Medical Malpractice Reform: States vs. the Federal Government

Medical malpractice reform is needed in many different states, but an effort currently underway on this issue in Congress is misguided. Legislatures in places like Texas that passed measures intended to reform the court processes used to make claims against doctors and hospitals and to stop abusive litigation have seen many benefits for both victims […]

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Protest against Islamophobia

Protestors Decry Presentation on “Islamophobia” at JCC

On Wednesday evening, March 14th ,over 30 protestors representing both Jewish and human rights organizations gathered in front of the Jewish Community Center on Manhattan’s upper west side to express their outrage over a forum entitled “Combating Islamophobia.” Moderated by former first daughter Chelsea Clinton, the panelists included Rabbi Marc Schneier, co-founder of the Foundation […]

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Orban Addresses Crowd

Hungary Denounces EU Double Standards and Pledges Independence

When the EU passed its budgetary stability pact, it wanted to convey the impression that sanctions against offenders would kick in automatically and the measures would be applied evenly with no favoritism. The current European Union standoff with Hungary is exposing Brussels to charges of double standards and even unwarranted intervention. Last Tuesday European Union finance […]

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Obama Disappoints on the Falkland Islands

This week in 1982, Argentine forces were probably preparing their equipment and checking plans ahead of their invasion of the Falkland Islands, to happen a couple of weeks later. Thirty years on, even after heaping cringe-worthy amounts of lavish praise on the Obama Administration during his recent visit, British Prime Minister David Cameron is still […]

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Chart of the Week: Obama Tops Bush With More, Costlier Major Regulations

President Obama famously declared in this year’s State of the Union: “I’ve approved fewer regulations in the first three years of my presidency than my Republican predecessor did in his.” Heritage’s James Gattuso and Diane Katz have run the numbers. And Obama shouldn’t be bragging. Obama’s comparison encompassed all regulations, including federal rules for such things […]

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