Robert James Bidinotto

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How to Cultivate a Food Crisis

Buried beneath the avalanche of press coverage about the lame-duck Congress, I found a story about President Obama’s mid-December meeting with twenty corporate CEOs. The purpose of this Blair House get-together was to discuss how to jump-start our still-ailing economy.

The Tea Party vs. the Ruling Class

A talk Before a Tea Party rally sponsored by the Cecil County (Md.) Patriots in Elkton, Md., 10/23/10 Twenty months ago, on February 19, 2009, business reporter Rick Santelli of CNBC took to the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Will the 'Ruling Class Right' Rescue Vulnerable Dems?

Just outside the DC Beltway, in Maryland’s sprawling first congressional district, an electoral battle is underway that exposes unique ideological fault lines beneath America’s political landscape. The campaign pits freshman “Blue Dog” Democratic congressman Frank Kratovil in a rematch against

The Anti-American President?

Conservative author Dinesh D’Souza recently published an insightful, much-discussed article in Forbes, “How Obama Thinks.” Drawing upon Obama’s writings and history, D’Souza concludes that his policy agenda–so at odds with traditional American values and principles–is rooted chiefly in the anti-colonialist

The Atrazine Scare Is Just the Beginning

Recently, I reported here on the environmentalists’ trumped-up scare campaign targeting atrazine, a valuable, widely used agricultural herbicide. I quoted a Wall Street Journal editorial that observed, “The environmental lobby also figures that if it can take down atrazine with

'Son of Alar': The New Pesticide Scare Campaign

In 1989, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), a major environmentalist group, launched a nationwide panic over the presence on apples of alar, a chemical growth agent. On TV shows such as “60 Minutes” and “Donahue,” and in major women’s

Teddy's Temple: A Taxpayer-Funded Shrine to Leftism

At a time when the American taxpayer is on the hook for trillions in current and future federal spending–when the Congressional Budget Office warns that the current rate of federal spending is “unsustainable”–liberal Democrats in Congress have earmarked over $68

A Government Takeover of the Financial Sector?

As long as the Democrats continue to control Congress, we’ll have to endure an endless procession of initiatives for the federal government to take over industry after industry. Health insurance and college loans went under federal hegemony with passage of