Archive for July 2012

Obama’s Campaign Most Cynical in Recent Memory

-By Warner Todd Huston Obama is running probably the most cynical campaign in recent memory. At Obama’s hands, Romney is suffering the worst treatment a presidential candidate has gotten from an opponent since Gov. Al Smith was ripped to pieces by anti-Catholic operatives in 1928 giving Herbert Hoover an easy White House win. Obama and... Read more »

Internet Portends Major Changes to Colleges, Universities

-By Warner Todd Huston Over at, Howard Finberg has quite an interesting piece about the changing world of education — he focusing specifically on educating future journalists. Finberg and others have been ruminating on how e-learning will change the profession of education and of course they are ultimately right. But, I think some important... Read more »

Head-To-Head: FBN's Dobbs Beats CNBC's Kudlow

-By Warner Todd Huston At the end of June I noted the ratings success that Fox Business Network had over CNBC and that only Larry Kudlow was still beating FBN in the ratings. Now, for the first time, Kudlow lost the ratings battle, at least for one month. For the month of July, Lous Dobbs... Read more »

You DID Build That, America: Believe In Our Future

Romney’s new ad…

Milton Friedman’s Legacy of Fighting for School Choice for All

-By Amy Payne, Heritage Foundation On the late Milton Friedman’s 100th birthday today, his words are truer than ever: “There is no respect in which inhabitants of a low-income neighborhood are so disadvantaged as in the kind of schooling they can get for their children.” And the news from many parts of the country is... Read more »

A New Conservative TV Show, Come Celebrate With Us (I'm in this show, too)

_By William J. Kelly To celebrate the pre-launch of the new television series, “America’s Instant Townhall with William J. Kelly” this August on ION Network, Join Bill Kelly and the cast with a smooth cigar or two. Special guest noted attorney Joel Brodsky The Chicago Cigar Club will meet this Monday, July 30, 2012 at... Read more »

C.S. Monitor Wonders if Every Romney Campaign Ad is 'Racist'

-By Warner Todd Huston The Christian Science Monitor apparently thought it was doing the country a public service by laying out rules by which to judge whether or not a Mitt Romney ad is “racist,” but in its five questions to ask yourself about Mitt Romney’s ads, the magazine essentially laid out criteria that makes... Read more »

NY City Council Speaker Stands Up Against Freedom of Speech

-By Warner Todd Huston Judging by this whole Chick-Fil-A oppression program liberals are engaging in, it’s no wonder Jonah Goldberg had a hit with his recent book, Liberal Fascism. This time it is City Council Speaker Christine Quinn who is proud to stand against our Constitutional rights of freedom of speech and freedom of religion,... Read more »

EXCLUSIVE: Illinois Voters Can Help Stop The Coming Taxmageddon

-By Warner Todd Huston Attention Illinois voters: call your congressman and tell him that you want to stop the President’s tax hike on small businesses so they can help begin to turn this disastrous economy around. And as voters we should also press those vying to upset sitting congressmen on this question, too. Sometime this... Read more »

UPDATE: So… What’s the Deal With Those Hats, Huston?

-By Warner Todd Huston I’ve added some hats to my online picture essay of my collection, including some driving caps, goggles, and a road duster from around 1910 or so. I also added photos of the hat I have that President Lyndon Baines Johnson once owned. A 1940s era Stetson Whippet Many of you out... Read more »