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Alan Caruba's Past Articles

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Religion and the 2012 Elections


published: March 04, 2012


The one thing that Presidents from Washington through to modern times have held in common was the belief that religion was a central component of the life of the republic. Calvin Coolidge, Preside...

Lower Than Pond Scum


published: February 26, 2012


Between 1955 and 1959 I was a student at the University of Miami. It was perhaps the best four years of my life and remembered fondly for its combination of fun and learning. On Thursday, February ...

The Federal Reserve Rip-Off


published: February 20, 2012


I have not been kind to Ron Paul and his participation in the Republican primary campaigns and it has taken me a while to understand why he is doing this. It is clear that he wants to be around to ...

The Global Warming Hoax is Now Killing People


published: February 15, 2012


By Friday, February 10th, an estimated 500 Europeans had died from the freezing weather gripping the continent. This is the price they and British citizens are paying for embracing the global warmi...

America's Green Enemies


published: February 13, 2012


It was good news that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved the nation’s first nuclear power plants on February 9th, clearing the way for the construction of two reactors by Southern Com...

Taking Hostages: Tehran in 1979 - Cairo in 2012


published: February 08, 2012


As someone who vividly recalls the Iranian “students” who took our diplomats hostage in 1979 and the 444 days it took to get them back, the repeat of this by the Muslim Brotherhood in C...

The Looney Tunes Version of the GOP Campaigns


published: February 07, 2012


I have begun to think of the Republican campaign as a series of Looney Tunes cartoons being replayed again and again. They are filled with a combination of laughs and the fantastical, self-defeatin...

The New American Elite


published: January 30, 2012


The only constant in the life of individuals and nations is change. Since the beginning of the last century, the process or rate of change has accelerated with the invention and availability of a m...

Does Obama Want to Lose? Yes!


published: January 26, 2012


It seems like a bizarre notion, but does Barack Obama want to lose the election in November? I think he does! One is struck by the way Obama has visibly aged in the job. He may well have grown we...

Destroying America by Denying Access to Energy


published: January 23, 2012


It is the crime of the century that America, home to some of the world’s greatest reserves of coal, natural gas and oil, is being deliberately destroyed by the Environmental Protection Agency...

The U.S. is on a Suicide Watch


published: January 20, 2012


In 1991, the Soviet Union, arguably the greatest experiment in Communism, collapsed. After Mao Zedong died in 1976, his successors moved to shift its Communist economy to one that embraced Capitali...

Obama Weakens the Military


published: January 16, 2012


“Si vis pacem, para bellum.” If you want peace, plan for war. The adage is attributed to the 4th or 5th century Latin author Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus’s tract De Re Militar...

Barack Machiavelli


published: January 08, 2012


The Founding Fathers, authors of the Constitution, were obsessed with any form of government that could become too powerful, too willing to use force to oppress citizens. They had cause. They had f...

EPA’s Killer MACT


published: January 08, 2012


To understand how the Environmental Protection Agency operates, one must first understand that it lies all the time. Its “estimates” are bogus. Its claims of lives saved are bogus. It ...

How Not to Go Crazy in 2012


published: January 01, 2012


Election years tend to create a level of frenzy concerning the selection of the nominees and the outcome. The media feed this in order to keep readers reading and viewers viewing. The history of Am...

The 2012 Check List for America's Survival


published: December 25, 2011


Many people make resolutions to start the year, but I think a list of things that must be done to protect and preserve the Republic should be tallied. 1. President Obama must be defeated in 2012 a...

Christianity's Triumph


published: December 19, 2011


“By far the most important event in the entire rise of Christianity was the meeting in Jerusalem in around the year 50, when Paul was granted the authority to convert Gentiles without them al...

America's Communist President


published: December 12, 2011


In his extraordinary book, “Dupes: How America’s Adversaries Have Manipulated Progressives for a Century”, the historian, Dr. Paul Kengor, stated in his introduction that “W...

Looking to the Dollar, Gold, and "Mutti" to Save the World


published: December 08, 2011


The most formidable couple in the world during the 1980s was Ronald Reagan and British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Thatcher, a conservative and a woman of iron will, must be looking across th...

Spending More has Never Worked!


published: December 04, 2011


Ask any financial advisor what to do when you are drowning in debt and they will tell you to spend less and pay down your debt. This is just common sense. However, if you ask politicians what to do...

Paper Money, Real Debt, and Spendthrift Nations


published: December 01, 2011


As the citizens of the United States and the seventeen member-nations of the European Union look on, a great drama regarding the future of the EU and its currency, the Euro, is occurring. The esse...

The Threat of a Global Financial Collapse


published: November 27, 2011


At present, the amount of the annual Gross Domestic Product, $14 trillion—the value of all the goods and services that generate income—is exceeded by the nation’s debts. America ...

System Failure on a Global Scale


published: November 21, 2011


We are living in times when the structures involving the global financial system, national security, and self-governance are under attack, decaying, or just self-destructing due to all the ills to ...

Super Committee Suicide


published: November 20, 2011


By the weekend, news reports indicated that the congressional Super Committee was closing in on an agreement. The deficit-cutting panel is mandated to trim at least $1.2 trillion in federal spendin...

If Not Romney, Who?


published: November 13, 2011


Generally overlooked in the midst of the many debates and the usual competition between Republican candidates for the Party’s nomination is the fact that a rather impressive number have throw...

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Alan Caruba

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A widely respected conservative commentator on the issues of our times. He blogs daily at Facts Not Fantasy. The founder in 1990 of The National Anxiety Center, Caruba has been debunking government, liberal political, and environmental propaganda ever since. A longtime business and science writer, as well as former journalist, Caruba is a charter member of The National Book Critics Circle and posts a monthly report on new books.

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