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Military “Cuts”: Don’t Believe the Hype

Grover Norquist, the influential conservative activist, recently made some very frank and sobering remarks about the U.S. military budget. Unlike many conservatives, Mr. Norquist understands that American national security interests are not served by the interventionist foreign policy mindset that has dominated both political parties in recent decades. He also understands that there is nothing “conservative”

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Independence Day: 100 Resources for Liberty

We in the United States are about to receive a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to reclaim our birthright, the liberty which the state has been whittling away day-by-day from the moment the Constitution was written. I am not talking about the presidential election. I’m referring to the impending collapse and dissolution of the United States.

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Health Insurance at Gunpoint is OK; Now Eat Your Broccoli Or Else

In a somewhat surprising 5-4 decision, the United States Supreme Court upheld the contentious ObamaCare law, which requires all Americans to purchase health insurance. The ramifications of the decision, though, go far beyond health care.

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Sitting On Our Assets

The United States government has no idea how much real property it holds that is unused or underutilized and could be sold or transferred, according to a government audit.

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Do Americans Approve Mass Murder?

A majority of Americans, it seems, approve of drone strikes against terrorists, even if they kill innocent bystanders.

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Disaster Recovery

We are currently recovering from a catastrophic server failure. Content previously available here will be restored as it becomes available over the next few days.

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Everything You Know About Unions Is Wrong: 12 Labor Union Myths

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced last week that for the first time, the number of government employees in unions exceeded the number in the private sector, which fell to a new low of 7.2 percent, down from 7.6 percent in 2008. At the same time the number of government employees in unions rose

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Gay newspaper network shut down

Years ago during the Clinton administration I visited Washington, D.C., and not knowing what it was, I picked up a copy of the Washington Blade near a Metro station. I don’t recall much of what was in that week’s edition, but I remember being impressed with the paper’s coverage of the issues important to gays

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Do newspapers need government bailouts?

New Hampshire’s guarantee of a $250,000 line of credit for a local newspaper freshly emerged from bankruptcy is raising fresh questions about whether media outlets which receive government assistance can remain independent, and whether government should offer such assistance at all. Last week the state’s Executive Council agreed without debate to a Business Finance Authority

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One Nation, Under Surveillance

What have you got to hide? The answer may shock you: If you’re like most Americans, you have far more than you realize that you need to be hiding, and not doing so may be putting you and your family in grave danger. In his new book, Three Felonies a Day, attorney Harvey Silverglate holds

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