Author: RealClearWire

Democrats Have Broken America: Where’s the Outrage?

By J. Peder Zane for RealClearInvestigations The Democrats have an ace in the hole in their relentless war on the Constitution – conservative America’s reverence for the concept of the rule of the law. Only their steadfast commitment to this traditional ideal explains why conservatives are allowing   Democrats to flagrantly corrupt our judicial system to […]

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EPA Scope Grows, Budget Increases By $100 Billion

By Adam Andrzejewski for RealClearWire The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has a straightforward mission “to protect human health and the environment – today and every day.” Yet its scope — and budget — keep increasing, costing taxpayers tens of billions of dollars. A new oversight report from OpenTheBooks found that the agency has strayed from […]

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Why Is Ukraine’s Counteroffensive Destined To Fail?

By Usman Haider for RealClearPolitics The much-anticipated Ukrainian counteroffensive was predicted to break through Russian echelon defenses swiftly, however, it turned into a stalemate. The operation was strategically planned and executed with misguided optimism, as Ukraine’s defense strategists underestimated the strength of the adversary. It was launched under the wishful thinking of the Ukrainian government […]

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How Much of Today’s ‘Racism’ Is Manufactured?

By Roger Kimball for RealClearPolitics The real problem with racism in America today is that demand far outstrips supply. Where does the demand come from? Chiefly from our woke elites. It is they who understand that the charge of “racism” is a potent meal ticket and guarantor of institutionalized political power. Accordingly, they have a […]

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Congressional Pet Projects —Earmarks— Cost Taxpayers $16 Billion in 2023

By Adam Andrzejewski for RealClearInvestigations In 2021, earmarks returned to Congress. The practice was banned for a decade due to its tendency to fuel corruption, but has since been embraced on a bipartisan basis, leading to extraordinary spending on thousands of pet projects across the country. Open the Books mapped $16 billion worth of earmarks across 7,509 […]

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Will We Sacrifice DC And New York For Taiwan?

By Francis P. Sempa  for RealClearWire Last month, National Defense University professor Donald Stoker wrote a thought-provoking article for Real Clear Defense that examined China’s actions in the Korean and Vietnam Wars and concluded that it will be “exceedingly difficult to deter China in regard to Taiwan,” and that a successful American strategy of deterrence […]

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Conservatives Fight Secretive Biden Voting Order as ‘Bidenbucks’ — Federal ‘Zuckbucks’ on Steroids

By Benjamin Weingarten for RealClearInvestigations GOP lawmakers and other conservative critics are working to expose and fight a secretive executive order by President Biden to expand voter participation in elections, which they suspect has become a powerful government-wide complement to private left-wing election financing that could tip the 2024 campaign illegally and unfairly in Democrats’ […]

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How Conservatives Can Learn From NYC’s 1990s Revival

By Thomas Koenig for RealClearPolitics A new documentary can help remind conservatives of the importance of responding to real-world problems with practical policies. “Gotham: The Fall and Rise of New York” tells the story of how an unapologetic commitment to common sense and truth helped liberate New York City from urban despair. Through clips and […]

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It’s Year 5 Of The Biden Crime Family Coverup

By Frank Miele for RealClearWire A truism that came out of the Watergate scandal is that often the coverup is worse than the crime. But that is not the case in the unraveling Bidengate scandal. The alleged crime here is so bad that it is probably the worst ever committed by an American president. Yet […]

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Fact Check: Guns Are Not The Leading Cause Of Children’s Deaths

By John R. Lott Jr. for RealClearWire A favorite talking point from the Biden White House is that guns are the leading cause of death of children. The problem is that it is false. “The number one cause of death of the children in America is gun violence,” Vice President Kamala Harris claimed on June […]

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