Bring on the jobs debate

by Roger Hedgecock -- The Obama recovery is stalling out even as the president attacks Mitt Romney's record at Bain Capital. But who has the better jobs record? Both presidential candidates claim more…

Obama's war on the family farm

by Roger Hedgecock -- The Obama administration has declared the war on terror over and now wants patriotic Americans to focus on the equally evil "Republican war on women." Meanwhile, Obama's war more…

June 2012: A referendum on union power

by Roger Hedgecock -- For decades, public employee unions in state and local government negotiated with the politicians they helped elect to add layer after layer of compensation, benefits and perks. As more…

Obama to blame for increased racial violence

by Roger Hedgecock -- Too many white Americans voted for Barack Obama for president in 2008 because they wanted to prove they weren't racists. They believed Obama's promise that his election represented more…

California death spiral

by Roger Hedgecock -- If you want to experience what it would be like living in President Obama's second term, that nightmare is playing right now in Maryland, Illinois and California. Tax more…

Obama's gas prices

by Roger Hedgecock -- When President Obama came into office in January 2009, San Diego gasoline prices averaged $2.11 a gallon. Three years later, gas prices averaged $4.37 a gallon. Fair or more…

Obama crushes civil liberties like Bush never did

by Roger Hedgecock -- Remember post 9/11? Liberals mounted a full-throat defense of constitutional rights against what they saw as a civil liberties-violating "War on Terror." They charged that Evil Bush routinely more…

Don't drink the Kool-Aid

by Roger Hedgecock -- What is with recent presidents babbling incoherently when gas prices go up? Bush went on about switch grass as a substitute fuel. Obama offers algae. Should we laugh more…

China's copycat commies

by Roger Hedgecock -- In a guest editorial last Thursday in the New York Times ("Why China's Political Model is Superior"), a Mr. Eric X. Li declared the American Republic dead, American more…

Had enough government yet?

by Roger Hedgecock -- Most Americans are opposed to the federal government requiring them to buy a health insurance policy in which the terms of coverage will be dictated by the government more…