Author: Mark Hyman

Profile: Mark Hyman hosts "Behind the Headlines," a commentary program for Sinclair Broadcast Group.

Website: http://www.behindtheheadlines.net/

June 3, 2013

Enemies of the State

Supporters of Barack Obama are calling anyone who disagrees with the president or his policies the ‘tin-foil hat crowd’ [examples are here, here, here].

Tin-foil hat is a term of ridicule that is hung on those who believe in conspiracy theories.

But …

May 26, 2013

Benghazi Scandals

There are three scandals that have arisen out of the Benghazi attack.

First, is the failure of the State Department to heed warnings that the diplomatic post was vulnerable.

Second, is the cover-up. The Obama Administration made false claims the attack spontaneously …

May 22, 2013

The Insanity of the Plan B Order

A 16-year old cannot see an R-rated movie without parental guidance.

Many public schools prohibit a 17-year old from taking a Midol without a note from both a parent and a doctor [examples are here, here, & here].

May 21, 2013

Obama’s Plan to Limit Your Retirement Savings

Filed under: Liberalism, Marxism & Communism - 21 May 2013

You’ve worked hard your entire life. Started a business. Worked seven days a week. No time off. No vacations. No extravagant purchases. You drove used cars. And lived in a house that was a bit cramped for the …

May 13, 2013

Tasteless Cartoon

Filed under: Academia, Media & Hollywood,In The News - 13 May 2013

Look at this cartoon that appeared in the Sacramento Bee newspaper.

Boston Mayor Tom Menino says “Business is booming in Boston.” In the next panel — an explosion.

This cartoon is in bad taste and inappropriate. Three people died and more than …

May 10, 2013

Truth in Terrorism

All Muslims are not terrorists.

But the other extreme is just as wrong. Those people and institutions that are wound-up so tight with political correctness that they pretend Islam doesn’t play any role in terrorism put society at risk.

May 7, 2013

Monsters, Inc.

Filed under: Abortion,War On Terror - 07 May 2013

This is the face of a monster.

So is this.

And this.

The first two are the brothers blamed for the Boston bombing. The last one is Dr. Kermit Gosnell.

May 4, 2013

Tax Day

Filed under: Taxes & Taxation - 04 May 2013

Tax Day is over.

Now, let’s discuss our dysfunctional tax system. Our federal tax code is more than 70,000 pages long. If stacked, it reaches more than 25 feet high. [20,000 pages of ObamaCare regulations when stacked reach more …

April 25, 2013

Campus Intolerance

More than 400 student groups are officially recognized by Johns Hopkins University. They include Amnesty International, College Democrats and [College] Republicans, Diverse Sexuality and Gender Alliance, Hopkins Feminists, the Muslim Association and even a Quidditch team from Harry Potter fame.

April 19, 2013

Obamacare Costs

Filed under: Politically Incorrect Reality - 19 Apr 2013

“Once fully implemented, I’m convinced the Affordable Care Act will do what it was designed to do: cut costs, cover everybody, end the worst abuses in the insurance industry, and bring down our long-term deficits.” [President Barack Obama addressing the …

April 13, 2013

Balancing the Budget

Filed under: Economics,In The News,The Republicans - 13 Apr 2013

House Republicans have a plan to balance the federal budget in 10 years. The House Democrats’ plan will do so in 30 years. Senate Democrats have no plan. In fact, the Senate hasn’t even passed a budget …

April 1, 2013

Anti-Gun Hypocrites

Filed under: In The News,Second Amendment - 01 Apr 2013

Guns continue to be headline news around the country.

And we continue to see anti-gun hypocrites such as David Gregory of NBC News. He mocked the idea of armed officers at schools even though his children attend an elite [and very …

March 31, 2013

Runaway Spending

Filed under: Economics,Politics In General - 31 Mar 2013

Every day this year, Washington politicians have tried to warn us . . . . frighten us . . . even threaten us. Increase government spending or America will collapse!

First, the fiscal cliff. Then, the sequester. Next, …

March 21, 2013

Troubling Jobs Report

Filed under: Economics,In The News - 21 Mar 2013

Last week, the government announced employers added 236,000 new jobs. The unemployment rate ticked down to 7.7%. National news organizations trumpeted this headline.

Unfortunately, underlying numbers are disturbing.

March 13, 2013

Unfair Coverage of the Presidents

Filed under: Academia, Media & Hollywood - 13 Mar 2013

The New York Times drives the US news cycle.

Go to our website and see statements made by news organizations admitting they report or ignore issues by following the New York Times. (See these comments below.)

With that as background, we …

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