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Reagan Best President, Obama Worst

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By   9 hours ago

The Cato Institute’s Dan Mitchell recently posted an excellent “Good News on Young People and Gun Control.” Dan ran the numbers from a PBS poll (not exactly a gun crowd) answering the question, “Would you […]

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A Four Freshmen Christmas

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By   9 hours ago

I have been listening to The Four Freshmen since the early fifties, but the group actually began in 1948. The original Four Freshmen that fans remember so well included Ross and Don Barbour, cousin Bob […]

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People Will Die

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Will the Supreme Court justices “twist themselves into John Roberts-like pretzels” to avoid upending Obama’s signature legislative accomplishment, asks Cato Institute’s Michael Tanner. Next spring the Court will rule on whether subsidies for Obamacare are […]

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The Welcome Is Over

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By   1 day ago

Anti-immigrant hatred and sentiment is a burning issue throughout Europe (See here and here). Recently a 10,000-person march in Dresden Germany caused dismay. Over the last few years, Debbie and I have seen the anti-immigrant […]

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Jeb Bush For President?

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By   1 day ago

I guess if you were a fan of the thinking of the former Project For a New American Century, Jeb Bush would be a perfect fit. But count me out. It would be instructive to […]

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VIDEO: $45/ bbl. Oil?

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By   2 days ago

Former Energy Secretary Bill Richardson thinks so. Related posts: Europe Must End Dependence on Russian Energy Even Bill Clinton Gets It America Needs a New Domestic Energy Policy End America’s Foreign Oil Addiction

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Milton Friedman: “War is a Friend of the State”

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By   2 days ago

The Cato Institute’s Chris Preble, vice president for defense and foreign policy studies, is the author of The Power Problem: How American Military Dominance Makes Us Less Safe, Less Prosperous, and Less Free. Read here […]

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Confiscating Wealth and Controlling Income

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By   2 days ago

Originally posted November 25, 2014. Why is inequality a symptom of economic problems? Should any of us care if some people get rich and others get even richer? Wouldn’t a more distressing problem be if […]

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VIDEO: A Change is Gonna Come – Sam Cooke

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By   1 week ago

Related posts: R.I.P. Sam Cooke Dec. 11, 1964 Too Big to Change The World is Going to Change You’ve Got to Change Your Evil Ways

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VIDEO: Obama: I Have Stolen Ideas from Jon Gruber Liberally

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By   4 weeks ago

“You have already drawn some of the brightest minds from academia and policy circles, many of them I have stolen ideas from liberally, people ranging from Robert Gordon to Austan Goolsbee; Jon Gruber; my dear […]

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VIDEO: Scorpion: The New Face of American Air-power?

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By   1 month ago

Textron, the builder of a new off the shelf jet named the Scorpion writes: In an era when defence aeronautics is dominated by a handful of major fighter jet companies, Textron AirLand’s SCORPION finds a […]

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VIDEO: Obama’s All Done

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In his post-midterm election speech, President Obama’s demeanor makes clear that he understands what Americans understand, that he’s all done. Related posts: Grace under Pressure Obama Remains Buffeted by World Events A Case of Terminal […]

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VIDEO: War without Debate

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By   2 months ago

  From Cato Institute: Featuring Gene Healy, Vice President, Cato Institute; and Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by John Maniscalco, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute. When […]

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VIDEO: Liberals Begin to Tackle Radical Islam

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By   2 months ago

Bill Maher and his guests – Sam Harris, Ben Affleck, Michael Steele and Nicholas Kristof – discuss ISIS and radical Islam during the panel portion of “Real Time.” Related posts: Islam, Europe’s Most Significant Chronic […]

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VIDEO: ‘Islamization’ of Paris a Warning to the West

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By   2 months ago

From the archives:   Related posts: VIDEO: Savage Muslims destroy Paris VIDEO: Midnight in Paris VIDEO: Allen West on Muslim Brotherhood in America Warning: Eating Fish May Be Dangerous To Your Health

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VIDEO: Savage Muslims destroy Paris

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By   2 months ago

Related posts: VIDEO: ‘Islamization’ of Paris a Warning to the West VIDEO: Midnight in Paris “The Qur’an Commands Muslims to Make War on Jews and Christians” The Savage Combination Gun is Back

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A Four Freshmen Christmas

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By   9 hours ago

I have been listening to The Four Freshmen since the early fifties, but the group actually began in 1948. The original Four Freshmen that fans remember so well included Ross and Don Barbour, cousin Bob […]

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R.I.P. “Mr. Baseball Card” Sy Berger

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By   3 days ago

From the NY Daily News: Sy Berger, the father of the modern baseball card, died Sunday in Rockville Centre. He was 91. In the 1950s, Berger used scissors and cardboard at his kitchen table as […]

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Records on the Comeback Trail

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By   6 days ago

Vinyl records are making a resurgence. From the Wall Street Journal: Nearly eight million old-fashioned vinyl records have been sold this year, up 49% from the same period last year, industry data show. Younger people, […]

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R.I.P. Sam Cooke Dec. 11, 1964

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By   1 week ago

It’s been 50 years since the death of Sam Cooke. The Wall Street Journal summarizes his groundbreaking career here. In the late 1950s, Cooke was the first black singer-songwriter to figure out how to parlay […]

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Why Butter Is Better

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Originally posted May 5, 2014.  In the late 1940s, Procter & Gamble, the maker of Crisco oil, helped transform the American Heart Association from a small, underfunded organization into the powerhouse it is today. Americans, […]

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Normandy D-Day Utah Beach/Battlefield–On-the-Ground Shockers!

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By   1 week ago

Originally posted October 24, 2011.   Reposted from Friday, October 21st, 2011. Heading west to Normandy for our WWII D-day trip with Paul Woodadge (ddayhistorian.com) meant dealing with a Parisian train station (Paris Gare St. […]

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Your Tropical Key West Vacation

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By   2 weeks ago

Debbie and I first landed in Key West nearly 25 years ago. Aside from the great tropical—well actually sub tropical—weather and one-of-a-kind conch cottages, and oh yes, stone crabs, we have thought that the island […]

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Chestnuts from Our Archives: Muslims Incompatible with French Society

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Originally posted September 15, 2014. Seventy-four percent of French believe this is so. And an even greater number of French lack faith in Socialist president Hollande. I hear both themes repeated often when Debbie and […]

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Milton Friedman: “War is a Friend of the State”

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By   2 days ago

The Cato Institute’s Chris Preble, vice president for defense and foreign policy studies, is the author of The Power Problem: How American Military Dominance Makes Us Less Safe, Less Prosperous, and Less Free. Read here […]

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Can Neocons Learn?

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By   3 days ago

The Cato Institute’s director of foreign policy studies Justin Logan, writing at reason.com, takes apart America in Retreat, the new book from the WSJ’s chief foreign affairs writer Bret Stephens. Logan is an expert on […]

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H.R. 758 “A Russophobic Rant From Congress?”

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By   1 week ago

Pat Buchanan thinks so and writes that H.R.758 is full of falsehoods and steeped in superpower hypocrisy. As Pat notes, ex-Rep. Ron Paul says that House Resolution 758 is so “full of war propaganda that […]

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Tom Cotton, End Negotiations with Iran

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By   2 weeks ago

Tom Cotton, incoming Republican Senator from Arkansas, is calling for Congress to end negotiations with Iran. Noting this, Daniel Larison, in the American Conservative, writes that Paul Pillar (National Interest) has shown that the U.S. […]

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The True Source of ISIS Strength

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By   2 weeks ago

The Cato Institute’s Chris Preble, vice president for defense and foreign policy studies, writes, “One hopes that experience has taught Dempsey (JCS chair Gen Martin Dempsey), even if others have failed to grasp it, that […]

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Cato’s Justin Logan Hits the Bulls Eye

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By   3 weeks ago

Here the Cato Institute’s director of foreign policy studies, Justin Logan outlines why the Middle East still doesn’t matter. Nonetheless, three fears have turned this small, poor, weak region into the central focus of U.S. […]

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Obama to Adapt with McCain?

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By   3 weeks ago

Having McCain head Armed Services is a little akin to inviting Freddy Krueger to run your kids’ Halloween party. Here the WSJ champions the neocon course that wrongly put the U.S. into the Middle East […]

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Obama’s Gutless Hagel Dumping

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By   3 weeks ago

Americans recently voted resoundingly against Policy Obama. And what does this washed-up president do? Slaps Americans in the face with a vote-buying, unilateral executive action on immigration. And now Obama throws defense chief Chuck Hagel […]

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Cyber Attack on America’s Critical Infrastructure?

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By   1 week ago

Michael Rodgers, director of U.S. Cyber Command, says it is only a matter of when we are going to see something dramatic in a cyber attack on the country’s critical infrastructure. One big concern is […]

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The Russians Stole the NASDAQ and Nobody Noticed

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By   4 weeks ago

Back in 2010 the FBI picked up an alert that there was something strange happening on the computer systems at the NASDAQ stock exchange. What they found there was attack code, a digital weapon capable […]

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Trojan Virus: America’s Infrastructure at Risk

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By   1 month ago

A malicious Trojan horse virus has been inserted into systems controlling America’s infrastructure. ABC reports that the systems were penetrated by hackers backed by the Russian government. The threat to America’s infrastructure isn’t new and […]

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10 Ways Ixquick Helps You Take Back Your Privacy

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By   1 year ago

Ixquick search engine offers you privacy you don’t get from Google or Bing. Check out www.Ixquick.com for “the world’s most private search engine.” Here are 10 ways Ixquick works to protect your privacy: Ixquick doesn’t […]

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Healthcare.gov a Magnet for identity Thieves

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By   1 year ago

Obama’s thousands of poorly screened and unaccountable healthcare navigators present a grave concern for Americans. John Fund writing at National Review writes “It will not take long for navigators to become predators.”  Americans have been lied […]

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HealthCare.gov’s Inherent Security Risks Known in Advance!

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By   1 year ago

Yes, the Obama administration knew your personal security might be at risk from the start. Obama launched his wretched health care monstrosity anyway. The heck with your privacy. Elise Hu explains this debacle at NPR. […]

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Obamacare, the New Friend of Scammers!

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By   1 year ago

Reason.org outlines the spreading disaster. “We’ve been made aware of one scam, in particular,” said TDCI spokeswoman Kate Abernathy. “One of our navigator agencies let us know that there was an individual calling people saying that […]

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Do You Know about the Syrian Electronic Army?

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By   1 year ago

Here, NPR tells readers that the group brought down The New York Times, took out The Washington Post and took control of npr.org. In the latest hacking that brought down The New York Times on Tuesday, evidence points to the […]

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