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    Rick Perry Defends Jeb Bush’s Controversial Statement About Illegal Immigration

    Gov. Rick Perry (R–Texas) weighed in on former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush’s contentious comments about illegal immigration, expressing sympathy for those who broke laws “to take care of their family.” “I totally understand about people breaking a law to take care of their family, particularly when the country whose law … More

    Debate Heats Up Over Whether Internet Can Remain Free

    Fadi Chehadé, president and chief executive of ICANN, the organization that controls website addresses on the Internet, is confident the United States’ ceding control of the organization won’t affect the free and open sharing of information. “We must make sure that ICANN will not fall captive to any one government,” … More

    Kidnapped: Pro-Russian Gunmen Are Holding This U.S. Journalist Hostage

    An American journalist for Vice News is being held captive by pro-Russian gunmen following his reporting on the turmoil in Ukraine. Simon Ostrovsky had covered the conflict over Crimea for weeks and went missing Tuesday. His disappearance is the latest example of a crackdown on journalists by Russia and its … More

    This Regulation Has Chuck Schumer Talking Like a Tea Partier

    Sen. Chuck Schumer (D–N.Y.) has amassed the most liberal voting record in the U.S. Senate, according to National Journal. Yet, when it comes to Washington regulators, even he is willing to speak out against the Obama administration. “Sometimes Washington does things that make the rest of America scratch their heads … More

    Why Bill O’Reilly Doesn’t Think He Could Watch a Movie About Kermit Gosnell

    Bill O’Reilly says he’s proud of his reporting on Kermit Gosnell and glad to see the Philadelphia abortionist serving a life sentence in prison. But the Fox News Channel host isn’t sure he’d want to watch a feature film about the man some call America’s biggest serial killer. “It would … More

    Bill Clinton Is Concerned and You Should Be, Too

    What do Bill Clinton, The Washington Post, and The Heritage Foundation have in common? They are all wary of a big transition that’s happening with the Internet. Today, representatives of countries from around the world are meeting in Brazil to start discussing the Internet’s future. It’s in dispute because the … More

    Al Gore in Hawaii: Carbon Polluters 'Immoral, Unethical, Despicable'

    Al Gore was “fired up” at the University of Hawaii in sharing his message on climate change, according to a local TV news report of a speech in which the former vice president bashed unnamed “carbon polluters” as being ”immoral, unethical, and despicable.” Gore, wearing a bright lei around his … More

    Movie on Notorious Abortionist Kermit Gosnell Sets Funding Record

    UPDATE: The “Gosnell” movie hit a new milestone Saturday. The crowdfunding campaign topped $1 million, which makes it the largest non-celebrity film on any crowdfunding website, according to the movie’s producers. Thousands of donors have made pledges totaling more than $900,000 to finance a movie about Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit … More

    EXCLUSIVE: This Congressman Calls Export-Import Bank 'The Face of Cronyism'

    What’s wrong with helping people in other countries buy American? Well, a lot if you’re loaning them U.S. taxpayer money to do it. As Congress gets ready to debate keeping the Export-Import Bank, Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) tells The Foundry why he believes the Ex-Im Bank is “the face of … More

    Seriously? Are the French Really Overworked?

    Does anyone really believe the French are overworked? Despite the fact that laws already exist mandating a 35-hour work week, a French court has found some employees need even more protection from being overworked. A new agreement with employers gives more than 300,000 tech-sector workers added guarantees that the “always … More