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  • It's time to approve Keystone XL

    President Obama has three new reasons to approve the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline. The pipeline would bring 830,000 barrels of Canadian crude oil per day from Alberta to U.S. refineries, which would lead to economic growth and job creation in the United States.

  • Let Western states manage public lands, not bureaucrats in Washington

    A Western rancher who has his federal grazing rights restricted or removed doesn’t just lose a few cows. He loses a multi-generational investment, a profession, and a legacy to pass on to his children. An elderly hunter or trail rider who sees motorized access eliminated from national forest...

  • FCC should not presume it can regulate the Internet

    Despite judicial rebuffs of the Federal Communications Commission's two previous attempts to impose net neutrality mandates on Internet service providers, the agency is at it once again. In case you don't know by now, net neutrality regulations, in one way or another, would convert Internet...

  • The dangerous Democratic assault on free speech

    David Brown was imprisoned for 18 months because he demonstrated against rising taxes. Author James Callendar spent nine months in jail for writing a book critical of the government. Newspaper editor Benjamin Franklin Bache was arrested for criticizing the president but died before his trial,...

  • Intolerance on campus in the name of tolerance

    Bowdoin College officials insist that "religious freedom and spirituality are alive and thriving" at the liberal arts college in Maine but members of campus Christian club heartily disagree. For the first time in 40 years, Bowdoin Christian Fellowship's club charter was rejected because it...

  • Being a real leader means accepting responsibility for failures and crediting others in victories

    If character is doing the right thing when nobody is looking, World War II Supreme Allied Commander Dwight Eisenhower radiated it on the eve of D-Day, writing "any blame … is mine alone” in remarks to be delivered “In Case of Failure.” In making one of history's toughest and most consequential...

  • Colombian presidential race is down to the wire

    Colombians select their president Sunday in a close runoff contest between the two leading contenders, President Juan Manuel Santos and former Finance Minister Oscar Ivan Zuluaga. Their choice will set the country's course - either more corrupted politics as usual or a clean break from the...



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