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Common Sense Finally Coming To EPA With Cost-Benefit Analysis

June 15, 2019 by

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By Daren Bakst ~ Shouldn’t Environmental Protection Agency regulations do more good than harm? The agency hasn’t always thought so. In 2012, under President Barack Obama, the EPA finalized a rule to reduce emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants. In doing so, the agency decided that it […]

Flag Day And U.S. Army Birthday

June 14, 2019 by

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Celebrating Liberty in more than one way — honor the flag and wish the Army a happy 244th! By Mark Alexander ~ Today is Flag Day, celebrating the anniversary of the adoption of our flag by the Second Continental Congress on June 14th, 1777. Our flag is a beacon of Liberty, a symbol of hope […]

YouTube Deletes Project Veritas Video About Pinterest Censorship

June 14, 2019 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Tech companies have only one rule about censorship: don’t talk about censorship. Project Veritas, a conservative investigative group, just had its video exposing censorship at Pinterest removed from YouTube. James O’Keefe, Veritas’ founder, tweeted that the video was taken down from the platform on June 12. YouTube claimed that a privacy […]

Peggy Noonan On Facebook And Google: ’Break Them Up’

June 8, 2019 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ As Facebook drowns in privacy scandals censorship, investigations, conservatives are being urged to avoid working with the platform. Wall Street Journal’s columnist Peggy Noonan wrote that Facebook and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg were using conservatives as “pawns.” In an June 6 column that eviscerated Zuckerberg as a “prince in his castle,” […]

Theresa May Will Be Gone In Days. Why Not Meet With Boris Johnson?

June 4, 2019 by

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By Ted R. Bromund, Ph.D ~ President Donald Trump began his state visit to the United Kingdom on Monday with a day of ceremony, including a private lunch and a banquet dinner with Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, tea with Prince Charles, and a visit to Westminster Abbey, the resting place of British war […]

EU Hit With Political Polarization

June 2, 2019 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ The center has fallen out of the political EU. In the recent EU parliamentary elections both the left and the right made big gains, at the expense of what had seemed to be a perpetual middle majority. The so-called centrist parties got clobbered by a political fragmentation bomb. The EU […]

Mueller: Indicting Trump ‘Not An Option’ Because Of DOJ Rules

May 30, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday that his report speaks for itself and he doesn’t plan to speak again about his nearly two-year investigation, even as many Democrats in Congress clamor to hear more. Mueller, a former FBI director as well as federal prosecutor, also made a subtle reference to impeachment […]