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The Persistence of Poverty: Another Perspective

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON Poverty in the sense of acute deprivation is largely nonexistent in the United States in the 21st century In a previous column, I...

Eco-imperialists impose a biomess on Africa

~Instead of cutting forests and burning dung and charcoal, shouldn’t Africa have cheap electricity?~ Duggan Flanakin China, India, Vietnam and other nations are using more and...

Voters Care About Whether Trump Committed a Crime; Not Whether the Process is Fair

BY BOB BARR The number of ways in which Democrats have abused the rules of the House of Representatives, the jurisdiction of committees, the importance...

Blessed Tolerance: The Virtue of a Republic in Decline

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Approximately two and a half millennia ago, Plato, in his classic work, The Republic, unveiled a more intimate look into our...

Was Hillary’s Attack on Tulsi Gabbard Part of a Plot to Destroy Trump?

BY SELWYN DUKE On the surface, Hillary Clinton’s “Russian asset” attack last week on Rep. Tulsi Gabbard appeared the rambling of a bitter, perhaps unhinged...

Second Amendment Rally In DC November 2nd

JORDAN STEIN, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA Gun owners have asked for it, and now it’s happening -- a chance to peaceably assemble in Washington DC...

More Opportunity Zone Cronyism

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE The New York Times published an investigation over the weekend entitled “Symbol of ’80s Greed Stands to Profit From Trump Tax Break for Poor Areas.”...

Does Informing Schools on Bullying Make It Better or Worse?

BY IZZY KALMAN It was inevitable that researchers would discover the obvious One of the most important research studies ever conducted on bullying was published this past July...

Vote Harvesting a Recipe for Coercion, Election Fraud

HANS VON SPAKOVSKY, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Vote harvesting gives party activists, campaign consultants, and other political guns for hire the ability to manipulate election outcomes either...

What Killing ISIS Leader al-Baghdadi Means for War on Terror

WESLEY SMITH, ACLJ Last weekend brought the good news that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a raid carried out by U.S. special forces in...

Statue of Liberty & A Last Effort of Divine Providence

AMERICAN MINUTE WITH BILL FEDERER America ... a last effort of Divine Providence in behalf of the human race"- Ralph Waldo Emerson The Statue of Liberty...

Who’s Afraid of Religious Reasoning?

LEWIS WAHA, INSTITUTE FOR FAITH & FREEDOM If people fear what they don’t understand, then one of the most feared things today is religious liberty....

Court Ignores SCOTUS Precedent in Speech Buffer Zone

LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL HARRISBURG, PA – The Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ignored the Supreme Court’s decision regarding protected speech yesterday in Liberty Counsel’s...

Vladimir Konstantinovich Bukovsky: 1942 – 2019

TOM G. PALMER, CATO INSTITUTE The Cato Institute mourns the passing of a colleague, Vladimir Bukovsky, a senior fellow of the institute and a giant among champions...

Is it climate socialism – or eco-fascism?

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Green New Deal climate alarm socialism is really intolerant, totalitarian eco-fascism~ Green New Dealers have convinced themselves that our planet faces an imminent,...

Iraq’s Economic Crisis is Self-Inflicted

BY LAWRENCE W. REED Iraq is in the news again and sadly, it’s not good. More than 100 Iraqis were killed in violent protests during the...
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What the United Nations Has Become

BY ALLEN WEST Yes, the United Nations was born out of the Second World War and the intent was a global body politic that would...

Marriage and the Gender Gap in Higher Ed: Fact vs. Fiction

DAVID J. AYERS, INSTITUTE FOR FAITH & FREEDOM A significantly lower percentage of young men are now obtaining college degrees compared to women. We have...

Time Running Out for Philly Forfeiture Victims to Submit Claim

ANDREW WIMER, INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE PHILADELPHIA— Philadelphians who lost their property to the city’s abusive civil forfeiture machine must apply by December 6, 2019 to receive...

20/20 Baby Parts Investigation Shown in Court

LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL SAN FRANCISCO, CA – During the civil trial in the San Francisco Federal District Court yesterday, the judge finally allowed Liberty...