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Russia cracks down on dissent
Posted: April 22, 2014 in World and Rights
Russian President Putin has moved against the few remaining critical voices in Russia and further neutered the news media.

Is school choice a winning issue?
Posted: April 22, 2014 in Education and GOP
Sen. Paul [R-KY] promotes school choice for lower-income and minority students.

Court upholds bans on racial preferences
Posted: April 22, 2014 in Rights and National
The US Supreme Court upheld the right of states to ban racial preferences in university admissions.

Russia tests new weapons in Ukraine
Posted: April 22, 2014 in World and Defense
The Obama administration has rejected Ukrainian requests for lethal, and most nonlethal military gear.

Are liberals reviving Marx?
Posted: April 22, 2014 in Democrats and Economy
Liberals look to a French socialist for new ways to destroy humanity.

Why is Obama dithering on Ukraine?
Posted: April 22, 2014 in Defense and World
Far from standing down in eastern Ukraine, Russia has continued to escalate.

Lawsuit challenges GA marriage ban
Posted: April 22, 2014 in Georgia and Rights
Labmda Legal filed a federal lawsuit in Atlanta challenging Georgia's constitutional ban on marriage equality.

Why can't Dems control the debt?
Posted: April 22, 2014 in Economy and Democrats
The level of commitment in the White House and Congress to do something about the national debt seems to have vanished.

Can Obama stand up to Russia?
Posted: April 22, 2014 in Defense and World
The Obama administration is not backing up its tough talk against Russia.

Anti-marriage sentiment fades
Posted: April 22, 2014 in Rights and GOP
Few conservatives want to defend blatant bias against or unsubstantiated generalizations about gays.

Does Putin want to be emperor?
Posted: April 22, 2014 in World and Defense
Russia's President Putin is increasingly autocratic.

Why is Obama fighting energy security?
Posted: April 22, 2014 in Economy and Democrats
Any notion that the Obama administration might be taking its deliberations over the proposed Keystone XL pipeline seriously went up in smoke.

Under Russia, life in Crimea grows chaotic
Posted: April 22, 2014 in World and Defense
In Crimea now, few institutions function normally.

Why are global warming predictions wrong?
Posted: April 22, 2014 in Economy and National
The reason we have a global-warming crisis is because crisis sells.

Entrepreneur flees Russia
Posted: April 22, 2014 in World and Economy
The founder of Russia's largest social network fled the country as allies of the Kremlin gained full control of the site.

UAW admits defeat at TN VW factory
Posted: April 21, 2014 in Economy and States
The United Auto Workers dropped its appeal of a worker vote against unionizing at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee.

Is parody a crime?
Posted: April 21, 2014 in Rights and States
A police raid to learn who was behind a Twitter account that mocked an Illinois mayor resulted in an arrest.

Russian troops in eastern Ukraine
Posted: April 21, 2014 in World and Defense
Photographs show Russian special forces in eastern Ukraine.

Tech group to work with Log Cabin
Posted: April 21, 2014 in GOP and Rights
Trade associations want lawmakers who recognize the economic value of hiring the best and brightest minds, regardless of sexual orientation.

Why are Dems getting more desperate?
Posted: April 21, 2014 in Democrats and National
Slanders and lies are part of the Democrats' deliberate strategy to drive up voter turnout in November elections.

What's the quickest way to income disparity?
Posted: April 21, 2014 in Economy and National
Democrats fretting about income disparity are oddly silent regarding the decline of the 2-parent family.

Half of GA Dem health scheme applicants haven't paid
Posted: April 21, 2014 in Georgia and Health
Of 220K applications for the Democratic health scheme in Georgia, only 108K have paid.

Is Moldova next on Russia's hit list?
Posted: April 21, 2014 in World and Defense
Russia, which seems intent on swallowing Ukraine, also has certain designs on Moldova.

Will Obama bill taxpayers for his legacy?
Posted: April 21, 2014 in Democrats and States
President Obama's library should be funded the same way most presidential libraries are funded: with private money.

What are the 5 biggest Dem health scheme problems?
Posted: April 21, 2014 in Health and Democrats
Five conservative objections merit virtually uniform opposition to the Democratic health scheme.

Are global warming solutions worse than the problem?
Posted: April 21, 2014 in Economy and National
Biofuels made with corn residue release 7% more carbon in the early years compared with conventional gasoline.

Why is China so polluted?
Posted: April 21, 2014 in World and Economy
Polluted water poses an even more insidious threat to Chinese people than dirty air does.

Why does Obama lie?
Posted: April 21, 2014 in Democrats and Health
61% of Americans believe President Obama lies about important public issues some or most of the time.

How do Dems drive inequality?
Posted: April 21, 2014 in Economy and Democrats
People who live under policies crafted by the left are the ones who experience the highest degree of income disparity.

Can French leftists govern?
Posted: April 21, 2014 in World and Economy
More socialism will not save France.

What did Goldwater [R-AZ] mean for the GOP?
Posted: April 20, 2014 in GOP and National
Goldwater [R-AZ] lost a presidential election, but he changed the face of American politics.

What is Putin doing to Russia?
Posted: April 20, 2014 in World and Economy
Russia's annexation of Crimea it is turning into a costly boondoggle.

Pulitzers reward traitors
Posted: April 20, 2014 in Defense and National
Pulitzer judges gave their stamp of approval to news organizations that cooperate with criminals and compromise national security.

GA GOP candidates for US Senate debate
Posted: April 20, 2014 in Georgia and GOP
Georgia Republican candidates for nomination to the US Senate sparred for the penultimate time ahead of the May 20th Georgia primary.

Will Russia ignore its Ukraine commitments?
Posted: April 20, 2014 in World and Defense
The deal between Russia and the West seems largely to have been ignored by the fanatics with guns on the ground.

GOP works hard for OR US Senate seat
Posted: April 20, 2014 in States and GOP
Republicans are hoping an Oregon doctor has the credibility to capitalize on voter discontent with the Democratic health scheme.

Can anyone trust Russia?
Posted: April 20, 2014 in World and Defense
The agreement among Ukraine, Russia, the EU and the US that claims to prevent war largely advances Russia's strategic objectives.

Why do entitlement programs only grow?
Posted: April 20, 2014 in Economy and National
Constituencies arise around entitlement programs, along with special interests with fiduciary interests in perpetually expanding them.

Is Russia up to its old tricks?
Posted: April 20, 2014 in World and Defense
Russia's destabilizing of the Ukraine government is about territory and power, not ideas.

Is NC key to winning the US Senate?
Posted: April 19, 2014 in States and GOP
To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina.

How far down will Obama drag Dems?
Posted: April 19, 2014 in Democrats and National
The 2014 midterm elections could not be worse for President Obama and his fellow Democrats.

Is Snowden a Russian puppet?
Posted: April 19, 2014 in Defense and National
Snowden, by his own volition or against his will, is very clearly working for the Russians.

Clinton's [D-NY] favorabilty drops as GOP's surges
Posted: April 19, 2014 in GOP and National
Clinton's [D-NY] favorability ranking hit its lowest point in 6 years, while the Republican Party's is improving.

Are Obama's IRS and DOJ corrupt?
Posted: April 19, 2014 in Democrats and Crime
Emails show that both the IRS and Justice Department were involved in illegally targeting conservative groups.

SC mayor fires lesbian police chief
Posted: April 19, 2014 in Rights and States
A South Carolina mayor fired a veteran police chief because she's a lesbian.

What's really going on in Ukraine?
Posted: April 19, 2014 in World and Defense
Russia puts in danger the peace that has lasted for some 70 years.

Are Dems campaign finance hypocrites?
Posted: April 19, 2014 in Democrats and National
Progressives in the grip of one of their signature moral crusades routinely embrace money in politics.

Government should enable, not mandate
Posted: April 19, 2014 in National and GOP
Republicans want to offer more freedom for Americans to create better lives for themselves.

Who's responsible for the ongoing Syria mess?
Posted: April 19, 2014 in World and Defense
Russia's intransigence and President Obama's weakness have allowed the Syrian situation to fester.

Is global warming a cult?
Posted: April 19, 2014 in Economy and National
The Obama administration and liberals promote global warming fiction in order to gain even more dominance over our lives.

Who is Russia fooling?
Posted: April 19, 2014 in World and Defense
Diplomats are flummoxed about how to respond to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

What's the best way to fight corruption?
Posted: April 19, 2014 in Crime and States
Government must return power and responsibility to citizens, where it belongs.

Muslim cabbies refuse gay advertising
Posted: April 19, 2014 in Rights and Religion
Roughly 25 Muslim drivers dispatched to the Cleveland, Ohio airport are refusing to drive cabs with Gay Games advertising.

Obama plays politics with energy
Posted: April 18, 2014 in Economy and Democrats
The Obama administration is indefinitely extending its long-awaited review of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

Court rejects challenge to WI union law
Posted: April 18, 2014 in Economy and States
A US appeals court rejected the latest challenge to a Wisconsin law that restricts the power of public-sector unions.

Why all the confusion over Common Core?
Posted: April 18, 2014 in Education and National
Teachers and local authorities still have control of what they teach and how they teach it.

Dem fundraiser pleads guilty
Posted: April 18, 2014 in Crime and Democrats
A Democratic fundraiser has pleaded guilty to witness tampering and conspiracy to evade campaign finance laws.

Is Obama committing a major strategic blunder?
Posted: April 18, 2014 in Defense and National
President Obama is on the brink of antagonizing 2 major powers simultaneously.

Who's leading GA GOP US Senate primary?
Posted: April 18, 2014 in Georgia and GOP
Perdue, Kingston, and Handel hold the top 3 slots in polls for Republican nomination to the US Senate.

Have liberals made disclosure rules impossible?
Posted: April 18, 2014 in Rights and National
Contributing to politicians or causes is the most effective way to augment and amplify free speech.

Clinton's [D-NY] favorability rating drops
Posted: April 18, 2014 in Democrats and National
49% of Americans view former Secretary of State Clinton [D-NY] favorably, while 45% see her unfavorably.

Next GOP generation pushing for marriage
Posted: April 18, 2014 in Rights and GOP
The Republican Party has seen enormous gains in support for LGBT equality in recent years.

What does Russian aggression mean for Poland?
Posted: April 18, 2014 in World and Defense
Allying with the US and NATO is the only way to guarantee the security of nations like Poland, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, and Romania.

Do liberal protesters fight reality?
Posted: April 18, 2014 in Rights and Economy
Liberals have a basic misunderstanding about property rights.

Who will call Russia's bluff?
Posted: April 18, 2014 in Defense and World
Russia is not in quite as strong a position as it may appear and has unleashed forces it might not be able to control.

Does Obama have an economic plan?
Posted: April 18, 2014 in Economy and Democrats
President Obama's latest budget proposal is entirely unbalanced.

Does foreign aid work?
Posted: April 18, 2014 in Economy and World
South Korea is not the only example of an American foreign assistance success story.

Why don't Dems want better schools?
Posted: April 18, 2014 in Education and National
Every attack against charter schools is an attack on parents who want their children to succeed.

Russia violates treaties
Posted: April 18, 2014 in Defense and World
Russia has violated the 1992 Open Skies Treaty, the 2010 New START arms treaty, and the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty.

Are regulations smothering the economy?
Posted: April 17, 2014 in Economy and National
Washington, DC set a new record in 2013 by issuing final rules consuming 26K pages in the Federal Register.

IN Dem indicted on corruption charges
Posted: April 17, 2014 in Crime and Democrats
A Democratic Indiana mayor, his wife, and stepdaughter have been indicted on federal corruption charges.

Why don't voters trust Obama?
Posted: April 17, 2014 in Democrats and National
About 6 in 10 American voters think President Obama lies to the country on important matters.

Do liberals distort the US Constitution?
Posted: April 17, 2014 in Rights and National
Government restrictions on our natural rights must be as few as possible and rigorously justified.

What is Russia's next target?
Posted: April 17, 2014 in World and Defense
Odessa, Ukraine's 3rd-largest city, could be the next to fall to Russia.

Will the GOP tone down its opposition to marriage?
Posted: April 17, 2014 in Rights and GOP
A coalition of conservatives has launched an initiative to keep anti-marriage language out the 2016 Republican Party platform.

Do global warming advocates lie?
Posted: April 17, 2014 in Economy and World
Exaggerating the degree and impact of climate change has been part of the global warming alarmists' strategy.

Why is US foreign policy in decline?
Posted: April 17, 2014 in Defense and National
Even as America recovers at home, its influence abroad continues to wane.

Are ethanol mandates counterproductive?
Posted: April 17, 2014 in Economy and National
America's policy of blending corn-based ethanol into gasoline is unbelievably awful.

Marriage gets 2nd appellate court hearing
Posted: April 17, 2014 in Rights and States
Marriage equality gets its 2nd hearing at the federal appellate level.

Why do Dems hate Rice [R-AL]?
Posted: April 17, 2014 in Democrats and National
Intolerant liberals embark on a campaign to silence and shun the nation's 1st female African-American secretary of state.

Is a Ukraine solution out of reach?
Posted: April 17, 2014 in World and Defense
Russia poses no more a match for the West than its Soviet predecessors did.

Is global warming a fiction?
Posted: April 17, 2014 in Economy and National
Evidence mounts that global warming is not advancing as alarmists have predicted.

Why do liberal health schemes fail?
Posted: April 17, 2014 in Health and Democrats
Liberal health care schemes are plagued by rationing, long waits, poor quality, scarcities, and unsustainable costs.

Is Russia starting WWIII?
Posted: April 17, 2014 in World and Defense
Russia is attacking the post-war order that has kept most of the world safe and free for decades.

Is the income tax code absurd?
Posted: April 16, 2014 in Taxes and National
Preferential deductions and credits narrow the tax base and distort the economy.

Is Putin another Hitler?
Posted: April 16, 2014 in Defense and World
Today's drift toward war with Russia seems like a replay of the past.

LA Dem felon runs for Congress
Posted: April 16, 2014 in Crime and Democrats
A convicted Democratic Louisiana felon is running for the US Congress.

Are liberals teaching intolerance?
Posted: April 16, 2014 in Rights and Religion
Apologists for certain primitive practices of the Islamic faith have recently demonstrated the power of intolerance.

Why are companies leaving the US?
Posted: April 16, 2014 in Taxes and Economy
US companies scramble away from high US taxes.

Judge delays OH marriage ruling
Posted: April 16, 2014 in Rights and States
A federal judge stayed his ruling ordering Ohio to recognize marriages of gay or lesbian couples who wed in other states.

How should the US deal with Iran?
Posted: April 16, 2014 in Defense and National
We should not announce to our enemies what we might do in every conceivable hypothetical situation.

Is free speech dying?
Posted: April 16, 2014 in Rights and World
Free speech and a dynamic, innovative society are intimately connected.

When will NK collapse?
Posted: April 16, 2014 in World and Defense
Kim's inexperience, weapons obsession, and lavish spending may result in the demise of North Korea's regime.

Convicted Dem to run for IA senate
Posted: April 16, 2014 in Crime and Democrats
A Democrat's 2nd drunken driving conviction does not disqualify him from seeking a seat in the Iowa state Senate.