Government

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John Kasich’s bad idea

By Cal Thomas
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Government | Conservatives are supposed to be against big government and opposed to the left’s belief that problems can and should be solved by Washington. Which is why…

Scandal-plagued Phoenix VA hires controversial new director

By Maria Baer
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Military | A year and seven months after a scandal wracked the Phoenix VA Medical Center and a year after the center’s director was fired, the Department of Veterans…

Offers they can’t refuse

By David Skeel
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Money | The shakedown of United Airlines indicates an ominous shift in business regulation

Fat of the land

Fat of the land

By Marvin Olasky & Susan Olasky
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Health | How a healthy idea became a bloated bureaucracy

Once more with ‘the vision thing’

By Cal Thomas
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Politics | “Where there is no vision, the people perish …” (Proverbs 29:18, KJV). It was George H.W. Bush who reportedly dismissed an idea from a friend that he…

Reports finds U.S. financial secrecy worsening

By J.C. Derrick
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Money | WASHINGTON—The United States is one of the world’s most secret financial jurisdictions, according to a watchdog group’s new global ranking. The Tax…

Midday Roundup: Obama sending special forces to Syria

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | On the ground. President Barack Obama will send a cadre of U.S. special forces to Syria to advise opposition groups there, a Pentagon official said today. The…

Houses taken over

Houses taken over

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Government | Letting the government get its nose under the church tent

Regulators, utilities spar over paying customers to conserve energy

Regulators, utilities spar over paying customers to conserve energy

By Mary Reichard
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Energy | Among the 10 cases heard at the U.S. Supreme Court so far this term, one case about the market for electricity tackles the question of which government…

Christian groups cheer State Department’s latest religious liberty report

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Groups focused on persecution of Christians around the world welcomed the Oct. 14 release of the U.S. State Department’s latest report on international…

Doing for yourself

By Cal Thomas
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Government | A recent New York Times headline read, “Raising Taxes on the Wealthiest Would Pay for Bold Plans.” The story says that by soaking the rich “the government…

New federal dietary guidelines give food industry heartburn

By Julie Borg
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Food | Last week, while students across the country picked at their calorie-adjusted, reduced-sodium school lunches and consumers fretted about whether to buy skim…

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