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What We Have Here is a Failure to Negotiate


published: November 10, 2011


In the movie, “Cool Hand Luke” the warden of a prison camp utters the now famous line, “What we have here is a failure to communicate.” The decision of the Democratic member...

Time to Rid the Streets of the "Occupy" Movement


published: November 08, 2011


Is there any doubt left in the minds of observers of the Occupy Wall Street movement tends toward violence and is in need of control? The mayors of the cities—some seventy at last count&...

Killing Energy, Killing Jobs, Killing America


published: October 30, 2011


America has been under attack since Barack Obama took the oath of office on January 20, 2009. The primary target has been the nation’s ability to generate energy for electricity and transport...

Global Warming: An Obituary


published: October 26, 2011


I used to write obituaries when I was a young journalist and I daresay they are one of the best read sections of any newspaper. We have arrived at a time when the obituaries for global warming (now...

Muammar, Dead at Last


published: October 24, 2011


There were at last count at least 643 ways to spell Muammar Gaddafi and I for one am very happy he is dead for that reason alone. The fact that he was the dictator of Libya for over forty years, fu...

Kiss the European Union Goodbye


published: October 20, 2011


In Paris on October 15th, a group of finance ministers and central bankers known as the G20, representing major nations, gave the European Union until October 23red to find an answer to the financi...

Immigration, Migration, Politics and Policies


published: October 17, 2011


When early humans got the hang of walking upright, the first thing many did was to walk out of Africa and, eventually, to all parts of the Earth from Asia to Europe, to North and South America, pro...

Occupy Wall Street: Communism's Clueless Foot Soldiers


published: October 13, 2011


Norman Thomas, a U.S. Socialist Party candidate for president, once famously said, “The American people will never knowingly adopt Socialism. But, under the name of ‘liberalism’, ...

Will Warmists Face Justice for their Deceptions?


published: October 09, 2011


When you murder someone the case is never closed. The same holds when you murder the truth. No matter how long it takes, truth is defended despite all the calumnies heaped on those who stand firm a...

The EPA Gets Caught in a Big Fat Lie


published: October 03, 2011


The notion that the Environmental Protection Agency uses “science” to justify their regulations is false, just like most of the claims they issue on various aspects of the nation’...

The Financial Advice of Experts, Then and Now


published: September 26, 2011


“I see nothing in the present situation that is either menacing or warrants pessimism…I have every confidence that there will be a revival of activity in the spring, and that during th...

Five Wars, 63 Years of Terrorism, and Israel Survives


published: September 19, 2011


The people who have given us bagels and lox, potato latkes, and chicken soup, in addition to the Old Testament, Albert Einstein, and a list of Nobel Prize winners as long as your arm, are in for ye...

The Slow, Certain Death of the Global Warming Theory


published: September 11, 2011


I have been predicting the death of the global warming theory since late in the last decade when it became obvious that the Earth had entered into a cooling cycle. By 2009 the leak of thousands of ...

Israel's Terrible Choices


published: September 04, 2011


I was eleven years old when Israel declared its independence and sovereignty in 1948 with the blessing of the United Nations. World War Two and the Holocaust were over barely three years and many o...

A Weather Newsgasm


published: August 28, 2011


What major weather events and especially earthquakes tell us is that we live on planet Earth on its terms, not ours. Put another way, we don’t “control” the weather or climate and...

GE Stabs the US in the Back


published: August 27, 2011


In 1876 Thomas Alva Edison opened a laboratory in Menlo Park, New Jersey for the purposes of exploring how to produce and distribute electricity. History records that he invented the incandescent e...



published: August 14, 2011


s bad as the present financial crisis is, how much worse would it be if the enemies of the United States of America, emboldened by a smaller Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps, decided that th...

Flash Mobs: Being Young, Black, and Male in America Today


published: August 14, 2011


Those who follow my commentaries know that I rarely discuss race in America. I find it an unhappy topic at best and, from my readings in U.S. history, I feel safe in saying there was never a good t...

Flirting with the Great Depression 2.0


published: August 08, 2011


“Credit rating agency S&P has downgraded U.S. debt from AAA, the first debt downgrade in U.S. history, the Associated Press reported.” When a nation’s debt equals its entire ...

Unleashing Americans


published: August 02, 2011


“I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.” -- Thomas Jefferson My fa...

It's Just a Heat Wave


published: July 24, 2011


The most surprising thing about the current heat wave affecting much of the United States is that no global warming charlatan is claiming that it is the result of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. Si...

Flatlining the Economy


published: July 17, 2011


As is well known, I am an expert on practically everything. This is why I am obscenely wealthy, sought after by the major media, and am an object of desire even in my early 70s. And! I have a bridg...

The Greens Just Love Us to Death


published: July 10, 2011


The vote to end the $6 billion in subsidies to ethanol producers reminded me how much Greens love us all. Surely only love could inspire taking corn and turning it into moonshine, and then mixing i...

There is No First Amendment Without a Second Amendment


published: July 03, 2011


When we celebrate the Fourth of July, let’s keep in mind that the first Americans won their independence from England with the force of arms. It was, in fact, a British effort in 1775 to conf...

Spending Insanely While the Economy Collapses


published: June 26, 2011


America is a sovereign nation, a constitutional Republic that will celebrate the 235th anniversary of its declaration of independence in 1776 and the 223rd anniversary of its Constitution which bec...

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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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