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  • Verizon, Tumblr among new entries in porn 'Dirty Dozen' list

    Morality in Media’s annual list recognizing the 12 top facilitators of pornography in America — the Dirty Dozen List — has just been announced, and Attorney General Eric Holder tops the list again.

  • Left turn by Colombia's president brings his predecessor back into the fray

    A recent sharp swing left by Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has surprised most Colombians and worried many. Elected by an overwhelming margin in 2010 as successor to his political mentor, Alvaro Uribe, he won an unprecedented mandate to continue Uribe’s strong fight against decades...

  • Is independent thinking still prized in science? Perhaps not on climate change

    In February, before the situation in the Ukraine really heated up, Secretary of State John Kerry focused on a hotter issue, making it clear that when it came to saving the earth from human-caused climate change, he and President Obama did not have time for members of the Flat Earth Society. I...

  • Economic freedom fuels drive from food stamps to Facebook

    Last month, as Ukrainian émigré-turned-tech tycoon Jan Koum prepared to cash a multibillion-dollar check from Facebook -- acquirer of his startup WhatsApp -- then-Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was checking out of the Gatsby-esque estate where he'd cached his stolen plunder.

  • It's time to bring back remedies for bureaucratic abuse

    Noted constitutional law professor Jonathan Turley recently testified before the House Judiciary Committee, saying, “we are in the midst of a constitutional crisis with sweeping implications for our system of government.”

  • When child support becomes extortion, families lose

    Every few years, Virginia officials try to push through measures that will divide families, plunder and incarcerate law-abiding parents and channel money to lawmakers' cronies such as lawyers and civil servants.

  • 'Video Choice Act' is a bad deal for everybody making, selling, watching TV content

    The Eshoo bill would eliminate risk for pay-TV providers, but would do nothing to mitigate the potential risk of lost advertising revenue faced by broadcasters.



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