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    The Anti-War Left Hates "Lone Survivor." Here's Why They're Wrong.

    Operation Redwings, a special operations mission in the highlands of Afghanistan, went tragically wrong. The new movie “Lone Survivor” tells the story in riveting fashion and, as a result, now perches atop the nation’s box office. That offends a lot of angry birds on the left. LA Weekly, for example, … More

    Why President Obama's Approach to Poverty Won't Work

    Economic inequality has become the left’s great hope for recovering its political integrity after the Obamacare disaster. President Obama, trying to change the subject, has latched onto the issue and is sure to make many more speeches about it in the New Year. New York’s new mayor, Bill de Blasio, … More

    House Conservatives Reaffirm Push for Separate Food Stamp, Farm Bills

    As negotiations continue over the farm bill, conservative members of Congress voiced their commitment to keeping agriculture programs separate from food stamps. “This House made the biggest reform that we could’ve hoped for in this Congress, and that was when we separated out the food stamps from the farm bill,” … More

    Fix Medicare Physician Payment, But Fund It With Structural Reforms

    Medicare physicians will soon face a 24 percent pay cut.  The statutory formula that updates Medicare physician payment, the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR), requires it. The purpose of the formula is “sustainable growth”, meaning that Medicare physician payment is to track growth in the general economy, as measured by the … More

    House Select Committee Next Stop in Benghazi Probe?

    A Senate panel’s bipartisan conclusion that the terrorist attacks that killed four Americans in Benghazi, Libya, “were preventable” is bound to increase pressure on House Speaker John Boehner to convene a select committee with wide-ranging powers to get to the bottom of unanswered questions. That doesn’t mean a muscular probe … More

    The Courage, Tenacity and Dedication of Senator Tom Coburn

    Tom Coburn has been a friend and mentor to me and so many others and his leadership in Washington will be dearly missed. Our prayers will be with him and Carolyn as he continues to serve the cause of freedom from his home in Oklahoma. No one has shown more … More

    Defining Edward Snowden

    Edward Snowden stole hundreds of thousands of American secrets and sprinkled them across the Internet. Should he be considered a traitor? The Australian government thinks so. Snowden’s revelation of highly sensitive intelligence operations “down under” led Australian Federal Attorney-General George Brandis to brand the ex-NSA contractor an “American traitor.” No … More

    Arkansas Mom Poses Problem for Common Core

    Karen Lamoreaux, a mother and former National Honor Society member, made waves last month when she appeared before the Arkansas State Board of Education to voice her concerns over the state’s adoption of Common Core national standards. Lamoreaux asked board members to solve a simple math problem. “Are you ready? … More