Liberal Press Starts Jabber Walking as Biden Tax, Spending Plan Begins To Collapse

By LAWRENCE KUDLOW, Special to the Sun | October 22, 2021

Let’s begin at the beginning. Save America. Kill the bill. It seemed quixotic a few months ago when I began this mantra. Well, events are moving at the speed of light. Headlines Thursday were breathtaking. I think there is now a high and rising probability that the bill — in all of its fading majesty — will be killed. 

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Can Royals Resist the Lure of the Political Fray  — or Might Monarchy’s Magic Melt Away Like the Glaciers?

By STEPHEN MacLEAN, Special to the Sun
October 22, 2021

“Prince William will be king sooner than people expect!” So predicts psychic medium Deborah Davies. She does not provide reasons for her prognostication, whether putative heir to the throne Prince Charles, William’s father, will somehow be bypassed...

Here’s to the New Washington Power Couple. He Hates Spending, She Is Loath To Tax

By LAWRENCE KUDLOW, Special to the Sun
October 20, 2021

Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s October 31 trick-or-treat Halloween deadline for a grand Democratic deal on a trillion dollar infrastructure package and a $5 trillion entitlement welfare state, big government socialism, orgy of massive spending, taxing...

Is It Time To Treat Lebanon Like the Enemy It Is?

By BENNY AVNI, Special to the Sun
October 20, 2021

Lebanon is on the verge of civil war — or is it? That poser is on the minds of those Americans and Israelis who fear a relaunch in the land of cedars of the kind of orgy of bloodletting that beset Lebanon during the final quarter of the last century...

Buttigieg ‘Disappears,’ So To Speak, Raising the Question: Is the DOT Really Necessary?

By IRA STOLL, Special to the Sun
October 18, 2021

Secretary of transportation, Pete Buttigieg, “has actually been on paid leave since mid-August to spend time with his husband, Chasten, and their two newborn babies,” Politico reported on October 14. What’s mildly humorous about this is that, until...

FOREIGN ›

Who Will Wrest Haiti From the Grip of Gang Rule?

By RAYMOND JOSEPH, Special to the Sun
October 14, 2021

There’s no way ignoring the gang problem in Haiti anymore. The armed bandits, who since 2004 have sprouted under the watch of United Nations peace missions, now control most activities in the country. So, finally, there’s great concern by members of...

Ayatollahs Are Leading On Biden as They Run Out Clock on Nuclear Deal

By BENNY AVNI, Special to the Sun
October 13, 2021

Even as Tehran all but tells Americans we must wait until it perfects nuclear arm capabilities, Washington is ill-prepared to abandon the dream of renewed diplomacy. For months the government of President Ebrahim Raisi claimed it “very soon” would...

Allo, Allo, Mr. Brexit — France Is on the Line

A Foe of Britain’s Departure From Europe Changes His Tune, and Your Diarist Is on the Case

By STEPHEN MacLEAN, Special to the Sun
October 11, 2021

Are Brexiteers witnessing a domino effect for liberty? And in, of all places, France? Your Brexit Diarist asks because of the turn that is being taken by Europe’s chief negotiator on Britain’s independence, Michel Barnier, who is entering the...

EDITORIALS ›

A Radical Dissent by Justice Clarence Thomas Offers a Reproach to Merrick Garland

Editorial of The New York Sun
October 13, 2021

To those stunned by Attorney General Merrick Garland’s plan to use the Patriot Act against parents protesting school curriculums, we commend the dissent by Justice Clarence Thomas in a case called Brown v. Entertainment Merchants. It will reassure you that you are not alone. There is at least one justice who comprehends the constitutional standing of parents in respect of their own children.

The Paul Krugman Platinum Debt Plan

Editorial of The New York Sun
October 10, 2021

Now that Congress has kicked the debt ceiling down the road a few months, what of the idea of minting a $1 trillion coin made of platinum? Supposedly our leaders would smelt this trillion dollar slug from a bit of platinum and deposit it at the...

Biden’s Jerusalem Embassy Dodge

Editorial of The New York Sun
October 10, 2021

In the next big engagement in what we like to call the Battle of Jerusalem, it looks like the lineup will be President Joe Biden against — wait for it — Senator Biden. The question is whether Mr. Biden will take care that the Jerusalem Embassy Act of...

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‘Let’s Go Brandon’ Is America’s Cry of Sanity as the Country Seems To Be Going Nuts

By LAWRENCE KUDLOW, Special to the Sun
October 11, 2021

Much as I love America — and free speech — sometimes I think the country’s gone completely nuts. There’s things going on here that should not go on here. Beginning with Attorney General Merrick Garland. As my friend Gerard Baker writes, Merrick...

‘Trial Penalty’ Shocks the Constitutional Conscience — and Cries Out for Reform

By IRA STOLL, Special to the Sun
October 11, 2021

A federal jury at Boston recently convicted Gamal Abdelaziz and John Wilson in connection with conspiring to get their children into the University of Southern California. The story is more newsworthy for what it says about the corruption of our...

Take a Second Look at the Jobs Report — Private Sector Jobs Are Booming

By LAWRENCE KUDLOW, Special to the Sun
October 9, 2021

Headlines everywhere are calling the September jobs employment report dismal, and it’s showing people don’t want to work, and other various gloom and doom because the topline number was 300,000 below consensus expectations. Dismal gloom and doom...