A Material Agenda for a New GOP

A Material Agenda for a New GOP The Democrats’ pivot to identity politics presents an opportunity for Republicans on economics. TheAmericanConservativeOnline, George Liebmann Aug 31, 2022 12:01 AM For half a century, “civil rights” organizations and the Democratic Party have worked hard at creating coalitions of the disaffected, ‘slicing and dicing’ the electorate along lines […]

Failed Consent Decree to Blame for City’s High Murder Rate

Failed consent decree to blame for city’s high murder rate Baltimore Sun, August 29, 2022 Cities that have toyed with consent decrees like Baltimore have higher homicide rates since two of their principal effects are to discourage police recruitment and prevent proactive policing (“Baltimore police reform remains essential to any hope of crime reduction,” Aug. […]

Welfare Reform, British Style

Welfare Reform, British Style America could take a page from Britain’s Citizens Advice Bureaux. TheAmericanConservativeOnline George Liebmann Aug 19, 2022 12:01 AM Americans have grown accustomed to constitutional litigation launched by well-prepared federally subsidized legal-services offices seeking to nullify state and municipal laws. These groups frequently overwhelm the ill-prepared assistant state attorneys general and assistant […]

Reinventing the Babushka

Reinventing the Babushka by George Liebmann We are told that there is a crisis in day care, , but the remedy of massive governmental subsidy espoused by the Children’s Defense Fund is no answer to it, since it also afflicts families of means. Nor is the remedy of the teachers’ unions sensible: lengthening of the […]

Joe Manchin’s Bargain

Joe Manchin’s bargain | GUEST COMMENTARY By George Liebmann For The Baltimore Sun • Aug 2, 2022 From the beginning of discussion of the Biden administration’s Build Back Better proposal, I forecast that the time would come when Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia would be “bought off” by the Biden administration with the provisions […]

Utopia U.

Politics Foreign Affairs Culture Login Menu The American Conservative Logo search Donate Become a Member CULTURE Utopia U. A brief outline of the university as it might be, and has been at times before. George Liebmann Jul 15, 2022,TheAmericanConservativeOnline 1:00 PM The university is an elitist institution, intended to be the capstone of the public […]

Glory, Glory Hallelujah!

    Search the Web   george.liebmann2@verizon.net Sign Out OptionsAccount InfoMake AOL My HomepageMail SettingsSend Us Your FeedbackHelpAOL Terms of ServiceAOL Privacy PolicyAbout Our AdsStandard VersionKeyboard ShortcutsTry the new AOL MailPrivacy Dashboard Glory, Glory Hallelujah! by George Liebmann One hundred and thirty years ago, in an article entitled The Origin and Scope of the American Doctrine of […]

Local Labor: Still Left Behind

Local Labor, Still Left Behind Unlike international unions, building-level unions give workers a voice. (Jonathan Weiss/Shutterstock) JULY 2, 2022 | 12:01 AM GEORGE LIEBMANN,TheAmericanConservativeOnline Of late, the Biden administration has embraced the cause of the international unions. Its electric-car and Conservation Corps proposals contain provisions designed to foster unionization. It is suggested that unionization automatically […]

The Price of Free Love

The Price of Free Love by George Liebmann   www.calvertinstitute.org, June 25, 2022 The wails of anguish surrounding the anticipated abortion decision bring to mind Mencken’s jaundiced view of the ‘family planners’ of the 1920s: “Nor is the moral virtuoso made more prepossessing when he takes the Devil’s side and howls for license instead of […]

How Not To Fight Inflation

How Not To Fight Inflation The new New Democrats’ 62-point plan is devoid of a single good idea for fixing the economy. JUNE 23, 2022|12:01 AM GEORGE LIEBMANN A coalition of so-called New Democrats (the last New Democrat was Bill Clinton, whose administration gave us corporate buy-backs, repeal of the Glass-Steagall Act, veto of the […]