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Left-Wing Historians Want to Hijack the Teaching of American History

The College Board has released a new “Framework” for its Advanced Placement U.S. History Exam. Stanley Kurtz writes that the product is the work of a “conclave of historians with a l More...

Which Kind of Inequality Really Matters?

The distributions of life-expectancy, health, and education have never been more equal, reports Nicholas Eberstadt. On life-expectancy: The risk of dying in infancy in Sweden today is about 100 t More...

Only the United Arab Emirates and Chad Have Higher Corporate Tax Rates than the United States

Says the Tax Foundation: [Tax Foundation, August 20] More...

In Politics, When People Talk about Change, They Always Mean Change by the Other Guy

And here is a brilliant reminder of that fact in Don Boudreaux’s response to an emailer who wrote that he “can’t conceive it possible [that] businesses can’t spare some amount More...

Obama HHS Still Wants Employer Plans to Cover Contraception

This week the Obama administration released yet another set of regulations (its eight attempt) that it claims accommodates religious liberty while also requiring employer health plans to cover contrac More...

Criminalizing Governors’ Vetoes Is Probably Unconstitutional

Applying a law against coercion by public officials to a governor’s use of his constitutionally granted veto power, as Texas prosecutors are attempting to do against Gov. Rick Perry, has to be a More...

Gov. Perry Makes the Case for a More Assertive Response to ISIS

Gov. Rick Perry (R-Texas) spoke at a National Review/Heritage Foundation event on the border situation in his state. In the course of his remarks, Gov. Perry addressed a variety of topics beyond immig More...

To Do: Take Your Activism to the Next Level

• Learn how you can help defend the American Dream at Americans for Prosperity’s 8th Annual Defending the American Dream Summit.  You’ll get world class training in activism and More...

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  • Thomas Steyer’s avowed desire to devote his wealth to philanthropic ends appears, at first blush, commendable. Un-fortunately, he has so far dedicated his $1.6 billion fortune to advancing far-left causes through donations to nonprofit groups and politicians, More...

  • Around the nation, pressure groups are helping to pass laws that forbid local law enforcement from cooperating with federal immigration agencies that is- sue orders to detain illegal immigrants. The president’s Cook County in Illinois has been one of the worst More...

  • It’s been a long, slow slide for the United Auto Workers, which hit its peak in the early 1950s. Defeated in a critical unionization election in the South and facing a critical change in state law in its home base in Michigan, the UAW has responded to the chal More...

  • The RESTORE Act allows local governments to make the majority of meaningful decisions as to how the money is spent. In doing so, the RESTORE Act will likely bring upwards of $1 billion under Alabama’s control or direction. With that amount of capital, local le More...

  • No one should condone excessive police force, private crime, or violent public protests. The hard question is figuring out the ways in which to tamp down on these issues. That is ultimately the challenge of any responsible system of public administration. Oddl More...

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