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  • The Tone-Deaf, Insulated, Suicidal D.C. GOP

    Dave Camp is by all accounts a wonderful guy. But he has orchestrated another pratfall for the Beltway GOP, another display of loser-thinking, elite favor-currying, and desperately bad politics eight months before crucial elections. And he has done so when even party leaders have said his grand plan has zero…

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  • Eric Holder’s Law

    When President Obama refused to endorse same sex marriage in the 2008 presidential campaign, was he as bigoted as a defender of Jim Crow in 1948, six years before “separate but equal” was struck down by a unanimous Supreme Court? That's what Attorney General Eric Holder would have you believe…

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  • Considering Fresh Faces

    Considering Fresh Faces

    Republicans feel growing confidence about crucial Senate races in 2014, but still feel anxious about finding a candidate to beat Hillary Clinton two years later. The most prominent prospects display prominent flaws: Rand Paul is out of the party mainstream on defense and security issues; Chris Christie is tarred by…

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  • Pro-Lifers Can Celebrate Progress

    Pro-Lifers Can Celebrate Progress

    Pro-Life activists can celebrate astonishing progress toward their most important goal: reducing the number of pregnancies that are terminated by abortion. The latest figures show the abortion rate has fallen to its lowest level in more than 30 years. Statistics indicate 17 abortions per 1,000 women of child-bearing age, down…

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  • A Bold Plan to Boost Employment

    A Bold Plan to Boost Employment

    Governor Bill Haslam of Tennessee is a popular conservative who has set a strong example for his fellow Republicans with a bold plan to offer two years of free community college or technical school for all high school graduates in his state. This program would make use of Tennessee's 27…

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  • From Hunter To Hunted And A Fisherman Thrown In

    From Hunter To Hunted And A Fisherman Thrown In

    So Yanukovych is on the run in the Crimea. This has the air of Ceausecu and Mussolini about it. The Russians are unhappy and there is no Sochi effect to hold them back. Hopefully the West has communicated that a new cold war begins in earnest the moment the Russians…

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