Japan’s Defense from North to South

When Japan’s Democratic Party (JDP) finally ended the hegemony of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) last year the expectations were that we would have a more pacifist government. After all a key component of the JDP were members of the Japan Socialist Party that had always stressed good relations with China and greater reluctance to […]

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Riot Breaks out on Streets of Rome

Riots erupted on the streets of Rome as protesters failed to come to terms with the fact that Teflon-coated Berlusconi, 74, had scraped through by just three votes. Inside the parliament chamber, ushers had to pull apart brawling MPs and members of the opposition claimed crucial votes had been ‘bought’ by his party’. An investigation […]

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VIDEO: Senator Kerry to Incoming Senators: “You don’t count.”

Today on the Senate floor, John Kerry (D-MA) informed 15,304,498 voters from 16 states that their democratic voice is better left unheard. Kerry’s remarks came during a speech in which he urged the ratification of the ill-conceived New START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) with Russia. Kerry and other Senate liberals are striving to ratify the […]

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Like it or Not: Mexico is America’s Next Afghanistan; Mexico Possibly 51st State?

It’s time to ‘man up’ and face a fact that most politicians know, but few care to admit. Posted by LaborUnionReport With the exception of, perhaps, Texas governor Rick Perry, no public official wants to publicly admit an obvious fact: The United States of America will likely be forced to invade Mexico. It’s not a matter […]

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A Reading List With New Common Sense

It is that time of the year again: Christmas gift list guides are out. (Find out which book made both the Claremont Institute’s book list and Virginia State Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s reading list!) If you are looking for the perfect gift, a good book for the airplane, or something to do while the in-laws […]

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Rolling Back Overcriminalizaiton

Between 2000 and 2007, the United States Congress created 452 entirely new crimes, a rate of over one new crime every week. By the end of 2007, the U.S. Code included more than 4,450 federal crimes, with an estimated tens of thousands more located in the federal regulatory code. Worse, a joint study released this […]

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