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Thomas Sowell Thomas Sowell: Who Trashes Liberal Arts?

An op-ed piece titled "Conservatives, Please Stop Trashing the Liberal Arts" appeared last week in the Wall Street Journal. But it is not conservatives who trashed the liberal arts.

John Stossel John Stossel: The Next Bubble

When the last housing bubble burst, politicians blamed "greedy banks." They said mortgage companies lent money recklessly, making loans to people with dubious credit, for down payments as low as 3 percent.

John Hawkins John Hawkins: If Liberals Are The Good Guys, Why Do They Lie So Much?

Liberals never argue with one another over substance; their only dispute is how to prevent the public from figuring out what they really believe.

Michael Barone Michael Barone: Where the Red Line Came From -- Before it Was Crossed

There are still nearly two years left in Barack Obama's presidency, but historians looking back on his record in foreign policy will surely identify one costly error: his refusal to follow through on the implied threat in stating that the Syrian regime's use of chemical weapons would be a "red line."

David Limbaugh David Limbaugh: Hillary Using Racism Template to Weaponize Sexism?

If Hillary Clinton survives her myriad real scandals and becomes the Democratic presidential candidate for 2016, are we going to be bludgeoned with sexism the same way Barack Obama's supporters have exploited "racism"?

Cal  Thomas Cal Thomas: How Do You Solve a Problem Like the Clintons?

NEW YORK -- This being the 50th anniversary of the film "The Sound of Music," please permit me a poor adaption of a few of its song lyrics, which fit in nicely with our current political climate.

Grover Norquist Grover Norquist : Time to Kill the Death Tax

For the first time in a decade, the U.S. House of Representatives may soon vote to kill the death tax.

Dennis Prager Dennis Prager: Life Lessons from the German Air Disaster

It is far easier for an individual to do great evil than to do great good.

Hank  Adler Hank Adler: Federal Income Tax Reporting - A Political Non-Issue?

The Internal Revenue Code is a mess. In this, most agree. Marco Rubio has announced his plan to reform the Internal Revenue Code and each Republican candidate will undoubtedly follow quickly with their own particular plan.

Pat Buchanan Pat Buchanan: Stand Up for Indiana!

In what has been called the "Catholic moment" in America, in the late 1940s and 1950s, Catholics were admonished from pulpits to "live the faith" and "set an example" for others.

Debra J. Saunders Debra J. Saunders: Onward, Christian Florists

"There's something very dangerous happening in states across the country," Apple chief executive Tim Cook warned Monday in a Washington Post opinion piece against Indiana's newly passed Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

Paul Greenberg Paul Greenberg: Dusting off the Logan Act

hen there's nothing to argue about, knee-jerk critics of Arkansas' junior senator -- energetic and determined Tom Cotton -- will argue about nothing. In this case, about the antiquated Logan Act, which you might say was antiquated from the moment it was passed in 1799. For it was part of the Federalist Party's package of Alien and Sedition Acts, a conglomeration of bad ideas and worse law designed to silence the Jeffersonian opposition.

Phyllis Schlafly Phyllis Schlafly: What's Happening on College Campuses?

Who would have thought, only a few years ago, that our basic First Amendment right of free speech would be under attack on college campuses (of all places!)? But those are now ordinary campus events.

Rachel Marsden Rachel Marsden: World Powers Resigned to Accepting the Inevitable with Iran

PARIS -- So it's almost official: The five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council (U.S., Russia, China, France, United Kingdom), plus Germany, are on the brink of striking a deal with Iran on nuclear limitations in exchange for loosened sanctions.

Bill Murchison Bill Murchison: Hey, Kick Those Christians Again!

In the political game -- humanity's reward for forbidden fruit chomping in the Garden of Eden -- all disagreements concern power: Who's No. 1 around here; who gets the final say-so.

Bryan Perry Bryan Perry: Dividends Provide a Safe Haven in Volatile Markets

Downbeat U.S. data has weighed on cyclical stocks during the past week. With the exception of the labor market data, most data has been consistently soft.

Ransom Notes Radio Ransom Notes Radio: Obama Admin Hearts the Ayatollahs

There is really no other explanation Obama does not think Iran is a destabilizing force in the Middle East.

Mike Shedlock Mike Shedlock: Wishful Thinking: "Strong Growth" to Propel Housing Read

CoreLogic chief economist Dr. Frank Nothaft says Strong Economic Growth To Propel US Housing Market in 2015.

Michael Schaus Michael Schaus: Five Things About Hillary Clinton You Probably Didn’t Know (Safe for Work)

From her private email server to her use of unofficial clandestine spy rings in Libya, Hillary has repeatedly proven that she has a penchant for scheming that would make Ernst Stavro Blofeld blush.

Political  Calculations Political Calculations: A Direct Cause of the Declining Quality of Life for Americans

Today, we're going to follow up an observation we made when we examined the major trends for how the consumer spending patterns of Americans has changed from 1984 through the present, where we observed that since 2009, increases in expenditures for health insurance are being paid for by the reduced consumption of entertainment.

Nick Sorrentino Nick Sorrentino: Over Half of Funding for Teddy Kennedy “Shrine” Came From Taxpayer Dollars, Half of That From Defense Budget

It was supposed to be all private money but alas even in death Teddy Kennedy has found a way to take from the American taxpayer. That the money is going to his own self aggrandizement would have pleased him. That the money came from defense would have pleased him even more.

Larry Provost Larry Provost: Young Evangelicals And Millenials: Spirituality And Politics

Senator Ted Cruzs Liberty University speech gave great insight into what makes young evangelicals tick.

D.W. Wilber D.W. Wilber: Hey John, Why the Long Face ?

As Secretary of State John Kerry frantically tries to reach an appeasement agreement with the Islamic Republic of Iran over Irans nuclear weapons program, yes it indeed is a nuclear weapons program, the security of Israel and the United States continue to hang in the balance.

Matt Bowman Matt Bowman: Many Religious Freedom Law Opponents Would Force Participation in Abortion

Theres a secret underneath Boycott Indianas false rhetoric about that states new religious freedom law: some of those involved also want to force you to help purchase and perform abortions.

Daniel J. Mitchell Daniel J. Mitchell: Who Reads International Liberty?

This is the 6th Anniversary of my first post on International Liberty.

Armstrong Williams Armstrong Williams: The Poverty of Identity Politics

Imagine if the current President were a Republican, and if during the second half of his second term, after having been elected both times with record turnout by blacks, the black unemployment rate remained stagnant at 11 percent while the black poverty rate hit a record high of 27 percent. What would black politicians be saying about that Republican President?

Phil Kerpen Phil Kerpen: Unhide the EPA Global Warming Tax

For decades Democrats have gone to extraordinary lengths to impose new energy taxes. They do not, to put it mildly, have the support of the American people. So they have turned to increasingly complex schemes to pretend the taxes they are advancing are not taxes.

John Kass John Kass: John Kass: Are Political Winds of Change Blowing In Chicago?

The oligarchs who run Chicago don't want to consider the unthinkable -- at least not publicly.

Obama Speaks at Dedication of 'Edward M. Kennedy Center' in Boston
Second Blogger Hacked to Death In Bangladesh: Police Suspect Assailants Tied To Terror Group
Programming Note: The Hugh Hewitt Show
Christians Under Attack in Egypt Over Church Honoring Relatives Killed by ISIS
Poll: Voters In Key States Don't Trust Hillary Clinton Due To Emails
Americans Send 1.6 Million Letters to Congress to End ObamaNet
Surprise: Some Folks Are Abusing Their EBT Cards
White House: We'll Probably Extend Nuke Talks With Iran
Gowdy To Clinton: Let’s Have That Interview About Your Emails, Madam Secretary
Anti-Gun Hollywood Liberal Accused of Molesting Young Woman
Krugman: All of These 'Imaginary' Obamacare Horror Stories Are 'Invented'
Pence on RFRA: "This Law Does Not Give Anyone A License To Discriminate"
Surprise: Hillary Clinton Lied About Using Only One Device For Email
Reid: Nope, I Have No Regrets Calling Mitt Romney a Tax Cheat
Santorum Speech Receives Mixed Reactions from GW Students Over Gay Rights
Christie Pledges Support for 20-Week Abortion Ban Just Hours After Pro-Life Group Places His Name in Red
Marco Rubio: Future of The Country Depends Strongly on The Next Election
10 Things to Know for Today
Officials: Iran Nuke Talks to Continue in New Phase
Federal Agents Accused of Stealing $1M in Online Currency
Arizona Governor Signs Abortion Drug Notification Mandate
Yemen Unrest Could Spark Regional War
The Fact-Free Meltdown Over Indiana's New Religious Freedom Law
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What Did Jeb Bush Do To Fight Obamacare?
Hypocrisy Alert: That Time Sen. Clinton Said The Bush Administration Might Have ‘Something To Hide’ By Refusing To Turn Over Documents
Majority Leader and Armed Services Chair Visit Kiev: European Leaders Increasingly For U.S. Arms to Ukraine
Congressman’s STREAM Act Seeks to Reign in Anti-Coal Mining Agency
There’s A ’90 Percent’ Chance Carly Fiorina Will Run In 2016
Of Course: Iran Makes Another Last-Minute Demand, West Looking to Achieve 'Narrative'
Video: The Very Worst of Harry Reid
Obama To Visit Kenya