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Red State

  • Christmas Open Thread
    It’s that glorious time of year where we celebrate the birth of our Savior. For many of us, it means visiting with both friends and family, and of course, it also means exchanging gifts. I’m sure many of you out there reading the site today have…
    - 12 hours ago, December 25, 2014 7:35 pm -
  • Merry Christmas

    Merry Christmas

    From all of us here at RedState to all of you, we wish you a very Merry Christmas! — Erick The Gospel of John 1:1-18 “And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grac…
    - 1 day ago, December 25, 2014 5:00 am -
  • Pastor Saeed Abedini is Spending his Third Christmas in an Iranian Prison
    Hopefully, for most of you reading this site, Christmas is a warm and joyous time with family as we celebrate our Savior’s birth and exchange gifts. However, it’s important to remember that the many Christians around the world suffering from pe…
    - 1 day ago, December 25, 2014 3:05 am -
  • Dynamic scoring takes another step forward in Congress.

    Dynamic scoring takes another step forward in Congress.

    Well, this is a promising first step: “House Republicans are moving to increase the use of dynamic scoring through a rules change that would require long-term estimates of the economic effects of major legislation. The macroeconomic estimates requi…
    - 1 day ago, December 25, 2014 12:30 am -
  • Goodwill toward men
    Peace on Earth, goodwill toward men.  That’s not just a hopeful prayer, it’s a formula.  Peace cannot be long sustained without goodwill. The third ingredient in the formula, according to Luke, is “Glory to God in the highest heaven.”  Tha…
    - 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 6:49 pm -
  • So, France is Scrapping its 75% Tax Rate
    France is providing us with a very good case study on what happens when you raise taxes too high. The 75% tax rate imposed upon the richest French residents* was a centerpiece of Socialist Francois Hollande’s campaign for the French Presidency. At…
    - 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 4:00 pm -
  • Why God Used Angels To Announce Christmas

    Why God Used Angels To Announce Christmas

    Erick wrote a post yesterday titled "To Understand the Beginning of the End, You Must Understand the End of the Beginning" which beautifully described God's covenants with Abraham, Moses and Israel, and the connection to Christmas. I posted a commen…
    - 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 12:48 pm -

Weekly Standard

  • Pelosi Threatens to Shut Down the Government
    House minority leader Nancy Pelosi of California has announced her opposition to the 2015 omnibus spending bill. Congress is attempting to pass the bill to continue funding for the federal government, which runs out at 12 midnight Friday morning. Wit…
    - 14 days ago, December 11, 2014 9:03 pm -
  • The Pain of a Prius …
    Kyle Stock of BloombergBusinessweek reports that, while there is undeniably good news for the driving class in the falling price of gasoline:… savings are most concentrated for those driving cars with old-fashioned combustion engines. A road tr…
    - 14 days ago, December 11, 2014 9:01 pm -
  • Pelosi: 'Republicans Don’t Have Enough Votes to Pass the CRomnibus'
    In an open letter to Democrats, Nancy Pelosi urges her colleagues to continue fighting the House spending bill. "Dear Democratic Colleague," writes Pelosi."It is clear from this recess on the floor that the Republicans don’t have enough votes to…
    - 14 days ago, December 11, 2014 8:03 pm -
  • Coburn Says Goodbye
    Republican senator Tom Coburn of Oklahoma delivered his farewell address to the U.S. Senate Thursday. An emotional Coburn thanked the staff of the Senate and the U.S. Capitol before delivering an assessment of the state of the Congress and of the cou…
    - 15 days ago, December 11, 2014 6:43 pm -
  • Former Dem Senator: 'Partisan Torture Report Fails America'
    Former Democratic senator Bob Kerrey, writing in USA Today:I do not need to read the report to know that the Democratic staff alone wrote it. The Republicans checked out early when they determined that their counterparts started out with the premis…
    - 15 days ago, December 11, 2014 4:43 pm -
  • Afghanistan Uncertainties
    Ben Watson of DefenseOne reports that:The watchdog agency for the $104 billion that the U.S. has pledged for the reconstruction effort in Afghanistan says rampant corruption could derail rebuilding the nation after 13 years of war.Yesterday,…
    - 15 days ago, December 11, 2014 3:51 pm -
  • The Curse of Obamacare
    Prominent Democrats have been lining up to rue the day when they went all in on the Affordable Care Act.  First, Senator Charles “Chuck” Schumer said it was bad politics from the get-go.  No votes in it.  Then, Senator Harry Reid, who will be…
    - 15 days ago, December 11, 2014 2:54 pm -
  • Jeb Bush Is 'Chairman and Manager of a New Offshore Private Equity Fund'
    Perhaps Jeb Bush isn't running for president. At least, recent activity suggests it's less likely that he'll run than the Florida governor has let on."Over the last several months, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush has been giving speeches, campaigni…
    - 15 days ago, December 11, 2014 12:31 pm -

The American Spectator

  • 陷阱(三)-隐形战争之人口与卫生

    陷阱(三)-隐形战争之人口与卫生


    - , March 29, 2013 3:41 pm -
  • 陷阱(二)-文化教育

    陷阱(二)-文化教育

    现在,美国在我们国内有很多基金会,不要以为美国的基金会是持人道主义来的,事实上是协助美国政府在中国培养中央政府的反对势力的,这些基金会往往能完成政府层面不能直接出面做…
    - , March 8, 2013 12:41 pm -
  • 陷阱(一)-国防

    陷阱(一)-国防

    陷阱    东周末期,公元前313年,秦国派遣张仪作出使楚国,张仪先是买通了楚怀王(熊槐)身边的几个重臣以及怀王的爱姬,从而成功的欺骗了楚怀王,要其以断绝齐国之交换取秦国…
    - , March 6, 2013 1:11 pm -
  • [转载]活埋人民币的天坑

    [转载]活埋人民币的天坑


    - , April 12, 2012 3:48 am -
  • 器官移植那些事儿

    器官移植那些事儿


    - , March 29, 2012 5:03 pm -
  • [转载]如何兼听

    [转载]如何兼听


    - , March 29, 2012 2:25 am -
  • [转载]资本主义的秘密

    [转载]资本主义的秘密


    - , March 16, 2012 1:48 pm -
  • [转载]教育、改革与顶层设计

    [转载]教育、改革与顶层设计

    原文地址:教育、改革与顶层设计作者:麒元      教育、改革与顶层设计                        卢麒元 很多人都知道邓先生的那句名言:最大的失误是教育。但是,很…
    - , March 16, 2012 1:33 pm -
  • [转载]限购令的经济学含义

    [转载]限购令的经济学含义

    原文地址:限购令的经济学含义作者:麒元                           限购令的经济学含义                      卢麒元 限购令是限制某种特权的命令。限制什…
    - , March 16, 2012 1:07 pm -
  • 闻之,何必色变?

    闻之,何必色变?


    - , February 25, 2012 6:34 am -

Hot Air

Videos: Fox News

Are these Christmas Day films worth your box office bucks?
Kevin McCarthy reviews 'American Sniper,' 'Unbroken,' and 'Into the Woods'Watch the video about Entertainment, Movies, Reviews
- 13 hours ago, December 25, 2014 7:20 pm -
Kevin McCarthy review Christmas Day movies
What you should check out this seasonWatch the video about Entertainment, On Air, Fox Friends, Movies
- 15 hours ago, December 25, 2014 5:20 pm -
Scotty McCreery performs 'Santa Claus is Back in Town'
Country singer reflects on the holidaysWatch the video about Lifestyle, Entertainment, Occasions, On Air, Christmas, Fox Friends, Music
- 1 day ago, December 25, 2014 2:26 am -
'The Five' exchange Secret Santa gifts
Gift-givers revealedWatch the video about Personality, On Air, Entertainment, The Five, Beckel, Bob Beckel, Dana Perino, Eric Bolling, Greg Gutfeld, Kimberly Guilfoyle, Tv
- 1 day ago, December 24, 2014 11:24 pm -
Sony putting 'Interview' on YouTube, source says
'The Interview' will be released on YouTube, source tells the APWatch the video about Entertainment, News Gossip, Personality, Web Exclusives, Diana Falzone, Dotcom Live, Fox 411
- 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 6:19 pm -
POWER PLAY: The arc of politics in 2015
With a nod to the 2014 midterms, Chris Stirewalt predicts that the arc of politics in 2015 will encompass continued divided government amid the growing influence of the upcoming 2016 presidential contest.Watch the video about Politics, Elections, We…
- 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 5:53 pm -
Hillary Clinton growing distant from Democratic Party?
Analysis of potential 2016 candidate's electabilityWatch the video about On Air, Personality, Politics, Elections, Happening Now, Jon Scott
- 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 5:43 pm -
Reese: Divorce hurt my career
Reese Witherspoon talks with Charlie Rose about how her divorce affected her careerWatch the video about Entertainment, News Gossip, Personality, Web Exclusives, Diana Falzone, Dotcom Live, Fox 411
- 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 4:23 pm -
Ripa shares marriage secret
Kelly Ripa reveals how she keeps her marriage "spicy"Watch the video about Entertainment, News Gossip, Personality, Web Exclusives, Diana Falzone, Dotcom Live, Fox 411
- 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 4:22 pm -
Sony will give 'The Interview' a limited release
William la Jeunesse reports from Los AngelesWatch the video about Entertainment, Personality, Movies, William La Jeunesse
- 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 4:20 pm -
Will 'Into The Woods' get a happy ending on the Tomatometer?
Rotten Tomatoes' Matt Atchity with this week's box office preview and what critics are saying about 'Into the Woods,' 'The Gambler' and 'Unbroken'Watch the video about Entertainment, Movies, Personality, Web Exclusives, Ashley Dvorkin, Dotcom Live,…
- 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 12:19 pm -
Larry the Cable Guy's New Year's resolutions
Comedian talks about the holidaysWatch the video about On Air, Personality, Entertainment, Hannity, Sean Hannity
- 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 4:20 am -

Gateway Pundit

National Review

  • Jackie Robinson’s Achievement
    Before he triumphed over prejudice, Jackie Robinson triumphed over himself.The signal achievements of the pioneering baseball star, whose story is recounted in the top-grossing biopic 42, were perseverance and self-control. In the face of hatred fro…
    - , April 16, 2013 4:00 am -
  • Sragow’s Leftist Rants
    Last week, a student at the University of Southern California released 15 minutes of excerpts from videos he had made of his political-science professor, Darry Sragow.Here is some of what the USC professor said to his students:Keep reading this post…
    - , April 16, 2013 4:00 am -
  • The Fact-Free Gun-Control Crusade
    Amid all the heated, emotional advocacy of gun control, have you ever heard even one person present convincing hard evidence that tighter gun-control laws have in fact reduced murders?Think about all the states and communities within states, as well…
    - , April 16, 2013 4:00 am -
  • Khalid Muntasir: A Tiny Green Shoot
    To understand the magnitude of what Egyptian columnist Khalid Muntasir has done, it helps to get a taste of what most Egyptian and Arab media are like. In Egypt, expressions of vicious anti-Semitism are not just acceptable, they are commonplace. Moha…
    - , April 16, 2013 4:00 am -
  • Falling Gold Is a <I>Good</I> Thing
    In the last two days gold has plunged so deep that it’s being called the worst drop — at least in percentage terms — in 30 years. That brings us back to the early Reagan period, when falling gold was regarded as a good thing.Back then, lower g…
    - , April 15, 2013 8:00 pm -
  • Why Republicans Should Never Raise Taxes
    Republican elected officials should never raise taxes.Never. Ever.Keep reading this post . . .
    - , April 15, 2013 7:00 pm -
  • Understanding Gosnell
    ‘They were filled with expectation . . . the expectation that there was Something More than the atrocious evil that had befallen them . . . Something More than the darkness . . . Something More than despair.”So said Father Peter John…
    - , April 15, 2013 4:00 pm -
  • The Chained CPI: A Bad Deal All Around
    The Chain-Weighted Consumer Price Index (or chained CPI, for short), which President Obama included as part of his formal budget proposal, seems like a no-brainer for any White House–GOP grand bargain on the budget deficit. After all, the chained C…
    - , April 15, 2013 8:00 am -
  • Smearing Mitch McConnell
    Last week, Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell, who is up for reelection in 2014, was the target of what appears to be a coordinated liberal smear campaign. Such partisan teamwork is certainly not unprecedented or exclusive to the Left. However, t…
    - , April 15, 2013 8:00 am -

Big Government

  • MN State Rep Wants $329,000 Refund from Jonathan Gruber for Work With 'Beyond Laughable' Error Rates

    MN State Rep Wants $329,000 Refund from Jonathan Gruber for Work With 'Beyond Laughable' Error Rates

    Minnesota State Representative Greg Davids is calling for embattled MIT economics professor Jonathan Gruber, the "architect" of Obamacare, to return all $329,000 he was paid by the state of Minnesota as a subcontractor on a 2011 contract to analyze…
    - 8 days ago, December 18, 2014 12:36 am -
  • New York to Ban Fracking; Environmentalists Cheer

    New York to Ban Fracking; Environmentalists Cheer

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Handing environmentalists a breakthrough victory, New York plans to prohibit fracking for natural gas because of what regulators say are its unexplored health risks and dubious economic benefits. New York, which overlies part of…
    - 8 days ago, December 18, 2014 12:22 am -
  • Goodlatte: Court's 'Unconstitutional' Executive Amnesty Opinion 'Good Sign'

    Goodlatte: Court's 'Unconstitutional' Executive Amnesty Opinion 'Good Sign'

    The recent court opinion declaring portions of President Obama’s executive actions on immigration to be “unconstitutional” bodes well for future litigation against the president’s recent order, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte…
    - 8 days ago, December 17, 2014 10:17 pm -
  • Cruz on Cuba: Another Obama 'Very, Very Bad Deal'

    Cruz on Cuba: Another Obama 'Very, Very Bad Deal'

    While the release of U.S. aid worker Alan Gross is a welcome news, the Obama administration has made the underlying issues with the Castro regime in Cuba “worse,” according to Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX).  “Fidel and Raul Castro have just received bo…
    - 8 days ago, December 17, 2014 10:09 pm -
  • Alabama's Sessions Steps Aside in Budget Chair Race, Gives Spot to Wyoming's Enzi

    Alabama's Sessions Steps Aside in Budget Chair Race, Gives Spot to Wyoming's Enzi

    Senate Budget Committee ranking member Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) will not chair the U.S. Senate Budget Committee next year when the newly elected GOP majority takes over in Congress’ upper chamber. Instead of Sessions, Wyoming’s Sen. Mike Enzi (R…
    - 8 days ago, December 17, 2014 10:07 pm -
  • Iraq War Vet Accused of Multiple Murders Found Dead with Cell Video

    Iraq War Vet Accused of Multiple Murders Found Dead with Cell Video

    An Iraq War veteran accused of murdering his ex-wife and five of her family members was found dead on Tuesday in the back woods nearby his Pennsylvania home. Bradley Stone died of self-inflicted cutting wounds to the center of his body just one day a…
    - 8 days ago, December 17, 2014 9:50 pm -
  • Chamber of Commerce 'Welcomes' Obama Cuba Announcement

    Chamber of Commerce 'Welcomes' Obama Cuba Announcement

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce said it "welcomes" President Barack Obama's announcement that the United States and Cuba will start to normalize relations.  Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Tom Donohue said the "U.S. business community welcomes to…
    - 8 days ago, December 17, 2014 8:40 pm -

Support

The Heritage Foundation

  • 8 Videos That Made Us Laugh in 2014
    As 2014 ends, we thought we’d share some of the times we laughed the hardest this year: When Jay Leno shared something he would miss... Read MoreThe post 8 Videos That Made Us Laugh in 2014 appeared first on Daily Signal.
    - 24 hours ago, December 25, 2014 8:01 am -
  • The Pastor Who Brought Down a Dictator
    You’ve probably heard of Vaclav Havel of Czechoslovakia and Lech Walesa of Poland, both Nobel Laureates and heroes of the Cold War who precipitated the... Read MoreThe post The Pastor Who Brought Down a Dictator appeared first on Daily Signal.
    - 24 hours ago, December 25, 2014 8:01 am -
  • What Christmas Means to My Immigrant Family
    I’m not much of a sentimental guy, but I have to admit I get pretty sentimental at Christmas. It is a special time in my... Read MoreThe post What Christmas Means to My Immigrant Family appeared first on Daily Signal.
    - 24 hours ago, December 25, 2014 8:01 am -
  • This Conservative Historian Took on Howard Zinn, Writing ‘A Patriot’s History’

    This Conservative Historian Took on Howard Zinn, Writing ‘A Patriot’s History’

    Larry Schweikart recently spoke at the Heritage Foundation about the newly released 10th anniversary edition of the book he co-authored with Michael Allen, “A Patriot’s... Read MoreThe post This Conservative Historian Took on Howard Zinn, Writin…
    - 24 hours ago, December 25, 2014 8:01 am -
  • The Billionaire Who’s Making Deals With Andrew Cuomo
    It’s easy to see why Barbara Walters named billionaire Elon Musk one of 2014’s most fascinating people. In the waning days of his 2014 re-election... Read MoreThe post The Billionaire Who’s Making Deals With Andrew Cuomo appeared first on Dail…
    - 24 hours ago, December 25, 2014 8:01 am -
  • Here’s What Christmas Means to These Americans
    Just over half of Americans view Christmas as a religious holiday, according to a Pew Research poll conducted a year ago. To them, President Obama’s... Read MoreThe post Here’s What Christmas Means to These Americans appeared first on Daily Sign…
    - 1 day ago, December 24, 2014 9:03 pm -
  • What Prenatal Tests Can’t Show Us
    I knew what I wanted to see on my friend’s third test. A friend of mine recently had her routine mammogram. Scarily, the results came... Read MoreThe post What Prenatal Tests Can’t Show Us appeared first on Daily Signal.
    - 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 4:24 pm -
  • This Terrible Anti-Gun Treaty Goes Into Effect Christmas Eve
    Today, on Christmas Eve, the UN’s Arms Trade Treaty takes effect, giving Americans a lump of coal in their stockings this holiday season. The ATT... Read MoreThe post This Terrible Anti-Gun Treaty Goes Into Effect Christmas Eve appeared first on D…
    - 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 11:59 am -
  • 12 Days of Waste-mas

    12 Days of Waste-mas

    The Christmas season is on, and shoppers are out in full force. This means nothing for Washington. Here, Santa Claus seems to hand out gifts... Read MoreThe post 12 Days of Waste-mas appeared first on Daily Signal.
    - 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 8:01 am -

Videos: AlfonZo Rachel

Sledge Response to Fckh8 Ferguson / Mike Brown Dear White People
Sledge Response to Fckh8 Ferguson / Mike Brown Dear White People20 lb SLEDGE responds to race baiters who thrive off racism. We're just doing our part in demolition duty to Sledge through this nonsense! On a side note, ho...From:Alfonzo Rachel…
- 8 hours ago, December 25, 2014 11:45 pm -
Zo's Thoughts on BreitBart
Zo's Thoughts on BreitBartFrom:Alfonzo RachelViews:23025 853ratingsTime:03:25More inNews & Politics
- 1 day ago, December 25, 2014 3:24 am -
20 lb SLEDGE - Divine Battery
20 lb SLEDGE - Divine BatteryVist http://20lbsledge.com/home for our social pages, and to get them jams on CD or DOWNLOAD! SLEDGE ON! DIVINE BATTERY Lyrics VERSE 1 The time has come to g...From:Alfonzo RachelViews:34469 869ratingsTime:…
- 1 day ago, December 24, 2014 9:36 pm -
Sarah Palin: The Real Momma Grizzly
Sarah Palin: The Real Momma GrizzlyBe sure to download your copy of WEAPON OF A.S.S. DESTRUCTION HERE: Get Zo's Audio Book! Weapon of A.S.S. DESTRUCTION (A.mreican S.ocialist S.tates http://al...From:Alfonzo RachelViews:7703 368ratings…
- 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 4:42 am -
Up to Know Good. Jesus is the Way to Heaven???
Up to Know Good. Jesus is the Way to Heaven???Thanks for watching! Please visit my websites http://AlfonZoRachel.com/ and my band http://20lbsledge.com.From:Alfonzo RachelViews:20408 915ratingsTime:05:46More inNews & Politics
- 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 12:29 am -
Common In the White House
Common In the White HouseFor the squares it's, Common performs at the White House. For more conservative commentary hope you'll check us out at www.PJTV.com.From:Alfonzo RachelViews:15407 532ratingsTime:09:18More inNews & Politics
- 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 12:24 am -

Townhall

The Next Right

  • Ethnic Outreach From Conservatives, Done The Right Way

    Ethnic Outreach From Conservatives, Done The Right Way

    I want my party to do this! From Tim Mak at FrumForum:In the ongoing Canadian election campaign, we’re seeing a lot of examples for ethnic outreach done right – especially with the micro-targeted campaign ads that the Conservative Party has re…
    - , March 29, 2011 5:31 pm -
  • Reapportionment: Policy Matters

    Reapportionment: Policy Matters

    Christmas has come a few days early this year in the form of the decennial data dump from the U.S. Census Bureau that kicks off the redistricting scramble. The reapportionment numbers were not only hugely consequential for the makeup of the next Cong…
    - , December 22, 2010 9:52 pm -
  • RHR Launches www.ChooseYourChairman.com

    RHR Launches www.ChooseYourChairman.com

    The 2010 elections have ended, and the House and Senate Leadership choices have been made, but the Republican Party still faces yet one more crucial choice: selecting the next RNC Chairman.Republicans Helping Republicans, has launched www.ChooseYour…
    - , November 18, 2010 1:59 am -
  • A Smarter Response to the State of the Union Address

    A Smarter Response to the State of the Union Address

    After the election, I saw several Republicans discussing who should deliver the SOTU response speech.No one should.First, any speech is bound to suffer by comparison to a speech before a joint session of Congress, with the Supreme Court in attend…
    - , November 11, 2010 6:00 pm -
  • Mr. Boehner, Please Move Beyond Earmarks

    Mr. Boehner, Please Move Beyond Earmarks

    This from the House Speaker-designate for the 112th Congress in today's Wall Street Journal:[T]here are several steps I believe the next speaker should be prepared to take immediately. Among them:• No earmarks. Earmarks have become a symbol of a…
    - , November 5, 2010 3:51 pm -
  • The Natural Majority

    The Natural Majority

    In thinking about what to write after a long election season hiatus, I honestly just thought of completely reposting this piece from back in May, which built upon an earlier case I laid out for a ginormous Republican seat gain by making the case tha…
    - , November 3, 2010 10:46 pm -

I Hate The Media

  • Merry Christmas to all

    Merry Christmas to all

    Merry Christmas to all. God bless each and every visitor to IHTM—even the liberals—and may everyone have a joyful Christmas filled by the Holy Spirit running rampant through the land.
    - 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 6:44 pm -
  • JSO: Firefighters targeted in drive-by shooting outside Station 28

    JSO: Firefighters targeted in drive-by shooting outside Station 28

    JSO: Firefighters targeted in drive-by shooting outside Station 28. So are firefighters now being targeted now? Or is the shooter too effing stupid to tell the difference between them and the police?
    - 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 4:15 pm -
  • Failing Black College Students Demand to be Passed Due to Racial Events

    Failing Black College Students Demand to be Passed Due to Racial Events

    Failing Black College Students Demand to be Passed Due to Racial Events. So based  on those recent racial events white, Hispanic and Asian students should all get a pass, too. Oh hell, just give every college student on the planet an A+, there’s a…
    - 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 3:49 pm -
  • Crackpot Brooklyn Judge Frees Gangbanger Who Made Threats Against Police

    Crackpot Brooklyn Judge Frees Gangbanger Who Made Threats Against Police

    Crackpot Brooklyn Judge Frees Gangbanger Who Made Threats Against Police. Criminal Court. Judge Laura Johnson is a Bloomberg appointee. That explains this.
    - 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 3:39 pm -

Instapundit

The Cato Institute

  • Obama Warmly Legitimizes Cuban Dictatorship

    Obama Warmly Legitimizes Cuban Dictatorship

    Nat HentoffI have long been reporting on Castro-ruled Cuba and, indeed, was there not long after Fidel Castro had taken over the country. What became clear, as the number of Castro’s political prisoners increased, was that his revolutionary Cuba…
    - 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 8:00 am -
  • Common Folk Live Better Now than Royalty Did in Earlier Times

    Common Folk Live Better Now than Royalty Did in Earlier Times

    Richard W. RahnAs we go into this Christmas week, you should count your blessings that you live in 2014. Would you prefer to live as the French King Louis XIV did (1643-1715), or as you do today? The average low-income American, who makes $25,000…
    - 2 days ago, December 23, 2014 8:04 pm -
  • Yes, of Course We Should Lift The Cuban Embargo

    Yes, of Course We Should Lift The Cuban Embargo

    Scott LincicomePresident Obama’s announcement last week that his administration will seek to normalize relations with Cuba elicited strong opposition from many freedom-loving conservatives. Several aspects of the deal — the prisoner swaps, the…
    - 3 days ago, December 23, 2014 3:43 pm -
  • Soft Hearts and Hard Minds: The Enduring Challenge of U.S. Foreign Policy

    Soft Hearts and Hard Minds: The Enduring Challenge of U.S. Foreign Policy

    A. Trevor Thrall and Erik GoepnerThe furor over the CIA Torture Report is only the most recent illustration of an enduring challenge facing U.S. foreign policy: maintaining a “soft heart” toward the problems of the world while bringing a “…
    - 3 days ago, December 23, 2014 3:08 pm -
  • Bank Capital Punishment and Other Nostrums

    Bank Capital Punishment and Other Nostrums

    Steve H. HankeBankers — facing a barrage of new capital requirements, regulations and investigations — must feel as if they are targets of a witch hunt. Well, if the truth be told, they are. Indeed, it’s gotten so bad that the Dutch authorit…
    - 3 days ago, December 22, 2014 10:37 pm -
  • A Case for a Monetary Rule: It's Time to End the Fed's Discretion

    A Case for a Monetary Rule: It's Time to End the Fed's Discretion

    James A. DornThe Federal Reserve has long been the world’s most powerful central bank and has become even more so since the 2008 financial crisis. The Fed chairman not only has wide discretion over the course of monetary policy but also over fin…
    - 3 days ago, December 22, 2014 8:38 pm -

Fox News Politics

  • ObamaCare woes: Struggling Iowa health insurer taken over by state

    ObamaCare woes: Struggling Iowa health insurer taken over by state

    A taxpayer-backed Iowa health insurer created under ObamaCare has been taken over by the state amid deep financial problems, sending policyholders in the Midwest scrambling for new coverage and raising questions about the status of similar outfits ac…
    - 3 hours ago, December 26, 2014 5:00 am -
  • Report: NSA releases accounts of privacy violations

    Report: NSA releases accounts of privacy violations

    The National Security Agency has released heavily redacted accounts of its employees’ violations against Americans’ privacy after the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks.
    - 3 hours ago, December 26, 2014 4:33 am -
  • Obama touts US presence in Afghanistan marking end of combat

    Obama touts US presence in Afghanistan marking end of combat

    President Obama paid tribute to the military saying the sacrifices of the American troops have allowed for a more peaceful, prosperous world to come out of the ashes of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
    - 4 hours ago, December 26, 2014 3:51 am -
  • Lawmakers promise to help strapped oil-patch towns

    Lawmakers promise to help strapped oil-patch towns

    Relief could be on the horizon for strapped public services in the Northern Plains' booming oil patch, as elected leaders in Montana and North Dakota move to steer more money into the region during the states' upcoming legislative sessions.
    - 6 hours ago, December 26, 2014 1:55 am -
  • Jeb Bush stepping down from health care company board

    Jeb Bush stepping down from health care company board

    Jeb Bush is stepping down from his post at a health care firm at the end of the month, as he weighs a potential bid for president.
    - 14 hours ago, December 25, 2014 6:28 pm -
  • Unions launch recruiting push for immigrants protected by Obama actions

    Unions launch recruiting push for immigrants protected by Obama actions

    America's struggling labor unions got a gift this year when President Obama announced his expansive executive actions on immigration: potentially thousands, if not millions, of new members.
    - 15 hours ago, December 25, 2014 5:00 pm -

Outside The Beltway

  • Merry Christmas!

    Merry Christmas!

    A break from politics (for one day at least)
    - 14 hours ago, December 25, 2014 6:01 pm -
  • Public Opinion on Cuba

    Public Opinion on Cuba

    Via WaPo‘s The Fix: Sixty-eight percent support ending the trade embargo with Cuba — up 11 points from 2009 — and 74 percent support ending travel restrictions to Cuba — a jump of 19 points from five years ago. The main issue over time: More…
    - 1 day ago, December 24, 2014 8:48 pm -
  • Chart of the Day

    Chart of the Day

    Via Wonkblog: If anything the chart is amusing because the op/ed it skewers so clearly deserves the skewering. The chart is also amusing because it really underscores the ridiculous nature of the charges the Obama administration has a) socialist in a…
    - 1 day ago, December 24, 2014 8:37 pm -
  • You Can Now Watch The Interview Online Too

    You Can Now Watch The Interview Online Too

    In addition to the limited theatrical release announced yesterday, Sony is now making The Interview available online through a number of digital distributors for less than you’d pay at the movie theater: LOS ANGELES — Three digital distributors…
    - 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 6:29 pm -
  • Dangerous Times: Perception and Reality
    Steven Pinker ad Andrew Mack remind us over at Slate that:  The World Is Not Falling Apart News is about things that happen, not things that don’t happen. We never see a reporter saying to the camera, “Here we are, live from a country where a w…
    - 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 5:53 pm -
  • Supreme Court To Consider Whether To Accept 6th Circuit Marriage Appeals On January 9th

    Supreme Court To Consider Whether To Accept 6th Circuit Marriage Appeals On January 9th

    Shortly after the new year, we could know whether or not the Supreme Court will issue a definitive ruling on same-sex marriage by the end of June.
    - 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 3:34 pm -

The Fix

  • Michelle Obama tweeted out this old school Christmas photo today

    Michelle Obama tweeted out this old school Christmas photo today

    First Lady Michelle Obama celebrated Christmas by tweeting this photo of she and the now-President. The best part of the photo? His sweater vest. Not close.
    - 10 hours ago, December 25, 2014 10:12 pm -
  • 12 of the most memorable political sketches of 2014

    12 of the most memorable political sketches of 2014

    There was no shortage of shows trying to make politics funny this year. There are more late night shows than you can count on one hand, plus the shows making fun of news and culture on a weekly basis -- "Key & Peele," "Last Week Tonight," "Saturday N…
    - 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 12:00 pm -
  • 7 things you didn’t read today (but should have)

    7 things you didn’t read today (but should have)

    1. Washington Post reporters examine the many different ways New Yorkers have responded to the deaths of two police officers. 2. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has said she isn't running for president 49 times since last fall. 3. The New York Times checks…
    - 2 days ago, December 23, 2014 9:40 pm -
  • Red states keep growing faster than blue states

    Red states keep growing faster than blue states

    Data from the Census Bureau released Tuesday included one bit of interesting news: Florida, at long last, has passed New York in total population. (This is where you make your jokes about retirees and the baby boom, by the way -- jokes which are fair…
    - 2 days ago, December 23, 2014 9:38 pm -
  • Still looking for presents? Here are things you can find outside congressional offices right now

    Still looking for presents? Here are things you can find outside congressional offices right now

    Legislators who are retiring or were voted out of office are clearing out of Capitol Hill before the new members of the 114th Congress move in next year. For some of them, that means getting rid of things that have been accumulating in their offices…
    - 2 days ago, December 23, 2014 8:49 pm -
  • The most important words in politics for each month of 2014

    The most important words in politics for each month of 2014

    American politics operates in fits and bursts, swinging its spotlight from one thing to the next (to which, of course, we ourselves contribute). Over the course of 2014, we've seen a number of political topics surge and fade, from Fort Lee, N.J., in…
    - 3 days ago, December 23, 2014 4:27 pm -

Wizbang

  • Merry Christmas!

    Merry Christmas!

    Christmas Open Thread
    - 1 day ago, December 25, 2014 5:23 am -
  • The True Meaning of Christmas

    The True Meaning of Christmas

    It’s simple. Tell them, Linus
    - 1 day ago, December 25, 2014 4:59 am -
  • Left-Wing U.Va Student Not Sorry for Unjustified Vandalism

    Left-Wing U.Va Student Not Sorry for Unjustified Vandalism

    It isn’t as if we needed another example to prove that liberalism makes bad people, but this week we got a story in the Washington Times of the University of Virginia student who isn’t sorry he destroyed thousands of dollars in private property e…
    - 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 7:46 pm -
  • Extremist Lib Says Cops are Dangerous Because We Revere Soldiers

    Extremist Lib Says Cops are Dangerous Because We Revere Soldiers

    In an example of conflation that beats the band, a tech blogger on the tech site Scripting News thought he had a brilliant reason why cops are killing more people than ever in this country. It’s because we revere our soldiers, he quixotically said.…
    - 2 days ago, December 23, 2014 9:36 pm -
  • Climate Deniers

    Climate Deniers

    A little over a year ago, we observed the 50th anniversary of the assassination of JFK. The Washington Post wasted no time in forging a link between the contemporary “Tea Party” and the so-called “climate of fear” that assorted right-wingers…
    - 3 days ago, December 23, 2014 5:23 am -
  • North Korea Loses Internet. Did Obama Do It?

    North Korea Loses Internet. Did Obama Do It?

    On Monday, North Korea lost all of its Internet service. Did President Obama have any role in this incident? Right now, one can’t rule out that possibility. From FoxNews.com: … Arbor Networks, which protects companies against hacker attacks, said…
    - 3 days ago, December 23, 2014 4:27 am -

News Busted

NewsBusted 12/19/14
NewsBusted 12/19/14TOPICS: -- Time Magazine Person of the Year -- China's Economy -- Iran Facebook Campaign -- President Obama -- Nashville -- California Drought -- World's Fat...From:newsbustedViews:15156 302ratingsTime:03:19More in…
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NewsBusted 12/16/14
NewsBusted 12/16/14TOPICS: -- House Speaker John Boehner -- Jonathan Gruber -- Al Sharpton -- Prince William -- Senior al-Qaeda Killed -- Hillary Clinton -- President Obama's E...From:newsbustedViews:17592 380ratingsTime:03:12More i…
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NewsBusted 12/05/14
NewsBusted 12/05/14TOPICS: -- President Obama -- Hillary Clinton -- Obama Approval Rating -- Illegal Aliens -- Queen Latifah Show -- Joggers -- Angelina Jolie Love NewsBusted a...From:newsbustedViews:28696 492ratingsTime:03:13More in…
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NewsBusted 11/21/14
NewsBusted 11/21/14TOPICS: -- Debbie Wasserman-Schultz -- China's one-child limit -- IRS fraudulent refunds -- USDA -- Gitmo detainees -- Fox series “Utopia" canceled -- Joe's ...From:newsbustedViews:33088 501ratingsTime:03:34More…
- 1 day ago, December 24, 2014 11:16 pm -
NewsBusted 12/12/14
NewsBusted 12/12/14TOPICS: -- Afghanistan Casualties -- Brian Williams/NBC Nightly News -- Strip Club Christmas -- Michelle Obama -- Hillary Clinton Drinking? -- Hillary Clinto...From:newsbustedViews:22707 420ratingsTime:03:20More i…
- 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 3:16 pm -
NewsBusted 12/09/14
NewsBusted 12/09/14TOPICS: -- Social Security -- Eric Garner Case -- Candy Crowley -- CNN -- President Obama -- Ferguson, Missouri -- Native American Tribes -- McDonald's McRib...From:newsbustedViews:23881 444ratingsTime:03:22More i…
- 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 9:33 am -

Roll Call

  • 10 Races to Watch in 2016: Florida's 2nd District
    Rep.-elect Gwen Graham, with her famous family name and nimble campaign operation, was one of only two Democrats to oust a Republican incumbent in 2014.
    - 22 hours ago, December 25, 2014 10:01 am -
  • Members of Congress Cut Anti-Drunk Driving Spots (Audio)
    Thinking about hitting the road after knocking back a whole mess of eggnog?
    - 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 7:16 pm -
  • House Rule Change Would Force Long-Term Estimates for Major Bills
    House Republicans are moving to increase the use of dynamic scoring through a rules change that would require long-term estimates of the economic effects of major legislation.
    - 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 6:12 pm -
  • And the Year it Was: Hill Navigator's Best of 2014
    It's been another year of advice giving, observing staffers and commenting on the workplace. The Senate changed hands. Staffers were fired. Campaigns were won (and lost) and fresh faces are beginning to arrive on Capitol Hill in time for a January sw…
    - 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 5:03 pm -
  • A Look Back At Our Favorite Stories Of The Year
    Since we launched The Container in June, transportation news has been dominated by one big trend, the decline in oil and gasoline prices, by an Ebola outbreak that caused jitters in the aviation industry, and by a range of tough policy choices that C…
    - 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 4:08 pm -
  • North Carolina Twitter Data Offers Campaign Lessons
    It was neck-and-neck to the bitter end, the dollars flowing freely into harsh television attack ads with a price tag topping $81.6 million, the most expensive Senate race in 2014.
    - 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 10:01 am -

Truthdig

  • Remembering Leonard Beerman: Activist, Pacifist, Rebel and Rabbi

    Remembering Leonard Beerman: Activist, Pacifist, Rebel and Rabbi

    Leonard Beerman died Wednesday, and with his passing the world has lost a great light for justice and peace.
    - 6 hours ago, December 26, 2014 1:46 am -
  • The Sony Hack Revealed How Hollywood Fails Us All

    The Sony Hack Revealed How Hollywood Fails Us All

    Whether or not North Korea was really behind the devastating Sony hack, and whether or not the U.S. government orchestrated North Korea’s Internet outage in retaliation, one thing is clear: The incident has exposed Hollywood’s serious race proble…
    - 7 hours ago, December 26, 2014 12:58 am -
  • Long Live the Christmas Truce

    Long Live the Christmas Truce

    Image by The Illustrated London NewsOne hundred years ago today, German and Allied soldiers “defied their superiors to declare a truce … providing a glimpse of the power that people without rank or privilege have to determine their own destini…
    - 10 hours ago, December 25, 2014 9:42 pm -
  • What on Earth Is Boxing Day?

    What on Earth Is Boxing Day?

        Boxing Day has more to do with blue bloods and capitalism than the fistfighting sport. Shutterstock Ever wonder why many of our British cousins open gifts on the 26th of December? The answer may be more elusive than you expect. Accordin…
    - 11 hours ago, December 25, 2014 8:53 pm -
  • Sit and Listen to Handel’s ‘Messiah’

    Sit and Listen to Handel’s ‘Messiah’

    An uninterrupted evening with one of history’s most moving oratorios lets the heart glimpse the restorative power of truth, forgiveness and unconditional mutual solace.
    - 11 hours ago, December 25, 2014 8:37 pm -
  • Rapid Increase In Arctic Temperature Is Spreading South

    Rapid Increase In Arctic Temperature Is Spreading South

    By Alex Kirby, Climate News Network Rising temperatures in Finland illustrate the increasingly rapid pace of warming in high northern latitudes—a trend that has accelerated over the last 40 years.
    - 12 hours ago, December 25, 2014 8:19 pm -

Truthdig AV Booth

  • Sit and Listen to Handel’s ‘Messiah’

    Sit and Listen to Handel’s ‘Messiah’

    An uninterrupted evening with one of history’s most moving oratorios lets the heart glimpse the restorative power of truth, forgiveness and unconditional mutual solace. Related EntriesDecember 25, 2014 Long Live the Christmas TruceDecember 25…
    - 11 hours ago, December 25, 2014 8:37 pm -
  • Stephen Colbert on the 2014 Holidays

    Stephen Colbert on the 2014 Holidays

    “The Colbert Report” may be over for good, but there are still plenty of holiday clips to enjoy from earlier this year. Related EntriesDecember 20, 2014 Paris’ Radical Plan to Keep the Rich From Completely Gentrifying Central Neighborhoods…
    - 23 hours ago, December 25, 2014 8:50 am -
  • Fox Affiliate Apologizes for Editing Innocent Protesters to Sound Like Bloodthirsty Cop Killers

    Fox Affiliate Apologizes for Editing Innocent Protesters to Sound Like Bloodthirsty Cop Killers

    A Baltimore Fox station has apologized for what it calls “an honest misunderstanding.” Related EntriesDecember 16, 2014 What Will the Widespread Use of Drones Mean for Journalism?December 14, 2014 Thousands Fill Streets to Protest Police Ra…
    - 2 days ago, December 24, 2014 1:15 am -
  • Do You Know What Banks Are Actually Doing With Your Money?

    Do You Know What Banks Are Actually Doing With Your Money?

    Russell Brand sits down with Max Keiser, who hosts a financial show on RT, to ask him to explain some of the things a lot of us don’t understand about banks. Keiser’s answers may surprise and disgust you. Related EntriesDecember 24, 2014 Xma…
    - 3 days ago, December 23, 2014 11:29 am -
  • The Case Against Torture

    The Case Against Torture

    Khalid Sheikh Mohammed’s U.S. military-appointed attorney says in this short documentary, “How we treat people ... is a reflection of who we are as Americans.” Related EntriesDecember 24, 2014 Mark Udall Can Make History by Releasing the To…
    - 3 days ago, December 23, 2014 5:26 am -
  • Retired NYPD Detective Criticizes Police Union President’s Antagonistic Remarks

    Retired NYPD Detective Criticizes Police Union President’s Antagonistic Remarks

    Inflammatory remarks made by Patrick Lynch over the past many weeks of sometimes fatal tension between police officers and private citizens are grounds for dismissal from the force, retired NYPD Detective Graham Weatherspoon says. Related Entries…
    - 4 days ago, December 22, 2014 4:15 pm -

Pajamas Media

The American Scene

  • I Am Hassle, For We Are Many
    Starting in the 2012 cycle and in a much more serious way in the 2014 cycle, the Republicans decided that they could square the circle of their conscience clause position on sexual ethics with Democratic #waronwomen attacks through pitching over-the-…
    - 38 days ago, November 18, 2014 4:44 pm -
  • Heighten the contradictions
    Suppose that party A habitually engages in actions that party B finds morally offensive. Party B then finds various ways to obstruct this offensive action, but only partially, so the effect is to make the action more dangerous, but not impossible. Pa…
    - , August 5, 2014 5:30 pm -
  • Obfuscation Form 700
    The Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of Hobby Lobby but among the many things that are not widely understood is that the decision did not actually result in the firm’s employees losing insurance coverage for IUDs. The actual result is that the…
    - , July 7, 2014 2:14 pm -
  • Rape Culture/Structure
    In Sunday’s column, Ross provided three proposals for reducing campus rape. (1. Lower the drinking age, 2. End the party school system, 3. Loco in parentis lite for dorms). For the most part it was well received (including by many people who genera…
    - , July 1, 2014 7:13 pm -
  • Sticky demand
    Miriam Weeks (aka Belle Knox) has an op-ed at Time about rising college tuition, subsidies, and the high implicit marginal tax rates the means-tested subsidy regime implies for students like herself who have relatively high earnings during college. B…
    - , June 18, 2014 5:30 pm -
  • The Internet of Selves (Elliot Rodger)
    When the Columbine massacre happened one of the first things I thought of, thanks to Hegel and Nietzsche, was the internet.The internet was just then becoming this participatory thing, for everyone, and I had the Hegel-inspired bad feeling that one e…
    - , June 5, 2014 6:09 pm -

Reason Magazine

  • Americans Want Action Against ISIS...

    Americans Want Action Against ISIS...

    ...but do not expect quick, easy success
    - 13 hours ago, December 25, 2014 7:00 pm -
  • Reason-Rupe: Americans Want Action Against ISIS...

    Reason-Rupe: Americans Want Action Against ISIS...

    Sixty-sixpercent of Americans polled in a recent Reason-Rupe National Surveysaid they favored U.S. airstrikes agains the Islamic State in Iraqand Syria (ISIS) and 43 percent favored ground troops. The averageestimate for how long the current mil…
    - 13 hours ago, December 25, 2014 7:00 pm -
  • "The Interview": Open Thread

    "The Interview": Open Thread

    So...whaddya think?The controversial film is now screening in a few moviehouses around the country and on a streaming devicenear you.It's currently rocking a 72 percent audience rating and 50percent critics rating at Rotten Tomatoes.I've got…
    - 14 hours ago, December 25, 2014 6:13 pm -
  • 'Tis the Season for Politics to Make Us Worse

    'Tis the Season for Politics to Make Us Worse

    Minimal government has virtues beyond lower debt, less crowded prisons, and less militarized police. It might even save your family.
    - 14 hours ago, December 25, 2014 6:00 pm -
  • Trevor Burrus: 'Tis the Season for Politics to Make Us Worse

    Trevor Burrus: 'Tis the Season for Politics to Make Us Worse

    “If Ihave to listen to my crazy Tea Party uncle say one more thing aboutMichael Brown and Ferguson, I’m going to flip over the dinner tableand retreat to my childhood room to look at old issuesof Seventeen.”“What are these liberal univ…
    - 14 hours ago, December 25, 2014 6:00 pm -
  • In 2014, Frightened Rulers Did Scary Things

    In 2014, Frightened Rulers Did Scary Things

    Autocracy showed staying power in conspicuous places.
    - 15 hours ago, December 25, 2014 5:01 pm -

The Americano

  • Setup Instructions for v2.2 Lite
    Welcome to Launch Effect v2.191 Lite! Launch Effect Lite lets you create and customize a viral landing page at the click of a few buttons. Version 2.2 brings the theme to you with responsive capabilities and optimized mobile display. Take … Continu…
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  • NCLR also welcomes new executive officers and Board members
    Washington—NCLR (National Council of La Raza) is pleased to announce that Jorge A. Plasencia, chairman, CEO, and cofounder of Miami-based advertising, digital, and communications company República, has been elected Chair of the NCLR Board of Direc…
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  • Why Obama’s Immigration Political Ploy Gives Romney the Upper Hand
    By Sylvia Garcia. Just yesterday Governor Mitt Romney released a new Spanish ad citing the real concern for American Hispanics: their high unemployment rate. It couldn’t be released at a more perfect time. President Obama is insulting the intellige…
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  • Quincena por la Libertad
    Por Fr. Victor Salomon. Cuando viene algún visitante familiar o miembro de la asociación sacerdotal a la cual pertenezco a Washington DC, suelo llevarlos a conocer el “National Mall” a donde están algunos de los principales monumentos patriót…
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  • Five Devastating Effects Obamacare Will Have on Young Adults
    By Alyene Senger. In anticipation of the Supreme Court’s Obamacare decision, it is important to remember that the constitutionality of the law’s individual mandate isn’t the only concern. For example, Obamacare will negatively impact many youn…
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  • Boehner campaigns with Romney, says he can deliver Ohio
    House Speaker John Boehner (R) says he can deliver the campaign battleground state of Ohio for Mitt Romney’s presidential bid. The highest ranking elected Republican appeared at a rally in his Ohio district with the presumptive GOP presidential nom…
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Responsible Federal Budget

  • Senators Chambliss and Coburn Bid Farewell, Talk Fiscal Issues
    The end of the 113th Congress saw the retirement of two Senators who actively fought for controlling and limiting the U.S. federal debt. Senators Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) and Dr. Tom Coburn (R-OK) gave…
    - 4 days ago, December 22, 2014 3:09 pm -
  • CBO Shows Social Security is in Financial Trouble
    It is clear that Social Security faces financial challenges. This year, its own Trustees estimated the combined trust funds would run out of reserves in 2033 while CBO estimated a 2030 exhaustion date…
    - 6 days ago, December 19, 2014 9:04 pm -
  • Senator Cardin Proposes Reform With a Consumption Tax
    Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) introduced the Progressive Consumption Tax Act last week that would reform the tax code and change the way that tax revenue is collected, introducing a nationwide consumption…
    - 6 days ago, December 19, 2014 8:40 pm -
  • CRS Talks About Need for Fiscal Sustainability and Plans to Achieve It
    The Congressional Research Service's Jane Gravelle recently put out a paper on plans to address long-term deficits and debt. The piece both goes through the many problems with the current budget outlo…
    - 7 days ago, December 18, 2014 8:07 pm -
  • MY VIEW: Maya MacGuineas
    How Much the Growing Debt Costs U.S. Households Maya MacGuineas, President of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, wrote a commentary that appeared in the Wall Street Journal Washington Wir…
    - 8 days ago, December 18, 2014 7:58 pm -
  • Discussing the Uncertainty of Long-Term Budget Projections
    An old saying goes, "Nothing is certain but death and taxes." But in budget projections, neither of those things -- mortality rates nor revenue levels -- nor a host of other economic and technical var…
    - 8 days ago, December 18, 2014 3:13 pm -

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