Alan Caruba is the founder of The National Anxiety Center (, a clearinghouse for information about "scare campaigns" whose purpose is to influence public opinion and policy.  He blogs daily at

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March 4, 2013, 4:56 AM EST
The President of the United States does not talk about was the obscene waste of taxpayer’s money that goes on every day in every department and agency of the U.S. government. Instead, he only talks about tax breaks for the “rich and well-connected” while spending most of his time hanging out with the “rich and well-connected.”
February 4, 2013, 6:31 AM EST
The argument that the Constitution is an outdated document ignores the fact that it has been amended twenty-seven times and remains the gold standard of law in America.
November 7, 2012, 6:26 AM EST
John Adams, Founding Father and the nation’s second President warned: "Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide." Today, conservatives in America are wondering if the 2012 election was a vote to commit national suicide.
October 15, 2012, 6:00 AM EDT
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. The time has long since passed to eliminate ethanol from this primary fuel.
August 6, 2012, 6:52 AM EDT
ABC’s lax ethics visited devastation on Beef Products, Inc., a company with a thirty-year history of safe operations.
April 12, 2012, 6:29 AM EDT
Shooting down a North Korean missile will not set off a war, but it will signal that America is not going to continue being played for a fool after years of having acceded to North Korea’s blackmail schemes.
March 26, 2012, 6:27 AM EDT
The likelihood is that a federally administered health care system will destroy what is widely regarded as the best private sector health system in the world. It will put the government squarely between the physician and his patient, determining who receives treatment and the amount and cost of that treatment.
March 19, 2012, 4:53 AM EDT
I have two theories about the November 6 election. (1) That it will be an overwhelming defeat for Obama or (2) that it will be so close we could see a situation comparable to the Bush-Kerry election in 2004.
March 5, 2012, 6:33 AM EST
The one thing that Presidents from Washington through to modern times have held in common was the belief that religion was a central component of the life of the republic.
January 30, 2012, 7:08 AM EST
The Republican primaries have been, in part, an effort to educate Americans about why the nation is in peril and why Americans must strive to restore the values that we shared on November 22, 1963.
January 19, 2012, 10:14 AM EST
It was quite a sight. The Republican Governor of New Jersey strode into the cavernous legislative chamber in the Trenton statehouse, filled mostly with Democrats, and proceeded to receive one round of applause after another.
December 6, 2011, 8:36 AM EST
Despite a huge national debt and deficit, the federal government just concluded its biggest spending year with its second biggest annual budget deficit.
November 7, 2011, 6:30 AM EST
You don't solve unemployment by embracing tyranny.
September 12, 2011, 5:48 AM EDT
We owe a huge debt of gratitude to those courageous scientists that stood their ground against the global warming fraud.
August 25, 2011, 4:50 AM EDT
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.
August 15, 2011, 5:07 AM EDT
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
August 1, 2011, 8:39 AM EDT
“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
June 27, 2011, 5:54 AM EDT
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.
April 25, 2011, 4:37 AM EDT
The United States is repeating the same errors in the Middle East that it did in Vietnam.
April 11, 2011, 5:18 AM EDT
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.