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Obama Thinks I’m a Democrat

By Alan Caruba I received a fund raising letter from the Democratic National Committee this week urging me to join and to support President Obama. How...

Cuba Backing Gay Marriage?

PAUL G. KENGOR, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES I was recently contacted by Ben Johnson of LifeSiteNews, who told me of a fascinating development. He...

$70 Mil To Help Communities Spend Federal Money

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES For the second time in just a few months a U.S. government agency notorious for wasteful spending is dedicating tens of millions of...

Israeli newsman to be indicted for leaking classified military documents

BY JIM KOURI Israeli law enforcement officials announced yesterday that it was prepared to indict a major publication's journalist for revealing secret military protocols that...

Too Many People in Prison

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY The prison population is greater in the United States than in any other country in the world, surpassing even Communist China. More...

Actually, Some Heckling Is Free Speech

Peter Bonilla, TheFIRE Recently, National Public Radio's Linton Weeks published a piece offering some thoughts on heckling—something we at FIRE have certainly encountered many times...

Planned Parenthood’s War on Women Backfires

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ Planned Parenthood has been trying to create the “War on Women” for so long that they have now pushed themselves into an...

Christianity and Its Critics

BY JACK KERWICK The world’s largest religious tradition has had more than its share of critics over the centuries. A not inconsiderable number of these...

Why Romney

BY JACK KERWICK Readers of this column know that during the GOP primaries, I threw my support behind Ron Paul. Paul was a flawed candidate...

Islamic group demands Holder take action against judge’s ruling

BY JIM KOURI The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) on Wednesday demanded that Attorney General Eric Holder and the U.S. Department of Justice protect the...

The White House Defends Public Equity

MIKE BROWNFIELD, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Up is down, left is right, good is bad, and day is night. If you wander inside the Washington, D.C., beltway,...

Is This Barack Obama’s Brain on Drugs

BY SELWYN DUKE We all know the difference between normal mistakes and those that hint at a deeper, more frightening problem, such as Alzheimer’s or...

Large Soda Ban Proposed: NYC Continues Obama-inspired Assault on Freedom of Choice

NEWSROOM AMERICA STAFF In a first across the nation, New York City's Mayor Michael Bloomberg is calling for a ban sales of large sugary drinks. The...

66,000 Completed Foreclosures Nationally in April

NEWSROOM AMERICA STAFF CoreLogic's National Foreclosure Report for April has found there was 66,000 completed foreclosures in the U.S. in April 2012 compared with 78,000...

U.S. Adds “Socioeconomic Status” Section To Yearly Health Report

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES A special treat from the Obama Administration; for the first time, the U.S. government’s annual comprehensive report on Americans’ health features a special...

Govt. Studies Prove Need For Costly Minority “Housing Counseling”

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES In an apparent effort to justify giving leftist groups tens of millions of dollars to provide low-income populations and minorities with “housing counseling,”...

How Radical Were Wisconsin’s Reforms?

MIKE BROWNFIELD, HERITAGE FOUNDATION One year ago, the state of Wisconsin adopted sweeping reforms that curbed collective bargaining rights among government workers, brought the state’s...

How Radical Were Wisconsin's Reforms?

MIKE BROWNFIELD, HERITAGE FOUNDATION One year ago, the state of Wisconsin adopted sweeping reforms that curbed collective bargaining rights among government workers, brought the state’s...

Sunk Costs: There’s No Crying Over Spilled Milk

STEVEN HORWITZ, THE FREEMAN Nobel Prize-winning economist James Buchanan is fond of saying, “It takes varied reiterations to force alien concepts on unwilling minds.” That...

On The Liberal Education Of Youth

Self-Educated American, Classics Library Aristotle: “Politics”, Book Eight, Part 3, 350 B.C.E. The customary branches of education are in number four; they are- (1) reading and...