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  • Pretending to be rivals, U.S. Export-Import Bank subsidizes foreign export agencies

    President Obama and his allies in the business lobby say they need export subsidies to compete with China's export subsidies. One problem with that argument: U.S. export programs directly subsidize China's export programs.

  • The hidden persuaders of the environmental elite

    America's environmental agenda is set by elite foundations that decide which activists get the money, and their affinity groups collude with the Obama bureacracy.

  • Intellectual hubris hampers presidential geniuses

    It's now two and a half years to the can't-come-too-soon end of Obama's adventure, but his legacy seems to be settled already; he is the smartest man in all of U.S. history to screw up so many big things.

  • Western anti-Semitism revealed in Gaza conflict

    Navi Pillay, U.N. high commissioner for human rights, has accused both Israel and Hamas militants of committing war crimes in the Gaza conflict.

  • Is thinking obsolete in the modern media?

    Some have said that we are living in a post-industrial era, while others have said that we are living in a post-racial era. But growing evidence suggests that we are living in a post-thinking era.

  • 'Do-nothing' Congress

    With rare exceptions, we need fewer, not more, laws. Lift your glass to gridlock -- while it remains legal.

  • President Obama's unprecedented impeachment dare

    President Obama is not only not the uniter he promised to be; he is the agitator in chief. Just consider the contrast with President George W. Bush, who didn't even defend himself often, much less deride, needle and dare Democrats to oppose him.

  • The four foundations of U.S. national security

    Among politicians and analysts, there is only confusion about when military force should be used.

  • Obamacare and the public: The more they know, the less they like

    According to new polling by the Kaiser Family Foundation, which has closely tracked Obamacare for years, 37 percent of those surveyed have a favorable view of the Affordable Care Act, while 53 percent have an unfavorable view.

  • People, not politicians, improve world economies

    After years of debt (90.6 percent of GDP in 2013) and deficit spending, Britain's ruling Conservative Party is crowing about the latest economic figures that show the country has outpaced the developed world in its economic recovery.



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