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Clinton/Bush: why America needs two dynasty candidates for 2016

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Clinton vs. Bush- candidates for 2016? Last week we argued that Jeb Bush is not the choice for the Republican 2016 ticket—especially in the context of a race between him and Hillary Clinton. The sound of the two very familiar names has gotten so much traction before any official announcements that it created a knee-jerk negative reaction amongst commentators. But ...

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Bad news Bush: Why Jeb is not the guy for 2016

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Jeb Bush 2016? We haven’t even made it through midterm elections and already chatter on who will run for president in 2016 dominates the news cycle. Out of the myriad of possibilities, two names are particularly familiar: are we going to see a Jeb Bush/Hillary Clinton race in 2016? Part of the reason Bush and Clinton are being so widely ...

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Michelle Obama Spends Your Money, Leaves Children Hungry

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Dolley Madison saved a portrait of George Washington from the British during the War of 1812. Eleanor Roosevelt travelled the country when her husband could not. Nancy Reagan created the most recognized anti-drug organization in history, the “Just Say No” campaign. How will history remember the current First Lady of the United States? If you ask White House staff, schoolchildren, ...

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The Lawless, Dangerous Obama Regime

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By Richard W. Rahn Without the rule of law, a civil and prosperous society cannot long endure. The annual reports of “The Economic Freedom of the World” and the “Index of Economic Freedom” show very large declines in the international ranking of the United States in the rule of law over the past decade. The rule of law is dependent ...

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Fiscal Injustice at the ‘Justice’ Department

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On August 5, 2011, the Obama presidency achieved one of its historic milestones when Standard & Poor’s announced that due to wanton budgetary irresponsibility, the United States had lost its triple-A debt rating. This downgrade was disastrous for a government that lives largely on credit, making it more difficult and more expensive to borrow. Also, it constituted egg on the ...

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NSA ‘Transparency’ Will Be Clear as Mud

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By Bob Barr Last Friday, President Barack Obama delivered his long-awaited speech addressing recent revelations that the federal government, especially the National Security Agency (NSA), has been engaged in a massive program surveilling the communications of virtually every American who uses a cell phone or other internet-based device. Obama, who claims to head the most “transparent” presidency ever, spoke glowingly ...

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Bipartisan Renegade Bureaucracy

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By Vox Day Republicans will be tempted to blame the recent IRS and NSA scandals on the Obama Administration. After all, Obama is closely and personally tied to both of them. The IRS audits of the Tea Party and other organizations and individuals followed Obama’s imitation of Henry II calling for the murder of Thomas Becket: “Will no one audit ...

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