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People, not politicians improve world economies

By Cal Thomas
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Britain | “Neither a borrower nor a lender be; for loan oft loses both itself and friend, and borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry.” — Hamlet , Act I, Scene III…

Was the American Revolution sinful?

Was the American Revolution sinful?

By Rod D. Martin
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Government | A father explains to his son why the Founding Fathers were justified in overthrowing the rule of King George

Midday Roundup: Boehner to Obama, ‘See you in court’

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Legal battle. A sharply divided House of Representatives approved on Wednesday a Republican plan to sue President Barack Obama, accusing him of overstepping…

Issa: We must get politics out of the IRS

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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IRS Scandal | WASHINGTON—The Albuquerque Tea Party (ATP) filed for tax-exempt status as a 501(c)4 in December 2009. As of July 2014, the group still has no idea when—or…

Personal taxi services confound regulators

By Michael Cochrane
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Economy | As the marketplace gives birth to the peer-to-peer, or sharing, economy, app-driven personal taxi services are feeling the labor pains. The ride-sharing…

Will Congress fork over $17 billion to fix the VA?

By Lynde Langdon
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Government | Congress will pay for some veterans to get care from private doctors as part of proposed reforms to the Department of Veterans Affairs healthcare system. The…

Paul Ryan: Help people help themselves

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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Poverty | WASHINGTON—Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., revealed his new proposal for poverty reform Thursday: Let local charities help the poor first, with government…

Rick Perry's bold border move

By Cal Thomas
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Immigration | Gov. Rick Perry of Texas plans to order 1,000 National Guard troops to his state’s border with Mexico in an effort to stem the tide of immigrants illegally…

Dangerous facts

Dangerous facts

By Marvin Olasky
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Culture | The Heritage Foundation for years has published a useful Index of Economic Freedom, and this morning it introduced another helpful compendium, the 2014 Index…

Executive orders and civil disobedience

By La Shawn Barber
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Sexuality | President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday that bars federal contractors from considering an employee’s sexual proclivities or gender identity…

Obama: LGBT conduct trumps religious freedom

By Andrew Branch
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Religious Liberty | President Barack Obama on Monday ignored the concerns of religious conservatives and signed an executive order adding sexuality and gender identity to a list…

Three parents are one too many

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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Science | WASHINGTON—When Wesley J. Smith was young, parents who couldn’t have children often adopted. Smith remembers growing up with adopted kids, and…

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