Liberals, Conservatives and Human Nature

What explains such passionate philosophical disagreement between the Occupy Wall Street movement and the Tea Party? The seemingly insurmountable divide between left and right is perhaps most clearly understood by their respective concepts of human nature. As understood by our Founders, human nature is innate. In the words of the Declaration of Independence, individuals are […]

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Washington Post: Obama Waffling on Iran

The Washington Post castigated President Barack Obama in an editorial Friday for sending Iran “the wrong signals” in the showdown over its nuclear weapons program. “Iran has been showing signs of increasing nervousness about the possibility that its nuclear program will come under attack by Israel or the United States,” the editorial opined. “From the […]

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Kuwait: 15 Years for Exiled Shia Cleric for Blasphemy – Insulting Mohammed and Islam

Just one day after Saudi Arabia sentenced an Australian national to 500 lashes for blasphemy, a Kuwait court on Wednesday sentenced a controversial religious figure to 15 years in prison for the same offense. A criminal court in Kuwait City found Yasser Al Habeeb guilty of insulting Aisha, the wife of Prophet Mohammad and daughter […]

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Food Stamp Fraud Costing Taxpayers Billions

The Washington Examiner recently reported that the two states bordering the nation’s capital are two of the five worst states for food stamp fraud. The above table shows the inverse relationship between the number of food stamp recipients and the percentage of cases investigated for fraud in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. While […]

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Academic Study Exposes Reuters Propaganda

Reuters is one of our final three nominees for this year’s Dishonest Reporter Award by virtue of its appalling attempt to redefine the word “terror” in the aftermath of a Palestinian bomb attack next to a Jerusalem bus stop. Indeed, we’ve long criticized Reuters for failing to call terror by its name. But that’s not […]

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Liberalism Runs Rampant in Universities Across the World; Israel Feuds Over Major U’s Leftism

The Knesset’s Education Committee witnessed an exchange of verbal fire Wednesday between nationalists and leftists, as it discussed a report criticizing Ben Gurion University’s Political Science and International Relations departments, known as bastions of radical leftism. The report was commissioned by the Israeli Council for Higher Education (ICHE), and drawn up by a committee chaired […]

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Who REINS in Washington Anyway?

Congress rarely considers a bill that would change the way Washington works. But this is exactly what the Regulations from the Executive In Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act would do. The REINS Act (H.R.10) would require Congress to approve all “major” regulations—those costing $100 million or more annually—before they take effect. On December 7, it […]

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