settled any time soon. The discussion of what it means to be a “true conservative” is hard to avoid. On a daily basis, media pundits,...