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  • Monthly Archives: January 2013

    Family Fact of the Week: Minority Families Suffer Most from the Prevalence of Abortion

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    January 22 marked the 40th sobering anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision, which legalized abortion-on-demand nationwide. Now, many Americans are looking closer at the trends surrounding the practice of abortion. Today, half of all abortions are performed on minority women, according to the latest official figures published … More

    World Economic Forum: An Opportunity to Promote Economic Freedom

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    Masters of the world’s economies are converging on the small resort town of Davos, Switzerland, this week for the annual World Economic Forum (WEF). These “Davos M[e]n” include the world’s top business leaders, central bankers, and politicians. Aside from all the glad-handing, participants of the WEF will discuss some of … More

    Clinton on Benghazi: Protest, Terrorist Attack–What Difference Does It Make?

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    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s Senate and House hearings on the terrorist attack on Benghazi, Libya, yesterday did not throw much more light on the affair or its aftermath. There was plenty of heat, though. Clinton’s totally inappropriate sarcasm and theatrics in response to a line of questioning by Senator … More

    No, the Obama Doctrine Is Not the Reagan Doctrine

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    In the realm of foreign policy, President Obama’s a second Ronald Reagan, or so says James Joyner, the managing editor of the Atlantic Council. This is an example of a curious phenomenon: When a conservative is in office, liberals call him mad, bad, and dangerous. But when he’s safely out … More

    Heritage In Focus: The 2013 Index of Economic Freedom

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    Policy Analyst and contributor to The Heritage Foundation’s annual Index of Economic Freedom Bryan Riley discusses what the Index of Economic Freedom is, how the United States stacks up, and what this means for our economy on Heritage in Focus. Jackie Anderson hosts. Download the MP3 file. To get regular … More

    Keystone XL—A Matter of First Importance

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    Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman (R) sent a letter approving the rerouted Keystone XL pipeline to President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on the first day of President Obama’s second term—a measure of the letter’s importance. The President initially denied approval of the pipeline in January 2012, even after … More

    Obama, Equality, and Marriage

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    President Obama seems to have reiterated his support for redefining marriage in his inauguration speech earlier this week. Riffing on the Declaration of Independence, Obama declared that “[o]ur journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law—for if we are truly … More

    Clinton Takes One for Her Team

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    Yesterday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and the House Foreign Affairs Committee on the September 11 terrorist attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya. There were more questions than answers. Rather than provide new insight into the attack, Secretary Clinton simply reiterated … More

    Morning Bell: The Urgent Danger in the Senate

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    Think your state has equal representation in the Senate? Well, that could be eliminated soon. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid—a Democrat from Nevada—is trying to ensure that he personally has the final say on all legislation. And under one plan being considered, only three other Senators would be allowed any … More

    DHS: Five Steps to Self-Improvement

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    Amid a slew of resignations from the Obama Administration, Janet Napolitano recently announced that she will be remaining in her post as Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for President Obama’s second term. The news shouldn’t have come as a surprise to many, as Napolitano had long been … More