A Day in the Life of Homo Economicus

There are four of us, standing self-consciously at an airport jetway, waiting for the ticket agent to finish printing our travel certificates. We chat and joke, as perfect strangers sometimes will, newly united in a little drama of our own making.  The flight, you see, was overbooked.  And we were the few, the four lucky


Joe Biden Could Soon Make a Big Mistake

Joe Biden, Congress set to fight over taxes: The president is set to introduce a new tax plan next week, which may not be met with resistance from centrist Democrats in the Senate.  According to Reuters, President Joe Biden promised at an event earlier this week that he’s going to propose raising taxes on the highest


Donald Trump Is Right on Social Security

Donald Trump 2024: Save Social Security (and Bash Meatball Ron) – Social Security is seen by most Americans as their birthright. Created by President Franklin D. Roosevelt at the height of the Great Depression as part of his historic New Deal program, Social Security was designed to give succor to America’s elderly who, before the


A World Without the West | Beyond the Cover

During our politically correct times, it has become fashionable to find fault with Western civilization. But if there were no Western civilization, what the world be like? Would it be a better place … or far worse? In this episode of Beyond the Cover, host Gary Benoit interviews The New American contributor Selwyn Duke about


China’s Turn

Ukraine is the first flashpoint in a great power struggle between the United States and China. After years of shifting its industries to low-wage locations around the world, the US finds itself steadliy losing market-share to a faster-growing and more resourceful China. By most estimates, China’s economy will overtake the United States by 2035 at which point, Beijing


Mike Pence, Turncoat, Possible Candidate

Opinion TURNCOAT Pence is a turncoat, but more importantly, he’s very wishy-washy. Mr. Pence seems out of touch in the clip below. You might even say clueless. We understand why he’s turned off to Donald Trump, but his McConnell-like, soft-on-Marxism bipartisan views could be a deal-killer. What do you think? Does this jackass think that