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Is Federalism Good for Fetuses?

By James Banks This year’s CPAC was probably as notable for the …

A Simple Question for our Mainstream Brethren

MINT-AND-CORN COUNTRY, INDIANA — Do the “nine most terrifying words in the …

How Egypt is Revealing What is Wrong in American Discourse

Events in Egypt have revealed something incredible about American political discourse. Most …

The Limits of Libertarianism

Libertarianism is the new Trotskyism, argues Christopher Beam in a recent New …

Rhetoric Had Little Role in Giffords Shooting

I am not a Sarah Palin apologist, but casting any blame on …

Not My Man Mitch

MINT-AND-CORN COUNTRY, INDIANA — It’s rare when Mr. Scallon writes something wherewith …

Haley Barbour, Race, and Politics

Perhaps the silliest narrative to spring up during Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign …

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Standing Strong or Smithers-ing? Either Way, Pernicious Policy

MINT-AND-CORN COUNTRY, INDIANA — “[The House Democrats’ proposal for extending the Bush …

Wikileaks: Self-Defeating Transparency?

In late 2006, an unknown Julian Assange posted two seemingly innocuous essays …

Against Veterans Day

MINT-AND-CORN COUNTRY, INDIANA — For numerous reasons with the details of which …

Pigs May Not Fly, But Pork Can Still Zoom By

MINT-AND-CORN COUNTRY, INDIANA — One of the more trivial effects of my …

Florida GOP looks West, who dangerously looks to the East

SOVIET ARLINGTON — Though I had heard his name mentioned a time …

Person of the Year: Ron Paul

People often mistake being named Time‘s “Person of the Year” as an …

Weather of Mass Destruction

When our government was insisting that we go to war with Iraq, …

Obama Adopts the Bush Doctrine

With his speech on our war in Afghanistan this week, the president …

“Maverick” Lindsey Graham

When the Charleston County Republican Party censured South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham …

What Is Sarah Palin?

Why do so many people love Sarah Palin? Why do so many …