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  • GOP governors' cave-in on Medicaid is shortsighted

    A growing number of Republican governors are caving in to Medicaid expansion through President Obama's healthcare law.

  • The 'Obama touch' could doom Democratic candidates

    Latino voters are now beginning to figure out that, like American allies abroad, to be a friend of Obama is to invite — indeed, to ask for — betrayal.

  • In New York, the populist Left takes up its pitchforks against Cuomo

    Liberal lawyer and activist Zephyr Teachout has grabbed the pitchfork and is storming Cuomo's mansion in Albany, in a fight against the corporatism and cronyism embodied by the governor.

  • Can Obama win the fight against ISIS?

    Obama has taken some steps against ISIS, namely bombing strikes in Iraq. But he must do more. It is not enough to try to contain ISIS.

  • Robin Hood and the digital revolution

    Technology-driven change will come faster than the regulators can write new rules. That will lead to many more Uber-like conflicts with governments ordering innovative companies to stop providing a better service without permission.

  • My secret shame: I'm addicted to '19 Kids and Counting'

    It was only by chance that I stumbled across the decidedly wholesome and un-artistic "19 Kids and Counting." I showed up to mock the unbridled puritanism of a bunch of freaks -- not to mention poke fun at my own family for watching such dreck -- and I never left.

  • Obama doesn't fully grasp the threat of ISIS

    Obama appears to have a remarkable naivete concerning evil in the world. As low as his boiling point is concerning conservative opposition to his agenda, he seems not to have one for Islamic terrorism.

  • Obama's focus on domestic matters has yielded no results

    Obama's assumption that a vigorous foreign policy and a successful domestic agenda are in conflict is wrong.

  • Want more leg room in a flight? Pay for it

    You all bought a ticket for a seat that reclines, which means if you want to recline, you're entitled to do it. What you can't do is use a "Knee Defender" to block the seat from reclining.

  • A bold and optimistic GOP can win big in November

    The Republican Party is essentially asking voters to give it control of both houses of Congress. Yet it hasn't told voters what it would do with such a mandate.



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