Mike Pompeo’s Call for Freedom

In his recent remarks about the challenges that China presents to free societies, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo offered a strong defense of democracy and freedom. Speaking to an audience of business leaders and policy makers around the globe at the Copenhagen Democracy Summit, Pompeo underscored that the choice confronting today’s world is “between freedom […]

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A Young American’s Take on Why Electoral College Remains Best Way to Elect President

The best method for electing the president of the United States, debated by the Founding Fathers, is a bone of contention generations later. Today, many call the Electoral College outdated. But Carly Terry, a new high school graduate from Nassau County, Florida, argued in an award-winning essay that the Founders settled on the Electoral College […]

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The Future of Western Civilization Is Imperiled by Mob Rule. Now Is the Time for Courage and Leadership.

The war on history has spread across our country and has even spilled over to other parts of the Western world. Now, on a daily basis, we see scenes of lawless mobs attacking and tearing down statues, and defacing monuments of every type—often as authorities stand idly by. But this violence has hardly been reserved […]

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In the Name of Tolerance, California Blacklists Idaho

In a bizarre show of authoritarianism—even for them—California state officials have decided to ban state-funded travel to Idaho because of its transgender law. In a press release, California’s attorney general, Xavier Becerra, said: “Where states legislate discrimination, California unambiguously speaks out. The state of Idaho has taken drastic steps to undermine the rights of the […]

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In Past Eras, What’s Happened When Statues Are Toppled

Modern America is far from the only place where mobs have torn down statues. “During the French Revolution there were attacks on statues,” says Jarrett Stepman, author of “The War on History.” “Of course, that devolved into attacks on people.” Stepman discusses France’s history of statue-toppling, Lincoln’s warnings on mob rule, and more. Listen to […]

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Obamacare 2.0 Bill Would Be a Windfall, But Also Pyrrhic Victory, for Insurance Lobby

In December 2013, 11.8 million Americans had individual health insurance coverage. The federal government provided no subsidies for that coverage. Six years later, in December 2019, enrollment in individual health insurance coverage stood at 12.4 million. According to Congressional Budget Office data, the federal government sent $248 billion in premium and related subsidies to health […]

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