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  • 46 percent of doctors give Obamacare a 'D' or 'F'

    In contrast, just 25 percent of those surveyed gave President Obama's healthcare law an 'A' or a 'B.'

  • Correcting bad economics: Killing Ex-Im won't reduce exports by 2 percent

    Export-Import Bank defenders deploy worthless numbers on job creation, bogus profit claims, empty scare tactics about how Boeing will die, and now, spooky stories about significant drops in exports resulting from killing Ex-Im.

  • The spread of Rocky Mountain jihad

    In Colorado, the toxic fumes of Islamic jihad have penetrated the most unlikely hamlets and hinterlands.

  • Census: Real household income peaked in 20th century

    American households are poorer now than they were when the 21st century began. Among householders who dropped out of high school as well as those who graduated from college, real median income has declined.

  • Conditions stalk Obama's uncertain coalition

    A leader who can create and lead an effective international coalition must back words with action, and he must lead from the front, not from behind.

  • Here are five of Joe Biden's greatest hits

    It shouldn't have come as too much of a surprise to hear Vice President Joe Biden engaging in controversial and/or offensive speech. Indeed, he's infamous for this sort of thing.

  • Make mine multilateral? Not necessarily

    There's a widespread assumption that most Americans prefer multilateral action-- acting with other nations as partners. But maybe that's not so.

  • Women really are the key to elections

    If Republicans can roughly tie Democrats when it comes to women votes, the GOP will win, according to recent history.

  • Report: Doc took a selfie with Joan Rivers before procedure that killed her

    Honestly, is it all that surprising to read that a celebrity doctor may have snapped a few "selfies" with an unconscious Joan Rivers?

  • The breakout star of the 2014 primaries is not a candidate

    Those following election night coverage on the Internet this primary season may have noticed that a newcomer -- the Ace of Spades Headquarters Decision Desk (that's @AOSHQDD on Twitter) -- often tallied the votes faster and called the results sooner than the Associated Press.

  • Swing-state polls show Republicans in good shape

    A pair of Quinnipiac University polls - one in Iowa and one in Colorado - show Republicans poised to make gains in two crucial swing states.

  • Islamic State crisis reveals Obama administration has a serious communication problem

    The rise of the ultra-violent group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has revealed an unsettling truth: Top Obama administration officials do not appear to be communicating with each other as they scramble to address the growing terrorist threat.

  • Yet another Obamacare broken promise

    In five states (Connecticut, Hawaii, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and Vermont), every single insurance plan subsidized under Obamacare includes elective abortion coverage.

  • Arming 'moderates': a cautionary tale

    America's short-sighted misadventure in Libya should haunt the debate in Washington as it considers arming rebels to fight the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.

  • Another small sign the 2016 GOP race is insanely wide open

    Everybody knows there is no real leader in the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. But ask voters an open-ended question — Whom do you want to be the nominee? — and the range of answers can be breathtaking.



From the Weekly Standard