Biden’s Big Submarine Pact Vindicates Britain’s Bet on Brexit

Editorial of The New York Sun | September 20, 2021

The uproar over America’s nuclear submarine deal with Britain and Australia is starting to look like a vindication of Brexit. We understand that some Germans are calling it a “declaration of war” on the European Union. And the petulant French are...



How I Yearn for a Calm, Prosperous, Orderly America

By LAWRENCE KUDLOW, Special to the Sun
September 21, 2021

Incredible is the word for the 15,000 Haitians under a bridge in del Rio, Texas. My question is “how and when did this happen?” I mean, I look around and all of a sudden, there they are. Fifteen thousand. They didn’t even come directly from Haiti...

Trudeau’s Six Wasted Years Leave Canada With One Rational Vote — Conservative, Led by Erin O’Toole

Our Northern Neighbors Are Going to the Polls

By CONRAD BLACK, Special to the Sun
September 19, 2021

As Canada drags itself to the end of one of the most boring and superfluous federal election campaigns in its history, it is time to evaluate the merits of the different parties. The Greens are so extreme in their proposed remedies to imprecise...

Haiti Cries Out: Where Is President Biden, as My Countrymen Swelter Under a Bridge in Texas?

By RAYMOND JOSEPH, Special to the Sun
September 19, 2021

Haiti is again in the news, negatively of course — the country makes it into the news cycle only when there’s a catastrophe. This time Haiti’s problem has reached the United States with thousands of Haitian refugees packed under a bridge in Del Rio, Texas, after a long trek from countries as far as away as Brazil, Chile, even Argentina. 

Biden’s Budget: The Road to Serfdom

It’s Time To Kill the Tax and Spending Bill

By LAWRENCE KUDLOW, Special to the Sun
September 18, 2021

In President Biden’s budget speech Thursday, he referred on eight separate occasions to “pay their fair share.” He just kept repeating it. Some left-wing pollster probably told him that it plays well in progressive precincts. As you may have guessed...


A Brexit King? Keep an Eye on George

The third in line for the throne could, our Diarist reckons, confound Hilary Mantel 

By STEPHEN MacLEAN, Special to the Sun
September 14, 2021

Ah, young Prince George, we’ll never know ye. As king, that is. So, at least, muses novelist Hilary Mantel. From “ back of an envelope” calculations, the author of the “Wolf Hall” trilogy about Henry VIII’s doomed enabler Thomas Cromwell, believes...

9/11 Was ‘Permanently Shocking’ But Failed To Shatter the West

Beware of What FDR Called the ‘ism’ of Appeasement

By CONRAD BLACK, Special to the Sun
September 11, 2021

The greatest significance of the dramatic and evil assault on New York’s World Trade Center and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., 20 years ago was that it initiated a new form of quasi-military violence against the Western democratic powers that had...

Jailbreak in Israel, a Major Failure of Security, Threatens To Ignite Firestorm

By BENNY AVNI, Special to the Sun
September 9, 2021

Israelis and Palestinians are bracing for the next big clash, this time resulting not from another setback for the Arabs, but from what West Bank Arabs and Gazans hail as a great, even heroic, success. As Rosh Hashanah started in Israel this week, the...


As UN Gathers in New York, Covid May Prove To Be the Least Scary Thing

By BENNY AVNI, Special to the Sun
September 15, 2021 | * * *

As heads of state, foreign ministers, ambassadors and members of their entourage gather on the banks of Turtle Bay, let’s pray next week’s opening of the United Nations General Assembly doesn’t become a Covid super spreader. After last year, when the...

‘Benedict Milley’? 

Editorial of The New York Sun
September 15, 2021 | * * *

The morning news wires are reporting that President Trump has been trying to drum up calls for a treason case against his former chairman of the Joint Chiefs, General Mark Milley. That’s because Bob Woodward’s latest book reports that the general...

Letter From France

Editorial of The New York Sun
September 7, 2021

An American mother writes from Europe: Walking out of dinner in a low-tax principality in the South of France, I am confronted by a man, who is, I believe, Lebanese and who, upon hearing I am American, says to me, “Oh, you must like paying taxes.”...


Biden’s Class Warfare Pitch Is Full of False Charges

By LAWRENCE KUDLOW, Special to the Sun
September 16, 2021 | * * *

Just a few hours before President Biden gave his class warfare pitch to level the playing field, as he calls it, and punish success, though he denies it, and falsely charge that wealthy people and large companies don’t pay any taxes, all of which is...

Could Common Sense Yet Prevail Over Biden’s Plan for Taxing and Spending?

By LAWRENCE KUDLOW, Special to the Sun
September 14, 2021

My overall take on the reconciliation information coming out of the House is simple: Go woke, go broke, and this whole reckless tax and spend and regulate plan will inflict great damage on the blue collar, middle-class workforce, jobs, wages, and...

Ways and Means Shock: ‘Hold Off on the Pay-fors Until We Are at the Altar’

Democrats Admit Hiding Details of Their Plan To Raise Taxes by $3,000,000,000,000

By IRA STOLL, Special to the Sun
September 13, 2021

Explaining a newly leaked House Ways and Means Committee plan to raise taxes by $3,000,000,000,000, a Wall Street Journal news article reports, “Rep. Richard Neal (D., Mass.), the committee chairman, has said that detailing tax-increase plans too...