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  • Like Cleveland, Mitt Romney may be on a comeback

    Who will capture the momentum Cleveland is enjoying and give the closing speech in late June or mid-July as the GOP convention comes to a close?

  • Immigrants ignore U.S. immigration laws because Obama won't enforce them

    It became her mantra. The U.S. border with Mexico, Janet Napolitano would say, "has never been more secure." First uttered in 2010 during Congressional testimony, she repeated it often for the remainder of her tenure as Homeland Security Secretary.

  • Obama pays price for inaction on immigration law

    The flood of underage--and non-underage--illegal immigrants from Central America coming across the border in Texas is, to paraphrase a former Obama administration official, a "man-caused disaster." The man who caused it, more than anyone else, is Barack Obama.

  • Why lobbying is a dud for most companies but benefits their CEOs

    Lobbying and political contributions don't increase a company's profits, a new academic study suggests -- they mostly just enrich the CEO.

  • The Hobby Lobby decision has made America more free

    Senate and House Democrats are outraged by the Supreme Court's decision in favor of Hobby Lobby in the firm's lawsuit seeking exemption from the Obamacare mandate that employers provide, free of charge, contraceptives to employees.

  • Political language, not Watergate, to blame for public distrust of government

    In a nation where voters want to trim the federal government and politicians don't, elected officials use political language to defend what they can't defend on the campaign trail. The official language makes lies sound truthful.

  • Obama the problem creator

    Only if we understand that Wednesday was "Opposite Day" can we comprehend President Obama's bizarre remarks in Texas concerning our border crisis.

  • Actually, Hillary Clinton's wealth is her greatest accomplishment

    It's simply mystifying that so many Americans look to candidates who pretend to be just like them. We're the worst. In the rare instance I am moved to vote, the least I expect is for a candidate to be far more successful than I am.

  • Hey, Snotty Bloomberg: Mind your own crumbling city

    The former New York City mayor mouthed off about my adopted hometown of Colorado Springs and my friends in nearby Pueblo in Rolling Stone magazine this month.

  • Brace for the next round of Obamacare rate shock

    As insurance companies begin to propose premiums for 2015, it's time for Americans to brace themselves for the next round of rate shock in the wake of President Obama's health care law.



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