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  • Supreme Court not as unified as it looks

    The Supreme Court ended its term with the most unanimous rulings and fewest split decisions in decades, suggesting an easing of the sharp and often bitter ideological divisions between the justices in recent years. But such an assumption is risky and probably wrong.

  • Supreme Court slaps down the Obama administration

    Seldom in American history has the Supreme Court unanimously rejected positions advocated by presidents' administrations.

  • The Left tramples religious beliefs on contraception

    If the views on display outside the Supreme Court and on the Internet this week are widely held on the Left, we're in for a long, ugly culture war.

  • Despite court rebukes, Obama thinks he's the only branch that counts: Examiner Editorial

    As part of his plan for shifting immigration enforcement, administration officials signaled that President Obama intends to expand his policy of deferring deportation for young people who entered the U.S. illegally as children.

  • There's nothing undemocratic about strategic voting

    Years before Operation Chaos occurred to Rush Limbaugh, I had been voting strategically in New York. Here's how it all came about.

  • Obama has wrong prescription for border crisis

    What, exactly, is President Obama going to do about the flood of unaccompanied children illegally crossing the southwestern border into the United States? So far, the White House has given many clues but few details, and when the president took to the Rose Garden to make a statement Monday, he...

  • How a suburban homemaker humbled Illinois and Big Labor

    Pam Harris, the lead plaintiff in the Supreme Court case Harris v. Quinn, was watching the news Monday with some of her co-plaintiffs when the announcement came that they had won. As the verdict was being read, one of the co-plaintiffs whispered into Harris' ear, "It looks like they knocked on...

  • Obama gets 'surprised' by foreign crises because he isn't paying attention

    Flip through the latest National Security Strategy and the Pentagon's Quadrennial Defense Review -- these are the documents describing how President Obama envisions using foreign and defense policy to keep the United States safe, free and prosperous in a world that appears increasingly...

  • Lower, fairer taxes would boost U.S. workers' prosperity: Examiner Editorial

    A new Tax Foundation analysis of workers' tax burdens in the 34 countries of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development shows that 31.3 percent of the average American worker's wages go to federal taxes. This puts the U.S. below the OECD average of 36 percent.

  • Big Ideas: On war powers, fruits and nuts, and overcrowding

    Sixty words have defined the last 13 years.

  • Here are good ways to replace Obamacare, not simply repeal it

    It is not possible to displace Obamacare without advancing a credible alternative. Simply repealing the law implies a reversion to the pre-Obamacare status quo, which had its own set of problems.

  • Why freedom is the best health care alternative

    Now that the Affordable Care Act's subsidies have kicked in and millions have supposedly enrolled in exchanges, much is being said about Republicans backing away from repeal and replace. I would propose a more honest and accurate phrase about what comes next: rescue and recovery.

  • Flaws in Canadian system serve as red flag for Obamacare

    As the U.S. debates ways to replace or improve Obamacare, Canada may offer a blueprint for reform. Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper has moved to transfer control from the federal government to the provinces and is opening up the socialized system to private clinics and doctors.

  • Why Obamacare is driving costs instead of controlling them

    On March 5, 2009, when President Obama began his push for health care legislation at a White House forum, he faced a challenge.

  • France thumbs nose at critics of its sale of warships to Russia

    A growing chorus of Capitol Hill lawmakers are urging France to scrap a lucrative deal to sell two high-tech warships to Russia as the country flexes its muscle in eastern Europe.



From the Weekly Standard