Top HHS Official Likens Obamacare to Civil Rights Act

A top advisor to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recently compared opposition to the administration’s new health care law to opposition to the 1960s civil rights movement, Politico Pro reported: Jay Angoff, special adviser to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, drew parallels between the two contentious efforts during a panel presentation in Baltimore. He […]

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Boko Haram Broadens Attacks, Strikes U.N. Headquarters

On Friday, a suicide bomber launched an attack against the U.N. headquarters in Nigeria’s capital city of Abuja. The Islamist sect Boko Haram (translated: “education is sinful”) has taken responsibility for the attack, which killed at least 18 people and wounded dozens. While Boko Haram’s attacks have escalated in recent months, Friday’s bombing was its […]

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Cantor Demands Common-Sense Spending Cuts in Exchange for More FEMA Aid

Liberals are busy trying to drum up controversy over Representative Eric Cantor’s (R–VA) calls for spending cuts in exchange for more aid to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Cantor is spot on, and we are thrilled to see someone finally trying to curb FEMA’s growth. Hurricane Irene provides Cantor with the ideal case for […]

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Celebrating Steve Jobs’ Failures?

An iPad displays a picture of Steve Jobs at an Apple store in Hangzhou, east China’s Zhejiang Province, Aug. 25, 2011. Steve Jobs has resigned as the chief executive officer (CEO) of Apple, the company said on Wednesday. (/Long Wei) Listen to your music on an iPod? Read news on an iPad? Cherish your beautifully […]

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Where’s Qadhafi?

The search for Muammar Qadhafi has intensified after Libyan rebels seized most of Tripoli. The initial focus was on Qadhafi’s Bab al-Aziziya compound and nearby apartment blocks in a neighborhood that contains many Qadhafi loyalists. Today, the chairman of the rebel Transitional National Council, Mustafa Abul Jalil, stated that the rebels have no concrete information […]

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The Honorable American Flag Will Fly

Sales of American flags have increased as the 9/11 anniversary draws near. These flags are a symbol to unite beneath, to honor America and our heroes. Hopefully, they can also serve as a reminder to remain vigilant in the fight to protect America and provide America’s defense with all the tools they need to continue […]

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U.S. Ship for Philippines a Good Start, But Much More to Be Done

Today, upon inspecting the Philippine navy’s newest flagship, the 115-meter Gregario del Pilar, Philippine President Benigno Aquino declared that the ship “symbolises our newly acquired ability to guard, protect, and if necessary, fight for the interests of our country.” Vice Admiral Alexander Pama of the Philippine navy went further in expressing that the new flagship […]

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Evidence Emerging of Chinese Planning Internet Attacks

The much-delayed 2011 Department of Defense (DOD) report on Chinese military and security developments highlights the growing Chinese emphasis on cyber security and cyberwarfare. As the report notes, “PRC military writings highlight the seizure of electromagnetic dominance in the early phases of a campaign.” Coinciding with the release of the DOD report, media coverage has […]

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U.S. Tariffs Penalize Back-to-School Shoppers

Though parents might be rejoicing that the time has come for their kids to head back to school, their happiness could be tempered by a little-known fact: They’re paying import taxes on everything from clothes to lunch boxes, musical instruments to pencils. In 2010, the government collected $25.9 billion in tariffs on imported items. Shoppers […]

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