Good News: Free Enterprise Remains Far More Popular Than Socialism
Don't give up on American culture and run off to some deserted island or desolate wilderness hut just yet. There's still some good news to report.
According to a new Gallup survey, free enterprise, small businesses and capitalism remain far more popular among Americans than socialism or the federal government. Despite the media kid-gloves treatment of admitted socialist presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, only 35% of respondents say they maintain a positive view of socialism. That is actually down from 2010 and 2012, when 36% and 39% reported positive feelings. As for the federal government, which too many candidates from all parties continue to offer as some sort of elixir for what ails us, only 44% report positive feelings. That is also down from 2010 and 2012, when 46% and…[more]
When disaster strikes, to where do people turn? Usually, the television. Earthquakes, wildfires, shootings, terrorist attacks — the cameras are there, feeding pictures of devastation and death, passing along bits and pieces of information. And when there is no real news to share? Not to worry, experts are standing by to offer their best educated guesses based on the shreds of data they have.
Last week’s terrorist attack at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, California was just the latest example of why television news is so useless.
Play-by-play reporting of the police…
"Congratulations, liberals of the Washington press corps and elite organizations: You're a bunch of suckers. We all know this because the Obama White House just told us so. In an astounding New York Times piece by David Samuels, senior White House officials gleefully confess they use friendly reporters and nonprofits as public-relations tools in the selling of President Obama's foreign policy -- and…[more]