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You REALLY Want Federal Gun Control Intervention? Well, Here’s an Idea for You

BY SELWYN DUKE Word is that the Senate has the necessary votes for federal gun control legislation designed to, among other things, pressure states into...

‘Social liberalism’ versus liberty

BY PHILIP VANDER ELST “Liberty! What crimes are committed in your name!” declared Madame Roland, one of the most prominent victims of the French Revolution,...

Leftist intimidation – and assassination?

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~When Leftists don’t win at the ballot box, little seems off limits for advancing their agenda~ One year ago, ProPublica published illegally leaked...

The Great Reset: Will You Submit or Stop It?

BY TOM DEWEESE The Great Reset is a massive plan to completely reorganize the entire structure of the planet – economically, socially, environmentally, and politically....

BREAKING: Gun control “framework” in the 50-50 Senate

ERICH PRATT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA While the House Judiciary Committee spent yesterday debating how to destroy the Second Amendment, something far more dangerous was...

Your ‘Last Best Hope’ to Defeat Evil Is You, and Your Firearm

BY BOB BARR Many, perhaps most Americans are familiar with the Second Amendment to our Constitution -- if not the precise phrasing, at least the...

Congress Is Going After the Alleged Price Gougers – Again

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON As Yogi Berra, baseball’s preeminent wit and philosopher, would say, “It’s déjà vu all over again.” Fifteen years ago, I wrote in this...

Friday Feature: St. Edward Catholic School

COLLEEN HRONCICH, CATO INSTITUTE “After extensive discussion, with truly a heavy heart both for all of us and the Diocese, it has been decided that St. Edward...

The Fed Minutes Add New Humility and Flexibility

ALAN REYNOLDS, CATO INSTITUTE The May 3–4 Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee earned a welcome relief rally from stock and bond investors, which includes nearly everyone...

What I Saw At The NRA

BY BOB BARR The 2022 National Rifle Association of America (NRA) convention took place this past weekend in Houston, Texas. I was there as both...

Small Modular Reactors advance in the nuclear world

DR. KELVIN KEMM The first two decades of the 21st Century will go down in history as a time of amazing world confusion about energy...

Real threats to biodiversity and humanity

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Healthy ecosystems and life on Earth suggest ending wind, solar, biofuel and organic programs~ References to climate change almost guarantee funding, even for...

Correct or cancel Mom’s grocery bag misinformation

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Misleading claims on organic food grocery bags deceive shoppers on bees and pesticides~ I don’t deliberately avoid organic foods or markets, but I...

The Rise Of Atheism, Wicca And Humanism In The Public Arena

BY BOB BARR Just as “communism” is no longer seen in a negative light by many younger Americans, “atheism” no longer carries with it the...

The Biden Administration’s Cynical and Unconstitutional Proposed Tax on Wealth

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON President Joe Biden’s proposed 2023 federal budget, which calls for a gargantuan outlay of $5.8 trillion, includes plans for a new...

Democrats’ ‘Ghost Gun’ Apparition

BY BOB BARR Gun control measures enacted in recent decades have failed to stop mass shootings. This has baffled Democrats in much the same way...

Yes, I Am My Brother’s Keeper—And So Much More

GARY L. WELTON, INSTITUTE FOR FAITH & FREEDOM For the first time in our lives, we have experienced a universal international event, known as Covid-19....

Don’t Look Up!

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~A real rock from outer space (not manmade climate change) is causing perceived rising seas~ In the Netflix movie, Washington politicians “Don’t Look...

Candy Bomber lessons for Ukraine – and daily life

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Personal health – and foreign policy – prescriptions don’t have to be complex or expensive~ The Covid pandemic severely disrupted schools, commerce, and...

Russians Know Death Unlike Any Other People

BY PAUL G. KENGOR The number of Russian combat deaths in Ukraine is striking, perhaps already exceeding the total dead in 10 years of war...