The 10 Most Revealing Solyndra Emails

On Thursday, the House Energy and Commerce Committee released a bombshell report detailing its investigation into bankrupt solar company Solyndra. Along with the report, the committee released a trove of emails between Solyndra stakeholders and administration officials. They paint a troubling picture of efforts to prop up the company despite its bleak economic outlook, and reactions […]

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Marriage on the Ballot in Four States This Fall

When citizens in Maryland, Maine, Washington, and Minnesota go to the polls in November, they will be confronted with ballot initiatives that speak to the central question of what marriage is. In Minnesota, voters will consider whether to amend their state constitution to preserve the definition of marriage between one man and one woman consistent […]

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With Marriage on Ballot in Four States This Fall, Prop 8 Supporters Seek Supreme Court Review

Earlier this week, supporters of Proposition 8, the 2008 California marriage amendment, asked the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the freedom of California voters to define marriage as one man and one woman in their state constitution. This request comes at the same time that voters prepare to vote on marriage through ballot measures in […]

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New Heritage Series Profiles Woodrow Wilson: The Godfather of Liberalism

Woodrow Wilson came to Washington in 1913, and he never left. He’s the only President buried in D.C. He became the first President since John Adams to personally address Congress, thus creating the spectacle that grew into the modern State of the Union address. And we’re all still living under an administrative state Wilson envisioned […]

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Trading Up to Create Better Jobs

According to a recent USA Today/Gallup poll, creating good jobs should be the number one priority for the next President. One of the best ways to create good jobs is to expand free trade. Consider the following numbers: In the five years after the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) took effect on January 1, […]

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Indiana Superintendent: Obama Administration Nationalized Common Core Standards

At a Tea Party gathering last month, Indiana Schools Superintendent Tony Bennett expressed his concern with the growing federal overreach of Common Core education standards. “This administration has an insatiable appetite for federal overreach,” he said. “The federal government’s involvement in these standards is wrong.” The Indianapolis Star adds: Bennett pointed out that the Common […]

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Chick-fil-A Boycott Backfires – Religious Persecution

Liberal activists and Democratic politicians have attempted to demonize the Chick-fil-A restaurant franchise because of its owner’s religious views supporting a traditional biblical marriage. They’ve urged a boycott of the restauarant chain, their plans completely backfired and the opposite happened. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and a Chicago Alderman thinking they are dictators have even gone […]

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Economic Freedom: The Freedom to Choose

A recent Pew Research Center study, The American-Western European Values Gap, shows that the U.S. is unique in its percentages of: People who believe that “freedom to pursue life’s goals without state interference” is more important than “state guarantees [that] nobody is in need,” People who disagree that “success in life is determined by forces […]

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Administration Jeopardizes Export Control Reform Through Ill-Timed Waiver

An ongoing sale of communications satellites to a Hong Kong–based company is attracting a great deal of attention at the moment. Space Systems/Loral, a major U.S. satellite manufacturer, contracted in 2011 to manufacture two communications satellites, AsiaSat-6 and AsiaSat-8, for Asia Satellite Telecommunications (AsiaSat). The contract was initialed soon after AsiaSat-7, another Loral communications satellite, […]

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