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Harris Admits “Medicare for All” Would Kill Private Health Insurance

— but So Would a “Public Option” MICHAEL F. CANNON, CATO INSTITUTE Michael Kinsley memorably quipped, “A gaffe is when a politician tells the truth...

Jacob Duché Continental Congress Prayer & a caution to “Stand Fast as the Guardians...

American Minute with Bill Federer As British troops were descending upon Boston, the Continental Congress' first official act was to request that Rev. Jacob Duché,...

‘Emergency Powers’ – Be Careful What You Wish For

BY BOB BARR It’s a universal law of politics – every president considers the powers he inherits from his predecessor as the “floor,” not the...

Good News on Disability Programs

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE There is good news for taxpayers regarding federal disability programs. The strong economy and administrative reforms have begun reducing caseloads for the Social...

Tampa Counseling Ban Enjoined

LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL A federal magistrate judge issued a 38-page report and recommended that Liberty Counsel’s preliminary injunction be granted against a Tampa ordinance which prohibits...

More States Introduce Extreme Abortion Bills – JSL Radio Recap

 JAY SEKULOW, ACLJ Last week New York Governor Andrew Cuomo ordered a celebration of the state’s barbaric new abortion law, lighting up the spire of...

Nature of the Constitution: Whether a Compact – Joseph Story’s Commentaries on the Constitution

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Book 3, Chapter 3, NATURE OF THE CONSTITUTION - WHETHER A...

Mathematical modeling illusions

~The global climate scare – and policies resulting from it – are based on models that do not work~ Dr. Jay Lehr and Tom Harris For...

Rights and Non-Rights: A Simple Way to Distinguish the Two

Despite the centrality of rights in American history, it’s readily apparent today that Americans are of widely different views on what a right is,...

Lowry: Shall We Gather At The River – Bryn Terfel, Sissel, Tabernacle Choir &...

Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group Lowry: Shall We Gather At The River · Sissel · Bryn Terfel · The Mormon Tabernacle Choir ·...

Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing – Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square Published on Nov 1, 2012 SUBSCRIBED 302K Purchase "Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing" from the album "Come, Thou Fount of Every...

“Two Roads Diverge in the Woods …” – Robert Frost, Four Time Pulitzer Prize-Winning...

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...

UPDATE: Pakistani Supreme Court Upholds Asia Bibi’s Acquittal of Blasphemy After Hearing Review Petition

CECE HEIL, ACLJ The Pakistani Supreme Court today heard a review petition against Asia Bibi’s acquittal of blasphemy. After the Court had overturned her conviction on...

Beer vs. Bureaucracy

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE The federal shutdown revealed some of the ways that the government needlessly shackles the economy through subsidies and regulations. The microbrew...

‘Justice’ Is the Word of the Year, and ‘Social Justice’ Is Its Orwellian Opposite

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON The Merriam-Webster Dictionary has declared “justice” its “Word of the Year” for 2018, owing to a 74 percent year-over-year increase in...

Virginia Couple Scores First Round Victory in First Amendment Fight

Army veteran and wife are suing State Council of Higher Education for Virginia for right to teach job skills ANDREW WIMER, INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE Arlington, Va....

Roger Stone’s Indictment Shows Mueller Isn’t Looking for Justice

BY BOB BARR “I hit Ali with everything and he said, ‘Is that all you got?” and I said, ‘Yeah, that’s pretty much it’” — George...

I Have A Dream for Black History Month

LLOYD MARCUS, THE UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN As an American who happens to be black, I wish to share my concerns regarding Black History Month. Racism like...

UC Davis warns students about speech restrictions in China

SARAH MCLAUGHLIN, FOUNDATION FOR INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS IN EDUCATION Earlier this month, FIRE launched its “Commitment to Campus Free Expression at Home and Abroad,” a statement...

Here is the crisis Democrats say doesn’t exist

The White House • January 29, 2019 One of the biggest lies told about immigration is that border security is anti-immigrant. Legal immigrants and American citizens...