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Why I Am Voting Republican

by Daniel Pipes November 4, 2012 Cross-posted from National Review Online, The Corner Note the title is not “Why I am voting for Mitt Romney.” That’s because the two major American parties, Democratic and Republican, represent contrasting outlooks and you vote for the one or other of them, not for a personality. The presidential candidate […]

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Armed Services Chairman Denounces White House Benghazi Cover-Up and Muzzling of Military Leaders

President Obama should come clean with the American people about what exactly happened in Benghazi, according to the Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, Representative Buck McKeon (R-CA). In fact, the President is the only one who has all those answers, McKeon says. “The whole thing smacks of a cover-up,” he says. According to […]

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Anti-Conscience Mandate Halted Against Second Family-Owned Business

A second federal district court has granted a preliminary injunction halting enforcement of Obamacare’s conscience-crushing contraception mandate. Late Wednesday, Michigan Federal District Court Judge Robert H. Cleland ruled in favor of family-owned lawn and supply store Weingartz Supply Company and its owner, Daniel Weingartz. Colorado District Court Judge John L. Kanne granted a similar request […]

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Reflecting on the Marriage Question

On Tuesday, citizens in Maryland, Minnesota, Washington, and Maine will consider ballot questions on marriage. While The New York Times doesn’t want citizens deciding the civic meaning and purpose of marriage for themselves, Sherif Girgis and I argue on National Review Online that “we the people” should decide it for ourselves: Citizens should seek to […]

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Unlike Hurricane Sandy, Energy Policy Blackouts Threatening Germany Could Be Avoided

A blackout occurred in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, as more than 8 million people in the northeast were left without power. Millions could remain without power for several more days. Hurricane Sandy was a natural disaster that people could prepare for but couldn’t avoid. Blackouts and brownouts caused by misguided energy policies, however, could […]

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Medicare Roundup 11/2: Setting the Record Straight

In recent weeks, liberal politicians, editorialists, and policy analysts have vigorously attacked reform of Medicare based on defined-contribution financing. In fact, this approach to reforming Medicare has a long bipartisan tradition going back to the 1980s and Representatives Richard Gephardt (D–MO) and David Stockman (R–MI). In fact, much of this criticism is distorted, misleading, or […]

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People raise the American flag among the wreckage of their homes devastated by Hurricane Sandy

Al Qaeda: Hurricane Sandy Punishment for ‘Crimes Against Islam’

Al Qaeda’s cell in Somalia on Wednesday said Hurricane Sandy, which wreaked havoc on the East Coast, was Allah’s punishment for America’s “disbelief” and “crimes against Islam”, The Hill reported. In a series of tweets Wednesday afternoon, al Shabaab urged people in the United States to convert to Islam “before it’s too late.” “Allah imposes […]

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