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Donald Trump Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, in Las Vegas.

Donald Trump’s Hypocrisies

Having written quite a bit on the question of hypocrisy (see, for example, my New York Times bestseller Do As I Say (Not As I Do): Profiles in Liberal Hypocrisy), I can say that there are often yawning gaps between what Donald Trump criticizes other for and what he himself does.

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FIX IS IN: PBS Moderators Ignore Clinton Scandals

So let me get this straight: on the same day that the Washington Post reports that the State Department issued subpoenas to a family foundation bearing Hillary Clinton’s name as part of a federal investigation, the PBS debate moderators didn’t ask her about it.

Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton speaks at the NBC, YouTube Democratic presidential debate at the Gaillard Center, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, in Charleston, S.C. (

Five Questions for Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton avoided any serious questions about the ethical problems she faces. Here are five simple, straightforward questions that Hillary Clinton needs to be asked.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and her husband and former President Bill Clinton greet Iowans during the Central Iowa Democrats fall barbecue November 15, 2015 at Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center of Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. Clinton continued to campaign for the nomination from the Democratic Party. (Photo by

Money, Not Ideas, Driving Clinton Global Initiative

Contrary to the image painted of the Clintons by both their friends and enemies, the Clintons have always been less about ideas and beliefs than they have been about money. One need look no further than their record: the collection of an astonishing $3 billion in contributions and donations over the course of their public lives. No one comes even close.

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Government Contractors Cheat Taxpayers, Pay Politicians

Government contractors who are most likely to defraud taxpayers are also the largest contributors to political campaigns, a new analysis finds. The lesson may well be if you are going to defraud the government, you better be prepared to cough up money for lobbyists and politicians.

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Warren Buffett Losing His Halo on Wall Street

Warren Buffett, one of the richest men in America, is a long-time proponent of higher taxes and greater regulation on business. But his words are usually not matched by his own actions, leading to a major image problem on Wall Street, reports the Wall Street Journal.

John Kasich, Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina and Rand Paul stand on stage during the Republican Presidential Debate hosted by Fox Business and The Wall Street Journal November 10, 2015 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.AFP PHOTO / JOSHUA LOTT (Photo credit should read

Crony Capitalism Gets Crushed in GOP Debate

Taking on crony capitalism, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas openly declared that he would not bail out the banks a la 2008. Dr. Ben Carson took that position as well, saying he had no interest in protecting bankers from their excessive risk-taking. Carly Fiorina spoke eloquently and at length about how Obamacare was a creature birthed by large corporations, including the pharmaceutical industry. She also noted that crony capitalism is one step away from socialism.

In this handout provided by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), a second full moon for the month of July rises behind the dome of the U.S. Capitol on July 31, 2015 in Washington, DC. In recent years, people have been using the name Blue Moon for the second of two full moons in a single calendar month. An older definition of Blue Moon is that it is the third of four full moons in a single season. (Photo by

Big Spending Still A Big Draw On Capitol Hill

A massive $325 billion federal transportation bill passed overwhelmingly on Capitol Hill with strong support from both parties. The bill, which was not read or analyzed by most members of congress before they voted on it, is still being digested and analyzed by clean government organizations.

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The Clinton Machine, Still Hiding Secret Donors

The Clintons promised that they would disclose all donations flowing into the Clinton Foundation—and everyone was supposed to assume they were doing just that. But then we discovered last Spring that there were secret foreign donors giving them money while Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State.

How Reagan, Not Fate, Brought Down the Berlin Wall

How Reagan, Not Fate, Brought Down the Berlin Wall

On the 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall, it’s easy to see the collapse of the Soviet Bloc as something that was inevitable. That’s essentially the way the event is being taught today at universities and colleges around

Reagan's California: The 'Creative Society'

Reagan's California: The 'Creative Society'

Ronald Reagan was a son of the Midwest, but it’s only natural that he would find and make his home in California.  Reagan’s California, from the 1930s to the early 1990s, was a place for dreamers and innovators. A place

'The Economist' Misses the Point on Crony Capitalism

'The Economist' Misses the Point on Crony Capitalism

The Economist’s latest cover story warns readers of “The New Age of Crony Capitalism.” The magazine’s editors are to be commended for shining a journalistic light on cronyism’s rise and the corrosive effects of rent-seeking behavior. The Economist does a