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  • Obama's deficient plan for student loans

    The government normally doesn't care whether you or I accumulate large bills for home improvement, a new car or exotic vacations. But President Obama feels no hesitation in concluding that the cost of higher education has placed "too big a debt load on too many young people." Therefore,...

  • Al Qaeda is back in Iraq because President Obama and Hillary Clinton chose not to block them

    As al-Qaedastan takes shape, carved from parts of two countries and with ambitions far greater than the parts of Iraq and Syria it already owns, many Americans are wondering how President Obama and his pair of foreign policy gurus Hillary Clinton and John Kerry could have allowed this to happen....

  • Amnesty won't fix the broken immigration system

    Tony Snow was dying. But the White House press secretary, still determined to serve his president, returned to work as long as his cancer was in remission. Many thankless tasks awaited the former Fox News journalist. One of them was brokering meetings with conservative leaders -- asking them...

  • Hispanics sour on Obama as young illegals surge across border

    What should Republican lawmakers do about immigration? That's been a simmering source of controversy ever since George W. Bush's push for so-called comprehensive immigration legislation, with legalization and enforcement provisions, in 2006. Most liberals and many economic conservatives argued...

  • Lawsuit could help free public schools from union shackles

    Last week's court decision striking down the teacher tenure law in California public schools, and aspects of the law making it almost impossible to fire tenured teachers, is good news for everyone worried about America's future.

  • The laughable lies of liberal Republicans

    How do you spell "sidesplitting chutzpah"? In New York's 22nd congressional district, it's spelled: R-I-C-H-A-R-D H-A-N-N-A.

  • Questions for President Obama

    A few questions for President Obama. At your press conference, you said, "It is in our national security interest not to see an all-out civil war in Iraq." If that is the case, why did you withdraw all U.S. forces from Iraq in 2011? Were you motivated by something other than U.S. national...

  • Immigration crisis born of inaction

    Legislators who've been dragging their feet on immigration reform hardly need another excuse for doing nothing, but the recent influx of young children across our borders is certainly making things more difficult.

  • Uber shows how the tech industry is poised to reinvent regulation

    A few weeks ago, I wrote about how Uber was upsetting government regulators. The ride-sharing company is providing such great service to consumers that existing taxi companies called upon the government to help. Shortly after I wrote that column, the attorney general of Virginia issued a...

  • Let's stop kidding ourselves; Americans love their politicians

    Even in the most catastrophic year for congressional incumbents, 90 percent of them will win re-election — and most of them will do so rather easily. Many of them, in fact, won't even have to run a campaign.



From the Weekly Standard

  • Trolling for Dollars

    One February day in 2012, the U.S. government granted its 8,112,504th patent to a corporation called Personal Audio. The company’s invention was described as a “system for disseminating media...

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  • The Man and the Myth

    Urbi et Orbi, the city and the world, Tehran and the globe. In his turban and clerical robe, softly speaking of peace, Iran’s president, Hassan Rouhani, resembles a spiritual guide more than a...

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  • A Vindication of Religious Pluralism

    On June 30, the Supreme Court ruled that the federal government cannot force Americans to abandon their most deeply held convictions as the price of doing business in the United States. Burwell...

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