More magazine 07 29 2013 Articles

  • Hydra-headed federal bureaucracy threatens American liberty

    “You can’t handle the truth!” Jack Nicholson shouted at Tom Cruise during the climactic court-martial scene in the movie “A Few Good Men.” Caught in a lie that exposed his “above-the-law” mentality, Nicholson’s character, Col. Nathan Jessup, justifies his lawlessness by...

  • Gunman kills 3 Americans at Kabul hospital

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Three Americans — a pediatrician and a father and son — were killed by an Afghan government security officer at a hospital Thursday, the latest in a series of attacks on foreign civilians that has rattled aid workers, contractors and journalists. Another...

  • Editorial cartoons: Pipeline alternatives

    Cartoon by Nate Beeler/Cagle Cartoons.

  • FDA OKs first-ever DNA alternative to Pap smear

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health regulators have cleared a genetic test from Roche as a first-choice screening option for cervical cancer. It was a role previously reserved for the Pap smear, the decades-old mainstay of women's health. The Food and Drug Administration approved Roche's cobas...

  • UPS blames winter weather for drop in 1Q profit

    DALLAS (AP) — First-quarter net income at UPS slumped 12 percent as winter storms increased costs for the shipping giant and cut into its revenue. The Atlanta company said Thursday that the rough start to the year means that full-year earnings will come in at the low end of its earlier...

  • Oregon to investigate the burning of aborted babies for electricity

    Update below: Lila Rose, president of Live Action, responds. Earlier this week, news broke of an energy plant in Marion County, Ore., receiving aborted babies from British Columbia to burn for electricity. Thursday, county officials said they were seeking an investigation into how such a...

  • Examiner Editorial: Bad actors and deadbeats at IRS get holidays and cash bonuses

    A culture of impunity has taken hold at the IRS, one that should outrage taxpayers who fork over their hard-earned money every year knowing that if they don't the agency will make their lives miserable. It would be bad enough if the IRS were only still trying to put itself in the role of...

  • Darrell Issa seeks answers about Justice Department's role in IRS targeting

    Rep. Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, is raising new questions about the Justice Department's role in the IRS targeting of conservative groups. Issa wants more answers from the administration about a previously unreleased email between a DOJ...

  • Why Elizabeth Warren should run for president

    As she talks to the press, Warren is repeating previous statements that she will not run for president in 2016. But her denials aren't really denials, and her party's unique presidential circumstances give Warren plenty of room to run.

  • VIDEO: Democrats lash out at big spenders, big polluters

    Environmental advocates on Capitol Hill are lashing out at the Koch Brothers' influence on American politics, accusing the conservative duo of being polluters and calling for limits on their power.   Rep. John Sarbanes, D-Md., explains, "The congress has been dominated and influenced too...

  • Suicide attack in Iraq kills at least 11 people

    BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden car into a police checkpoint south of Baghdad on Thursday morning, killing at least 11 people, officials said, the latest episode in an uptick in violence in the run-up to next week's parliamentary elections. The attack struck during...

  • Kerry sees way forward on Mideast peace: 'We will never give up hope' for that possibility

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Kerry sees way forward on Mideast peace: 'We will never give up hope' for that possibility.

  • GM profit sinks; CEO sees no recall hit to sales

    DETROIT (AP) — The cost of recalling nearly 7 million cars and trucks sank General Motors' first-quarter profit, but the company's CEO said the much-publicized recalls have yet to cut into sales. GM on Thursday reported its worst financial results in more than four years, with profit falling...

  • Activists say Syrian airstrikes in north kill 30

    BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government airstrikes struck a vegetable market in a northern rebel-held town Thursday, killing at least 30 people and wounding scores of others, an activist group said. The airstrikes came as another Syrian lawmaker announced his candidacy for June presidential election,...

  • Oregon panel recommends dropping troubled exchange for private policies, using federal system

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon panel recommends dropping troubled exchange for private policies, using federal system.



From the Weekly Standard

  • Why the New York Times Poll Is Bogus

    The Arkansas Senate race has been close in virtually every serious poll. The Republican challenger, Tom Cotton, probably had a small lead a month or so ago; after a massive negative assault on him...

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  • Hustle Is Overrated

    The Bryce Harper-Mike Trout showdown is underway and the outcome is, well, inconclusive. In round one Monday night, the Nationals leftfielder walked and went hitless in three at bats while the...

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  • Kennedy’s Question

    We often think of the Constitution as a two-part document: first the original 1787 text, which primarily establishes the government’s structure; and then the amendments, which primarily set...

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