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    DeMint Answers the Critics: How Families and Communities Solve Problems Locally

    As I’ve spoken to news commentators nationwide this past week about the themes in my new book, a question came up that is worth addressing. Jon Stewart of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” posed it with his trademark tongue-in-cheek humor. I said, “We were built as a nation different than … More

    Young People Pummel Obamacare Ads on The Daily Show

    Will keg stands and one-night hookups convince young people to sign up for Obamacare? Two liberal groups in Colorado launched a pro-Obamacare advertising campaign with the controversial messages months ago. This week, The Daily Show featured the two ads in a segment with correspondent Aasif Mandvi, who interviewed a spokesman … More

    VIDEO: Rep. Buck McKeon and Author Edward Conard at The Blogger Briefing

    Lawmakers in Washington have six months to figure out a way to avoid the automatic, across-the-board spending cuts agreed to in last year’s debt-limit deal. Those cuts disproportionately target defense, prompting concerns from across the political spectrum. Leading the charge in Congress is Rep. Buck McKeon (R-CA), chairman of the … More

    Big Labor’s $250,735 Gaffe

    Michael Kinsley once observed that “a gaffe is when a politician tells the truth.” By that measure Michael Gittings, the treasurer of United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 711, committed an enormous gaffe when he appeared in a recent Daily Show segment. Gittings’s Las Vegas–based union is protesting Wal-Mart … More