Entries by John Eidson

Big-City Schools: Where America’s Most Vulnerable Kids Languish

Democrats and Republicans alike say they’re fully committed to seeing that every child receives a quality education.  Bipartisan agreement notwithstanding, school children in urban America have gotten the short end of the learning stick for a long, long time.  How can anyone defend the following statistics? In 2010-2011, public schools in the nation’s capitol spent$29,345 […]

China’s Electrifying Rags-to-Riches Ascent . . . at America’s Expense

A friend of mine who traveled China from the 1970s until recently described what the country was like 30 years ago: Its cities were sprawling, impoverished places with dirt roads and low-rise structures. With few automobiles in the country back then, the Chinese people got around mostly by rickshaws and bicycles. The country had only a […]

Is Trump a racist?

It’s next to impossible to turn on the TV and not see another story declaring with utmost certitude that President Trump is a racist. Is he?  You decide: For 14 years, NBC made Trump host of its prime-time television series, “The Apprentice,” something the network would never have done had there been even a hint […]

A Free Nation Cannot Long Survive If Its Press Takes Sides.

Pandemics can temporarily set a free society on its heels; a cheerleading press can kill it for good. Trump told governors this morning they are on their own: “Respirators, ventilators, all of the equipment — try getting it yourselves,” Mr. Trump told the governors during the conference call, a recording of which was shared with […]

VIDEO: Hong Kong’s Freedom Protestors are Making Democrats Grimace

During his farewell address from the Oval Office, Ronald Regan referred to the country he loved as “that shining city upon a hill … a magnet for all who must have freedom.” A century and a quarter earlier, Abraham Lincoln, on the verge of signing the Emancipation Proclamation, sent a letter to Congress in which […]

VIDEO: Red Tide Rising

Yesterday, a protest was held in Aurora, Colorado demanding abolishment of (1)  U.S. borders and (2) the Immigration & Customs Enforcement administration. Over the last three years, thousands of similar anti-ICE, anti-border demonstrations have been held across America, all of which have been supported by leading Democrats. Here is a link to a video posted by […]

OPEN LETTER: Bite me, Beto

Earlier this week in Atlanta, three minority males in their mid-teens were shot dead while attempting a violent armed robbers of a homeowner. This type of incident is why I bought AR-15s for my sons five years ago. Below is what I emailed to a Democrat friend who thinks no one has any business owning […]

VIDEOS: A half-century of Democrat rule has foisted unmitigated havoc on the inner city

After America being led for eight years by its first black president, here are a few headlines about the deplorable state of affairs in our inner cities near the end of Barack Obama’s second term: Only 7% in Detroit public schools proficient in reading 8th graders in DC finish dead last in science proficiency Black unemployment […]

VIDEO: Who are the real racists?

When Kiara appeared in this 2014 video, she was a 30-year-old mother of four in Baltimore. An exceptionally attractive, well-spoken and intelligent young woman obviously capable of making a success of herself, Kiara, now 35, has been on welfare since she was 18. When asked in the video if she felt bad about not working, she […]

The Hidden Agenda Behind ‘Climate Change’

In a remarkably frank admission that laid bare the stealth agenda behind global warming alarmism, Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN’s Framework Convention on Climate Change, admitted during a February 2015 press conference in Brussels that the UN’s real purpose in creating climate fear is to end capitalism throughout the world: This is the first […]