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I Am Hillary Hear Me Roar

Just two days before her mother made it official, Elle magazine released its interview with Chelsea Clinton in which she said that while it’s good that about 20 percent of Congress is made up of women, “Since when did 20% become the definition of equality? And so when you ask about the importance of having…

What the Media Left Out of the Phony Rolling Stone Story

The Rolling Stone story about a student named Jackie who said she was ganged raped at a fraternity house at the University of Virginia is a textbook example of journalistic malpractice. Rolling Stone got just about everything wrong. For openers, there was no gang rape. The reporter didn’t even try to talk to the alleged…

Religious Freedom vs. Gay Rights

Should a born again Christian who runs a catering business have to provide the food and drinks at a gay wedding? Should an evangelical who operates a photography studio have to take pictures of a gay marriage? Should a baker have to deliver a cake to a gay couple’s wedding if same-sex marriage violates her…

5 Taliban Commanders for 1 American Charged with Desertion

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Last year, without consulting Congress, President Obama made a controversial deal. He traded one American soldier held by the Taliban for five Taliban commanders who had been held at Guantanamo. The swap was controversial not only because the President of the United States had just concluded a secret deal with terrorists, but also because the…

If You Think the Pacific Ocean is Next to New York, Should You Be Allowed to Vote?

Now, from the man whose greatest policy achievement so far has been mandatory health, comes a new idea: mandatory voting. At a town hall meeting in Cleveland, President Obama floated the idea as a way to counter the influence of money on elections. “Other countries have mandatory voting,” the president said, citing Australia as one…