For Iran and Its State Media, Syrian Unrest Is Either a Non-Issue or a Foreign Plot

(CNSNews.com) – Iran officials and state media continue to ignore, downplay, or see conspiracies behind the anti-government protests and violent clampdown in Syria, in sharp contrast to their response to unrest elsewhere in the Arab world. As protests swept countries including Tunisia, Egypt, Bahrain, Libya, Yemen and Jordan in recent months, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali […]

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Income Inequality, One More Time

The fundamental point about income inequality is that all income groups have made solid economic gains over the past few decades, and nothing in a recent piece responding to my post on income inquality, indicates otherwise. In the opening paragraph, Mr. Mitchell states that questioning why income inequality matters if all income levels are gaining is “a […]

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Some Senators Rightfully Concerned over the Russian “Red Button” Missile Defense Demands

Last week, the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sergey Ivanov caused a stir among the U.S. and European proponents of missile defenses. Talking about the Obama Administration’s recent proposal for the Russian participation in the Phased Adaptive Approach, a missile defense plan for Europe and the United States, Ivanov bluntly stated that the Russian Federation “insist[s] […]

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Even on Tax Day, It Pays to Be Married

As Tax Day arrives, families across the country are reluctantly pulling out purses and wallets to cut a hefty check to Uncle Sam. While the annual pain of paying federal income taxes is far from pleasant, married families can take comfort in the fact that they are probably better off financially than their single counterparts. […]

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Chuck Norris Hits Obama: Obama Wrong on Border Violence

The White House is taking credit for the previous administration’s progress at curbing criminal activity on the U.S. side of the Mexican border, while at the same time advising officials to not overestimate border violence, writes Honorary Texas Ranger Chuck Norris in his column at HumanEvents.com.  Norris quotes Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano as saying: […]

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America Outmatches China Economically (For Now)

China announced its economic results for the first quarter this morning. GDP was said to grow a strong 9.7 percent, while consumer inflation reached a worrisome 5 percent. Frankly, most Americans shouldn’t care that much. China’s economic importance is being overstated now, and even its considerable economic potential is sometimes overstated. The PRC is much […]

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