The Pentagon Has a New Common-Sense Acquisition Framework

Last week, the Department of Defense took a big step to streamline its notoriously burdensome procurement processes. Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment Ellen Lord issued DoD Instruction 5000.02, which made her new Adaptive Acquisition Framework official policy. The Adaptive Acquisition Framework essentially breaks down the old, one-size-fits-all system of Defense Department procurement […]

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Free to Succeed: A Brief History of School Choice

Perhaps it’s the title, but at first glance, Milton Friedman’s 1955 essay, “The Role of Government in Education,” seems unassuming. To many Americans, the role of government in education is self-evident and impregnable. So, given public schools are run by the government, an essay on the government’s role in education seems like it would be […]

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4 Big Moments Before the Senate’s Vote Against New Impeachment Witnesses

In the lead-up to the Senate vote not to call witnesses in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, another John Bolton bombshell dropped, Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska rendered the debate moot, and the Senate chaplain almost stole the show.  About 5:40 p.m. Friday, the Senate voted 51-49 against calling witnesses, meaning the inevitable […]

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Diversity Makes Us Stronger As a Nation, Army Lieutenant General Says

Roslyn Clark Artis, president of Benedict College, and Lt. Gen. Gwen Bingham, a retired chief of staff for installation management at the United States Department of the Army, join today’s podcast. They share their personal stories and how they have shattered glass ceilings in their perspective careers, as well as their ideas for reform for higher […]

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Over 400 Israeli Rabbis Unequivocally and Rightfully Reject Trump’s “Deal of the Century”

The Rabbinical Congress for Peace (RCP) composed of over four hundred Israeli rabbis, unequivocally rejects US President Trump’s “Deal of the Century.” The rabbis have emphatically stated that Jewish Law prohibits any declaration of territorial concession, whether now or in the future, even when accompanied by strict conditions and restrictions, and that such concessions create […]

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Problematic Women: Trump, the Impeachment Trial, and Teen Vogue (Again)

Are you having trouble following everything going on with the Senate impeachment trial? You’re not alone. Elizabeth Slattery, legal fellow at The Heritage Foundation, joins the show to break down the proceedings at a 101 level. We also discuss President Trump’s speech at the March for Life and the Trump administration’s other big pro-life announcements. […]

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Reservations about the Trump Peace Plan

by Daniel Pipes Washington Times January 29, 2020 Along with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, all my friends are delighted with Donald Trump’s plan to solve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. I agree that, in contrast with prior presidential plans, this one has much to commend it; unlike the Carter, Reagan, Clinton, and George W. Bush proposals, it […]

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