The media is dramatically reporting that the federal government shut down on October 1 - yet hardly anyone has noticed. This is because it is not really a "government shutdown." If only a few non-essential government functions have been temporarily h..
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"The schools [utilizing Common Core]… are organized in a highly centralized government-run system. They [Common Core courses] have the following characteristics in common: they are overwhelmingly secular in orientation; a common school is provided th..
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The left is in frenzy over the American agricultural biotechnology corporation Monsanto and other agribusinesses that tinker with crop genetics. Is there any truth to their scare stories asserting that we're being poisoned with "Frankenfood," breedin..
Americans are still voting for Democrats, accepting socially liberal positions and expanding government. The reason is simple. Liberalism self-perpetuates itself if left unchecked because people are lazy.
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Many refuse to get involved in politics because they believe their efforts are so insignificant it is not worth the time. These cynics believe the system is so vast, and corruption so ingrained, that it is futile. Although it may be difficult to get ..
Unlike other cities that found new industries to replace their failing ones, Detroit never moved on. Instead, the city's reaction to the shrinking tax base was to build fancy new buildings, which only dug it deeper into debt.
A month ago, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) was considered by many to be the GOP front-runner for president in 2016. Now, even if he secures the nomination, Republicans may very likely support him only half-heartedly like they did moderate Republican Sena..
A whistleblower has exposed the National Security Administration's warrantless spying on millions of ordinary Americans, and conservatives are divided in their reactions. Former Vice President Dick Cheney and Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) are calli..
As bad as the Assad family is, it may be the lesser of two evils. The Assads have never launched chemical weapons against Israel during their 43 years of rule, a detente due to Israel's reputed nuclear arsenal. If the rebels take over, especially if ..