Governor Cuomo's "New" New York is one where the government grows richer by swindling its citizens out of money that they don't have.
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Ending the War on Drugs would lead to higher medical costs, lower education attainment and income, fewer workplace rights and more vulnerable communities. And this is only the beginning.
Gun rights advocates shouldn't argue for gun ownership because guns make us safer; they should argue for gun ownership because guns are fun.
Cats, dogs, horses ... and chairs? A scientist is taking the best characteristics of chairs from around the world to create a new, "thoroughbred" chair. We think he deserves a sitting ovation.
Dueling is a very American activity and is worth bringing back.
The British monarchy is not worthy of Americans' loyalty, but it is worthy of their respect.
National service always sounds good in theory, but in practice they would probably be high maintenance bureaucracies which would frustrate their participants.
Why is it that are dignitaries are so frequently without dignity?
All the places where you wanted to travel, but no one told you to ask about.
Tax-free zones and other gimmicks aren't what upstate New York needs. Upstate New York can only recover and thrive if it gets independence.
Bradley Manning violated every obligation he had as a member of the intelligence community when he submitted classified documents to Wikileaks. He should be punished.
Tesla is posting record profits, but to become the Ford of the 21st Century they should look to driverless car technology to get all Americans into the backseat.
On Memorial Day, the wars abroad are winding to a close, but there is a new war at home that civilians and military personnel have not been able to confront: the skyrocketing rate of suicide.
A brief primer on surviving in the capital.
Everyone should teach their children how to shoot, and here's why.
Who else but the CIA could have come up with some of these weirdo plans?
Mediocrity was good for your parents and it is good for you as well. Remember, it is OK to be only OK.
Rape is most prevalent in American prisons, but it is also here where it is most ignored.
The worst domestic terrorists were not right wing nutcases; they were leftist radicals.
Gun owners should not have to prove anything about public safety to justify owning their guns in the first place. Gun ownership speaks for itself.
Are sleek buildings, legions of service workers and overpaid executive personnel necessary to obtain a great education? Probably not.
Does the fact that the U.N. is undertaking a mission in the Congo mean that it won't work? Maybe not, but it demonstrates a thorough commitment to not getting things done.
Obamacare will probably make insurance rates go up, but you can always just opt to pay the tax and buy health insurance when you get sick.
Comparing America's military spending with that of other countries misses the point of what military spending is for.
Some of the most evil acts in history have been committed by the most banal people and Judas was probably no exception to this rule.