To be admired by the women they love
12/19/2010 – Dennis Prager –
It is said that the one question about men and women that even the great Sigmund Freud, father of psychoanalysis, could not answer was: What do women want?
Whether or not Freud actually admitted his ignorance on this question is irrelevant. The very popularity of the anecdote testifies to one incontrovertible fact: A lot of men don’t know the answer.
It is probably fair to say that a lot of women also don’t know the answer. If they did, all they would have to do is tell men. That would solve the riddle — and make most men and women very happy.
So, to the extent that this is a great riddle, it is so because most members of both sexes seem not to know the answer.
Adding support to the widespread belief that what women want is close to unknowable is the underlying presumption that just about everybody knows what men want. Continue Reading »
12/15/2010 – Ed Feulner –
After months of “change,” Americans have had enough. An Aug. 8 Rasmussen poll of likely voters shows only 30 percent believe the country is headed in the right direction. Two-thirds (65 percent) think America is on the wrong track.
The same overwhelming majority tell Rasmussen they want smaller government – one that does less, costs less and operates far more efficiently.
Progressives scoff, asserting that Americans want Big Government – they just don’t want to pay for it. Besides, they argue, there are no other options: Conservatives have no ideas on how to address our problems.
They’re mistaken. The proof is found in “Solutions for America,” a comprehensive 54-page guide from The Heritage Foundation that presents more than 120 conservative policy prescriptions to get our nation back on the right track. Some of the recommendations are groundbreaking. Others are familiar. All have one thing in common: They would return power to the people. And, collectively, they will transform America. Continue Reading »