Defining Socialism

For those who failed to recognize the ideological stakes of the recent election, Merriam-Webster Dictionary has revealed that many Americans were well aware of the confrontation between the ideas of capitalism and socialism. The terms “socialism” and “capitalism” received more searches on Merriam-Webster’s popular online dictionary than any other terms this year. Expectedly, the spikes […]

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Passing Comment by Hillary Clinton Proves She Lied About Earlier U.S.-Israel Settlement Dispute

(CNSNews.com) – Amid a new controversy between Israel and the Obama administration over the issue of building in disputed territory, a largely-unnoticed comment by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton offers fresh insight into an earlier dispute. After presenting a speech at the Saban Forum on U.S.-Israel relations on Friday evening, Clinton, during a question-and-answer time, […]

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How Conservatives Reach Out to Hispanics: Heritage Libertad Radio

How can conservatives connect with Hispanics? What exactly is religious liberty? These are just two of the many questions answered in this month’s installment of The Heritage Libertad podcast. We’ve asked Brittney Morrett of the Libre Initiative and Kristina Arriaga of the Becket Fund to join us. The English version of the podcast can be […]

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Cloakroom: The Waiting Continues

House Cloakroom: December 10 – December 14 Analysis: The waiting game continues here in Washington as the talks over the fiscal cliff continue. The House does not appear to be taking up any major legislation this week once again. However, there will be several hearings of note on both Dodd-Frank and Obamacare implementation. Those are […]

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Surprise, Surprise: Report Finds Homeland Security Wasting Money

In his oversight report, “Safety at Any Price: Assessing the Impact of Homeland Security Spending in U.S. Cities,” Senator Tom Coburn (R–OK) highlights several examples of cities using homeland security grants for ill-advised expenses. Senator Coburn’s report is an important one and a must read for the media and policymakers. My hometown of Columbus, Ohio, […]

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Obama Administration Wants Black Boxes In Your Car Recording Your Every Move

  WASHINGTON -Most motorists don’t know it, but it’s likely that every time you get behind the wheel, there’s a snitch along for the ride, the Federal Government. In the next few days, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is expected to propose regulations requiring auto manufacturers to include event data recorders – better known […]

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10 Things Americans Spend More on Than Elections

The $6 billion tab of 2011-12 election cycle political expenditures had barely been tallied before anti-free speech groups began calling for additional campaign finance reforms. With all the hyperventilating over the supposedly outsized spending on American elections, we thought it would be insightful to examine some of the things on which Americans spend more – […]

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