Paul Ryan’s Budget is Good for America

When considering Representative Paul Ryan’s (R–WI) budget plan, it goes without saying that if one disagrees with Ryan’s vision, then of course he or she won’t like his plan, regardless of whether it fixes our budget problems. It is important, then, to consider his vision: Is smaller government a worthy goal? In the words of […]

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Denmark Deals Another Blow to Borderless Europe

Denmark’s partial reinstatement of border controls on the crossing from Germany and Sweden (by bridge) have probably disturbed the European commission more than the similar restrictions that France imposed on its border with Italy following the unrest in North Africa. In the French case, one could define the issue as a temporary emergency and even, […]

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On Education, Obama Says One Thing But Does Another

Earlier today, President Obama delivered a commencement speech to students graduating from Booker T. Washington High School in Memphis, Tennessee. Booker T. Washington high school won the president’s Race to the Top Commencement Challenge, designed to have high schools demonstrate their commitment to college readiness as part of a competition to have President Obama speak […]

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Second Westerner Claims Torture in Dubai

A United States citizen has alleged that police in Dubai tortured him, just one month after a British tourist died in prison in Dubai, apparently due to a severe beating. The American man, 30-year-old Adam Foster, admitted to stealing police handcuffs but said his confession was extracted by force. Foster spoke to CNN from Dubai, […]

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