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Full Ninth Circuit Court Upholds Regulations Defunding Planned Parenthood

LAURA HERNANDEZ, ACLJ In a major blow to Planned Parenthood, the full United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld the “Protect Life”...

AOC’s Anti-Billionaire Animus Is a Threat to Us All

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON Last , in a Martin Luther King Day public interview, writer Ta-Nehisi Coates asked democratic socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) why he was...

Panama Canal – American Minute

American Minute with Bill Federer The Panama Canal was first proposed by Spain as early as 1534. It would save having to sail the long and...

Bloomberg’s Ideological Fluidity Will Outlast Sanders Stubborness

BY BOB BARR It has been less than four years, but how many voters in 2020 could name more than two or three of the...

Getting Reagan Right

PAUL G. KENGOR, INSTITUTE FOR FAITH AND FREEDOM Marcus Witcher’s Getting Right with Reagan: The Struggle for Conservatism, 1980-2016 is an impressive work but also one that...

Rush Limbaugh, Trump, and the Tea Party Family

LLOYD MARCUS, THE UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN It was an exciting time. In 2009, a grassroots movement of concerned Americans scheduled 800 Tea Party rallies nationwide on tax...

Institute for Justice Takes on Qualified Immunity Before SCOTUS

After Police Brutally Beat & Hospitalized James King, The Government Closed Ranks and Is Using a Legal Shell Game To Avoid Accountability JOHN KRAMER, INSTITUTE...

UPS Punishes Drivers for Prayer Meetings

LIBERTY COUNSEL MYRTLE BEACH, SC -- United Parcel Services (UPS) has discriminated against employees’ religious freedom for voluntarily praying together before work. Several drivers also...

Capital Gains Tax Hike Would Be a Mistake

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE Democrats running for the White House are pushing all kinds of tax increases. One bad idea supported by all the leading...

The mad rush to electric vehicles

~Will this be another disaster for consumers?~ Duggan Flanakin Tesla’s stock market value is already bigger than Ford and General Motors combined, says a report in...

The Myth of Bernie Sanders’s Honesty

BY SELWYN DUKE Ah, feel the Bern. Love him or hate him — and avowed socialist Bernie Sanders does evoke extremes in feeling — even...

Tests of Truth in Philosophy – Mortimer J. Adler

BY MORTIMER J. ADLER, PH.D. 1 The definition of truth as the correspondence of the mind with reality presupposes philosophical realism. Idealists denying a reality independent...

China’s Coronavirus Cover-Up Carries Lessons for U.S.

BY BOB BARR When a young Mark Zuckerberg signed his new “Facebook” project with a video game quote -- “Beware of he who would deny...

Knowledge and Opinion – Mortimer J. Adler

BY MORTIMER J. ADLER, PH.D. PART 1 All men, Aristotle said, by nature desire to know. It may not be true that, born with that native...

C’mon America! All Aboard the Trump Train!

LLOYD MARCUS, THE UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN Democrats' hatred for Trump and his supporters has become so evil that when you look up “demonic” in the dictionary,...

How much trash talk should I put up with? – Thomas Jefferson Leadership

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP the revival of antient slanders under pretext of new evidence, has induced Th:J. to do, what he never took the trouble of...

The Character of Washington and Lincoln

BY GARY S. SMITH, INSTITUTE FOR FAITH & FREEDOM In the aftermath of President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial and in light of the scathing attacks...

Only Dramatic, Direct Action Will Save The American Beef Industry

BY TOM DEWEESE For the past year I have been working to sound the alarm that the American beef industry is under massive assault from...

Bloomberg’s Craven Apology Reveals Deep Character Flaw

BY BOB BARR Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has a number of qualities that tend to impress – including business acumen and entrepreneurship...

ACLJ Amicus Brief Urges SCOTUS to Protect Rights of Churches and Religious Schools

LAURA HERNANDEZ, ACLJ This week, the ACLJ filed an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court, urging the Court to reverse two decisions from the Ninth...