Blogs

  • Speaker Ryan’s Great Start

    Speaker Ryan’s Great Start

    Paul Ryan began his speakership with a significant achievement: beating the odds to unite a fractious GOP caucus on behalf of a fresh start and clean slate for his party in Congress. On the final vote to select a new speaker, even the Tea Party-oriented Freedom Caucus gave a solid…

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  • Deepak Chopra – Rebecca Costa

    Deepak Chopra – Rebecca Costa

    Deepak Chopra is an author and world-renowned spiritual leader. A former Chief of Medicine at Boston Regional Medical Center, Chopra became disenchanted with western medicine and the reliance on prescription drugs and began practicing alternative medicine. Chopra founded the ‘Chopra Center for Well Being' in La Jolla, California. In 1999,…

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  • Jim Gilmore – Rebecca Costa

    Jim Gilmore – Rebecca Costa

    Jim Gilmore is the former Governor of Virginia, and candidate for the U.S. Presidency. Gilmore is the President and CEO of the Free Congress Foundation, a nonprofit organization engaged in national policy to ‘promote free markets, and limited effective government.' He is the President of USA Secure, a homeland security…

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  • Embrace of “Socialism” Reflects Dangerous Ignorance

    Embrace of “Socialism” Reflects Dangerous Ignorance

    A new poll about public attitudes toward socialism and capitalism helps explain the surprising popularity of Senator Bernie Sanders—despite his proud identification as a “democratic socialist.” The YouGov survey showed 49% of Democrats said they looked favorably on socialism, while only 37% had a favorable opinion of capitalism—the system that…

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  • Disregarding Decency, Liberty and Sanity in Jerusalem

    Disregarding Decency, Liberty and Sanity in Jerusalem

    The Palestinian Authority has honored those who perpetrate stabbing attacks against Jews as “heroes” and “martyrs”—despite the fact that victims of those attacks are almost always small children, old women, and other innocent civilians. Even worse, the justification for these terrorist atrocities is suppression of religious liberty—not its defense. On…

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  • The Democrats’ Preoccupation with Inequality

    The Democrats’ Preoccupation with Inequality

    If you want to understand today's Democratic Party, a word search of the Democrats' debate last week provides a pretty clear picture. Here is how many times key words were spoken: Wall Street: 23 Tax: 20 Inequality: 9 Wealthy: 7 Now, compare the number of times other national concerns were…

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  • Patrick Kennedy – Rebecca Costa

    Patrick Kennedy – Rebecca Costa

    Patrick J. Kennedy is the former U.S. Representative for Rhode Island's 1st Congressional District. A member of the Kennedy family, Patrick served 16 years in the House of Representatives. He is the lead sponsor of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008, and the founder of the…

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  • Gordon Chang: The World, Perhaps in the Last Days of Peace

    This moment has a pre-war feel. China and Russia, two aggressive states, are on the march, and the rogue regimes they sponsor, especially Iran and North Korea, now act with impunity. In the last three years, both Beijing and Moscow seized territory from their neighbors, and Washington's response has been…

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  • Ben Carson’s Inept and Inaccurate Analogy

    Ben Carson’s Inept and Inaccurate Analogy

    Dr. Ben Carson is a wonderful human being and a worthy presidential candidate, but he's created unnecessary problems for his campaign with careless remarks about Nazi Germany. On six occasions he's declared that “most Germans didn't support what Hitler was doing, but they kept silent, and let it happen anyway.”…

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