Two-Year Delay on EPA Climate Regs Is No Solution

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) endangerment finding gives the agency justification to regulate greenhouse gas emissions, most notably carbon dioxide (CO2), under the Clean Air Act (CAA). The EPA already began targeting motor vehicles last year and will start regulating emissions from new power plants and major expansions of large greenhouse-gas-emitting plants (more than 25,000 […]

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Egyptian Pipeline Blast a Result of Terrorism

A probe conducted by Egypt has found that Saturday’s gas pipeline explosion was a result of terrorism. The Associated Press on Monday quoted Judge Abdel Nasser el-Tayeb, the chief investigator into the explosion in a terminal in Egypt’s northern Sinai Peninsula, who said the explosion was caused by four masked gunmen who set off a […]

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HR Comment: Egypt Exposes Media Hypocrisy

HR Comment: Egypt Exposes Media Hypocrisy The intense coverage of the uprising in Egypt – covered by nearly every journalist in the region – has revealed a significant double standard in the media’s coverage of Israel. The relative decline in coverage of Israel draws attention to the vastly disproprtionate amount of attention Israel receives in the […]

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National Marriage Week: It Pays to Get Married, Even in a Recession

The Washington Post reports today on a new study highlighting the effects of the “Great Recession” on marriage. The report from the University of Virginia’s National Marriage Project suggests that while the recent economic downturn has placed financial stress on a majority of married couples, lifelong relationships continue to thrive. According to the report, more […]

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Iran’s nuclear program presents a threat to international stability. Yet successive American administrations-Republican and Democratic alike-have misread the intentions and actions of the Iranian regime. How dangerous is a nuclear Iran, even if it never detonates a weapon? What are the guiding principles of the Iranian leadership? To what lengths would the regime go to […]

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A Valentine’s Day Wish for Free Trade

Americans saved more than $16 million on roses last year thanks to U.S. trade policy toward Colombia. Under the Andean Trade Preference Act (ATPA), many products from Colombia are exempt from U.S. import tariffs. Colombia is the biggest supplier of cut flowers to U.S. consumers, and the ATPA exempts Colombian roses from the 6.8 percent […]

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Burqa Bandits Target TD Bank

by David J. Rusin •  Jan 21, 2011 at 12:05 pm TD Bank, which has hundreds of branches on the East Coast and calls itself “America’s most convenient bank,” certainly appears to be the most convenient for thieves who hide themselves under face-covering veils. Over the past six months, TD Bank has emerged as a […]

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Why Egypt Will Not Soon Become Democratic

by Daniel Pipes The Economist February 4, 2011 The Economist asked Anoush Ehteshami of Durham University and Daniel Pipes to address the motion: “Egypt will become a democracy within a year.” Ehteshami’s response in favor can be read here. Mr. Pipes’s response follows below. Two reasons lead me to assert that the Arab Republic of […]

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