As Biden Tries To Get the Band Back Together, Iran’s Ally Attacks Israel

By BENNY AVNI, Special to the Sun | May 10, 2021

Let’s retire the phrase “fake news.” The right word for the statements from the Biden White House, the State Department, the Europeans and the United Nations, all of whom are calling for a de-escalation of the violence in Jerusalem, is counterfactual...

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Derek Chauvin’s Double Jeopardy

Editorial of The New York Sun
May 10, 2021

Why is the federal government bringing a criminal civil rights charge against Derek Chauvin? The key charges a federal grand jury handed up are for the same offense — killing George Floyd by pressing a knee on his neck — on which Chauvin has already...

Wait a Minute, Joe — Trump Rules Could Keep Boom Alive Another Five Years

A Deeper Message Lies in the Biggest Jobs Miss in History

By LAWRENCE KUDLOW, Special to the Sun
May 7, 2021

Today’s jobs report gives us, at 266,000, the biggest miss in history. The entire entire economics profession, including me, expected around a million. Well, so it goes. Stocks loved it — because it probably guarantees more free money forever...

GosFed?

Editorial of The New York Sun
May 4, 2021 | * *

Economist Judy Shelton has a crackerjack column in tomorrow’s Wall Street Journal on the lack of intellectual and policy diversity at the Federal Reserve. She points out that during the entire term of Chairman Jerome Powell and his predecessor, Janet...

Let the GOP Follow Tim Scott’s Lead and Stand on His Elegant Platform

By LAWRENCE KUDLOW, Special to the Sun
May 6, 2021

Let’s talk about the extraordinary importance of Senator Tim Scott’s rebuttal to President Biden’s speech last week to the Senate. When can anyone remember a rebuttal speech that was more important, more significant, and more insightful, and, by the...

FOREIGN ›

As Scots Go To the Polls, How Does Brexit Fit In?

By STEPHEN MacLEAN, Special to the Sun
May 5, 2021

Are Brexiteers who oppose the secession of Scotland from the United Kingdom hypocrites? Aren’t arguments for Scotch sovereignty and independence equally applicable in relation to rule from Westminster, as from Brussels? Such comments circulate, as the...

Canada Has Been Put, by Vast Borrowing, on a Treadmill to Oblivion

It Should Lead the World Back to Hard Currencies, Counsels  Conrad Black

By CONRAD BLACK, Special to the Sun
May 3, 2021

Once again, it is my duty to remind readers that our federal government is apparently preparing to call a premature election based on what it believes to be the popularity it has earned for its handling of the COVID crisis. Apart from per capita...

‘A Patriot King’? Bolingbroke Set a High Bar for Charles

Can the Prince Step Up to Cause of Liberty? Our Brexit Diarist Wonders

By STEPHEN MacLEAN, Special to the Sun
May 3, 2021

Little more than a fortnight from the funeral for Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, the future outlines of the British Monarchy are taking shape. His son and the presumptive heir to the throne, Prince Charles, is assuming a role once the preserve of...

EDITORIALS ›

Bingo: How To Fix the Supreme Court

Editorial of The New York Sun
May 2, 2021 | * * *

The latest news about the Supreme Court is that most Americans want to end lifetime appointments for the justices. That’s the finding of a new Ipsos poll for Reuters. The poll discovered that 63% of adults support term or age limits for Supreme Court...

The SALT Entreaty

AOC, Times Now Support Trump’s Strategy on How To Treat State and Local Taxes

Editorial of The New York Sun
April 28, 2021

As President Biden readies his speech to Congress this evening outlining his tax hikes, a threat to his plans is emerging among the Democrats. It seems a passel of them is vowing they won’t support any Biden plan unless it restores the full deduction...

A Fitting Coda to John Kerry’s Career

Editorial of The New York Sun
April 27, 2021

The claim by Iran’s foreign minister that Secretary of State Kerry squealed to him about Israeli covert operations in Syria is not, considering the source, necessarily credible. Mohammad Javad Zarif is too oleaginous and wily — and hostile. Then...

NATIONAL ›

‘Stealth Radical’? Biden’s Program Was No Secret

By IRA STOLL, Special to the Sun
May 3, 2021

Six months ago, Joe Biden was supposedly a moderate. Now, he supposedly wants to restructure the fundamentals of the American economy. This narrative is dismaying, because it suggests that Mr. Biden got elected by voters with inaccurate information...

Biden Forgets the Order of Our System – God, the People, the Government

By LAWRENCE KUDLOW, Special to the Sun
April 30, 2021

By now you might have heard — or seen — a few moments from President Biden’s address to Congress. If you didn’t, here’s what was outlined: The Democratic Party has made government its god, the Congress their place of worship, and the White House...

Bowdlerized Version of State of the Nation Is Offered by Biden

By CONRAD BLACK, Special to the Sun
April 30, 2021 | * * *

The best aspect of President Biden’s speech to the nation from the House was his competent and persuasive delivery. He once again beat back the claims that he is a senescent, robotic dummy of severely diminished cognitive abilities. It was just...