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Filibusters: Good for restraining government

By John Watts The fresh faces of the Democrat side in the Senate, and many others on the left in general, are already frustrated with their majority leader, Senator Harry Reid. They are frustrated with Reid’s reticence to ram Senate rules “reform” down the throats of the Republicans. In this case, “reform” meant drastically reducing […]


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American intervention in North Africa: creating more “blowback”?

By John Watts Senator Rand Paul made a forceful debut on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee yesterday in hearings on the Benghazi disaster in which four Americans, including the US Ambassador to Libya, were murdered by Muslim extremists. In interviews leading up to the hearings, Senator Paul had promised to grill Secretary of State Clinton […]


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Obama inaugural and what it really represents

By John Watts It is predicted that somewhere in the neighborhood of 800,000 people will be attending the second inauguration of President Obama today. Few of the attendees, however, will be cognizant of what they are really in effect celebrating: the apex of crony capitalism and official hypocrisy. As the Washington Examiner’s Tim Carney pointed […]


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Are Our Debts Impractical?

By: David Heacock The level of irony in Washington seems to have reached a new high this week. In the final press conference of his first term, President Obama stated “The full faith and credit of the United States of America is not a bargaining chip….We are not a deadbeat nation.” And speaking at the […]


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The Road to a Single-payer System is Paved with Good Intentions

By: David Heacock When government throws money at a problem, prices go up. And often, the problem gets worse. This is what we’re beginning to see with the implementation of The Affordable Care Act in the new calendar year. While most of the program’s policies are scheduled to take effect in 2014, its associated price […]


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