Half of Illinois Residents Would Leave the Land of Lincoln (If They Could)

Half the residents of Illinois (50%), Connecticut (49%) and Maryland (47%) would flee their state if they had the chance, a new Gallup Poll show. Residents of these states are also the most likely to leave, and Gallup attributes three factors: State taxes State Government Quality of Life “Nevada, Illinois, Maryland, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, […]

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Educational Opportunity Continues to Expand: Kansas Now a School Choice State

Kansas is 24th state to adopt private school choice. (Photo: Getty Images) School choice is blossoming in the Sunflower State this spring. Last week, Governor Sam Brownback (R) signed into law Kansas’ first school choice scholarship program—making it the 24th state to adopt private school choice. Corporations that contribute to scholarship-granting organizations (which provide vouchers […]

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House Select Committee to Probe Unknowns of Benghazi Attack

President Obama walks with then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. (Photo: Pete Souza) Americans will get the answers they deserve to questions surrounding the Benghazi terrorist attack through creation of a special committee empowered to dig deep into the subject, House Speaker John Boehner announced today. In a formal statement, Boehner said: The administration’s withholding of […]

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It is time to choose our side

By Doug Hagmann    –The American Revolutionary War, or our war for independence from the oppression of the British that officially began in 1775 and birthed our nation, was a most pivotal time in our nation’s history. Many men and women of average means and intelligence rose to become celebrated heroes and heroines. They placed […]

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Chinese Economy Overtakes America’s

Photo: Zhou Ke/Newscom With much faster growth rates between 2011 and 2014, China is now being forecast to eclipse the United States as the world’s largest economy sometime this year. The U.S. has been the world’s largest economy since the 1870s when it overtook Great Britain. Before the current revisions were released this week, it […]

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