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House Unites to Support Israel

LIBERTY COUNSEL WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved 398-17 a bipartisan resolution opposing the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement which calls for...

A Different Look at After-Tax Income Inequality

ALAN REYNOLDS, CATO INSTITUTE Every presidential candidate promises to “reduce income inequality” by raising tax rates on the rich and increasing transfer payments (including tax...

Will Persian Gulf ‘Tanker War’ Become a Shooting War?

RON PAUL, WEEKLY COLUMN The UK got a taste of its own medicine this week as Iran seized a British tanker, the Stena Impero, just...

Thank Obama For Placing Portland Police In A Straightjacket

BY BOB BARR Thanks to the Obama administration’s legacy of promoting baseless charges of racism against police departments across the country, the Portland Police Department...

Senate Should Reject Pelosi-Mnuchin Budget Deal

HERITAGE ACTION ALERT Washington—Heritage Action released the following statement from Vice President Jessica Anderson in response to today's vote in the House of Representatives to...

THANK YOU to the 132 fiscal conservatives who stood up for future generations

HERITAGE ACTION ALERT 132 fiscal conservatives in the House stood up for the fiscal sanity of our nation’s future and voted “No”on the Pelosi-Mnuchin budget...

Someone Told Me, “Go Back to Where You Came From!”

BY SELWYN DUKE It’s easy to laugh at people such as Democrat Georgia state representative Erica Thomas and her anguish at being told, as she...

The Bladensburg Cross: The Court Moves in the Right Direction

JOHN A. SPARKS, THE INSTITUTE FOR FAITH & FREEDOM A large cross erected in 1925 by Gold Star mothers in honor of their 49 fallen...

Bipartisan Budget Buster

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE Congressional leaders and President Trump have agreed to another budget-busting spending deal. This one is a two-year plan that raises discretionary...

The Left is Following Communism’s Playbook for Revolution

BY SELWYN DUKE We Americans are currently in a civilizational state historians William Strauss and Neil Howe would call the “Third Turning”: an unraveling. The...

Leftists’ Effective Dirty Trick

LLOYD MARCUS, THE UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN I heard another black pastor's sermon attacking Trump while listening to Christian radio with earbuds on my phone during my...

July 2019 Speech Code of the Month: California State University Channel Islands

Laura Beltz, Foundation for Individual Rights in Education What’s the most common type of speech code in FIRE’s Spotlight database? The answer might surprise you. It’s...

Federal Court Upholds Censorship of Dietary Advice

Health Coach Plans to Appeal Decision to 11th Circuit Court of Appeals MATT POWERS, INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE Pensacola, Fl.—In a blow to entrepreneurs across the Sunshine...

Sanders Feels the Bern on Hourly Wage Demands

RYAN BOURNE, CATO INSTITUTE You really couldn’t script it. Faced with campaign staff complaining their hourly wages are too low, 2020 presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT), he...

Bill to reinstate Obama pesticide ban ignores science

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~House legislation to ban neonicotinoids in wildlife refuges would hurt bees and wildlife~ The battle over neonicotinoid pesticides rages on. In response to...

The Newer McCarthy Era, Spin It

BY T.F. STERN I’ve grown to appreciate the talent some folks in the movie industry use to spin their side of a story in such...

Giving Credit Where Credit is Due

BY T.F. STERN We were watching a movie the other day on one of the regular channels where you get to see a few minutes...

Government is a great servant but horrid master

~Today bigger, supremely powerful global governments are justified by environmental claims~ Jeffrey Foss Through the ages, the suffering, destruction and murder perpetrated by governments like those...

Apollo 11: A Rare Federal Success

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE NASA’s Apollo 11 blasted off 50 years ago today sending astronauts to land on the moon and return safely to earth....

Murder, Rape, Assault, Burglary: 6 Examples of California’s Sanctuary Policies Leading to More Crimes

FRED LUCAS, THE DAILY SIGNAL Illegal immigrants released by local police in California after their arrests for minor offenses go on to be charged with...