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  • They Really Hate Ben Carson

    They Really Hate Ben Carson

    The invective against Dr. Ben Carson coming from the left is extraordinary, even for the left. Now that Carson, one of the pre-eminent brain surgeons in America, has become a viable candidate for president, the left has labelled him everything awful it can come up with. One left-wing columnist, Charles…

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  • James Hansen – Rebecca Costa

    James Hansen – Rebecca Costa

    James Hansen is best known for his expertise on climatology and global warming. A professor at Columbia University and former director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, Hansen is considered the ‘father of global warming,' due to his warnings in the 1980's. His early research confirmed that the…

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  • John McAfee – Rebecca Costa

    John McAfee – Rebecca Costa

    John McAfee is a technologist, best known for developing the first anti-virus software program. He is the 2016 presidential candidate of the ‘Cyber Party.' McAfee worked as a programmer for NASA, Univac, Xerox Corporation, Computer Sciences Corporation and Lockheed. In 1987, McAfee founded McAfee and Associates, one of the first…

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  • Throwing Cash at the Homeless Crisis

    Throwing Cash at the Homeless Crisis

    Los Angeles announced bold new plans to spend $100 million to help the estimated 26,000 homeless people who occupy the city's streets and parklands, representing a real threat to public health and safety. This comes to less than $4,000 per person—hardly enough to fix a broken life. L.A.'s homeless problem…

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  • A Cruel Delusion on “Equalized Achievement”

    A Cruel Delusion on “Equalized Achievement”

    The New York Times recently reported good news on the education performance gap between black-and-white children—a gap that's narrowed by 50 percent over the last 30 years. But the distance between privileged kids and disadvantaged children of all races has only gotten wider: offspring of college graduates are seven times…

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  • Breaking a Fifty-Year Pattern in the GOP

    Breaking a Fifty-Year Pattern in the GOP

    If any of the four front-running candidates wins the GOP presidential nomination, the Republicans will break a longstanding pattern that's lasted in their party for nearly 50 years. In 12 elections in a row, the GOP has nominated someone who has run for president before—or spent time in the White…

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  • Michele Bachmann – Rebecca Costa

    Michele Bachmann – Rebecca Costa

    Michele Bachmann is a former member of the United States House of Representatives, who represented Minnesota's 6th congressional district. She is the first Republican woman to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from Minnesota. Upon her election to the House, Bachmann helped found the conservative Tea Party Caucus,…

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  • Can $100 Million Buy the Presidency?

    Can $100 Million Buy the Presidency?

    Donald Trump's decision to spend up to $100 million of his own money for his campaign shows desperation, not strength. Self-funded billionaire candidates have a consistent record of failure in our nation, no matter how much they spend. In 1992, Ross Perot blew $63 million—$107 million in today's dollars—and won…

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