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Senators Concerned About Risk to U.S. Forces over Syrian Chemical Weapons

FOREIGN POLICY, NEWSROOM AMERICA Some U.S. senators have voiced concerns that unrest in Syria could lead the government to lose control of its chemical weapons...

Made of Paper: Moby Dick

CARL L. BANKSTON III About thirty-five years ago, I spent a miserably cold winter in upstate New York. Of course, any winter in upstate New...

We Need a Pro-Marriage Income Tax

By Phyllis Schlafly The majority of Americans say they support traditional marriage: the union of a husband and a wife. So why are we permitting...

Schlafly: Court Stands Up to EPA

By Phyllis Schlafly The Environmental Protection Agency, known as the EPA, is one of the most meddlesome departments of government. It threatens productive industries with...

Ginsburg Likes Use of Foreign Law

By Phyllis Schlafly Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has proved again why she doesn't belong on the U.S. Supreme Court. She really doesn't like our U.S....

Obama Admin. Using Espionage Act Against Whistleblowers

JON E. DOUGHERTY, NEWSROOM AMERICA The Obama administration has increasingly used a 1917 law aimed at protecting U.S. national security to prosecute whistleblowers, a practice...

Romney Wins Arizona, Michigan Primaries

CAMPAIGN TRAIL, NEWSROOM AMERICA Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney handily won the Arizona primary and secured enough votes to narrowly win in his home state...

James Madison asks: "Is There Virtue in the People?"

Liberty Letters, James Madison I go on this great republican principle, that the people will have virtue and intelligence to select men of virtue and...

James Madison asks: “Is There Virtue in the People?”

Liberty Letters, James Madison I go on this great republican principle, that the people will have virtue and intelligence to select men of virtue and...

Edmund Burke: A Day of Accounting that Will Come

Daily Dabble in the Classics, Edmund Burke All persons possessing any portion of power ought to be strongly and awfully impressed with an idea that...

Blunt Amendment Update: More Calls Needed!

U.S. SENATE, EAGLE FORUM Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has announced that he will once again try to block Senator Roy Blunt's Bill to restore...

Hope versus Dispair: The Discussion is Coming

LEE WISHING, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES My colleague, Paul Kengor, wrote a brilliant article this week saying that Team Obama will try to cast...

Money Motivates Students

CARL L. BANKSTON III Should we pay people to act in their own best interest? That question occurred to me when looking at a report...

It’s the Economy, Stupid!

By Alan Caruba It is interesting to see how intently foreigners are watching the run-up to the 2012 national elections, particularly as regards whether President...

It's the Economy, Stupid!

By Alan Caruba It is interesting to see how intently foreigners are watching the run-up to the 2012 national elections, particularly as regards whether President...

Medical Study Confirms Gardasil Dangers Exposed By Judicial Watch

Liberty Alerts, Corruption Chronicles A new medical study confirms what Judicial Watch exposed years ago about a controversial vaccine fast-tracked by the Food and Drug...

Julius Caesar’s Leap Day, and Columbus’ Eclipse

FEBRUARY 29th is Leap Day. It was invented in 45 B.C. when Julius Caesar replaced the many calendars used throughout the Roman Empire based on...

Julius Caesar's Leap Day, and Columbus' Eclipse

FEBRUARY 29th is Leap Day. It was invented in 45 B.C. when Julius Caesar replaced the many calendars used throughout the Roman Empire based on...

On Santorum, Democrats, and “God’s Will”

PAUL G. KENGOR, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES In case you didn’t notice . . . With George W. Bush out of office and a...

Santorum Appeals to Democrats in Michigan

CAMPAIGN 2012, NEWSROOM AMERICA GOP presidential contender Rick Santorum's campaign has reached out to Michigan Democrats, in a bid to earn him a win in...