Weblog Excerpts

"My Break with the Extreme Right," generating lots of controversy

May 29, 2012 08:38 PM EST
My Salon.com article "My Break with the Extreme Right" is creating quite the furor. Another Conservative Defector Denounces the Movement," Washington Post, By Jonathan Bernstein, May 25 "Breaking With Movement Conservatism Over Its Ugliness," The Atlantic, By Conor Friedersdorf, May...
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A Good Friday to Remember -- The rather dramatic story of my near-fatal car crash off a cliff

April 5, 2012 04:32 PM EST
Good Friday, April 17, 1992: I'd just started a great job at Investor's Business Daily in Los Angeles, and two weeks earlier I'd purchased the car of my dreams, a beautiful, blue Toyota MR2 Turbo. To me, at least, it...
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No moon base by 2020 made simple

January 30, 2012 05:20 PM EST
Reaction to Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich's proposal that, "By the end of my second term we will have the first permanent base on the Moon [with] commercial near-Earth activities that include science, tourism, and manufacturing," has tended either to be...
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What Scrooge's 3 ghosts can teach about US Economy

January 5, 2012 12:01 PM EST
This holiday season, the American public and economy could benefit from being visited by three ghosts - or at least one politician willing to assume their role as blunt bearers of bad news as well as hope for a brighter...
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A Few Numbers Portending the End of the American Dream

April 10, 2011 05:33 PM EST
$38 billion: The amount to be cut from this year's federal budget, with much hooping and hollering by Congress and which Pres. Obama declared "painful." $1.5 trillion: This year's projected deficit. 2.5 percent: The fraction of the projected deficit...
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April 9, 2011 01:37 PM EST
Pres. Obama has made expanding U.S. exports a centerpiece of his economic plan. In his January State of the Union Address, he noted that "95% of the world's customers and fastest-growing markets are beyond our borders" and that export-related jobs...
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Mike Fumento

Recent Articles

My Break with the Extreme Right (Salon, May 24, 2012)

U.S. Biases Harm Our Interests In Latin America (Investors.com, March 12, 2012)

A Visitation for America (The Philadelphia Inquirer, December 30, 2011)

And Now for The Real Economic Crisis (The Philadelphia Enquirer, August 5, 2011)

Constipated Colombia Pact and the Missing Massacre (Investor's Business Daily, April 7, 2011)

Autism Fraud Just the Tip of the Iceberg (AOL News, January 9, 2011)

On World AIDS Day, Let's Remember the True Forgotten Victimes (Forbes Online, December 1, 2010)

In Black and White, the Toyota Hysteria Exemplified (Forbes Online, November 16, 2010)

Vaccines And The Supremes (Forbes Online, October 22, 2010)

Stem Cell News: Hype Over Science (AOL News, October 14, 2010)

Texters, You'd Be Better off Driving Drunk (Los Angeles Times, October 3, 2010)

California's Job Terminator (Forbes Online, September 15, 2010)

New Medicare Proposal Could Be a Real Killer (Forbes Online, August 25, 2010)

A Requiem for the Phantom Pandemic (The Philadelphia Inquirer, August 20, 2010)

A License to Kill: The 'Toyota Defense' Springs a Manslaughter Convict (New York Post, August 10, 2010)

California Trial Lawyers Find a Geezer Goldmine: Skilled Healthcare Will Pay Now; the Elderly will Pay Later (Forbes Online, July 28, 2010)

93 and Counting: In their Toyota Coverage Reporters Aren’t Letting Facts Get in the Way of a Good Story (Forbes Magazine, print edition, August 9, 2010)

Cellphone Fear in San Francisco (Forbes Online, July 6, 2010)

Cold-Blooded Murderers Can Still Make a Living (Forbes Online, June 11, 2010)

Article Archive

News Coverage of Michael Fumento's Work

Blast from the Past

Read Michael Fumento's Afghanistan blog entries and view his Afghanistan photo set; also his Iraq blog entries and Fall 2006 photos, Spring 2006 photos and Spring 2005 photos detailing his activities in Iraq.

The New Band of Brothers (The Weekly Standard, June 19, 2006)

Return to Ramadi (The Weekly Standard, November 27, 2006)