More Holidays Articles

  • HHS releases 1,296 pages of regulations ahead of holiday weekend

    The timing of the news release is part of a long pattern for President Obama's administration, which has often used holidays as an opportunity to dump dense regulatory changes when most reporters and Americans are focused on their holiday plans.

  • Throwback Thursday: Ronald Reagan on the Cold War and the Fourth of July

    As you prepare for this Fourth of July weekend, and as you make your plans to grill all the meat and/or blow up all the fireworks, take a moment to reflect on why we’re celebrating and what makes the holiday so perfect. Here to help you reflect on the greatness that is a Cold War Fourth of...

  • Stocks end mixed; S&P closes near all-time high

    NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market got back on track in the second quarter. After a bumpy start to the year, the Standard & Poor's 500 index resumed its upward climb in the March-June period. The index rose 4.7 percent, versus a 1.3 percent gain in the first three months of the year. As the...

  • Texas increases highway patrols over July Fourth

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas troopers will be out in force over the long Fourth of July holiday period looking for suspected drunken drivers and other traffic violators. The Texas Department of Public Safety says patrols will increase starting Friday and running through July 7. DPS Director...

  • On Memorial Day, remember those left behind by the fallen

    After more than 12 years at war our nation is almost at peace and can hopefully rest our weary, war-torn military, country and people. There's a lot of healing that needs to be done, many scars that will remain, and many lives that need to be rebuilt. Many of the 2.6 million veterans who have...



From the Weekly Standard

  • 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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  • An Unfolding Fiscal Disaster

    Imagine that it is 1937 and time for the first Social Security payroll taxes to be assessed on workers and their employers. Two years earlier, President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s new program was...

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