Alan Caruba Articles http://cnsnews.com/source/72878/feed en Obscene Government Waste http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/obscene-government-waste <p>The one thing the “sequester” did was to get people asking why government spending could not be reduced.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/obscene-government-waste" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Blog Commentary Mon, 04 Mar 2013 09:56:56 +0000 sjones 645612 at http://cnsnews.com Enemies of the Constitution http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/enemies-constitution <p>Perhaps the stupidest idea to be given a recent airing in The New York Times is Prof. Louis Michael Seidman’s opinion, “Let’s Give Up on the Constitution.”<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/enemies-constitution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Blog Commentary Mon, 04 Feb 2013 11:31:16 +0000 sjones 635504 at http://cnsnews.com America Commits Suicide http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/america-commits-suicide <p>I had hoped that the majority of voters would elect Mitt Romney, but instead of a man of character they chose charisma. They ignored four years of failure and deception.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/america-commits-suicide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Blog Commentary Wed, 07 Nov 2012 11:26:33 +0000 sjones 606568 at http://cnsnews.com The Great Ethanol Scam http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/great-ethanol-scam <p>The rocketing costs of gasoline and the escalating price of corn are the result of U.S. government mandates requiring the inclusion of ethanol in the gasoline all Americans must use.</p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; 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length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/new-american-elite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Blog Commentary Mon, 30 Jan 2012 12:08:19 +0000 sjones 507595 at http://cnsnews.com New Jersey's Conservative Renaissance http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/new-jerseys-conservative-renaissance <p>It was quite a sight.</p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/new-jerseys-conservative-renaissance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Blog Commentary Thu, 19 Jan 2012 15:14:20 +0000 sjones 503793 at http://cnsnews.com Spending More Has Never Worked http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/spending-more-has-never-worked Ask any financial adviser what to do when you are drowning in debt and they will tell you to spend less and pay down your debt. This is just common sense.<div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/spending-more-has-never-worked" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Blog Commentary Tue, 06 Dec 2011 13:36:13 +0000 sjones 470607 at http://cnsnews.com Time to Rid the Streets of the 'Occupy' Movement http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/time-rid-streets-occupy-movement <p>Is there any doubt left that the 'Occupy Wall Street' movement tends toward violence and needs to be controlled?</p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/time-rid-streets-occupy-movement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Blog Commentary Mon, 07 Nov 2011 11:30:44 +0000 sjones 446342 at http://cnsnews.com The Slow, Certain Death of the Global Warming Theory http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/slow-certain-death-global-warming-theory I have been predicting the death of the global warming theory since late in the last decade when it became obvious that the Earth had entered into a cooling cycle.<div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/slow-certain-death-global-warming-theory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/slow-certain-death-global-warming-theory#comments Blog Commentary Mon, 12 Sep 2011 09:48:41 +0000 sjones 116254 at http://cnsnews.com Dr. King Would Be Appalled http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/dr-king-would-be-appalled <p>I was a young working journalist during the era of the Civil Rights movement and one evening I was covering a speech by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the campus of Drew University in Madison, NJ.</p> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/dr-king-would-be-appalled" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. King memorial King would be appalled MLK statue Thu, 25 Aug 2011 08:50:40 +0000 DrupalConnect 115127 at http://cnsnews.com Defense-Less http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/defense-less <p>As bad as the present financial crisis is, how much worse would it be if the enemies of the United States of America, emboldened by a smaller Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps, decided that t</p> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/defense-less" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Defense Department defense spending U.S. armed forces U.S. national security wars Mon, 15 Aug 2011 09:07:28 +0000 sjones 110108 at http://cnsnews.com Unleashing Americans http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/unleashing-americans <p>“I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.” -- Thomas Jefferson</p> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/unleashing-americans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> America's future American debt spending and borrowing tea party Mon, 01 Aug 2011 12:39:47 +0000 sjones 106546 at http://cnsnews.com Spending Insanely While the Economy Collapses http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/spending-insanely-while-economy-collapses <p>America this year celebrates the 235th anniversary of its Declaration of Independence and the 223rd anniversary of its Constitution. By most indications, it is a nation in decline.</p> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/spending-insanely-while-economy-collapses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> America in decline government spending gone wild Mon, 27 Jun 2011 09:54:41 +0000 sjones 98639 at http://cnsnews.com The Middle East Mess http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/middle-east-mess <p>The United States is repeating the same errors in the Middle East that it did in Vietnam.</p> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/middle-east-mess" target="_blank">read more</a></p> domestic oil production Middle East mess Obama's Mideast policy oil producing states Mon, 25 Apr 2011 08:37:21 +0000 sjones 84437 at http://cnsnews.com The Iranian Armageddon http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/iranian-armageddon <p>In the months and years leading up to the beginning of World War Two, all the parties knew full well Hitler’s intention to start a war.</p> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/iranian-armageddon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alireza Miryousefi crazy ayatollahs destruction of Israel End Times Iran Iran nukes middle east world war Mon, 11 Apr 2011 09:18:15 +0000 sjones 83905 at http://cnsnews.com A World in Disarray http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/world-disarray <p>Current events almost make one wistful for the Cold War, when the the United States and its allies were neatly pitted against what Ronald Reagan called “the evil empire,” the Soviet Union and its s</p> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/world-disarray" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cold War hostilities in Middle East Israel liberals and war Libya no U.S. troops in Libya U.S. might Thu, 24 Mar 2011 08:43:49 +0000 sjones 83143 at http://cnsnews.com The Great ‘Climate Change’ Taxpayer Rip-Off of 2011 http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/great-climate-change-taxpayer-rip-2011-0 <p>Along with all the other things in the federal budget wish list for fiscal 2011 are millions to be spent on climate change.</p> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/great-climate-change-taxpayer-rip-2011-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2011 AAAS climate change Department of Agriculture EPA Gulf of Mexico nasa National Science Foundation NOA Tue, 18 Jan 2011 21:44:39 +0000 melanie 80257 at http://cnsnews.com Haiti: A Victim of Nature and the United Nations http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/haiti-victim-nature-and-united-nations <p>January 13th will mark the one year anniversary of the earthquake that devastated Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti.</p> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/haiti-victim-nature-and-united-nations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> basket case Caribbean Haiti Ricardo Seitenfus Mon, 10 Jan 2011 16:57:42 +0000 sjones 79916 at http://cnsnews.com Busybodies, Nags and Control Freaks http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/busybodies-nags-and-control-freaks <p>Not long ago I saw a television documentary about the rise of the Third Reich in Germany. I have, in addition, read any number of books on the period of the 1920s and 30s.</p> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/busybodies-nags-and-control-freaks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> big government Democratic rule financial system Nazism socialism Mon, 20 Dec 2010 09:38:22 +0000 sjones 79208 at http://cnsnews.com The EPA Versus the USA http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/epa-versus-usa <p>While Americans are distracted by Christmas preparations, the Environmental Protection Agency is seeking to regulate so-called greenhouse gases (GHG) on January 2, 2011.</p> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/blog/alan-caruba/epa-versus-usa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> endangerment rule EPA fossil fuels GHG global warming pollution regulations Mon, 06 Dec 2010 09:40:12 +0000 sjones 78676 at http://cnsnews.com