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Gustave Le Bon—The Crowd

Commentary In 1895, French physicist Gustave Le Bon publishes a treatise on mob behavior. Crowds are only powerful for destruction. Their rule is always tantamount to...

Call Senate NOW – don’t fund illegal amnesty!

ACTION ALERT, EAGLE FORUM Next week, the Senate is expected to vote on funding the Department of Homeland Security. It will consider the bill passed...

Common Core: An Uneven Playing Field

EDUCATION REPORTER, EAGLE FORUM Many parents, teachers, legislators and citizens are fighting against the Common Core juggernaut. Some are becoming disillusioned and fear they might...

Stunning Victory for Right to Work

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY After a court struck down Indiana’s Right to Work law, unions had every reason to think they would win again in the...

The Duty of Standing Fast

American Minute with Bill Federer When British troops descended on Boston, the Continental Congress' first official act was to request Rev. Jacob Duche', pastor of...

Net Neutrality: Debate Far from Over

JAMES L. GATTUSO, HERITAGE FOUNDATION The countdown has begun. On February 26, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) plans to vote to place massive “net neutrality”...

Of Green Lipstick and Presidential Ham

BY BOB BARR There was a time, not so long ago, when interviewing the President of the United States was considered the pinnacle of a...

U.S. Courts of Law – Sharia Courts?

BY T.F. STERN There’s a news item on the internet about Sharia courts being used in Texas.  It would appear that what’s good for the...

Franklin Roosevelt born January 30, 1882

American Minute with Bill Federer  Franklin D. Roosevelt said at Madison Square Garden, Oct. 28, 1940: "We guard against the forces of anti-Christian aggression, which may...

Sarah Palin Too Toxic for 2016?

LLOYD MARCUS, PROUD UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN Sarah Palin saying “Of course” she's interested regarding running for the presidency in 2016 has people buzzing. http://abcn.ws/1xPVFhj During that...

Stutzman to Introduce Reciprocity Bill

LIBERTY ALERTS, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA It's a problem as fresh as today's headlines. A Pennsylvania woman with a concealed carry license drives over the New...

The Northeast Nanny-staters

And the Blizzard that Never Was BY SELWYN DUKE Call it the Blizzard of Oz. The “Snowstorm of the Century” Monday was supposed to be historic. All...

My Problem with Sarah Palin

BY SELWYN DUKE With Sarah Palin once again hinting at a presidential run, pundits and politics wonks are all the more aflutter with 2016...

Spooner: Trial By Jury

Background of the American Civil War In 1852, abolitionist Lysander Spooner publishes an essay arguing that private citizens serving as jurors are the final arbiters...

Make Lemonade From Wiccan Complaints

LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL Washington, DC – Liberty Counsel filed an amicus brief today and asked the Supreme Court to overturn the so-called “Lemon” test...

The Womb Should Be A Place of Protection

NICOLE SMITH, ACLJ The womb was designed by God to protect and foster the growth of unborn children and each passing week of development in...

Marriage on the Chopping Block?

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY Within hours after the Supreme Court announced it would decide whether the Constitution requires every state to recognize marriages between persons of...

Obama ad Nauseum

BY ALAN CARUBA I made a promise to myself that I would not write about President Obama’s State of the Union speech because that would...

The road less traveled…

American Minute with Bill Federer Two roads diverged in a yellow wood And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked...

An Auschwitz Anniversary

BY ALAN CARUBA There was some serious irony when U.S. Secretary of Treasury Jack Lew gathered together with French President Francois Hollande and a Russian...