Congress Needs to Remain Engaged on the ICANN Transition

The U.S. National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has contracted with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to manage core functions of the Internet since ICANN was established in 1998, including managing policy and technical features of the Internet’s domain name system (DNS). Since the establishment of ICANN, the federal government has […]

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Death Panels: Another Obamacare Architect Thinks We Should Die at Age 75

Originally published at The Daily Sheeple Right now everyone is talking about how one of the Obamacare architects, Jonathan Gruber, said it was the huge political advantage of a lack of transparency in the bill being written combined with the stupidity of the American voter that got the monstrosity that is Obamacare passed. As reported […]

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President Obama on Jonathan Gruber: He’s ‘Some Adviser Who Never Worked on Our Staff’

In an attempt to distance himself from Jonathan Gruber, President Obama is downplaying the Obamacare architect’s role in the crafting of his signature health care law. During a press conference at the G20 summit in Brisbane, Australia, Obama said Gruber was “some adviser who never worked on our staff.” Over the last week, six videos have […]

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Obama’s Struggling to Handle Foreign Policy Crises. Here Are 6 Changes We Can Make.

Foreign affairs may not have played a big part in the midterm elections, but that doesn’t mean all is well with current foreign policy. A CBS poll the week before the election found only 34 percent of Americans approved of the president’s handling of foreign policy. Within our foreign policy establishment, there is widespread bipartisan […]

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3 Lawmakers Offer Their Political Smarts to Head This ‘Study’ Group

One of a trio of Republican congressmen will take over a conservative caucus in the U.S. House with  a 40-year history that some members see as compromised. Although a front-runner has emerged, insiders warn a bump in support for a candidate favored by House leadership could affect the outcome. Next Tuesday, three lawmakers seek the chairmanship […]

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13 Things You Should Know About the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Its Anniversary

Thirty-two years ago today, after a week of honoring American veterans, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial was dedicated in Washington, D.C. With more than 4 million visitors each year, the Vietnam Memorial is a beautiful tribute to the heroes of the Vietnam War. A child’s silhouette is reflected on the surface of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial […]

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FBI Report: Crime Fell While Gun Purchases Soared

As gun sales soared in 2013–with the number of background checks for gun sales breaking records–the FBI reports that violent crime fell sharply below 2012 figures, and property crime rates fell sharply too. On January 6, Breitbart News reported there were 21,093,273 background checks for firearm purchasers conducted in America in 2013. And while this number […]

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