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‘American Exceptionalism’

Oh Canada: Open U.S. borders, religion diminish American Exceptionalism

It’s not surprising that American Exceptionalism should be despised by the unexceptional nations of the world. What is surprising is how American Exceptionalism is loathed by some elected members of Congress, who push for open borders in direct hostility to the very immigration laws they themselves passed.

Jim Cramer opines on tariffs

Cramer explains why Wall Street threw a hissy fit in Thursday trading action

WASHINGTON, March 23, 2018: This column has long railed against the bitter clingers allied with Washington’s Swamp. Refusing to accept Donald Trump as America’s president, they’ve waged war against Trump and his policies 24/7 since his November 8, 2016 triumph. That goes double for his policies, as we saw during yesterday’s sickening stock market crash. ...

The Obama-Clinton-Sanders program for a mediocre America

WASHINGTON, May 1, 2016 — President Obama as well as Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders offer economic policies that are geared toward making America mediocre. This differs considerably from the historical perspective in which America was always considered exceptional. America’s success, in fact, has been stunning. Our nation was created in the late ...

Revive the American spirit and make America great again

WASHINGTON, September 2, 2015 — The U.S.A. is in a funk this Labor Day weekend. Americans are deeply divided over key issues, each side so steadfast in its position that the spirit of compromise seems no longer possible. It’s been almost 10 years since the economy had annual growth rate exceeding 3 percent. During that period, Americans seem ...

Is opposing illegal alien amnesty really worth it?

OCALA, Fla., May 27, 2014 — America is a country unlike any other. This all of us know very well. What few ask, though, is why. Above all else, the uniqueness of the United States can be boiled down to its focus on concepts and ideas as opposed to the current fixation on what we ...

Happy Birthday Ronald Reagan: Reflecting on ‘American Exceptionalism’

SAN JOSE, February 6, 2014 – Today is the birthday of former President Ronald Wilson Reagan, one of the most important leaders of the Republican Party in the last 50 years. Born on February 6, 1911 in Tampico, Illinois, Ronald Reagan grew up in the Midwest and was raised on simple, down-to-earth, common-sense values. Reagan ...