How Good is the US Economy?

When even the New York Times struggles to find words to say how good the US economy is, you know it’s good: We Ran Out of Words to Describe How Good the Jobs Numbers Are The economy is in a sweet spot, with steady growth and broad improvement in the labor market. The real question …

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Leftists; Just Keep Shouting “Racist!”

What a nasty piece of photo-shopping this is: This is the original pic: It is hard to imagine the kind of steamed up hatefulness that would think it acceptable and moral to defame ordinary people in this way, and almost equally difficult to understand so deep a need to believe other people are racist that …

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Saudi Arabia to Permit Churches

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad has agreed to allow Christians to build churches in Saudi Arabia. If this is accurate, it is a remarkable breakthrough. Muhammad said that no religions other than Islam should be permitted on the Arabian peninsula. There will be strong resistance from Islamic leaders to any suggestion Christians should be allowed to …

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Trump Right on Korean Peace

South Korean President Moon Jae-in says President Trump deserves the Nobel Peace Prize for bringing about the new rapport between North and South Korea, and for getting North Korea to agree to dismantle its nuclear arms programme: “South Korean President Moon Jae-in thinks US President Donald Trump deserves a Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts …

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Trump, #nevertrump and the Future of US Politics

What is it about Trump that some conservatives find so distressing? You’d expect progressives to be disturbed, of course, even before you get to policies. Trump is a manly, no nonsense, successful businessman. When you do consider policies, the nightmare deepens. He is unashamedly proud of his country, and has made it clear that when …

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