States With Right-To-Work Laws And No Income Taxes Grew Fastest In The Obama Years

Mississippi Among Eight States Estimated To Have Lost Population In Latest Census Data. (Click graphic below to enlarge) It’s always interesting to see which states have grown the most in the past year: for 2015-16 the fastest growers were Nevada and Utah at 2 percent and Florida, Idaho and Washington at 1.8 percent. It’s also […]

Voters Will Reward GOP For Defunding Planned Parenthood

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) set off a media firestorm last week by announcing that the reconciliation bill will include defunding Planned Parenthood and redirecting those dollars to better health care centers that do even more for women. Headed into 2017, we knew that one of two things would be true about the Republican Party: […]

Liberals Ignore The Underlying Problem In Middle East.

BY: Senator Chris McDaniel We have known the truth for eight years — Barack Obama is no friend of Israel. In an attempt to gain traction in the never-ending struggle for Mideast peace, the administration, in its waning days, planted its flag squarely behind the Palestinian effort to supplant the nation of Israel. History, though, […]

U.S. Civil Rights Commission Report Begins Next Assault Against Religious Liberty

The United States Civil Rights Commission has proclaimed that religion is an impediment to civil rights and has prepared a constitutional briefing designed to defeat religion’s “discriminatory” and “intolerant” status in society. In its recent report, deceptively entitled “Peaceful Coexistence: Reconciling Nondiscrimination Principles with Civil Liberties,” the United States Civil Rights Commission proposes that the country […]

How And When The Repeal Of #Obamacare Is Likely To Go Down

Policy Analysts Watching Republicans Actions Closely, Staffers Assure Commitment To Repeal Is Ironclad. BY: Keith Plunkett | UC Staff Ramesh Ponnoru with AEI summed up in a December 16 article how Republicans would most likely attempt a quick repeal of Obamacare, while being careful to leave certain regulations in place for incoming Health and Human […]

HENNINGER: Trump Out-Hoped The Liberals Who Thought They Owned Hope

Post-Trump, Democrats are engaged in a pedestrian fight over who gets control of their party. More interesting is the evident political challenge to liberalism’s belief in large public bureaucracies as dispensers of hope. Is the current welfare system still about hope? ObamaCare, as symbol and actuality, may be the apogee of modern liberalism’s politics of […]

REDDINGER: The Relationship Between Culture and Poverty

BY: William Reddinger J.D. Vance’s Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis is one of the best books of 2016. A personal story about Vance’s climb from poor, white Appalachia to a Yale law degree and a white-collar career, the book will make you laugh, cry, and think carefully about the […]

Pew Study On Religion And Education Shows Jews And Christians Have Highest Education Levels

New Pew Study Shows Jews And Christians More Educated Than Atheists And Other Religions Worldwide, Have Nearly Closed Education Gender Gap. Jews are more highly educated than any other major religious group around the world, while Muslims and Hindus tend to have the fewest years of formal schooling, according to a Pew Research Center global […]

When Government Begins Negotiating Directly With Private Businesses And Offering Special Incentives, That’s Spelled C-R-O-N-Y-I-S-M.

No. No. No. Government doesn’t create jobs. Government doesn’t create jobs. Government doesn’t create jobs. Why do Americans fall for this? And Republican’s are the worst! A Politico poll out on Monday shows a 58 percent majority of voters “describe keeping manufacturing jobs in the country as a ‘top priority’ for Trump and the 115th […]