Spike Lee Rails on Gentrification … For No Apparent Reason

There are apparently not enough bad things in the world to be upset about. Spike Lee, the controversial black director, thinks it’s terrible how white people are moving into black neighborhoods. Just why he thinks it’s a bad thing, no one knows. Spike Lee recently came under fire for an expletive-riddled tirade against “gentrification”—the process […]

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Georgia to Pass Awesome Slowpoke Bill

One of my biggest pet peeves on the road is the left-lane highway cruiser. If you’re a compulsive reader of my articles (Why would you do that to yourself?), you may remember that I have written on this very issue before. I don’t care how fast you are going. The leftmost lane on the highway […]

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Why Aren’t Democrats Ever Accused of Political Hypocrisy?

If you’ve been looking into politics for any length of time, you’ll notice that the most ideologically idealistic politicians are always the most susceptible to accusations of political hypocrisy. There are few political things more tenuous than the reputation of a Tea Party Republican. If you preach low taxes, small government, individual liberty, family values, […]

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Why Leftists Hate Human Nature

There are two prevailing views of human nature. In one view, humans are naturally bad. In the other, humans are naturally good. This may be a simplification, but it is accurate in the aggregate. In broad terms, leftists tend to believe that humans are naturally good—or at least naturally perfectible. And that is why they […]

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Medicaid Costs Have Increased 31,000% Since Inception

Republican Senator Tom Coburn, whose primary profession is as a doctor, has crunched some numbers (He’s pretty good at crunching numbers—you might have read his highly illuminating “Government Wastebook”) and given us an estimate of the bloat escalation of existing government health programs. Forget Obamacare. Even when all we had was Medicaid, we were already […]

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Woman Punished by City for Living Off the Grid

Robin Speronis, a resident of Cape Coral, Florida, wants to live off the grid. She doesn’t use the city’s water—she collects rain water; she doesn’t use the city’s power—she has solar panels; and she tries to survive on non-perishable food and whatever else she can grow. She is as close to self-sufficient as a person […]

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Ugandan President Signs Anti-Homosexual Bill

Yesterday, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed Uganda’s controversial anti-homosexual bill into law. The bill further criminalizes homosexual behavior, which was already illegal in Uganda. First-time offenders can be imprisoned for up to fourteen years and there are even harsher measures for “aggravated” homosexuality—an instance where an HIV-infected person commits homosexual acts. At first the bill […]

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